Friuli Venezia Giulia: what to see


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What to see in Friuli Venezia Giulia, with useful information regarding this region of northern Italy, a meeting place for various peoples and cultures.


Tourist information

Friuli Venezia Giulia is a region of north-eastern Italy bordering Austria, Slovenia and Veneto.

It overlooks the Adriatic Sea at the gulf of Venice. With its capital Trieste, it includes the provinces of Pordenone, Udine and Gorizia.


In the northern part of the region, the mountainous part of the territory is made up of the Carnic Alps, a stretch of the Julian Alps, and the hills that interpose between the Alps and the Padano-Veneta plain which extends to the south.

To the southeast is the karst plateau, which slopes down from the Julian Alps to the Adriatic.

The climate of this region varies according to the areas, it passes from the Mediterranean climate of the coasts, to the temperate climate with a higher degree of humidity in the plains and hills, to arrive at the typically alpine climate of the Alps.

What see

Friuli Venezia Giulia is a borderland, a meeting point for various peoples, very interesting from a cultural point of view, and also from a tourism point of view, as it offers a bit of everything, from coastal towns such as Lignano Sabbiadoro, Grado , Aquileia, Trieste and the Marano Lagoon, in mountain towns such as Tarvisio, Valcanale and Piancavallo, ideal for winter sports.

From an archaeological point of view, Aquileia stands out, which was one of the major cities of the Roman Empire, of which today it remains a very interesting archaeological area, considered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

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