Protected area

Everything extraordinarily exciting

Emotions capture you from the first contact, just a few steps and you will be surrounded by an unspoiled natural paradise. Extended valleys, with no main roads and towns, penetrate among  Dolomite peaks elevating the Natural Park of the Friulian Dolomites to the degree of “wilderness”, ideal place for naturalistic excursions and trekking. Away from city bustle and modern life stress, you are in a silent quiet, important factor in improving our quality of life. Contemplative walks, rock climbing; observe nature or just relax in a pleasant idleness.

The park’s protagonists

Wish to fly is the first feeling when you look silently the majestic golden eagle flight, the only true queen of each valley. Or the desire to jump like the Alpine ibexes that you may see along the steep paths. The entire Natural Park of the Friulian Dolomites is full of life, it is easy to meet, on your way, herds of deer, chamois and roe deer. See grouses or black grouses escaping from your path. Observe young marmots run after each other. Unforgettable moments!

Winter between snow and ice

In winter, the Natural Park of the Friulian Dolomites glows of a special light and the landscape becomes a fairy-tale. Walks with cross-country skis or snowshoes, ski mountaineering in quiet places full of magic, climbing courses on frozen waterfalls, just those thrilling attractions that you can try in the winter months. Rediscover the positive side of the sub-zero!

Summer between scents and colors

Imagine a deep blue sky, bright green valleys, red mountains at sunset, hear the gurgle of clear streams: here you are in the Natural Park of the Friulian Dolomites. 37,000 hectares of colors and scents. You will be enchanted in front of the white and delicate Huter Sandstone or intense blue Gentian Froelich, while the scent of nature instills a feeling of instant wellness. Everywhere you can breathe fresh smells, strong like the pine or delicate like the wild orchid.

Majestic peaks

Surrounded by the peaks of Monfalconi, that shoot up into the sky in the middle of a glacial basin, here rises, solitary and hieratic, the Peak of Val Montanaia, universally recognized as the symbol of Val Cimoliana, the Park’s heart. You will be delighted in front of this imposing tower pointing to the sky, climbed for the first time in 1902 by the Austrians Saar and Von Glanvell, which is now essential destination for any climbing enthusiast. Surprising are the fossilized footprints of dinosaurs that can be observed at Casavento while to see the curious erosion phenomenon of San Daniele Books on Mount Borgà you have to reach an altitude of 2200 meters.