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Friuli-Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region

Nation: Italy
capital City: Trieste
4 provinces
216 Municipality
surface: 7.852,19 sq km
Population: 1.216.161 inhabitants
Density: 154 inhabitants per square km


General Information

A sea of ​​well-being for the whole family.
A coast outlined by golden sand and white rock.
From the beaches of golden dunes of Lignano and Grado, with shallow and sandy, the rocky coves of "Duino Nature Reserve", where admissions dropped cliffs overlooking the waves.
Relax, safety and fun, but also fascination of discovery, immersion in nature and active life.

The sea of ​​Friuli Venezia Giulia contains many proposals into one.
It is the perfect holiday destination for all families, thanks to its certified facilities and a welcome program created specifically on the needs of the children and their parents.
At the same time, the summer Friuli Venezia Giulia throbs on the exciting rhythms of the glamorous Lignano Sabbiadoro, relaxes in the silence and serenity of the lagoon and Grado sandbanks and breathes the cadences seamanship of Marano lagoon fishermen.
In a coastline it takes 130 kilometers of land from the Adriatic lapped opens a range of seaside resorts different from each other.

Ernest Hemingway called the "small Florida of Italy", Lignano Sabbiadoro is the summer entertainment capital of the Northeast.
The combination of traditional sparkling Lignano nightlife and the wide presence of trendy shops and boutiques makes Lignano a favorite tourist destination for young and shopping.
Synonymous with vivacity, Sabbiadoro, along with Pineta and Lignano Riviera Lignano, a colorful world of sports and healthy lifestyle.
Next to an accurate animation, on the beach you can find schools for windsurfing, canoeing, water aerobics and gymnastics lessons.

The offer of accommodation with services designed specifically for families, a wide range of recreational opportunities, including comprise six theme parks and spa, and the characteristics of the coast - 8 kilometers of golden sand , shallow water, and a tranquil sea - make Lignano the perfect holiday destination for family tourism.

spa and relaxation beloved by Austro-Hungarian emperors, in addition to the natural beauty of its lagoon and an exceptional microclimate that is never lacking the sun-drenched coast, Grado boasts the considerable benefits of its sand and iodine-rich air.

Destination par excellence of family holidays, the image of the town is connected to its spa and its water spa park is a jewel of the spa, consisting of an ergonomic 85 meter pool with Jacuzzi, waterfalls Water, spa tubs, trampolines and games.

Do not miss a walk in the beautiful historic city of Venetian style, crossed by a series of narrow streets and alleys.

Lovers of outdoor and wilderness can bet instead on the steep rugged cliffs of the coastal karst.
Along the winding coastal path that leads to Trieste you can enjoy a breathtaking view overlooking the sea.

In summer the whole coast is teeming life in a swarm of small bathing establishments among which stands out in the historic city center Pedocin: the only beach in Europe with separate areas for men and women, a legacy of the Austro-Hungarian period.

Do not miss

Muggia, the only Istrian-Venetian town that is still Italian, features the remains of an ancient Roman settlement.
The old town crossed by the typical narrow alleyways is home to one of the oldest carnivals in Italy.
The region can count on 24 fully equipped marina, a total of 15 thousand berths.
A visit to the "Natural Reserves of Marano Lagunare and of the mouths of the Stella", offering different ways to deepening split between outdoor activities (eg. Birdwatching) to workshops inside the aquariums.

The freedom of skiing without stress and without boundaries

140 km of slopes for skiing in complete safety and peace of mind
Do you want to combine skiing with the thrill of battling against the wind on a sled pulled by a team on all fours?
The dog sled school in Tarvisio will welcome you.
Limestone dreams white stage where you can watch the great skiing champions?
Then Ravascletto-Zoncolan is the right proposal.
You want to dive into a world overflowing with snow activities designed on the needs of young people?
If you choose Piancavallo you will not regret.

Any direction to take your desires, Friuli Venezia Giulia is able to offer a destination that can satisfy you, giving you a holiday in 360 ° that goes far beyond the pure skiing activity.
Friuli Venezia Giulia is skiing in complete safety and without overcrowding on almost 140 kilometers of downhill runs in the five regional ski resorts.
A variety of choice that offers solutions for all levels of preparation, and with the guarantee assured From manual programmed.

Round off 100 kilometers of cross-country trails immersed in a magical landscape.
Among the more unusual experiences stands the chance to sleep in a real igloo village in Piancavallo.
Moreover, thanks to the Alpe Adria project, you can ski in two countries (Italy and Austria) with a single ski pass, you can now experience the same fascinating experience even between Italy and Slovenia.
Great news is in fact the new connection between the area of ​​Sella Nevea Friulian and Slovenian Bovec: unique emotions at the turn of Monte Canin for a passion in Friuli Venezia Giuila not really know no boundaries.

With FVG Card, Friuli Venezia Giulia's destination card, even for money is guaranteed: card holders can use for free the ski lift to the Lussari Sanctuary and Mount Canin, join a walk in the snow of Tarvisio, in Piancavallo and Carnia snowshoe features and access a discounted rate on the purchase of multi-day ski pass.

Five locations, a thousand things

  • Tarvisio:
    has 80 hectares of slopes always covered with snow.
    Do not miss the "Prampero", a path that winds in a 4 kilometers open path of a breathtaking view, and a paradise for cross-country skiers, the Paruzzi Arena in Tarvisio City.
    Here you can also enjoy the alpine and nordic skiing or dog sledding experience the local school.
  • Sella Nevea:
    the slopes at altitude between the 1200 and the over 2300 meters of altitude make it ideal for spring skiing.
    Permanent seat of European Cup, the stadium has a slalom among the best in the specialty and is home to the Center for the FIS racing speed disciplines.
    It should be noted the recent expansion of skiable area of ​​30 km thanks to the new link with the area of ​​Bovec in Slovenia.
  • Forni di Sopra:
    romantic corner in the Dolomites, with a snow park, a toboggan run, an ice rink, an ice climbing area, it is the perfect destination for families.
  • Ravascletto-Zoncolan:
    set in the marvelous scenery of the Carniche pre-Alps, it has 60 hectares of slopes that reach 2 thousand meters.
    Among the various attractions there stands the Snow Park Free Style Arena, which has a path from thrill for boarder-cross and ski-cross, strictly rhythm of music.
  • Piancavallo:
    50 hectares of slopes with a feather in the cap: a large snowpark, with the possibility to try half pipe, jumps and rails, as well as an area dedicated to freestyle, and the "fun bob", a rail bob launched on a thrilling descent that starts from 1500 to dive with an average gradient of 15%.
    But even alternative experiences: skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing, snow tubing.
    And for the more adventurous the opportunity to take courses in arctic survival proposed by the local school.

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- Tourism Agency Friuli Venezia Giulia

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