Monument to Riccardo Giusto

Hiking Biking Researchers Groups
15 min.

Under the Kolovrat ridge and near Solarie/Solarje Pass stands a monument to the Alpine soldier Riccardo Giusto, allegedly the first Italian casualty of the Isonzo Front. The monument of a flying eagle was donated by the National Alpine Corps Association (Sezione ANA) of Cividale del Friuli.


 Photos: (1) Paolo da Pozzo, PromoTurismoFVG; (2) Archive of Fundacija Poti miru

Access and useful info


From Ponte San Quirino/Muost: Arriving from San Pietro al Natisone/Špietar, in Ponte San Quirino at the crossroad in front of the bridge take a sharp left turn towards Kolovrat (SP19) and follow the road for 1.8 kilometres. At the intersection turn right towards Drenchia/Dreka (SP45). Follow this road for 19 kilometres. After Drenchia you pass the settlement Crai/Kraj and soon afterwards turn left for Kolovrat. You reach the monument after 1.5 kilometres.
From Slovenia: Cross the border at the pass Solarie/Solarje and turn left at the next intersection. The monument will come into view to the right of the road.


Centro visitatori ‟Walk of Peace”,
IAT Valli del Natisone
(The Walk of Peace Visitor Centre,

IAT Valli del Natisone)
Via Alpe Adria, 73
I–33049 S. Pietro al Natisone (UD)
+39 349 3241168, +39 339 8403196

Hiking Biking Researchers Groups
15 min.


15 min.

GPS coordinates

46.179763, 13.661360

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