Parco Naturale Dolomiti Friulane
Via Roma, 4, 33080 Cimolais PN, Italy
About Parco Naturale Dolomiti Friulane
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.
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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 Duranno is the second highest mountain in the Southern Carnic Alps after the Cima dei Preti , which are also known as the Friulian Dolomites in the area. The massif separates the Piave valley from the Cimoliana valley. You can climb the mountain starting from the Maniago refuge . Another support point can be the Paolo Greselin Bivouac.
Vajont Dam is a double-curved, thin-arch dam, and at 860 feet high, it remains one of the tallest dams in the world. The dam is 11 feet wide at the crest, 73 feet wide at the base, with a crest length of 623 feet. There are 16 gates on the crest with an underground powerhouse and three outlets in the abutment.
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.
The Campanile di Val Montanaia is a peak of the Friulian Dolomites, belonging to the Spalti di Toro group, located in the homonymous valley, in the area of the upper Val Cimoliana , within the territory of the municipality of Cimolais. is a spire 300 meters high and with a base of 60 meters that stands out against the sky in the center of the valley, in a position considered unique because it is clearly separated from the Dolomite spiers making up the surrounding amphitheater.
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.
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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.