Štanjel Castle

Art galleries

Štanjel has for many years been an inspiration for many artists and today it offers a home to their works of art. At the forefront is the rich legacy of Lojze Spacal, today considered one of the most prominent artists in post-war Slovenia and Italy, and a world-renowned artist. The Lojze Spacal Gallery in Štanjel Castle is a temple of aesthetic experiences, where Spacal’s entire vision of the Karst unfolds before the visitor’s eyes. 

Štanjel Castle hosts numerous art exhibitions throughout the year in the Fabiani Hall and other venues. The castle is happy to take initiatives from cultural creators and let them set up exhibitions in its rooms.

You can experience the unique cultural pulse of Štanjel by visiting many other small galleries.


Štanjel is a place of countless unique stories that enrich the experience of this one-of-a-kind medieval settlement. Get to know the architect Maks Fabiani and his works better, discover why flower wreaths hang on the front door of every house in the old village and much more.

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