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Franja Hospital

Dolenji Novaki, Cerkno 5282, Slovenia
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Solemn and unique piece of WWII history

This was our second visit, we returned with our daughter and her friend. Visiting this place evokes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacqueline C
Leamington, Canada
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Fishing trip

Visited franja hospital and it was well worth the visit. Really well looked after and very safe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vi c
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Dolenji Novaki, Cerkno 5282, Slovenia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit, we returned with our daughter and her friend. Visiting this place evokes many emotions. It gives one an understanding of the hardships, dangers as well as camaraderie during the war.

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited franja hospital and it was well worth the visit. Really well looked after and very safe pathway to the main site. Unreal when you look back at history and think about what had happened during the war. These people will be remembered and rightly...More

Thank Vi c
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. The Second World War was one of the most difficult trials for mankind. Like other freedom-loving nations, the Slovenes organised themselves to struggle against fascism and nazism. Clandestine hospital were built in barely accessible forests, deep gorges and underground caves. They saved...More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

When in you are in Cerkno, you should defenitely visit Partisan hospital Franja! A great monument of humanity of WW2. I recomend taking a guide as he explains a lot of details about process of building and operating of hospital in a beautiful gorge.

Thank Matej O
Reviewed 2 May 2017

gorge and at the end of it you find a partisan hospital where people save human lives in very hard circumstances. A monument to how a big person a man can be.

Thank Vouhca
Reviewed 14 March 2017

After skiing in Cerkno Ski resort the idea come to go and check this hospital. unfortunately the place officially open in 1 of Apriol so my full visit will need to wait till that time, but as much as i can see till now it...More

1  Thank Ana Marija I
Reviewed 15 February 2017

we were at the franja hospital few times and always see something more . ESPECIALLY NICE FROM SPRING TO AUTUMN

1  Thank pulataxi
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Human monument to people's benevolence. It is remarkable and extraordinary. From parking lot leads you 500m path through forrest and rocky grounds. At some points it is a bit steep but well renovated and poses no problem. 5€ entrance for a walk on the sight...More

1  Thank parOFdice
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This site tells a true story of people going a lot more than the extra mile to care for others. The site is well organized. The info provided tells personal stories, not just dry facts. Access to the site is well done and safe, but...More

1  Thank Patrick_Nobels
Reviewed 25 February 2016

When you just hear Partisan Hospital – you can’t imagine what you will see. You will need 10 minutes of walk over some rocky way. After a small waterfall you will enter to a narrow gorge with more than dozen wooden barracks. Each one had...More

1  Thank Miha P
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3 May 2017|
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Response from Ana Marija I | Reviewed this property |
Hello yes you can have a guided tour but I don't know if they do it for individuals (I saw on web site published 2015 that they do tour for min 50 guest and it took 1.5 hour) I was there and you can do the trip alone, all... More