Project

The project aims to promote the economy and tourism in the foothills and the High Friuli thanks to the multiple sports that you can enjoy in the area and which involve a growing number of enthusiasts.

The Municipal Administration of Gemona del Friuli previously has promoted the project “Gemona Città dello Sport e del benstare” with the support of the Administration of Region Friuli Venezia Giulia, the Company for Health Services n. 3 “Alto Friuli, Collinare e Medio Friuli”, and the involvement of 17 municipalities from Friuli foothills to Tolmezzo valley.

The municipal government is working on this project since a long time willing to relaunch the economy and tourism of the whole territory

The project, nowdays, is going through a natural progression, starting by the name that becomes Sportland, drawing new life and assisting local institutions and sports associations in the promotion of their activities and territory.
The aim is to expand the number of municipalities involved and become a reference point for tourism and regional sport.

You can find an extensive and diverse offer ranging from archery, to mountain biking and orienteering up to the plateau of Monte Prat, but not only: horse racing in Moggio Udinese and Buja, water sports on Lake Tre Comuni, the target shooting in Tolmezzo polygon, climbing gyms in Gemona, Osoppo, Villa Santina, Verzegnis, Trasaghis, Cavazzo Carnico, athletics on the tracks of Tolmezzo and Gemona, paraglyding on Artegna skies , Montenars, Bordano, Trasaghis, Gemona and Alto Friuli, canyoning in Chiusaforte, fishing in lakes and rivers without forgetting the cycling and trekking paths over the entire territory, suitable for the whole family.

Not least the cultural and natural events offered, like the traditional Epiphany of the Thaler in Gemona, the Fort of Osoppo and all military buildings of the Great War, the fortified town of Venzone, the Butterfly House of Bordano, the houses in Liberty style in Tarcento, the natural reserve of Cornino in Forgaria nel Friuli and other jewels that the land reserves for its guests.

The project is supported by Confcommercio del FVG e di Confindustria Udine with the sponsorship by some relevant companies as Fantoni S.p.A., Gruppo Pittini, Iob Silvano & C. Audi VW dealer, Cassa di Risparmio del FVG, Assicurazioni Generali e Dolomia Acque Minerali.