Patocco: A jewel in the Julian Alps

Patocco – Summer 2018

Patocco Repopulates

Patocco, Val Raccolana, sul Cjuc.  Esatate 2018
Summer in Patocco – Sul cjuc con panorama del val Raccolana
Feste Patronal di patocco alla chiesa 8 luglio 2018
Summer in Patocco – Patronal festival at the church, 8 July 2018

As we enter August, Patocco is once again re-animated as people return for their annual summer sojourn.  Again this year, as seems to be increasingly the case with the changing climate, temperatures are soaring and Patocco makes a pleasant respite from torrid conditions down on the plain.

Last month month the residents of Patocco one again held the annual patronal festival to raise money for maintaining the church.
Around fifty people gathered outside after mass to enjoy drinks, snacks and catch up with friends

For many residents, hot summer days bring back memories of the nightmarish events of five years ago, and particularly the events of 4th August 2013. Read More..

Parigini - flowers in Patocco