My village

 

Fagagna is located in the hilly area of Friuli Venezia Giulia, 15 Km from Udine, 60 km from the border with Slovenia

and 80 km from the border with Austria.

Fagagna with the 4 small villages Madrisio, Battaglia, Ciconicco and Villalta together has about 6100 inhabitants.

The maximum altitude is 266 meter and the lowest point is at 99 m above sea level, with an area of 37,02 kmq.







Fagagna was mentioned for

the first time in imperial

diploma dated 11 June 983 by

which the castle was

 given to Patriarch Rodoaldo.


 



 




Interesting places to see: Oasis of Quadris Fagagna

in which they are located two important projects:

reintroduction of the white stork and conservation of

the ibis hermit.

 

 

 

 

 

The museum of rural life Cjase Cocèl is inserted in an old country house, presents the daily life and typical work of

Friulian farmer from the late 1800 until the 1950.

For a quiet walk in the Fagagna’s hills is recommended to start from the castle hill, where there are the remains of

ancient walls and towers, up the hill the church of Santa Maria Assunta.

Do not forget to come at beginning of the walls of Villalta castle, a typical example of a medieval castle.


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