Javorca, a place of European memory.

High above the riverbed of the Tolminka River you can find a wooden shrine – the Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit in Javorca. It is dedicated to the fallen Austro-Hungarian defenders of the Tolmin battlefield on the Isonzo front (1915–1917).

Opening Times

14. November—31. March 2023


Visit possible for announced groups

Whole schedule


Complete closure of the Zatolmin — Polog road

Between 14 June and 24 June, there will be complete traffic closures on the road under the following regime



At the traffic-light intersection in the
centre of Tolmin, start following the signs for Javorca.

Just behind the village of Zatolmin, you arrive to a 7-km-long narrow gravel road (approx. 20 min drive) with numerous passing places which is only appropriate for personal vehicles.

When you reach the parking lot under Javorca, continue on foot for approximately 15-20 min along the concrete road until you reach the Church of the Holy Spirit in Javorca.