Slovenia

Franciscan monastery Kostanjevica Nova Gorica - Little St. Denis

Kostanjevica Monastery – Tomb of the last French King and the Rose Bourbon Collection

+386 5 330 77 50

Kostanjevica Monastery, Škrabčeva ulica, Nova Gorica, Slovenia

From Monday to Saturday: from 9.00 - 12.00 h and from 15.00 - 17.00 h Sunday (only tomb): from 15.00 – 17.00 h

Tombs of the Bourbons Charles X (1757–1836) became the king of France in 1824. He was an autocratic ruler whose actions did much to bring about the revolution in July 1830, when the entire family had to leave the country. Hi died of cholera on November 6, 1936, in the Coronini Palace, seventeen days after his arrival in Gorica. On November 11, he was buried in the church of Kostanjevica.Continue Reading

Brezje

Brezje Slovenia – National Shrine Mary Help of Christians

+ 386 4 537 07 00

Bazilika Marije pomagaj, Brezje, Zagrebška županija, Slovenija

Every day from 7.00 am to 8.00 pm

  »A PILGRIMAGE is an image of our life and pilgrimage shrines are IMAGES OF HEAVENLY JERUSALEM.« Pope John Paul II who visited Brezje on May 17th 1996. Brezje Slovenia – National Shrine Mary Help of Christians The Basilica of St. Mary Help of Christians of Brezje is a Slovenian National Marian Shrine. Thousands of pilgrims are mysteriously united to Mary and all those who turn to her are brought by her to God.Continue Reading