Subjects :Villa Fabiani, the birthplace of the great architect and urban planner MAX FABIANI (Kobdilj 1865 – Gorizia 1962) who, architect, following the ruinous earthquake of Ljubljana in 1895, his reconstruction, was distinguished above all for his activity as a professor at the He was a major proponent of Viennese secession along with Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Koloman Moser, Otto Wagner, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Carl Moll, Josef Maria Auchentaller and Josef Hoffmann. Max Fabiani's birthplace in Kobdilj houses a centuries-old mulberry tree in its courtyard with a majestic and impressive mole. The house from the outside is photographically interesting, as well as the mulberry itself proclaimed natural monument and considered the largest specimen of the species existing in Slovenia. The house is then built on a small hill very close (500m) to the village of Stanjel surrounded by its walls within which primes the church bell tower with the characteristic and unusual shape of a minaret that, adjacent to the Castle now used as an activity multicultural, it is life-creating an architectural whole with a photographicly stimulating medieval charm.
Recommended equipment :Always the wide angle and then a medium canvas paired with a solid tripod.
Best months :Any period is good, but autumn with the red of the summacco and the vine reach an extra note of finesse.
How to get there :From Trieste you cross the border and once you cross Sezana at the first round turn left towards Nova Gorica. Before you get to Stanjel turn left, cross the bridge over the railway and turn left you climb up a small hill...