Friuli-Venezia Giulia ranks among Italy's most varied regions when it comes to cultural attractions, nature treasures and awe-inspiring landscapes
Friuli-Venezia Giulia is Italy's most North-Eastern region. It covers an area of 7,856 km² and is the fifth smallest region of the country. It borders Austria to the north and Slovenia to the east. To the south it faces the Adriatic Sea and to the west its internal border is with the Veneto region. The region spans a wide variety of climates and landscapes from the mild Mediterranean climate in the south to Alpine continental in the north.
Although small in size, Friuli-Venezia Giulia has always been in the center of Europe and has played an important role in connecting Italy and the Mediterranean to Central and Eastern Europe. The entire region boasts an infinite number of cultural highlights, beautiful beaches and gently rolling hills. A true paradise for both active holiday makers and all those in search of rest and relaxation: cycling, walking, swimming, boating – The choice is all yours.
Among the further highlights are the area's countless spa centers, culture treasures, museums and historical town centers of Udine, Tolmezzo, Pordenone, Cividale del Friuli, Gorizia, Aquileia, and many more. Friuli-Venezia Giulia is always worth a visit, in summer and winter alike!