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Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain)

Skalnishka cesta 17, Solkan, Nova Gorica 5250, Slovenia
+386 5 330 40 20
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Nice view and church

You can recognize Sveta Gora from a distance. A huge church with a monastery stands on the top... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2017
Miha P
Maribor, Slovenia
Special trip

We climb this high hill in a very sunny day, was a hole different experience, due to upon arrival... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2016
Vivian V
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Jun 19, 2017
“Nice view and church”
Aug 29, 2016
“Special trip”
Skalnishka cesta 17, Solkan, Nova Gorica 5250, Slovenia
+386 5 330 40 20

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

You can recognize Sveta Gora from a distance. A huge church with a monastery stands on the top. Good drivers can test their skills driving to the top. Very narrow road and many bends. On the top you will find several terraces with good view...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We climb this high hill in a very sunny day, was a hole different experience, due to upon arrival there was a special mass in the church, and the bells were tolling loudly and for a really long time . If you are driving careful...More

Thank Vivian V
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Impressive location and panorama. Massive beautiful church. Restaurant. Peaceful place, shadow places and benches in front of panorama views

Thank Luca F
Reviewed August 23, 2015

The Monastery and Church of Sveta Gora is a must visit. The view from the top of the mountain is incredible and you can see the Italian Coast at Grado and the on a clear day even Venice! A small cafe is available. The church...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed October 18, 2014

Sveta Gora near Nova Gorica in Slovenia is very nice loacation. There is Franciscan Church. That location has long and interesting history. View from Sveta Gora is perfect (Alpe Mountains, Nova Gorica....)

1  Thank Igor158
Reviewed July 20, 2014

I was there with a local friend and is an amazing place, with an interesting history and beautiful view. If the sky is clear you can also see the sea. Beautiful place to see, because I love mountains and nature ans is surrounded by it.

Thank Joanne J
Reviewed April 22, 2012

We visited this church and monastery with a friend who lived in the area. Amazing views of the surrounding countryside from the top of the mountain. But the church itself and it's story are the star attractions. Inside the church is a small area to...More

3  Thank Mike M
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Questions & Answers
October 16, 2017|
Response from rtt0921 |
It's not particularly rugged, although you could encounter some roots and stones. I think tennis or running shoes should be fine, as long as you watch your step.
October 14, 2017|
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Response from Cathy12160 |
Thanks so much! The 1 hour hike should be fine! Do you think we could do it in tennis shoes? Or are hiking boots necessary? How rugged a hike is it? My hiking boots take up a lot of room, but I'll bring them if... More