Friuli Venezia Giulia is located in the northeast end of Italy. Surrounded by high mountains, the region overlooks on the Adriatic Sea, enclosing within it many different landscapes: the Carso plateau, formed by naked wind-rock, where soil erosion has created a series of caves, cavities and "risorgivas"; lakes, valleys and protected areas are the spectacular high mountain views of Dolomiti Orientali, Dolomiti della Carnia and Alpi Giulie; the coast, low and sandy, from the border with the Veneto to Monfalcone becomes rocky and continues towards Trieste. Named "land of contrasts", as there are different traditions in the territory, Friuli Venezia Giulia, has a rich and varied cultural heritage generated by the confluence in this land of different populations throughout history.
Friuli Venezia Giulia is a region still to be discovered that gives visitors a wide variety of landscapes, ancient traditions and cities to fit human beings. Not to be missed Piazza Unità d'Italia in Trieste, overlooking the sea and surrounded by a hug of precious Liberty buildings, Grotta del Gigante inserted since 1995 in the Guinness Book for Recorded Measures: 107 meters high, 280 in length , 65 in width; Cividale, a town founded in the 50th B.C.
By Giulio Cesare, was occupied by the Longobards of King Alboino, in 568, still today the center of the town is pure Middle Ages: the longobard imprint, lively, is prostrated with pride.
In the Friuli Venezia Giulia region there are 216 municipalities. The capital of the region is Trieste followed by the provinces of Gorizia, Pordenone and Udine.
Located in the northeastern part of Italy, Trieste, has for centuries been a frontier site whose mark is reflected in elegant historical, artistic and architectural masterpieces. Famous for the port enclosed in the gulf bearing its name
and for the wind blowing up to 150 km/h, Trieste is also remembered for its historic cafes, symbols of local passion for this drink and to be the meeting point for intellectuals, politicians, writers and poets.