What to see

Villages, Churches, Historical buildings and sites, Fountains, Museums and Nature

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Castelnovo del Friuli

The Geosito

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

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Montereale Valcellina

Pedemontana railway

Travelling along the Sacile-Gemona piedmont railway line allows you to cross very evocative landscapes, watercourses and environments, open to the plain and overlooking the foothills of the Alps.

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Roiello Pellegrin
Montereale Valcellina

Pellegrin’s roiello

Running water was brought to San Leonardo Valcellina in 1837 thanks to the intuition of a local farmer, Giovanni Antonio Dell’Angelo, known as Pellegrin. Before that there was the “lagoon”, a stagnant and unhealthy pool, fed by the rains, in the centre of the square.

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Centrale Malnisio
Montereale Valcellina

Malnisio power station

The Malnisio power station, an extraordinary example of industrial architecture of the last century, was completed in 1905: at the time it was one of

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Pinzano station
Pinzano al Tagliamento

Pinzano station

It was inaugurated in 1912, with the opening of the Casarsa-Pinzano railway line (already in 1967 passenger traffic was interrupted and in 1987 the transport

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The Church of San Rocco
Montereale Valcellina

The Church of San Rocco

Outside the inhabited centre, on the road leading to the Ravedis narrows, is the Church of San Rocco, surrounded by the cemetery. This space has been dedicated to religious worship for centuries: not far away, in fact, a small votive altar from the 1st century B.C., dedicated to the river deity Temavus, was found.

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Savorgnan Castle
Pinzano al Tagliamento

Savorgnan Castle

Of the imposing Savorgnan Castle, today there remain ruins full of charm, which recall distant stories and legends.

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The Periadriatic Fault
Andreis

The Periadriatic Fault

This geological site in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region offers a spectacular lunar panorama. The Periadriatic Fault or Barcis -Starasella Line was formed by the

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Archaeological Museum in Palazzo Toffol
Montereale Valcellina

Archaeological Museum in Palazzo Toffol

The area in which Montereale Valcellina stands has been inhabited for at least three thousand years: the oldest evidence of human settlements dates back to the 14th century B.C., the so-called Bronze Age. Some swords that have re-emerged from the gravel of the Cellina date back to this period, perhaps of a votive nature, linked to the cult of the torrent or of a deity linked to water.

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Sentiero san Martino
Clauzetto

Monte Corona landslide

Walking along the ancient via that connected Clauzetto and Vito d’Asio, part of the Monte Corona landslide that caused great devastation between these two villages

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Castelnovo del Friuli

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,

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Church of St James
Clauzetto

Church of St James

Located at the most panoramic point of Clauzetto, the Church of San Giacomo, built between the 13th and 14th centuries, can be reached by climbing

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Castelnovo del Friuli

Puntic

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

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Castelnovo del Friuli

Villa Sulis

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

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The Pinzano Bridge
Pinzano al Tagliamento

The Pinzano Bridge

Work on the construction of the first permanent bridge began in 1903 and the 181-metre-long, 30-metre-high structure, divided into three arches, was inaugurated on 16

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La fâvria
Andreis

La fâvria

The forge, fâvria, where the blacksmith made the iron tools needed for daily activities, can be visited in Via Roma, thanks to the recent restoration

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Rivindicules
Castelnovo del Friuli

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

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Menocchio Aldo Colonnello
Montereale Valcellina

The Menocchio, heretical miller

The mill rented by Domenico Scandella, known as Menocchio, at the end of the 16th century is located on the right bank of the Cellina, a little lower than the Church of Santa Maria, now San Rocco.

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Castelnovo del Friuli

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

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Clauzetto

Pieve d’Asio

The first written documents referring to Clauzetto date back to the 12th century, with the foundation of the Pieve d’Asio, but the origins of the

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Casera Rupeit piedi sui luoghi
Montereale Valcellina

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.

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Ampiano Mill
Pinzano al Tagliamento

Ampiano Mill

Mulino di Situated along the Cosa stream, outside the village of Valeriano, the Mulino di Ampiano has been documented since 1320. It functioned thanks to

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Malga Fara
Andreis

Malga Fara

Located above the hamlet of Bosplans, at an altitude of 960 metres above sea level, Malga Fara is owned by the municipality and has been

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War Memorial
Montereale Valcellina

War Memorial

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.

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Fontane
Clauzetto

Fountains

Until the arrival of water in the home, fountains were a central element in daily life: they were places of aggregation, where people took their

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Stretta di Pinzano
Pinzano al Tagliamento

The Stretta di Pinzano

In addition to the undisputed beauty of the landscape, the Stretta di Pinzano combines features of national scientific interest. This is why it is included among the geosites of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region.

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Vito d’Asio

The Agane House

Between Anduins and Vito d’Asio, at 473 metres above sea level, on the right bank of the Rio Barquet, there is a cave known as

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Vecchia Strada
Montereale Valcellina

The old Valcellina road

Until 1906, the Valcellina, with the municipalities of Andreis, Barcis, Claut, Cimolais and Erto, which in the 19th century had a total of ten thousand inhabitants, remained isolated due to the absence of roads.

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Clauzetto

Possible revival

There are many historical, cultural and environmental elements that still make the territory of Clauzetto rich: today they can be re-launched in an innovative way,

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Palazzo Cigolotti ingresso
Montereale Valcellina

Cigolotti Palaces

Between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, some splendid villas were built in the territory of Montereale Valcellina. The Lords Cigolotti, merchants who came from Trentino

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The Germanic Shrine
Pinzano al Tagliamento

The Germanic Shrine

For decades, closed to the public as a military space and then covered by vegetation, the Sacrarium on Col Pion was a mysterious object for

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