The vegetation you can find while going through the Park valleys is the remarkable result of the joint action of two ecological fundamentals: the particular climatic regime and the geological substratum. High rainfall (the highest European rainfall is recorded in the Musi mountains), as well as relatively mild temperatures and fairly limited temperature ranges create an oceanic-type climatic regime which favours, together with the peculiar ground characteristics, the development of a very rich and varied vegetation.
The result is a floral complex consisting of more than 1200 species and subspecies and over 60 endemisms, among which Campanula Zoysii, Gentiana Froelichii, Geraneum argenteum and Papaver Julicum.
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You can reach the Julian Prealps Natural Park from south: Motorway A23
Palmanova-Tarvisio, exit at Gemona or Carnia, keep on the Pontebbana
S.S. 13. national road (direction: Tarvisio)
The area is served by the SAF (FVG Autoservices) bus lines
SAF autoservizi FVG
Railway stations in Tarcento, Gemona, Venzone and Carnia. Then catch a bus to reach different locations of the Park
The Park is close to the cycle track "Alpe Adria"