Undecided about the next destination of the summer? You can choose a holiday in the mountains and surrounded by nature, especially in Tarvisio, a beautiful town in the Julian Alps. Here are twelve activities, recommended by the Tarvisian Tourism Promotion Consortium, to do with children in Tarvisio.
The mountain is a perfect destination for summer holidays with children. If you have any doubts about the destination to reach, you could choose Tarvisio locality of the Julian Alps in the province of Udine and located on the border between Italy, Austria and Slovenia.
In particular, the program will be held in Tarvisio for the summer of 2019 Forest Camp, a container of events, attractions and services for adults and children: in the months of June, July, August and September there will be many outdoor animation activities and educational workshops for children aged 3 to 11. A nominative card is also available to visit the affiliated facilities and to participate in all the activities.
If you want, therefore, to live incredible experiences in contact with nature, here are 10 things to do in summer in Tarvisio with children according to the Tarvisian Tourism Promotion Consortium.
In Italian it means “bath in the woods” and it is an intense experience in contact with the forest. Recent studies have shown that the body is better off when it is in harmony with nature. In particular, the inhalation of “terpenes”, volatile organic substances found in the Tarvisio forest, has an anti-inflammatory action and stimulates the immune system. Doing an immersion activity in the woods allows you to enjoy the benefits of nature, thanks to which, fun, relaxation, rediscovery of one’s energy are possible. The activity is suitable for people of all ages.
You can go to an educational farm. In particular, you can choose the one hosted by the farm Kratter (“The refuge of the elves”), to get to know the animals and learn many useful and interesting things related to agricultural activity and food education. Four workshops will also be organized in rotation throughout the summer.
3. Try climbing
You can make children feel the emotion ofclimbing sports, to stimulate the use of perceptive skills and to explore the conditions of the surrounding environment.
4. Take a spelogical visit and discover underground waters
It is also possible to have a cave experience with a deepening of the karst phenomenon of groundwater and a visit to the spectacular Fontanon of Goriuda in Val Raccolana. The final stretch of the waterfall is nicknamed the “Cascata del Sole” and is truly splendid.
5. Visit the international geo-mining park “Raibl Mine”
He is an ex lead and zinc mine, one of the most important in Europe, transformed into an ecomuseum. Traveling through part of the tunnels aboard an electric train or on foot, you can go into the heart of the earth to discover minerals and extraction techniques.
6. Go to the “Sella Nevea” adventure park
In this amusement park you can discover the exciting Tarzaning, dedicated to nature lovers, immersed in the woods, and suitable for everyone, without age limits. In particular, the adventure park includes five acrobatic courses of increasing difficulty, in which to move among the trees using various equipment in total safety.
7. Try the funbob
It is a matter of descending from a mountain at full speed, aboard a bob on rail. A route of 880 meters in length and 73 in altitude that crosses woods and flowery meadows, curving on narrow slopes. Obviously it is possible to measure the speed by applying the brakes and thus enjoy the wonderful panorama.
8. Take nature walks
Don’t forget to do walks in the immersed paths in nature. Through woods, meadows and fields, children can discover the wonders of the mountain, in an incredible scenery of great naturalistic and environmental interest.
9. Discover Montasio
You can discover the Montasio plateau with the nordic walking, one of the most affordable sports activities for everyone. Uncontaminated nature, green and luxuriant pastures and, at the end, even a small tasting of dairy products offered by the “Malga Montasio” farmhouse.
10. Take carriage rides
Are you looking for a dream atmosphere for children to experience? Try to take the horse-drawn carriage through lovely woods and meadows. Take the beautiful route to admire the evocative landscape of the Val Saisera with the carriage.