The exhilarating experiences of the St. Martin's Festival

The exhilarating experiences of the St. Martin's Festival

of 2019-11-08 to 2019-11-10

Escape your routine and enjoy the exhilarating experiences of the St. Martin's Festival in the Karst with your friends or family!

TO THE STORIES OF OUR ANCESTORS

K zgodbam naših prednikov
A festive St Martin's event in the famous Karst restaurant featuring a special wine cellar with tradition.

The programme includes:

  • a visit to the wine cellar,
  • tasting of three wines, two brandies and some unique vinegars,
  • learning about the traditional way of making prosciutto,
  • tasting of prosciutto made using pork meat from hand-reared domestic or krškopolje (blackbelted) pigs, dry-cured for 36+ months, and prosciutto made from wild boar or stag meat,
  • tasting of cheeses produced in the Karst.


Event dates: 8, 9, 15 and 16 November between 12.00 and 15.30 or, by prior arrangement and reservation, between 8 and 17 November.

Transport of up to 8 people with a van is possible by prior arrangement on 9 and 10 November from Štanjel to the event venue.

Duration: 1.5h
Language of experience: Slovenian, English, Italian
Number of persons: from 5 to 20

Price:

  • EUR 38/person (transport included),
  • EUR 33/person (no transport)


Possibility to pay for wine vouchers and food vouchers as well as organised guided tours of Štanjel during the Wine Festival in Štanjel.

Not to be missed!
 



TO THE TRADITION OF DRY-CURED MEATS

K tradiciji suhih mesnin
A tour of the prosciutto-producing facility, including a tasting in the rural atmosphere of a venerable homestead.

The programme includes:

  • visit to an old prosciutto-producing facility,
  • tasting of the Teran wine and Teran extract,
  • tasting of prosciutto, dry-cured for 36+ months, and local cheese with home-baked bread.


Event dates: 8. – 10. and 14. – 17. November or, by prior arrangement and reservation, 8. and 17. November.

Transfer of up to 8 people with a van on 9 and 10 November (8 November after 17.00) is possible by prior arrangement from Štanjel to the event venue.

Duration: 1.5h
Language of experience: Slovenian, English, Italian
Number of persons: from 8 to 35

Price:

  • EUR 14 / person (transport included),
  • EUR 9 / person (no transport).

Possibility to pay for wine vouchers and food vouchers as well as organised guided tours of Štanjel during the Wine Festival in Štanjel.

Explore the world of Karst culinary treats!
 



TO THE PREHISTORIC TIMES WITH YOUNG WINE

v prazgodovino z mladim vinom

Guided tour of a several thousand years old hillfort, with a culinary treat in a typical karst small valley – doline.

The programme includes:

  • visit to the Debela Griža prehistoric hillfort,
  • tasting of young wine in a doline.

Time and place: by prior arrangement and reservation, between 8 and 17 November; meeting point: near the waste water treatment plant in Komen.

Transport of up to 8 people with a van is possible by prior arrangement on 9 and 10 November from Štanjel to the event venue.

Duration: 1.5h
Language of experience: Slovenian, English, Italian
Number of persons: from 8 to 20

Price:

  • EUR 13 / person (transport included),
  • EUR 8 / person (no transport)

Possibility to pay for wine vouchers and food vouchers as well as organised guided tours of Štanjel during the Wine Festival in Štanjel. In the case of bad weather, the St Martin’s event will be cancelled.

Let karst stone and our local cuisine delight you!
 


TO THE RURAL WAY OF LIVING

v kmečki vsakdan
Visit to a family-owned farm and tasting of homemade culinary treats.

The programme includes:

  • visit to a farm breeding Slovenian autochthonous breeds of sheep, goats and cattle,
  • tasting of Karst culinary specialties.


Time and place: 9. and 10.,  16. and 17. November.

Transport of up to 8 people with a van is possible by prior arrangement on 9 and 10 November from Štanjel to the event venue.

Duration: 1.5h
Language of experience: Slovenian, English, Italian
Number of persons: from 8 to 20

Price:

  • EUR 17 / person (transport included),
  • EUR 12 / person (no transport).

Possibility to pay for wine vouchers and food vouchers as well as organised guided tours of Štanjel during the Wine Festival in Štanjel.

Get a closer look at genuine rural life!
 


Between 8 and 10 November a van can be hired for large organised groups for several trips to the event venue, by prior arrangement and for an agreed price.

Payment for a wine glass at the Wine Festival in Štanjel in the amount of EUR 5 can be made at both information points at Štanjel Castle. Buy a glass to taste the wines in Sežana, Štanjel and in the cellars. The glass is not included in the price of St Martin's wondrous karst experiences!

Voucher price list:

  • Wine vouchers (set of 6): EUR 10
  • Food vouchers (1 voucher): EUR 6
  • 1 voucher = 1 tasting


Payment for an individual event is made at the Štanjel TIC (entrance from the castle court) before the event takes place, namely every day from 10.00 to 16.00 or by prior arrangement at: or +386 51 489 394.
 


St. Martin’s Festival is known for entertainment, culinary exploits and, of course, tasting of Karst wine varieties. There is a hop-on-hop-off bus service that takes you from one open wine cellar to another. The tasting of young wine and excellent Karst dishes will surely amaze every visitor to this special culinary event.
During St. Martin’s Festival, you can find a rich culinary offer in many farms along the Karst Wine Route and an interesting programme is also awaiting you in Sežana and Štanjel.
 

Wine Festival in Štanjel

MARTINMASS in not only the time of the year when vineyards and smoke trees turn purple but also the weekend when you can enjoy the extraordinary Wine Festival hosted in the Medieval village of Štanjel.

Leaflet.pdf

Organisers: Javni zavod Komenski Kras in Zavod ŠTIP Sežana

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