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Kmetija Štekar Tourist Farm - Goriska Brda

 
 
INTRODUCTION

The Štekar Tourist Farm is a beautifully renovated family run small hotel in a 250 year old building in a wonderful peaceful location in the vilage of Snežatno in the east of the Goriška Brda wine growing region. Simple, tasteful duplex rooms with a lovely shared balcony overlook a courtyard which offers plenty of opportunity for relaxing and taking in the views. The owners offer a warm welcome and superb home cooking with local and often organic produce. They also sell their own delicious organic wine. There is a salt water pool on site - not officially for the use of guests but if you have a nice smile...

 

 

LOCATION

Nestled in the rolling hills of Goriska Brda and surrounded by vineyards and orchards, Kmetija Štekar Tourist Farm Slovenia is a lovely countryside accommodation in Kojsko, Goriška Brda.  The Goriska Brda wine growing region tucked into a hilly enclave overlooking Italian Friuli is one of Slovenia's best kept secrets. Hiša Marica (or Marica's House) is located in one of the region's most attractive villages - Šmartno (or St Martin) - a charming walled medieval hilltop settement much of which has been beautifully restored. The views of the surrounding countryside from Šmartno are wonderful and just a few kilometres away is the "capital" of the Brda - Dobrovo, with is imposing castle. From the Goriska Brda it is an easy day trip to Alps or Adriatic with the Italian Adriatic and the Slovenian Julian Alps each just 40km. The Soca River Valley and Karst wine growing region are two other major attractions in easy reach. Daytrips to Ljubljana, world famous

caves at Postiojna and Venice are all easily possible. Specific local attractions also

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include Sveta gora (15 km) / Franciscan monastery and famous pilgrimage centre. Kostanjevica(14 km) / Tomb of the last descendants of the French royal family of the Bourbons. Štanjel (45 km) / Picturesque Karst village. Vipavski Križ (44 km) / Village which is one of the most beautiful historical cultural monuments in Slovenia. Postojnska cave (50 km) / The most visited tourist cave complex in Europe. Lipica (88 km; 50 km on the motorway) / world-famous recreation

centre and cradle of all Lipizzaner horses in the world. Kobarid (46 km) / Museum of the First World War and a wide range of sporting activities. Bovec (67 km) and the valley of Šoca / Centre of sports tourism in the valley of the Soca. Cormons (17 km) / Lovely little town under the “Monte Quarin” hill , the centre of the Italian part of Collio (italian name for Brda). Gorizia(15 km) / Lovely town with Austrian character, which has grown between the Slav and the Latin world with majestic castle of counts of Gorizia which reins over the city. Cividale (32 km) / An important historical, artistic and cultural monument of Lombard civilisation. Aquileia (44 km) / The famous city of Rome with preserved traces of the patriarchal Basilica and  early Christian floor mosaics, one of the best preserved in the Western world. Palmanova (40 km) / One of the finest examples of Renaissance star-shaped fortress with nine legs, which the Venetian Republic built for defense against the Turks. Vila Manin (65 km) / One of the most important artistic monuments in the Friuli Venezia Giulia, a symbol of tourism and culture of this area. Grado (52 km) / It is well known seaside resort on an island connected by a bridge, with a beautiful town marina, interesting narrow streets in the old town and a nice long walking path along the coast. Trieste (69 km) / An old, romantic costal town with an Austrian character, heritage from the times it used to be the main Austrian port. Castle Miramare (40 km) / Near the town of Trieste. Built for Austrian Archduke Maximilian and his Belgian wife Charlotte of Belgium. Devin and Rilke path (25 km) / Small port and Duino Castle, where Rilke started writing his famous work Elegies. The panoramic path along the coastal limestone cliffs was named after him. For more area info click here.

 

LOCATION INFO
Distance to the nearest…
Sights A few minutes drive to some of the charming historic villages of the Goriška Brda and the Italian Collio region.
Restaurants Excellent home cooked, localy soruced food, cooked to order.
Bars Wine tasting on site.
Distance to the nearest airport(s)

120km to Ljubljana Airport

30km to Trieste airport (Italy)

Other useful local transport connections

There are local buses, but overall fairly limited local public transport options.

THE ACCOMMODATION

Štekar Tourist Farm Slovenia is a friendly, welcoming, family run guest house offering tasteful and comfortable accommodation and excellent food and drink in tranquil Goriška Brda location. Rooms are all ensuite.

 

ACCOMMODATION INFO
Stars
 
No. of bedrooms

6 bedrooms - mostly duplex with beds in the mezzanine area with roof windows for star gazing at night!

Bathrooms

All with ensuite bathrooms - modern and tastefullly finished.

Restaurant / bar

Very nice restaurant serving excellent home cooked specialities of the area to order.

Garden / outside space / balcony

Lovely courtyard with various tables and hammocks for relaxing in the sun. there is also a shared balcony in from of all the rooms and a pool which is not officially part of the offer for guests , but which you might be lucky enough to be invited to use!

Views
A beautiful vista that stretches across the vienyeards and orchards of the Goriška Brda.
Entertainment & telecoms

Internet in the reception area.

 

Parking

Free parking on site.

Other facilities

 

Other

 

 

PRICES

Prices for accommodation at Štekar Tourist Farm Slovenia. Prices last updated July 2013. Please contact us for current quote.

 

ROOM TYPE PRICE € / NIGHT / PERSON B&B BASIS
Sun - Thurs Fri - Sat Single supplement
Single room 45 45  
Double room 35 35 10
Family Room 35 35 15
Suite 43 43 20
  • Prices do not include tourist tax (€1.27 / adult / night & 0.64 EUR / child aged 7-18 / night).
  • All prices subject to agreement in writing at the time of booking
  • Children under 3 no charge without bed
    Children from 3 to 13 years 70% discount if using sofa bed 
    Children from 3 to 13 years 50% discount if using bed
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PHOTO GALLERY

Entrance to Štekar tourist farm

Entrance to Štekar tourist farm

Balcony with view over the hills

Balcony with view over the hills

View of the surrounding area

View of the surrounding area

View from the balcony

View from the balcony

   

Steps to the balcony

Steps to the balcony

Bedroom

Bedroom

Mezzanine Bedroom

Mezzanine Bedroom

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A relaxed view of the hills

A relaxed view of the hills

Relax under the trees

Relax under the trees

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