In the area that is today Friuli Venezia-Giulia, since ancient times, various populations such as the Euganeans and Venetians have contributed to the development of metal crafts and metal processing. Jewellery making is the barbarian art par excellence. The filigree and silver and gold plating decorate a nomad body like a welcoming space. Shi'ite a...

The rose of Gorizia, radicchio considered among the most valuable among vegetables, is now known all over the world and much appreciated by gourmet cuisine. We are talking about a variety of chicory characterized by an intense red color or with shades tending to pink, depending on the type of selection. It looks like a large open rose with a slight...

Nova Gorica and Gorizia will be European Capital of Culture 2025, the Slovenian Committee announced a few minutes ago. A 'roar' greeted the news in Piazza Della Transalpina, where the inhabitants of the two border towns gathered.Ljubljana, Piran, and Ptuj also stayed in contention. Nova Gorica-Gorizia European Capital of Culture 2025 (2) is an hono...

Few foreigners have heard of Gorizia, a city of around 35,000 inhabitants that straddles the Italian-Slovenian border. A beguiling mix of Italian, Austrian and Balkan influences, it seems to exist in its own whimsical snowglobe, cut off from the rest of the country. Despite its fascinating history, beautiful architecture and unique cuisine, the cit...

Gorizia, in Friuli-Venezia Giulia near the border with Slovenia, is a small town and can be easily visited on foot; here are some walks we recommend. A tour of the town must begin from its most significant monument, the imposing Castle, surrounded by the ancient irregular walls (See map 1 below). Founded in early medieval times, probably in the XIt...

Gorizia is a very charming city located at the border of Italy and Slovenia. Gorizia had once been the main town of the region but when the international border had separated it in 1945, its importance has decreased. Today, in Slovenia across the border a new town has been founded by the name of Nova Gorica. Gorizia is located at the confluence of...