What to see in Castelnovo del Friuli
Villages, Churches, Historical buildings and sites, Fountains, Museums and Nature
Davour la Mont and the story of Virginia Tonelli ‘Luisa’
The village, abandoned after the earthquake and in ruins, was recently brought back to light thanks to the efforts of volunteers from the Spilimbergese section
Praforte and the Ciaurlec
There are signs of rebirth among the ruins of the abandoned village of Praforte, which can be reached by footpath or by car. While most
It is one of the few buildings in Castelnovo that survived the 1976 earthquake, albeit with some damage: a house with a double loggia in
The area, which is included among the sites of regional interest due to its particular geological characteristics, is located behind the hill of Oltrerugo, precisely
Rivindicules and the pink onion
Until the middle of the last century, the villages of Castelnovo were surrounded by vegetable gardens, vineyards and native orchards, thanks to the microclimate favourable
Church of San Nicolò and castle ruins
Once upon a time there was a castle, where the large Church of San Nicolò now stands, at the highest and most panoramic point of
This is a small bridge over the Cosa, from which there is a splendid view of the white rock gorges of the torrent. Located between
Churches of Castelnovo
Among the numerous churches present in the villages of Castelnovo, in Paludea there is the church of San Carlo, first built from a seventeenth-century oratory,
Church of Collemonaco
At Celante di Castelnovo, a steep path leads to the Church of Collemonaco, dedicated to San Daniele. The first construction dates back to the fourteenth
What to see "near" Castelnovo del Friuli
Monte Corona landslide
Walking along the ancient via that connected Clauzetto and Vito d’Asio, part of the Monte Corona landslide that caused great
In Malnisio, the War Memorial with the solemn statue representing Italy was inaugurated on 4 November 1925 in the square in front of the church, but it was not completed until 1933. To make room for this work, the village fountain was moved.
The Pradis Caves, an important prehistoric monument in Europe
Feet on the ground
A dense network of well-marked paths extends across the Montereale Valcellina area, including the hamlets and the many places of cultural, historical and natural interest.
The Municipal Park and the Dominu Tower
To the rear of the Town Hall is the Dominu Park, where the remains of a pre-Roman necropolis of incineration were found, with some twenty burials arranged in three parallel rows.
Of the imposing Savorgnan Castle, today there remain ruins full of charm, which recall distant stories and legends.
The Periadriatic Fault
This geological site in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region offers a spectacular lunar panorama. The Periadriatic Fault or Barcis -Starasella