Friuli I Italy villas
Explore a varied landscape with Italy villas in Friuli
The region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia lies in the northeast of Italy, bordering Austria, Slovenia and the Veneto region. The sublime scenery that you can discover here whilst renting villas in Italy covers the Karst plateau in the Dolomites over a hillside to the beautiful coast of the Adriatic Sea. In the northern part of Friuli there are the Julian Alps, named after Julius Caesar, whilst in the south, a rocky coastline stretches out before you. Especially popular are the beautiful beaches of Grado and Lignano along the Adriatic coast, where you can enjoy the fine sand and azure waters near your Italian country cottages.
Villas in Italy with fine food and wine
A huge part of Italian heritage and culture is a long tradition of rich cuisine. Friuli with its many culinary delights is no exception to the foodie fascination. Local specialties combine Mediterranean fare, along with alpine cooking. Whilst self-catering Italy in NOVASOL's direct holiday homes, be sure to try San Daniele ham, Montasio cheese, Friulian olive oil and freshly caught seafood. Perhaps pair with local wines like Picolit or Tocai Friulano, which are very popular with connoisseurs worldwide. There are numerous bars and restaurants serving regional produce and traditional meals for you to try. Equally, you may enjoy buying from a market or small shops and preparing a feast at your holiday rentals in Italy!
Active adventure holidays in Friuli
With such an incredible landscape, Friuli makes a great backdrop for outdoor activities. This really is a paradise for anybody interested in active pursuits like hiking, cycling and golf. The vast and safe ocean is ideal for water sports such as sailing, surfing, swimming and scuba diving. Of course, an active holiday doesn’t have to involve sports – with a number of historic attractions, like fantastic castles, self-catering in Friuli will keep you busy with sightseeing during your stay. Or alternatively, just sit back and soak up the sunshine at your Italian country cottages with hot tubs or swimming pools for ultimate rest and relaxation.
The regional capital is Trieste, which you should not miss during your stay at Italian holiday rentals in Friuli. The region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia formerly belonged to the Austrian Habsburg Empire and the port of Trieste was an important access to the sea for trade and travel. The ambient port with its elegant neoclassical buildings is not the only sight worth seeing in this cultural hotspot. Rent a holiday home near Trieste and see Roman remains of a forum and basilica, the 15th century fortified castello, and the incredibly interesting Museum of History and Art. If Italian history and culture is something of interest on your self-catering holidays, then be sure to visit Trieste in Friuli.
Beach holidays in Italian country cottages by the Adriatic
The coast of Friuli-Venezia Giulia region is very exciting and varied a location for villas in Italy. From the sandy beaches between Grado and Lignano it extends over a cliff to small bays to the east towards Trieste and the Slovenian border. Similar to the neighbouring Veneto, there are kilometres of sandy beaches, entertainment and activities widely available right by your villas in Italy. The fine, sandy coastline is family-friendly and well-equipped to ensure a relaxing holiday lettings break for people of every age. Indulge in sunbathing or take a refreshing dip in the clear sea before enjoying a colourful sunset sinking below the waves.
Italian villas in Grado
Grado is an excellent location for your next Italian holiday homes. In the town, there is a causeway over a kilometre long which takes you to serene and beautiful lagoon. There is a pleasant old town, and from the centre to the east, a long sandy beach stretches out. The only truly accessible beach area in Grado is the Costa Azzurra, but this can become incredibly crowded in summer. Like the beaches in Lignano, those in Grado are extremely flat and therefore ideal for family holidays. Those wishing to explore Friuli-Venezia Giulia in a more adventurous manner can also rent a costal villa and take a boat trip out on the water.
Holiday rentals Italy in Lignano
The biggest beach in the region of Friuli is located in Lignano, where you can spend your self-catering holidays. For those who prefer a little variety with the family holiday you can spend the day at the amusement park Aqua Splash, Luna Park or Gulliverlandia. There is even a delightful zoo there, which makes for unforgettable moments whilst staying at self-catering Italy, especially for children. As one of the main tourist resorts for Italians themselves, you can guarantee that this is trusted by locals. Enjoy a relaxing time at the marina and dock, watching boats pass or relaxing at your apartments in Italy.
Holiday rentals Italy with nearby attractions
Some 20 km inland from Lignano is the small town of Latisana. This is worth a trip during your stay at NOVASOL villas or apartments in Italy. The San Giovanni Battista church there contains a valuable panel painting, whilst the nearby village of Palazzolo is also very attractive. The course of the river is wonderful for walking and cycling holidays, with many old water mills and warehouses to use as landmarks along the way. The highlight has to be Duino Castle, which proudly overlooks the Gulf of Trieste. Find yourself spoiled for choice at your holiday lettings, whether you are seeking an active, cultural or restful holiday.
Service - Why NOVASOL?
NOVASOL has all styles and varieties of holiday villas in Italy. At NOVASOL you can order luxury holiday villas in Italy with a swimming pool, terrace, and other amenities, or basic accommodation in authentic surroundings. Self-catering holiday villas are great when traveling with children, or for going by your own time schedule and wishes. Our villas and aparmtents have stylish décor, modern furnishings, and amenities such as a swimming pool, dishwasher, and patio. Our basic models are comfortable and well maintained. No matter which you select, we guarantee to deliver. Get in touch with our customer service agents, or local offices before, during or after your holiday!