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Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont

Santuario Beata Vergine, 33040 Prepotto UD, Italy


About Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont

The sanctuary of the Beata Vergine di Castelmonte is located in Castelmonte, a hamlet of Prepotto. It rises 618 but close to the Julian Alps, 7 km from Cividale del Friuli.  According to a reliable tradition, the place where the sanctuary stands, due to its dominant position between the Natisone and Judrio valleys, was the seat of a Roman garrison in defense of the city of Forum Iulii.

Attractions near Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont

Lombard Temple of Santa Maria in Valle.6.73km from Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont

It is the most important and best-preserved architectural testimony of the Lombard era is located, after having traveled through one of the oldest villages of the town in Cividale del Friuli, in the province of Udine.  It is particularly significant because it marks the coexistence of purely Lombard architectural motifs with a recovery of the classical models, creating a sort of continuity uninterrupted courtly between ' Roman art, the' Lombard art and the ' art Carolingian and Ottoniana.

Ponte Del Diavolo/Puint dal Diaul6.85km from Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont

The Devil's Bridge is the symbol of the city of Cividale del Friuli. Built-in stone starting from 1442 and divided into two arches, it rests on a natural boulder placed in the bed of the Natisone river, along which you can admire a spectacular gorge. The bridge is 22.50 m high, rests on three pylons, developing for 48 m on two arches of different width. The asymmetry is due to the position of the boulder on which the central pillar rests.

San Giovanni d'Antro7.31km from Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont

The name of San Giovanni d'Antro identifies a cave and a church, built inside the cavity, located in the municipality of Pulfero, in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.  The cave opens onto a vertical rocky wall of Mount Mladesiena at 348 meters above sea level, a few hundred meters from the hamlet of Antro. The initial part of the cave is partially occupied by the building works erected to build a small church dedicated to the Saints who gave it its name.

Kolovrat Range9.73km from Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont

The Mount Colovrat is a mountain range located in the extreme eastern part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in the municipality of Drenchia, on the border with the Republic of Slovenia.  The Colovrat ridge is composed of a series of reliefs that extend for about four kilometers, from Mount Cucco to Mount Poclabuz, and divides the Natisone Valleys from the Isonzo Valley.

Matajur13.14km from Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont

Matajur is a 1642 meter tall mountain in the Julian Alps on the border between Slovenia and Italy. It is located on the border between the Soča valley and the Italian mountainous region known as Venetian Slovenia, with views over the Adriatic Sea. Its prominence is 1385 m. On 26 October 1917 the Nazi officer Erwin Rommel captured the mountain with 100 men, against an Italian force of over 7000.

Sabotin14.7km from Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont

Sabotin mountain that overlooks Gorizia, Nova Gorica, and Solkan on the border between Slovenia and Italy. At its foot is the Solkan Bridge that spans the Soča River. Sabotin represented an important point of the defense defending Gorizia during the Soča / Isonzo offenses. It was defended by the 58th Austro-Hungarian Division. Pietro Badoglio assigned General Giuseppe Venturi's 45th division to capture Sabotin at the Sixth Battle of the Isonzo.

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Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is surrounded by high mountains, enclosing many different landscapes. The great variety of landscapes matches the rich and variegated cultural heritage that was determined by a complex history and by the confluence of different civilizations in this territory.