Soča, Kobarid

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The Soča or Isonzo is a 138km long river that flows through western Slovenia (96km) and northeastern Italy (43km).An Alpine river in character, its source lies in the Trenta Valley in the Julian Alps in northwestern Slovenia, at an elevation of. The river runs past the towns of Bovec, Kobarid, Tolmin, Kanal ob Soči, Nova Gorica (where it is crossed by the Solkan Bridge), and Gorizia, entering the Adriatic Sea close to the town of Monfalcone. It has a nival-pluvial regime in its upper course and pluvial-nival in its lower course.Prior to the First World War, the river formed part of the border between Kingdom of Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. During World War I, it was the scene of bitter fighting between the two countries, culminating in the Battle of Caporetto in 1917.
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  • Seeing who was rafting, who swam or he would sound made you want to imitate them. There were also families and instructors with boys who were learning how to ride a canoe.
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  • clear water, many great posts that would be discovered. Wide river bed, large stones, small pebble stones as you like there is here for everyone a suitable place to relax. Swimming is also fun-against the current fighting and in the clear river water to cool down. Versatile water sports, fly-fishing etc. everything that provides the SoćaRiver. Must visit!
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  • One of the most beautiful rivers in the whole world. When you look at the photos you think they are photoshopped but when visiting you realize that the photos can hardly capture the true beauty of thi...  more »
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  • Church bells across Active from 6 in the morning. You can't sleep.
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  • Very friendly staff, clean. I'm sure we can go back again! :-)
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  • Very central, nice hosts
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