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Nature, museums, cultural itineraries, events and trivia. Gemona, the best starting point for experiences of all kinds.

Citizen thematic route

Tempus est Jocundum

event4 Aug 2022 – 8 Aug 2022

Tornano le serate di ambientazione medioevale di Tempus est Jocundum dal 4 all’8 agosto

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Nature, sports and activities


Trekking is much more than a stroll along a nature trail in Gemona!

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Gemona del Friuli is a true hub of cycling in the province of Udine, located right at the crossroads of the main cycling routes in the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia

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For fans of the water and the outdoors, combining a hobby with relaxation.

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Gemona has adventure sports to offer, too! paragliding is practiced here, with a flying school, special events and two-seater sight-seeing flights from mount Cuarnan

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The colossal statue of San Cristoforo (Saint Christopher)

Dettaglio volto statua di San Cristoforo - Duomo di Gemona

In Gemona a colossal statue of San Cristoforo, the tallest in the world in medieval style.

A spectacular rose window

Dettaglio del Rosone del Duomo di Gemona

The wonderful interlocking game of the rose window of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta in Gemona is the work of the master Buzeta.

Dante's bell


Dante’s Bell is the most ancient testimony of Dante in Friuli Venezia Giulia: it shows the first Dante’s tercet of the very sweet prece to the Virgin.

A unique sanctuary in the world

Chiostro del Santuario di Sant'Antonio a Gemona

The Sanctuary of Saint Anthony of Padua in Gemona del Friuli is the world’s oldest church dedicated to Saint Anthony.

Art and Culture

Way of Saint Anthony

Key figures

Basilio Brollo


The Friuli Model

Itinerary in evidence

Troi dai Cincent – Ring walk of Mount Glemine

Unique rocks, breath-taking views and the Petri River

  • place start: Gemona, 270m – CAI 716
  • straighten length: 6Km
  • height altitude difference: 500m
  • schedule duration: 3h 00m
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Museums, Churches and
Historic buildings

Gemona Cathedral

In the historic centre of Gemona, up against the cliffs of Mount Glemine, stands the  Cathedral, one of the most important […]

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Pieve Museum

Pieve Museum and Gemona Cathedral Treasure, in the fourteenth-century rectory, preserves paintings, sculptures, and sacred vestments Opened in the early […]

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The  castle is perched above the valley at the top of the hill, reached via the 150 steps of Salita dei […]

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Civic Museum of Palazzo Elti

The Civic Museum of Palazzo Elti contains paintings and sculptures of great artistic value covering centuries of history. It is located […]

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Sanctuary of Saint Anthony

The Sanctuary of Saint Anthony of Padua in Gemona del Friuli is the world’s oldest church dedicated to Saint Anthony. […]

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Church of Santa Maria di Fossale

Near Gemona Cathedral, on Via dei Conti, the street parallel to Via Bini, stands the Church of the Holy Name of […]

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The Film Library

The Film Library in Gemona contains a collection of films of inestimable value, at the disposal of students, researchers, historians […]

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Museo della Casa Madre

The congregation of the missionary nuns of the Sacred Heart was founded by  Duchess Laura Leroux De Bauffremont and Franciscan friar […]

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San Michele fresco collection

The former church of San Michele, now home to the fresco collection The “Affrescoteca” containing the fresco collection of Gemona […]

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A cjase di Lise

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Where to eat


Il Gelatiere

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Events in Gemona