16 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

16 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Drive to Tarvisio
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Tarvisio
— 2 nights
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Trieste
— 2 nights
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Gemona del Friuli
— 2 nights
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Palmanova
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cividale del Friuli
— 2 nights
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Palmanova
Drive
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Aquileia
— 1 night
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Udine
— 3 nights
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Tarvisio

— 2 nights
Tarvisio is a comune in the Province of Udine, the northeastern part of the autonomous Friuli Venezia Giulia region in Italy.GeographyThe town is situated in the Canal Valley between the Carnic Alps and Karawanks ranges in the north and the Julian Alps in the south. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santuario del Monte Lussari and Chiesa della Beata Vergine di Loreto. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Etnografico Palazzo Veneziano and Museo della Tradizione Mineraria. When in Tarvisio, make a side trip to see Chiesa di Santa Dorotea in San Pietro al Natisone, approximately San Pietro al Natisone away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Laghi di Fusine, take a peaceful walk through Foresta Millenaria di Tarvisio, identify plant and animal life at Parco Internazionale Geominerario del Raibl, and stroll through Orrido dello Slizza.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tarvisio trip planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to Tarvisio is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Winnipeg in June, things will get a bit warmer in Tarvisio: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Trieste.

Things to do in Tarvisio

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Trieste

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
On the 19th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, make a trip to Sito Paleontologico Dinosauro Antonio, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Duino, then contemplate the long history of Borsa Vecchia, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Revoltella, and finally make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Civico Museo del Mare, then examine the collection at Parco Tematico della Grande Guerra di Monfalcone, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Aquileia.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Trieste trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tarvisio to Trieste in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Trieste can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gemona del Friuli.

Things to do in Trieste

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gemona del Friuli

— 2 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. For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gemona del Friuli vacation site.

Drive from Trieste to Gemona del Friuli in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Palmanova.

Things to do in Gemona del Friuli

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Palmanova

— 2 nights
Palmanova is a town and comune in northeastern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castello del Lupo and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Madonna di Rosa. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Villa Manin, examine the collection at Museo Civico delle Carrozze d'Epoca di Codroipo, then get a new perspective on nature at Museo all'aperto del Monte San Michele e San Martino del Carso, and finally stop by Tiare Shopping.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Palmanova trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Gemona del Friuli to Palmanova takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cividale del Friuli.

Things to do in Palmanova

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Cividale del Friuli

— 2 nights
Cividale del Friuli is a town and comune in the Province of Udine, part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo Santa Maria Assunta, look for gifts at Lorenzo d'Osvaldo - Prosciutto di Cormons, steep yourself in history at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio, then look for gifts at Pasticceria Cidin, then contemplate the long history of Via Rastello, and finally admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Coronini Cronberg. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo Apostolo, and then examine the collection at Museo Etnografico del Friuli.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cividale del Friuli travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Palmanova to Cividale del Friuli takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Palmanova.

Things to do in Cividale del Friuli

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Palmanova

Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Acquedotto Veneziano di Palmanova del Friuli.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Palmanova online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Cividale del Friuli to Palmanova takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Aquileia.

Things to do in Palmanova

Historic Sites

Aquileia

— 1 night
Aquileia is an ancient Roman city in Italy, at the head of the Adriatic at the edge of the lagoons, about 10km from the sea, on the river Natiso (modern Natisone), the course of which has changed somewhat since Roman times. On the 27th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia, examine the collection at Museo Casa della Terza Armata, then delve into the distant past at Foro Romano di Aquileia, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nazionale Paleocristiano.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Aquileia online travel route planner.

Aquileia is very close to Palmanova. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Udine.

Things to do in Aquileia

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Udine

— 3 nights
Udine is a city and comune in northeastern Italy, in the middle of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, between the Adriatic Sea and the Alps (Alpi Carniche). On the 28th (Fri), browse the different shops at Citta Fiera, explore the historical opulence of Borgo di Santa Margherita del Gruagno, then shop like a local with Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli, and finally stop by Venica & Venica. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Via Mercatovecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo Concattedrale di San Marco, don't miss a visit to Campanile di San Marco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di San Nicolò Vescovo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Popolo di Sacile, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Diocesano Madonna del Monte in Costa di Aviano.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Udine trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Aquileia to Udine in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Udine can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Udine

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

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.