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'''Nova Gorica''' [http://www.novagorica-turizem.com/] is a town in [[Slovenia]] near the Italian border.  
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'''Nova Gorica''' [http://www.novagorica-turizem.com/] is a town in [[Slovenia]] on the Italian border. The neighbouring town of [[Gorizia]] is in Italy and is approximately 5 minutes walk from the centre of Nova Gorica.  The border runs between the two cities and is directly outside the main train station in Nova Gorica.  Until 21st December 2007 passports had to be shown when traveling between the two cities but this is no longer required since Slovenia joined the Schengen zone.
  
 
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Regular trains from [[Bled]] and Jesnice (and onwards to [[Ljubljana]] are available from Nova Gorica station which is located on the Slovenian-Italian border to the west of the city centre.  Trains to [[Trieste]], [[Venice]] and [[Rome]] are available from Gorizia station which is 10 minutes by bus (across the border) from Nova Gorica.
  
 
==Get around==
 
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* '''[http://www.gruden.si/taxi/ Taxi transfers Gruden, Tolmin] ''', cell: +386 51 60 55 00
 
* '''[http://www.gruden.si/taxi/ Taxi transfers Gruden, Tolmin] ''', cell: +386 51 60 55 00
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There are regular local buses which cross between Nova Gorica and Gorizia.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==

Revision as of 21:58, 14 March 2008

Nova Gorica [1] is a town in Slovenia on the Italian border. The neighbouring town of Gorizia is in Italy and is approximately 5 minutes walk from the centre of Nova Gorica. The border runs between the two cities and is directly outside the main train station in Nova Gorica. Until 21st December 2007 passports had to be shown when traveling between the two cities but this is no longer required since Slovenia joined the Schengen zone.

Understand

Nova Gorica Tourist Information Centre, Bevkov trg 4, 5000 Nova Gorica. Tel:+386 (0)5 330 4600 Fax:+386 (0)5 330 46 06, [email protected], [2].

Get in

Regular trains from Bled and Jesnice (and onwards to Ljubljana are available from Nova Gorica station which is located on the Slovenian-Italian border to the west of the city centre. Trains to Trieste, Venice and Rome are available from Gorizia station which is 10 minutes by bus (across the border) from Nova Gorica.

Get around

There are regular local buses which cross between Nova Gorica and Gorizia.

See

It's main tourist attractions are casinos, such as Perla and Park. They mostly cater for Italian gamblers.

For more cosmopolitan travelers Sveta Gora or Kostanjevica should be more interesting. The first is a traditional pilgrimage destination, while the other houses the tomb of Bourbones.

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

In summer, be sure to check the local student's club evening programme at "Poletna Scena" in the center of the town.

Sleep

Get out

  • Brda wine region is near and inviting.
  • Štanjel, a typical Karst village.

Contact

Official Travel Guide by Slovenian Tourist Board



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