Gorizia holiday rentals - Italy meets Slovenia
The beautiful Italian town of Gorizia lies right on the border with Slovenia, just metres away from its Slovene counterpart Nova Gorica – when staying in a holiday rental Gorizia do not miss the chance to walk over the border on foot. The Slovene countryside is beautiful and makes a good day trip, for example with a picnic, and on the Italian side, Udine, Monfalcone and Trieste and easily reached on the train. Bird watchers and nature lovers will love having a holiday rental Gorizia for the number of nature reserves between Gorizia and the coast of the Adriatic.
In the town itself, you need only go around on foot, or on a bicycle, as the centre is compact. The charming streets are filled with cafes and restaurants, as well as some good opportunities to shop for clothes, local wine and delicious food. Gorizia holiday rentals offer you the chance to try Slovenian food, as well as regional Friulian dishes, which make use of local products, and are typically hearty and meaty. One of the most impressive sights in Gorizia is the castle, which dates back to the 11th century, and also houses the Museum of the Middle Ages of Gorizia, the First World War Museum, and the Museum of Fashion and Applied Arts. There is also a beautiful church, the Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio, and the cathedral, the Duomo di Gorizia, whose contruction began in the 13th century.