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Discover Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy's north east

  • Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy
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  • Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy
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Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Italy

Friuli-Venezia Giulia is up in the far north-eastern corner of Italy, on the border with Austria and Slovenia, whose location has long been considered by many to be a limitation. Despite appearing somewhat marginalised in relation to the rest of the peninsula, this quiet region, which often finds itself an outsider in the usual Italian disputes, in reality, enjoys a prime location. Friuli-Venezia-Giulia is, in fact, at the centre of Europe and represents a crossroads and meeting place for various different languages and ethnicities. Bordered to the north by the Julian Prealps and the Friuli Dolomites, and to the south by the Adriatic Sea, this region consists mainly of fields, gentle hills and many a small charming town.

Friuli Venezia Giulia: the key figures

Surface area : 7845.0 km2

Population : 1230936 inhabitants

  • The hills and mountains
  • The fine wines
  • The peace and quiet
  • The sleepy towns

Friuli Venezia Giulia: what to visit?

Coasts

  • Lignano Sabbiadoro , A view of Lignano beach , Italy
    Lignano Sabbiadoro
  • Grado , Boats in the port of Grado , Italy
    Grado
  • Marano Lagunare , Sunset over Marano Lagunare , Italy
    Marano Lagunare
  • Marano Lagunare , Sunset over Marano Lagunare , Italy

The fauna and flora

  • The Julian Prealps Natural Park , Italy
    The Julian Prealps Natural Park
  • The Friulian Dolomites Natural Park , Italy
    The Friulian Dolomites Natural Park
  • The Friulian Dolomites Natural Park , Italy

Landscapes

  • La Carnia , Cavazzo Lake , Italy
    La Carnia
  • Il Tarvisiano , Italy
    Il Tarvisiano
  • The Hills , Italy
    The Hills
  • The Hills , Italy

Enogastronomy

  • Frico , Italy
    Frico
  • Cjarsons , Italy
    Cjarsons
  • Italian wine , Italy
    Italian wine
  • Italian wine , Italy

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