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Gradisca d'Isonzo

City bike, mountain bike, trekking and hiking

Your active Holiday in Friuli Venezia Giulia

Hotel Franz is equipped for welcoming active holiday lovers who love hiking or biking – whether you like relaxing bike rides in town or on the several cycle lanes in the area, or you prefer to explore the unspoiled nature of woods by hiking or mountain bike-riding, at Hotel Franz you can enjoy a stay that is based on your personal needs.


City Bike and Mountain Bike

Are you two-wheel lovers? Whether you prefer asphalt or dirt tracks, Hotel Franz is the ideal starting pointfor an active holiday on two wheels.

The Karst is the perfect scenery for mountain bike lovers: dirt tracks and panoramic paths snake on this World War I land. The Collio region and its soft slopes are perfect for people who love relaxing walks and discovering local food and wine, as well as for bike lovers, who can enjoy diverse and low-traffic tracks.

If you travel by bike, you can reach the historic cities of Gorizia and Trieste, or Grado, the Island of the Sun, on a safe track on cycle lanes or low-traffic, plane roads.


Travelling by bike

Hotel Franz offers a transfer and luggage delivery service to make your arrival and departure more comfortable. It provides a safe Bike Garage with key where you can park your bike, and the basic tools for small repairs.

Moreover, to make you 100% happy about your active holiday, we prepare strengthened breakfasts, pocket breakfasts and lunches also for guests with food intolerances, to make you enjoy your day with the right energy.


Bike Rental

If you like travelling light but you want to enjoy a pleasant ride during your stay, our Hotel provides you with four free city bikes, which are perfect for easy tracks. If you need bikes for more technical tracks, please contact us: we will be glad to contact our reliable bike rental partners.

Our staff will always be available for advice on the best panoramic tracks, providing you with useful information and material.

Discover the tracks suggested by Hotel Franz – nine can’t-miss trails for visiting Friuli Venezia Giulia and discover its landscapes, history and traditions:



Hotel Franz provides anything its guests need to discover the area by hiking. The Grape restaurant prepares strengthened breakfasts, pocket breakfasts and lunches also for people with food intolerances, to make hiking lovers enjoy their day with the right energy.

We also provide an updated weather forecast service, a hiking taxi shuttle service and a maps selling point. Our staff is at your disposal to provide you with directions, useful information and advice on the area and on the routes that best meet your needs.

Our Hotel is located by the Alpe Adria Trail, a bike and pedestrian track linking Austria with the Adriatic Sea though the Friuli Venezia Giulia region from North to South, passing through some of the most important historic towns in the region, such as Gradisca d’Isonzo and the nearby Cormons.

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