Friuli Venezia Giulia
With beautiful Adriatic beaches, stunning mountain views, and vineyards, regione Friuli-Venezia-Giulia shares borders with Austria in the north and Slovenia in the east.
Referred to simply as Friuli, Friuli Venezia Giulia derives its name from several provinces. Infused with Austrian and Slovenian influences, there are historical differences that make this region unique.
The capital of this region is Trieste and is divided into Gorizia, Pordenone, Trieste and Udine provinces. It offers an exceptional variety of rustic, historical cultural and human scenery. The people of Friuli and the mountains have a direct, well-defined, time-honored relationship. The mountains mean greatness, and serenity, a place which is good for the body and soul. Beautiful natural scenery can be enjoyed on its shores and the coastal landscapes of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.
Over the course of many centuries of its history, many people of Europe have passed through this region and each have left their mark on the culture, art, and society of the region.