Articles associated with - Kobarid

WWI Isonzo Front, the Soča Valley, Slovenia

14-Oct-2009
Memorial on Batognica

WWI Isonzo Front memorial on Batognica

World War One began on 28 July 1914, when the Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on Serbia.  Two opposing blocks entered the war, The Allies, composed of France, Great Britain and Russia on one side and the Central Powers of Germany, Austro-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey on the other.  At this stage Italy had not entered   … Read the rest

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16. Kobarid Historical Walk

05-Oct-2009
River Soča, near Kobarid, Slovenia

River Soča, near Kobarid, Slovenia

Walk 16 – The Kobarid Historical Walk, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Following the Kobarid Historical Walk, we visit along the way the Italian Charnel House on the Hill of St Anthony and Tonocov Grad, a hilltop site used as a place of refuge and settlement over the centuries. The walk passes through   … Read the rest

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17. A walk along the Kolovrat ridge

05-Oct-2009

Walk 17 – a walk along the Kolovrat ridge to Kuk, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

View along the Kolovrat ridge

Italian Third Line of Defence trench on Na Gradu on the Kolovrat Ridge.

An easy walk along the Kolovrat ridge along the Italian border with lovely mountain views and remains of the Izonzo front from World War One.

WWi bunker

Italian Third Line of

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Kobarid, Slovenia

04-Oct-2009
The Charnel House and Sv Anton, Kobarid

The Charnel House and Sv Anton, Kobarid

Kobarid, forever to be associated with WWI and the battles of the Isonzo Front, is a small town sitting a little above the River Soča and at the base of steep wooded mountains. Close to the border, Kobarid has a distinct Italian flavour. The Soča Valley narrows immediately to the north of   … Read the rest

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