Dairy farms of the Zoncolan - Arvenis - Dauda hogback

The geological diversity of the Monte Arvenis, which is set within the geological context of Monte Zoncolan, is mirrored by evocative plant variations, including dwarf mountain pines growing side by side with alders and overlooking the pastures. The shortage of water forced in the past Alpine farmers to build a number of pasture pools that still guarantee grazing – but also wild – animals their water supply.

Pozof (Marmoreana)

The renovation of the Alpine farm buildings by their owners included the restoration of the old hut, which bears witness to the everyday life once led on Alpine pastures. In the pools of the farm you can find the grass snake, the Alpine newt, the common frog and the dragonfly. Below the farm you ... 

Meleit

From the Meleit hut you can reach the peak of Monte Dauda (1,765 m). You continue Eastward and, when the road starts descending, you take the trail on the right which, after passing by the remains of Casera Chiâs di Sopra, leads you onto the shoulder of the mountain and from there, on the left, ... 

Dauda

Some way before Fielis, the road signs invite you to make a detour on the right to reach the "Polse di Cougnes", which offers accommodation and refreshment services and allows visiting the botanical garden, the astronomical observatory, the belfry for the "scampanotadòrs"' (bell ringers) school. A ... 

Corce

Dirt roads may include fairly bumpy stretches, especially after unfavourable weather; in particular, the descent from the Corce saddle to the ruins of the Dolaces farmhouses. In the densely-growing brushwood shrubs lives a nice, peculiar animal: the dormouse, a small rodent of the Gliridae family ... 

Claupa

The flowered meadows of the Lauco valley are an explosion of colours and scents. On these turfs of grass you are bound to stumble across the elder-flowered orchid with yellow and purple vivid colours or the Carniolan lily, a rather rare flower that can only be found on the Eastern Alps.