A week in Friuli, Italy

We’ve spent the past week touring around the Friuli part of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, the most north easterly province of Italy bordering Slovenia to the east, and Switzerland – and the Alps – to the north. We didn’t go up into the mountains, choosing instead to stay on the plains where the landscape is largely agricultural. … Read more


We’d read online about a camperstop at a vineyard with a restaurant, close to the Italian border at Zalošče (I have no clue how to pronounce that). It’s a family business run by Ingrid and Marko, and we’d booked ourselves in for a five course meal last night (Thursday). The restaurant isn’t open every day out … Read more


First stop this morning was the gorge at Vintgar, just a few kilometres from Lake Bled, down some steep and narrow winding lanes. We parked up, paid the €5 admission and went along the path to the gorge. The gorge is 1.6 km long, and carves its way through the rocks of the Hom and Boršt … Read more