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Friuli-Venezia Giulia

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Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Location
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Flag
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Quick Facts
Capital Trieste
Government Italian Autonomous Region
Currency Euro (€)
Area 7,858 km2
Population 1,219,356(2012 est)
Language Official:Italian
Regionally Spoken:Friulian, Venetian
Religion n/a
Electricity 230V, 50Hz (European or Italian plug)
Time Zone UTC +1 and UTC +2(DST)

Friuli-Venezia Giulia is a region of Italy.

Provinces[edit]

Friuli-Venezia Giulia is divided into four provinces:

The four provinces are further divided into communes.

Cities[edit]

  • Azzano Decimo
  • Cordenons
  • Cividale del Friuli
  • Fiume Veneto
  • Fontanafredda
  • Gorizia
  • Grado
  • Latisana
  • Lignano
  • Monfalcone
  • Porcia
  • Pordenone
  • Ronchi dei Legionari
  • San Daniele del Friuli
  • Spilimbergo
  • Tavagnacco
  • Trieste
  • Udine

Other destinations[edit]

In the province of Trieste(TS):

  • Muggia.

In the province of Gorizia(GO):

  • Cormons,
  • Gradisca d'Isonzo.

In the province of Udine(UD):

  • Aquileia,
  • Bordano,
  • Cervignano del Friuli,
  • Fagagna,
  • Gemona del Friuli,
  • Palmanova,
  • Passariano di Codroipo Villa Manin
  • Sauris,
  • Tarvisio,
  • Tolmezzo.

In the province of Pordenone(PN):

  • Maniago,
  • Porcia,
  • Sacile,
  • San Vito al Tagliamento,
  • Sesto al Reghena

Understand[edit]

Talk[edit]

people is divided into 4 linguistic groups: italians, friulians, slovenes and germans.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

The regional and international Ronchi dei Legionari Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport (wwww.aeroporto.fvg.it) is 20 km away from Gorizia, 33 from Trieste, 40 from Udine and 80 from Pordenone. The international Marco Polo Airport of Venice(www.veniceairport.it).Also low cost direct flights. The Treviso Airport for low cost direct flights.

By train[edit]

Direct trains to Trieste. Venezia-Mestre towards Treviso, Pordenone, Udine, Gorizia. Udine-Tarvisio. Udine-Trieste.Udine-Cividale del Friuli.Sacile-Gemona del Friuli. www.trenitalia.it.

By car[edit]

Motorways: A4 Turin-Trieste, A23 Tarvisio-Udine-Palmanova, A28 Portogruaro-Pordenone-Conegliano Veneto.

Get around[edit]

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The adriatic sea resorts: Lignano Sabbiadoro, Grado, Marina Iulia di Monfalcone, Riviera di Barcolana.

The alpine ski resorts: Ampezzo, Chiusaforte-Sella Nevea, Claut, Forni di Sopra, Forni Avoltri, Malborghetto-Valbruna, Piancavallo, Pontebba-Passo Pramollo, Ravasletto-Zoncolan, Sauris, Tarvisio, Verzegnis-Sella Chianzutan.

The 2 Cansiglio and Tarvisio Forests.

The 2 Regional Parks: Dolomiti Friulane and Prealpi Giulie.

The alpine lakes: Vajont, Barcis, Tramonti, Cornino, Verzegnis, Cavazzo, Doberdo, Fusine, Predil.

The castles of Miramare, Duino, Gorizia, and so on...

The caves of Sgonico Grotta Gigante, Villanova di Lusevera, Pradis di Clauzetto.

The "Road of Wine and Cherries", the "Road of Ham and Castles", the "Road of Montasio Cheese".

Climbing, walking, mountaining, paragliding, hang-gliding, canyoning, rafting, horse riding, golf, mountain biking and cycling, spelunking, swimming, sailing, surf, wind-surf, kitesurf. On the snow: downhill, off-track and cross-country skiing, freeride, snowboard, snow parks, ice-climbing, outings with snow-shoes and sleddogs.

Eat[edit][add listing]

The regional cuisine was born from the union of three great culinary traditions, the austrian, the venetian and the slav, plus a sturdy and tasty popular friulan cuisine.

Celebrated hams: San Daniele, Sauris, Cormons, Carso, smoked speck.

Ancient cheeses: Montasio, Asino, Latteria, Malga, Tabor, Liptauer, Zepek.

Iota or Jota, porcina or porzina, game, goose products, klotznudl, knodel, bobici, kaiserfleisch, sbarbôt , bisna, cevapcici, San Daniele and Carnia smoked trout, mlinzi, gnocchi, pistum, baccalà, frico, patate in tecia, white and green asparaguses, cjalzons, boreto or brodo or brodetto, granzevola alla triestina, marinated sardines, muset, brovada, riso e fasoi, risotti, sauc, crafus, linguâl, pestât, pestadice, peta or petuccia or pitina, goulash, palatschinken, radicchio canarino, rosa di Gorizia, rusclin, ricotta affumicata, polenta, filon, dobos, cotto di Trieste,toc in braide, cueste, lujagne, savors, lidric cul poc, pindulis, sassaka friulana, sculta fumât, strudel, kipfel, krapfen, struki or strucchi, crostui, cuguluf, colaz, gubana, pinza, putizza, presnitz, sacher, pickles, honeys.

Drink[edit][add listing]

White wines: Ramandolo, Picolit, Friulano, Verduzzo friulano.

Red wines: Refosco del Peduncolo Rosso, Schiopettino, Terrano.

Beers: "Castello di Udine", "Agribeer Zahre", "Befed", "Praforte".

Spirits: Grappa Friulana, Pear brandy, slivovitz,plum brandy.

Coffee: Illy.

Mineral waters: "Pradis", "Goccia di Carnia", "Dolomia".

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