CULTURAL SITES OF INTEREST
The Tarvisio area is rich in historical evidence ranging from prehistoric times to Roman domination, through the administration of the bishopric of Bamberg, the presence of Napoleon and the Habsburgs, and then on to the Kingdom of Italy.
There are several historic buildings to turn your attention to as you walk through the streets of the town, such as the 16th-century Palace of the Forestry Department, the Carinthian-style Spaliviero "palazzetto" and the 19th-century Candoni Brettner House. You can also stumble upon additional historical monuments such as the Holy trinity column, the Roman tombstones located behind the church, the portrait bust of Kajetan Schnablegger or, marrying from the center of Tarvisio you can visit the Habsburg soldier's monument in Tarvisio Boscoverde, the Avilia Lada Stele in Camporosso, the Sella Predil battery in Cave, the Great War theme park with the heroes' cemetery in Valbruna and Fort Hensel in Malborghetto.
SMALL MUSEUMS AND PERMANENT EXHIBITIONS
The Tarvisio area is a place rich in history and traditions, documented in the small museums and permanent exhibitions where you can indulge in cultural moments.
The main attractions are the Mining Museum and Geominerary Park in Cave del Predil, which allows you to take a journey through the history and actuality of mining by visiting the galleries used until about 1990 for the extraction of lead and zinc, the Alpi Giulie Military History Museum located in Cave, which will allow visitors to retrace the history from the Napoleonic wars to World War II; the Antiquarium of Camporosso which Roman archaeological artifacts are preserved; and the Ethnographic Museum of Malborghetto, concerning rural and peasant life in the valley.
COCCAU CUSTOMS MUSEUM
The museum is to date the only example of a museum dedicated to customs and the history of the Italian-Austrian border. In fact, Coccau was the most important border crossing after the Brenner Pass. Inside one can see the evolution of the history of borders and customs, from Roman times to the present day, passing through the Napoleonic era and the two world wars. Numerous historical relics such as memorabilia, photographs , uniforms and videos are presented in the various rooms.
OPENING: From November to May it is open by reservation, and in the summer period it is open every day.
RESERVATION: 0428/876536 - +39 389/1040370 - email@example.com .
ADMISSION: currently free of charge.
Among the sacred buildings not to be missed is the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Lussari, located on the summit of Mount Lussari, a renowned meeting place for peoples and pilgrimages from Carinthia, Slovenia and Friuli, which can be reached on foot via the Sentiero del Pellegrino, an evocative hiking trail, or by cable car departing from Camporosso.
Also not to be missed are the 15th-century parish church of Saints Peter and Paul in Tarvisio, the church with Baroque elements of the Beata Vergine di Loreto in Tarvisio Bassa, the church of Sant'Egidio in Camporosso (the oldest in the valley), the church of San Nicolò in Coccau, the 15th-century church in Fusine, and the church of Sant'Anna in Cave del Predil.