15 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

15 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Friuli Venezia Giulia trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Trieste
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lignano Sabbiadoro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gemona del Friuli
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sappada
— 2 nights
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Trieste

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Borsa Vecchia and Museo Archeologico Nazionale - Cividale del Friuli. Do your shopping at Lorenzo d'Osvaldo - Prosciutto di Cormons and Pasticceria Cidin. Get out of town with these interesting Trieste side-trips: Colle Sant'Elia (in Fogliano Redipuglia), Gorizia (Museo della Grande Guerra & Palazzo Coronini Cronberg) and Sito Paleontologico Dinosauro Antonio (in Duino Aurisina). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta, look for gifts at Rowell Design Lifestyle, head outdoors with Beach Club Portopiccolo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni comunali Lanterna.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Trieste road trip site.

Winnipeg, Canada to Trieste is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Trieste is 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Winnipeg in July; daily highs in Trieste reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Things to do in Trieste

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Lignano Sabbiadoro

— 2 nights
Lignano Sabbiadoro is a town and comune within the province of Udine, in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of north-eastern Italy. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lignano Sabbiadoro Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Benedettina Santa Maria in Silvis. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale Paleocristiano, make a trip to Il Porto sul Natissa, stop by La Brocca Rotta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of I Resti Archeologici Basilica della Corte, then go for a walk through Lungomare Nazario Sauro, and finally admire the striking features of Il Battistero di Grado.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lignano Sabbiadoro route planning app.

You can drive from Trieste to Lignano Sabbiadoro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Lignano Sabbiadoro when traveling from Trieste in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gemona del Friuli.

Things to do in Lignano Sabbiadoro

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gemona del Friuli

— 4 nights
Gemona del Friuli is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 90km northwest of Trieste and about 25km northwest of Udine.The municipality of Gemona del Friuli contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Campagnola, Campolessi, Maniaglia, Ospedaletto, Godo, Centro Storico, Stalis, Taviele and Taboga.Gemona del Friuli borders the following municipalities: Artegna, Bordano, Buja, Lusevera, Montenars, Osoppo, Trasaghis and Venzone.HistoryEvidence of human occupation in Gemona goes back to prehistoric times. Duomo di Gemona del Friuli and Santuario del Monte Lussari will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Casa delle Esposizioni di Illegio and Museo Carnico delle Arti Popolari Michele Gortani. Explore Gemona del Friuli's surroundings by going to Azienda Agricola Vicentini Orgnani (in Valeriano), La Pieve Matrice di San Pietro in Carnia (in Zuglio) and Spilimbergo (Castello Di Spilimbergo & Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Arte Fabbrile e delle Coltellerie, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Comunale di Venzone, look for gifts at Prosciuttificio Wolf, and make a trip to Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

Plan trip to Gemona del Friuli with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Lignano Sabbiadoro to Gemona del Friuli by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Gemona del Friuli can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sappada.

Things to do in Gemona del Friuli

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Sappada

— 2 nights
Sappada is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Belluno, in the Italian region of Veneto.GeographyThe settlement is situated on the southern slopes of the Peralba mountain, part of the Carnic Alps range, close to the border with Austria. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Lozzo di Cadore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Orsola, then examine the collection at Piccolo Museo della Grande Guerra, and finally wander the streets of Borgata Cima Sappada. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at IL Mercatino - Curiosita E Ricordi Da Teresa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico di Andreis, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo autentico di Sauris, then see the interesting displays at Presepio di Teno, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempio Ossario di Timau.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sappada online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Gemona del Friuli to Sappada in 1.5 hours. July in Sappada sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sappada

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Friuli Venezia Giulia travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Sacred & Religious Sites
One of five autonomous regions of Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia is one of the country's easiest areas to tour, as it is on most of the major routes between the east and west sections of southern Europe. This region has its own distinct history, traditions, identity, and language. The majority of the inhabitants speak Friulian, as well as fluent Italian. Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is bordered by high mountains and dotted with lakes, valleys, and natural preserves, making it an ideal vacation spot for outdoor lovers. Explore the long coastline's secluded lagoons, sandy beaches, and seaside resorts on your trip.