Dobrovo is a small village, which belongs to the Municipality of Brda. The village is situated on the oblong hill and offers beautiful views to Goriska Brda. Dobrovo is the economical centre of fruit growing and vineyard region. Local people grow grapes, apricots, peaches, cherries, figs, olives and chestnut trees.
In Dobrova is very known Wine Cellar Goriska Brda. It is the largest Slovenian wine cellar, which produces excellent wines from this area. The Wine Cellar Goriska Brda influenced in great measure to the quality of life and economical development of Goriska Brda. To visitors are available professionally guided wine tastings and visits of the wine cellar.
Beside wine cellar is a great attraction also the Castle Dobrovo. Two storey Renaissance mansion from the early 17th century was built on the place of the former castle. The estate began to built Montecuccoli, it was finished by counts Colloredo and its last owners were Bagueri.
In the castle is located the Tourist Information Centre Brdo, where they advice about cultural and natural remarkableness in Goriska Brda. Below the castle is the bronze monument of the poet Alojz Gradnik, which is work of the sculptor Jakov Brdar.
Dobrovo - Castle Dobrovo
Parking area in front of Castle Dobrovo
Castle Dobrovo from the west side
Chapel dedicated to the Saint Anton Padovansk...
Tourist Information Centre Brda
Monument - Alojz Gradnik
Benches with a view of Goriska Brda
Exhibition Heroes of the Vineyards
Municipality: BRDA (5623 population)
Settlements in the municipality:
Vipolže (426 population), Kozana (370), Dobrovo (336), Gornje Cerovo (320), Hum (310),
Podsabotin (283), Kojsko (254), Plešivo (229), Medana (224), Neblo (205), Šmartno (200), Vedrijan (178), Gonjače (160), Fojana (154), Biljana (152), Višnjevik (149), Drnovk (137), Imenje (133), Dolnje Cerovo (132), Hruševlje (122), Ceglo (115), Vrhovlje pri Kojskem (110), Šlovrenc (105), Krasno (102), Snežatno (91), Zali Breg (78), Brdice pri Neblem (56), Barbana (53), Snežeče (46), Kozarno (42), Brestje (41), Gradno (40), Kožbana (37), Hlevnik (35), Slavče (29), Nozno (29), Breg pri Golem Brdu (28), Golo Brdo (24), Senik (22), Vrhovlje pri Kožbani (19), Brdice pri Kožbani (17), Pristavo (11), Brezovk (10), Belo (9), Slapnik (0)