IPPOLITO NIEVO CALLED FRIULI "COMPENDIUM OF THE UNIVERSE".
MOUNTAINS, SEA, HILLS, PLAINS, LAGOONS AND ENCHANTING CULTURAL SITES OF DIFFERENT HISTORICAL AGES.
HERE YOU CAN FIND PRISTINE NATURE, NATURAL PARKS AND BEAUTIFUL TRAILS IN THE WOODS, SNOW-CLAD PEAKS AND CRYSTAL-CLEAR LAKES. THE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN FRIULI ARE A MUST WITH WIDE SELECTION OF SPORTS. IN THE WINTER, YOU CAN SELECT FROM ALPINE OR CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING, SNOWBOARDING OR FREERIDING, EXCITING EXCURSIONS WITH A DOG SLED OR RELAXING WALKS ON SNOW WITH SNOWSHOES.
AND SUMMER WAITS FOR YOU TO TRY MOUNTAINEERING, HIKING, CYCLING AND HORSE RIDING, GOLFING, FISHING, KITESURFING, CANOEING, DIVING AND SAILING, RAFTING AND CANYONING.
THROUGHOUT THE YEAR YOU CAN ENJOY THE UNFORGETTABLE CUISINE FROM THE LAND AND SEA ACCOMPANIED BY WINES AND SPIRITS, AND TREAT YOURSELF TO AN INTERNATIONAL-LEVEL SHOPPING EXPERIENCE IN TWO LUXURY OUTLET VILLAGES IN THE REGION.
Almost half of Friuli region is mountainous. Julian and Carnic Alps, and the Friulian Dolomites create natural borders that separate Italy from Austria and Slovenia. These mountain ranges are a paradise for skiing and other winter sports without straying too far from places of cultural interests.
If you love the peacefulness and beauty of the mountains, tourist resorts of Friuli which are still little known by mass tourism, are ideal for your holidays. Our region has 131km of skiing slopes of different difficulty ratings, and 118 km of cross-country skiing trails to suit all tastes.
94 skiing slopes are distributed in the tourist areas of Piancavallo, Forni di Sopra, Ravascletto-Zoncolan, Tarvisio and Sella Nevea-Bovec. The last one in particular is considered "the glacier of Friuli Venezia Giulia" because there the facilities often allow you to ski into the spring.
All ski resorts are family-friendly, and there are several snow parks and ski schools for all ages as well as slopes for sledding. In addition, a short distance away is Arta Terme, with its healing waters and the wellness center promise you hours of comfort and relaxation.
The ski resorts of the Friuli are all easily and quickly accessible from the airport of Venice and from Udine and Trieste, cities of major historical and cultural interests in the region.
Friuli Venezia Giulia promises you an unforgettable winter vacation, full of fun and experiences all around.
We can organize your trip to the smallest detail, customizing it according to your desires and expectations with guided visits, food and wine tours, shopping and more.