Friuli Venezia Giulia, Ippolito Nievo’s little compendium of the universe
If the aim of an extended Europe is to be united in diversity, then Friuli Venezia Giulia has got there before it. In a place where the Alps and the Adriatic symbolise the two extremes of a multi-faceted and changing landscape, Italian, Slavic and Germanic cultures meet in a sort of melting pot of traditions, languages and religions.
Nearly 8,000 square km of unspoilt mountains, gentle hills and deep blue sea form the contours of a nerve centre of European geography at the crossroad of people and history, a land that rewards the visitor with its richness and that never fails to surprise, no matter what the point of view is.
DISCOVER FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA!
Grado, the island of the sun The Venetian charm of the old centre of Grado, an elegant seaside town, is seen in its narrow streets and little squares bordered by picturesque fishermen’s homes. Campo dei Patriarchi, a central square, is dominated by the Basilica di Santa Eufemia and the contiguous Basilica di Santa Maria delle […]
Friuli Venezia Giulia is a hospitable place and it’s in people’s nature here to know how to look after your body and your wellness.
Friuli Venezia Giulia, where Italy meets Europe Land of the Celts, Romans, Longobards, Venetians and the Habsburgs, Friuli Venezia Giulia is a trove of art, history and culture. Lying in the heart of Europe, at the crossroads of the Latin, German and Slav worlds, it is a land of meetings: the result is an original […]
In Friuli Venezia Giulia, the land and its cuisine are tied by an unbreakable bond.