Snežnik Castle

Snežnik Castle information

Location
Snežnik Castle & Around , Slovenia
Address
Kozarišče 67
Telephone
+386 1 705 78 14
More information
www.nms.si
Prices
adult/child €4/3
Opening hours
tours hourly 10am-7pm Tue-Sun Apr-Sep, 10am-4pm Tue-Sun Oct-Mar
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Surrounded by a large and protected park, the recently restored 16th-century Renaissance Snežnik Castle is one of the loveliest and best-situated fortresses in Slovenia.

Entrance is through a double barbican with drawbridge and moat.The four floors are richly decorated with period furniture and portraits – the household inventory of the Schönburg-Waldenburg family, who bought the castle in 1853 and used it as a summer residence and hunting lodge until WWII.

The castle's isolation means you really need your own wheels to visit.