Eating and sleeping in Gemonese

Gemona del Friuli

Sleeping at “A Cjase di Lise” (guest house)

In Gemona, in the ancient village of Piovega, you can find the guest house “A Cjase di Lise”, with entrance on the square called “Plaçute dal Poç” (Square of the Well). The house where Lisa lived, the grandmother of the current owners, has been transformed into a warm accommodation, with elegant and welcoming rooms.

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Eating at “Rive Grande” (tavern)

“Rive Grande” is a steep climb which leads directly from the Church of San Rocco to Piazza Garibaldi, in the historic heart of Gemona. At the top of the climb, the homonymous tavern is located, with its multi-ethnic and seasonal cuisine, à la carte, attentive to local producers. The location is small but welcoming, open for lunch and dinner, except on Mondays.

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Eating at Savorgnan Castle (tavern)

The refreshment point of Artegna Castle is open only on weekends, but the breath-taking panoramic terrace and the welcoming tasting room make this place a destination to be booked in advance. The private room at the top of the Castle tower is available for intimate candlelit dinners or refreshments. The cuisine is traditional, with fish specialties on request.

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Eating “Da Rita” (restaurant)

“Da Rita” is a historic restaurant run by the same family for over half a century, with rustic home cooking made of simple dishes and traditional preparations. Their welcome is warm, in a renewed location combined with all of the classic “trattoria” of the past atmosphere. It is not uncommon for the town elderly to meet in the restaurant, playing cards or chatting animatedly, giving to the visitor the impression of being back in past century rural Friuli.

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Sleeping at Susans Castle (B&B)

The castle looks like an exclusive location to host banquets and conferences but also to live a fairytale night. All the rooms of the castle, even the most prestigious ones such as the four towers, have been renovated with care and elegance, creating very exclusive suites. The classic and solemn atmosphere that reigns in every room of the castle is pleasantly mixed with the warmth of the sober and welcoming furniture.

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Sleeping at “All’Antica Scuderia del Castello” (farm holiday)

The two floor building was the ancient stables of Susans Castle and dates back to the eighteenth century. Renovated with restored period furniture, the farmhouse consists of nice rooms where Liberty period style and Twenties and Thirties style have been adapted to today’s comforts. The room on the ground floor is equipped for disabled people. Guided views of the family olive grove are available, with tasting of its extra virgin olive oil.

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Sleeping at “Cjase Cuarnan” (guest house)

The structure was built in memory of grandmother Rina, in the ancient Borgo Jouf. All its furniture refer to the Friulian rural tradition. The place, secluded and quiet, is ideal for those who want a regenerating holiday experiencing nature, or for those who want a quiet resting point during a business trip.

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Sleeping at “Pittis” (hotel)

Rebuilt after the 1976 earthquake, Hotel Pittis is located at the center of Osoppo, in a strategic position relative to the communication routes: it is just two kilometers away from the Gemona-Osoppo exit of A23 motorway and near two major roads. Family-run for three generations, it offers its guests impeccable service, combined with courtesy and helpfulness.

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