: Trg Ivana Roba 7, 5290 Šempeter pri GoriciPhone
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4-day long package including visit to historic and tourist attractions throughout the WW I. territories (Karst and Goriška region) - by bike. Two overnighst in Nova Gorica (Slovenia), one overnight in Gorizia (Italy).
Day 1: We cycle to Kostanjevica, a hill above Nova Gorica, to explore the tombs of Bourbons. We descend to the town, pass the Europe square and visit museum collection "Kolodvor". Reaching nearby tourist farm you'll be able to taste traditional wines of the Primorska region. Afterwards we take a short stop for a visit of Kromberk castle. Dinner at the selected hotel with the possibility to join entertainment programme at Perla Gaming and entertainment centre or visit SPA Perla wellness centre.
Day 2: We cycle together to the Sabotin Peace park and have a guided tour along the caves and system of trenches, built during the 6th Isonzo battle. Followed by a typical Primorska region lunch at the Mt. Sabotin, you'll be able to enjoy the splendid panorama view over Friuli region. Then we travel to Goriška Brda and take a jump at the lookout tower with another breathtaking view over Trieste Gulf and the Alps. We continue cycling to the medieval town of Šmartno, see the village with a typical old Brda house and enjoy wine tasting of Brda's native Rebula grape. We return in the hotel for the dinner.
Day 3: We cycle to the Victory Square in Gorizia (Italy) and see the Gorizia Castle and museum. Later on we ascent to Sveta Gora above Solkan, a pilgrimage centre with a Basilica of the Assumptions of Mary, which offers a magnificent view of Friuli Plain and Karst region. Lunch at the restaurant on Sveta Gora. We continue cycling to the Vodice Monument, descend along the road through Grgar, pass the Kromberk castle, all-the-way to the winery, where we have dinner with local dishes and wines. Return to the hotel.
Day 4: After checking out of a hotel, we cycle to the western Karst to visit the Memorial of the Defenders of Slovenia homeland at Cerje. While cycling along the unspoiled Karst landscape we'll discover the remains of WWI. Lunch at the local restaurant. We continue crossing the ex Slovenian-Italian border through Doberdò to Redipuglia, where we stop at the ossuary dedicated to the fallen Italian soldiers. Return to the hotel.