Lokavec, Ajdovščina - History

History

The discovery of Celtic grave sites in Lovavec shows that it was already settled in prehistoric times. The Celtic settlement there had a defensive structure built on Gradišče Hill.

During the Second World War, German forces arrested all of the men in the settlement capable of bearing arms and sent them to perform forced labor.

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