Europalace Hotel in cooperation with Xplorer Association, involved in promoting mountain bike tourism in FVG, will give you the possibility to organize your on-two-wheels holiday planning each and every detail. You will be provided of maps, advices, technical and logistic support, the possibility of keeping the bicycles indoor or to rent them for your excursions through the reception desk of the hotel. You may visit Duino or Trieste by bike, discover the unique karstic paths, from the panoramic way to the uphill dusty road, breathing the marine breeze and listening to the sound of the sea.
Friuli is a paradise for trout that can be found everywhere, from piedmont lakes (along with graylings) to the caves and lakes in the southern part of the region. You can also catch mullet or sea bass at the mouths of rivers and the sea. The offer of fishing grounds easy to reach rapidly by car is manifold, from a characteristic mountain landscape of streams (fly-fishing with settlement of grayling and trout) to the calm warm waters of the southern part of the region (carp). The clear waters of rivers with a unique biodiversity allow fishing for trout, grayling, char, carp, tench, barbi fish, chub, pike and catfish, while it is easy to find at the mouths of river flounders, sea bass, sea breams, breams, mullets and sea trouts.
Friuli Venezia Giulia is rich in art, history and culture. As evidence of a history that spans centuries, numerous places of worship are scattered across the region and attract every year thousands of tourists and pilgrims from around the world. The most important and worthy of a visit shrines in our area are certainly the Marian Sanctuary of the island of Barbana (Grado - GO), the National Shrine of Mary Queen Mother of Monte Grisa (Trieste), the Shrine of Monte Santo (Nova Gorica) and the Shrine of Our Lady of Castelmonte (Prepotto - UD).
A brand new promotion for playrooms lovers and their evenings in the Slovenian capital of entertainment (just beyond the border).
A weekend dedicated to nature, from the breathtaking landscape of the Duino falesie to the uncontaminated atmosphere of the Cona Island and the Regional Natural Reserve Foce dell’Isonzo (possibility of boat excursions or horseback tours). From the mouth of the river to the city of Trieste sprawls a territory rich in wildlife and landscapes: from the sandy banks of the natural reserve populated by wild birds and Camargue horses, to the imposing chalky falsie upon which the suggestive Castle of Duino stands.
Between the sea and the near Slovenia, at the extreme east of the region, The Karsts sprawls, a hill territory covered by Mediterranean vegetation and composed by chalky rocks which have been shaped by superficial or subterranean waters and have created the underground wonders you may see in this tour, such as the Grotta Gigante (Giant Cave, the world's largest show cave), the doline and the foibe . Discovering this mysterious landscape, you can take a pause to taste local wines and specialties in the characteristic osmize (rural taverns).
A touching itinerary between Slovenia and Italy through the most significant sceneries of the First World War. Experienced guides will accompany you in the discover of the places symbol of the Isonzo Front: Caporetto and Tomino with their museums and sanctuary, Redipuglia with the imposing shrine (the biggest in Italy), Mount S. Michele with the visible ruins of the trenches, of a camp hospital and of the command galleries, San Martino del Carso and its surroundings which inspired some of the most moving and vivid poems written by Giuseppe Ungaretti who fought personally in these places.
Strategically located, Monfalcone is just a few kilometers from the most beautiful beaches of the Adriatic