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33080 Barcis, Province of Pordenone, Italy

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About Barcis

Barcis is an Italian town of 243 inhabitants in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.  Barcis rises in 409  m asl in Valcellina, in the Friulian Dolomites, on the shores of the artificial lake of the same name. The basin where the town and its hamlets arise is closed to the north by Mount Resettùm, west from the Crep Nudo mountains and Messer, south from the Cavallo mountains and Cjastelât, east of the Raut mountains.

Attractions near Barcis

Piancavallo9.78km from Barcis

Piancavallo has 17 km of ski runs equipped with artificial snow systems that ensure constant snow-cover allowing you to enjoy going down the main runs and along the many variations designed for experienced skiers. The ski school zone and a large dedicated area give novice skiers the opportunity to engage in their first descents.

Viale Col Nudo11.68km from Barcis

The Col Nudo is the mountain highest of the Venetian Alps and of 'chain Alpago, located on the border between the region Veneto and the region Friuli-Venezia Giulia.  This peak, actually very complex because it is made up of various elevations, may seem insignificant seen from the south, on the contrary, its north face is one of the extreme walls of the Dolomites, recently rediscovered by mountaineering who wrote surprising pages there.

The natural park of the Friulian Dolomites is a protected natural area of Friuli-Venezia Giulia ( western Friuli ), definitively established in 1996 as a regional park and extended for 36,950 hectares, in an area of the Carnic Prealps known precisely as the Friulian Dolomites , mostly falling within the former province of Pordenone and minimally in the former province of Udine.

Source of the Gorgazzo17.45km from Barcis

The source of Gorgazzo is an underwater cave where the homonymous torrent originates, a tributary of the Livenza river. The Valchiusana spring is located near Polcenigo. The name derives from the Friulian gorc which means precisely abyss.  The cave consists of a resurgence, one of the deepest ever explored in the world and the second deepest karst spring with a siphon in Europe after the Spring of Valchiusa in Provence.

Val Tramontina17.6km from Barcis

The Val Tramontina or Val Meduna is one of the valley Prealpis Carniche . It is located in the province of Pordenone, arranged in a north-south direction and is crossed by the Meduna river.  The mild climate found, in summer, in the areas of the Chiarzo and Meduna streams allows bathing in the three municipalities.

Monte Toc17.95km from Barcis

Monte Toc, nicknamed the walking mountain by locals due to its tendency to landslide, is a mountain on the border between Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia in Northern Italy best known for the Vajont Dam, which was built at the mountain's base in 1960. One of the nice trekking destination and also a picturesque location too.

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Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is surrounded by high mountains, enclosing many different landscapes. The great variety of landscapes matches the rich and variegated cultural heritage that was determined by a complex history and by the confluence of different civilizations in this territory.