Alpine farms of the Upper Degano Valley

The trails leading to the Alpine pastures offer a view overlooking breath-taking natural environments characterized by thriving fir woods populated by roe deer, yews, foxes, and chaffinches. Above Rigolato, the "banned wood" of Gracco can be easily distinguished in all seasons from the surrounding spruce forests. Covered by a thick beech wood, it is a rare example of a homogeneous wooden area protecting inhabited areas.

Col Mezzodì Bassa

Recently renovated, it keeps an engraved stone located in the outer wall of the farm, near the entrance door, which celebrates the grazing activity of far-off 1923. It is set on a panoramic terrace embellished by blooming elder-flowered orchids (Dactylorhiza sambucina) and cowslips (Primula veris). 

Tuglia

Malga Tuglia overlooks a wide view stretching from the Sappada hollow to the Monte Peralba group, from the Terze to Monte Popera in Comelico. Near the barn under the cliff there lies a small peat bog where two carnivorous plants can be admired: the sundew (Drosera rotundifolia) and the butterwort ... 

Casa Vecchia

On the southern slope of Monte Avanza, which dominates the Alpine pasture, the old copper and silver mines, with the remains of the pestles used to smash minerals can still be found. The historically interesting area can be reached walking by following the CAI marked trail no. 173 which begins at ... 

Fleons di Sotto

The structure of this Alpine farm is a rare example of agri-pastoral architecture, characterized by a wooden polygonal jutting part dominating the entrance porch. The spectacular Stretta di Fleòns, the ravine from which the Degano torrent flows out is not far from here. In Forni Avoltri the "Cemùot ... 

Moraretto

The farm was rebuilt after being destroyed by a snow slide in the 80’s. A large colony of groundhogs has settled on the pastures extending from the hut to the Marinelli shelter. The Marinelli shelter was built in 1901 and was dedicated to Giovanni Marinelli, a geologist and the first chairman of ... 

Crostis

Walking along the crest trail that from Monte Crostis leads to Monte Valsecca, you can enjoy the magnificent view embracing most of the Main Carnic Chain. The crest environment is marked by outcropping volcanic rocks dating back to the middle Carboniferous period and studding, with their green and ...