Pizzoc, 31010 Fregona, Province of Treviso, Italy
The Pizzoc is a mountain of the Treviso Alps. It reaches 1,565 m of altitude, representing one of the highest points in the municipality of Fregona and in the province of Treviso, to which it belongs. It is an excellent vantage point from which to observe the Alpago Mountains, the Venetian Dolomites, the Revine Lakes, the Val Lapisina lakes, and the ridge of the Col Visentin-Monte Cesen.
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The Caglieron caves are located in the municipality of Fregona, province of Treviso, precisely in the locality of Breda. It is a series of cavities created partly by natural erosion activities and partly by human action. Natural erosion consists of a deep gorge carved by the Caglieron stream on alternating layers of limestone conglomerate, sandstone and marl from the Serravallian Miocene . You can admire numerous waterfalls, about ten meters high, with large potholes at the base.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.