Hiking in northern Italy. Weekend around nature: lakes, mountains, waterfalls

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Who's ready for refreshing summer in northern Italy? On this trip, we will discover beautiful Friuli, a region in northern Italy that is full of national parks and surrounded by mountains, rivers, and lakes. An ideal destination for those who want to immerse themselves in nature and be seduced by delicious flavors. Not only you will visit some mesmerizing mountains, lakes, and waterfalls, but we will also have a chance to taste the delicious local food πŸ•πŸ₯© πŸ’°β€‹ What's included in this trip? πŸ β€‹ Shared accommodation during the stay with delicious Italian breakfast is included. (2 people in a room, Women and men not in the same room) please see the gallery for room reference. πŸš—β€‹ Transportation during your stay is also included, there will be 2 cars, so tripmates will not need to worry about seating spots. πŸš† Pick-up & drop-off from the nearest station: Villach (Austria) / Gemona (Italy) can be arranged. Not included: Food and other personal expenses. Let me know if you need help finding a solution with the flight/train. About me: My name is Windy, I live in Italy. I love hosting weekend escapes or short trips in general, I host adrenalin trips annually (skydiving, bungee jumping, ziplining, hiking, skiing) and travel in a small group. Check out my profile for more budget-friendly short trips! πŸͺ‚ For more information, feel free to get in touch with me β€‹πŸ“©β€‹ Looking forward to meeting you! Windy ❀️​
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Day 1
On the first day after picking up TripMates in either Villach or Gemona we will go to Laghi di Fusine (Fusine Lakes) are two lakes of glacial origin in the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, very close to the borders of Austria and Slovenia. The Fusine Lakes are also known by their German name, Weissenfelser Seen, and their Slovenian name, Belopeska Jezera.

JΓ΄f di Montasio

Day 1
The JΓ΄f di Montasio is located in the Province of Udine, in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of northeastern Italy. With its elevation of 2,752 meters, it is the second-highest mountain of the Julian Alps, surpassed only by Triglav. The Julian Alps are part of the Southern Limestone Alps System. Hiking this mountain is rather harsh and in summer there are lots of wildflowers that always distract my focus. I am not an advanced hiker, but if you are - you can hike, and I will wait for you at the bottom while enjoying the view and do a small picnic.

Lago del Predil

Day 1
The water of the Predil lake is clear and transparent, of a green-blue color, but it is very cold, a fact that does not prevent the intrepid from taking a nice dip. In the middle of its waters, a characteristic islet emerges, which paints an enchanted landscape.

Lago Dimon

Day 1-2
We will start our day early, eat breakfast and go hike in Dimon Lake. A lake above the mountain along the hike you will encounter rare species of flora such as the alpine pasqueflower. This hike is suitable for beginner - Intermediate, Duration: approx 4 hours (go up and down).

San Daniele del Friuli

Day 2-3
San Daniele is the perfect weekend destination for lovers of prosciutto, history, culture, and Italian scenery. If you are into exploring local food then this place is just for you, the ham/prosciutto is famous around the world. I do not eat red meat, but I would love to show you around :D// if you do not into this, feel free to let me know, and we will pass it and change the itinerary.

Goriuda waterfall

Day 3
Goriuda waterfall, A flow of icy water from the upper grotto leaps over the valley, then plunge into the crystal-clear pool of water at the base of the cascade, in the steamy atmosphere of a lush beech forest.

Monte lussari

Day 3
Monte Lussari and IF there is enough time we can also Orrido dello slizza path. Monte Lussari: A cute little village on top of the mountain at a peak overlooking the land where the Carnic and Julian Alps come together, from a position of privilege that positions it as the guardian of these borderlands. Orrido dello slizza: Striking natural area with a boardwalk through a rugged canyon for views over a clear-water stream. Around 5-6 PM drop back to Villach or Gemona.
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Hi hi, looks great. If you are planning something similar but with at least 4-6 nights please let me... Read More

Hi, I am planning to organize a longer hike trip next year. This year I am not able to do it due to work.

Hey, Please lei me know if by any chance you had a free spot!

Hi, this trip is fully booked. But I organize a similar trip from 25-27 August, opening spots for 5 people, if you are interested you can find it on my profile.

Hi Windy, I am new here. just came across this planned Hiking. Sadly the group is already full. I... Read More

Hi Arya, I am going to verify 1 tripmate and check if he is joining for real. I should have his answer by tomorrow.

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