Taking advantage of the comfortable sojourn at the Agritourism Casa Rossa ai Colli in Ragogna(Udine) in the region of Friuli it is possible to visit the evocative hamlets of Ragogna, San Daniele del Friuli.
Ragogna and its enchanting alleys
The many rural villas in the wide area of Ragogna (Udine), where visitors can find the great Agritourism Casa Rossa ai Colli in Friuli, are witnesses of the Roman times. In times of the Lombard realm, it became an important centre, and in the 15th century it became a possession of the Venetian Republic. A place that must not be missed by those who stay at the Agritourism Casa Rossa ai Colli in Friuli in the district of Udine. It was the centre of cruel combats during World War I.
A past rich of history that can be experienced by walking through its lovely streets, rich of ancient testimonies, like the ruins of the Castle of St. Peter, built during the 12th Century. Of particular value are the Pieve of St. Peter in Castello, the neo-gothic church of St. Peter, and the parish church of Pignano, dating back to the 18th century. Inside the Church of St. Lorenzo, one can admire frescoes from the 11th century, while in the Church of St. Giovanni in Monte there are preserved frescoes from the 14th century. If you stay at Agritourism Casa Rossa ai Colli, a few minutes away from the centre of Ragogna in Friuli, you will have the chance to be surrounded by this magical atmosphere.
San Daniele del Friuli, the home of the good ham
Renowned worldwide for its famous ham, San Daniele del Friuli in the district of Udine is a destination you must not miss, when you are enjoying your vacations at Agritourism Casa Rossa ai Colli, which is within the District of Udine at the gates of the hamlet of Ragogna.
The history of San Daniele del Friuli of Udine has been shaped by the majestic Tagliamento River. Of great value and interest is the Guarneri Library, founded in 1466. Moreover, it belongs to the most ancient Italian libraries. Inside there are precious and ancient handwritten codes and rare editions with great miniatures.
Of particular historical and architectonical interest is the Duomo of St. Michele Arcangelo with its museum, next to the courtyard of the old hospital, the famous Casa del 300, an ancient house that still stands after the furious bombing by the allies, who in World War II nearly razed San Daniele del Friuli to the ground.
A must-see, starting a tour from the Agritourism Casa Rossa ai Colli, could be the Church of St. Antonio Abate, inside which you still can admire frescoes painted between the 15th and the 16th century and Porta Gemona, designed in 1579 by Andrea Palladio.