Welcome to Cimolais

The “Campanile” and the Montanaia Valley

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Cimolais, is the headquarters of the friulane Dolomites park and this territory is known for its beautiful peaks, such as the “Campanile” of Val Montanaia and the Cima of the ” Cima dei tre Preti”. Mountaineers and hikers from all over the world pass through this place with the aim of reaching the highest peaks and observing its magnificent landscape.

Cimolais locations and hamlets

Cimolais is located in the Cimoliana Valley, a side valley to Valcelllina, 52 km away from Pordenone and 85 km from Udine. Much of the area is included in the Friulane Dolomites Nature Park, which is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the territory of Cimolais flows the Cimoliana stream, a tributary of the Cellina stream and the locals are called “cimoliani”.

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What to do in Cimolais

  • Trekking, mountaineering and
    -Campanile of Val Montanaia (2173 m)
    -Cima dei Tre Preti (2703 m)
  • Picnic at the equipped areas
  • Ciaspolata
  • Ski mountaineering
  • Mountain Bike
    For mountain bikers, you can explore the area by delving into the various trails of the surrounding mountains. You have the pleasure of looking at new paths.
  • Food and Wine:
    TEnjoy the delicacies of Valcellinese cuisine in the various taverns and restaurants in the area, tasting a good glass of Friulian wine and then finish with a homemade grappa.

Events, festivals and manifestations in Cimolais

The Alpine and cultural associations of Cimolais are very active on a social level and organize various events throughout the year with the aim of safeguarding festivals and village traditions, as well as promoting tourism. Here are some important events:

  • Contest for young writers “Lo sguardo dell’Aquila”
  • Traditional march in Val Cimoliana
  • Cimolian celebrations
  • “A Mountain of Taste”
    Food and Wine Review

What to see in Cimolais

Cimolais offers some churches and outdoor areas to visit. The most famous and important centre is the seat of the Friulane Dolomites Park.

Cimolais cultural centres and important areas

  • Cimolais Visitor Centre of the Friulane Dolomites Park
  • Path of the Mills
  • Pianpinedo mountain didactic centre, in the locality “Pian di Pinedo”, fauna park of 35 hectares.

  1. Chiesa parrocchiale di Santa Maria
  2. St FlorianoChurch.
  3. Alpine Church.
  4. Chiese delle “crosite”.
  5. St. Osvaldo Church.

How to get to Cimolais

From the A4 motorway take the Portogruaro exit and then exit again in Pordenone. Continue along the SP19 or SP29, heading towards Montereale Valcellina. Once you arrive in Montereale, continue on the SR251 to Cimolais.

Departures from the Pordenone Bus Station adjacent to the central train station, take line Pordenone-Maniago-Claut-Cimolais.

The nearest train station is Montereale Valcellina.
Sacile-Gemona line: at the train station in Sacile take the regional train that leads to Maniago station. Possibility of bicycle transport.
Or Longarone-Zoldo station, Calazo-Padova line.

The nearest airports are: Ronchi of the Legionnaires (Trieste), A. Canova (Treviso), San Marco Polo (Venice)

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