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Val Rosandra

Trieste, Italy
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Ranked #11 of 82 Attractions in Trieste
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Hiking Trails
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Koper, Slovenia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Val Rosandra, or Dolina Glinscice, as it's called in Slovene, is right on the Italian/Slovene border. A fantastic limestone gorge right on the edge of Trieste's industrial sprawl, thankfully just out of sight. For Brits, think Cheddar Gorge without the road and all that tourist tat. There is an easy, well maintained path from the ethnicly Slovene village of Boljunec... More

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Trieste, Italy
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Even if the first part of the valley was destroyed by an unregulated tree cutting operation, the further inside the walking will go the better; suggested is "Locanda da Mario" at Draga S.Elia a must for every daypacker hiking in Val Rosandra. Either for a quick stop or for a full meal it is worth a visit.

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113 reviews 113 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Val Rosandra is like Trieste: rugged, rough, but full of history, love and a bit of nostalgia for a past that was better than the present. Val Rosandra is where locals with a passion for hiking would go on a Sunday; it is however, in spite of a moderate height, full of tricky places, and dangerous spots. Every summer, unfortunately,... More

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Houston, Texas
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136 reviews 136 reviews
27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Val Rosandra is the Mountain spot in Trieste; if you look for some free climbing, trekking or cycling this is the spot for you. Rock climbing started there in the '30 and hasn't stopped since. Nice peaceful place.

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Milan, Italy
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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Sadly, many of the trees in the lower part of the valey have been cut down and people who knew the valley before cry outrage, but for those like me who are seeing it for the first time it is still a very beautiful place. Wild goats climb on the hill side, and the falls at the head of the... More

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
35 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Spectacular views, have a nice walk and a picnic on top of Val Rosandra! Breath taking!

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

An amazing valley..with planty of natural swimming pool!of unsalted water..beautiful threes and mountains all around you!Magic in summer for a splash in the water

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