Nature in Friuli Venezia Giulia is unadulterated and guarantees thousands of opportunities for an unforgettable active vacation in the sign of physical activities, fun, wellness and relaxation. Every part of Friuli Venezia Giulia’s Alps (Dolomites, Prealps and the Carnic Alps), is a perfect place for those who want to enjoy winter sports, such as skiing, snowboarding, climbing, ice skating or trekking. All the well-known ski resorts, from Tarvisio to Piancavallo, from Sauris to Sella Nevea offer miles of slopes and modern facilities among impressive, rocky massifs and enchanting sceneries.

Water sports can be praticed on the beaches from the lagoon of Grado to Lignano Sabbiadoro. Relaxation and sunbathing alternate with a volleyball match, water skiing, windsurfing, sailing, long bicycle rides or water games in amusing water parks. Then, you can enjoy the nightlife with its clubs, pubs and restaurants. All over the region is possible to find exciting golf courses, all amidst amazing landscapes.


Natural parks and protected areas are perfect for hiking and walking thanks to their enchanting sceneries and their equipped nature routes, ideal also for trekking or mountain biking. Cavanata Valley Reservation is a good place for birdwatching, while the Miraramare sea reserve offers thrilling scuba diving experiences. Finally, the Natural Park of the Dolomites is the realm of mountaineering and climbing, and the Carnic hills seems to be made for horseback riding.

But the natural routes are endless: the historical and natural paths in Carnia, where First Word War forts, galleries and other vestiges can be discovered, the steep limestone promontory of the Carso or the banks of the Tagliamento and other rivers are just some of them.


A regenerating vacation that combines health, wellbeing and beauty, can be enjoyed in the region’s renowned Spas, like the memorable Terme di Grado or the Lignano Riviera, where you can enjoy seawater treatments.

Wine trails cover all the region, from mountain to the sea, to explore quality wines and good food, roaming between vineyards and farms where you can taste typical specialties and products, including the famous prosciutto of San Daniele, or Montasio cheese.

Events and feasts run throughout the year: cultural events, such as the Pordenonlegge; the religious festival El Pardòn di Barbana; and countless exhibitions and food fairs, like Sapori di Carnia in Raveo, Friuli DOC in Udine or Aria di Festa in San Daniele.

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