20 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

20 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Gorizia
— 2 nights
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Cividale del Friuli
— 2 nights
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Udine
— 3 nights
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Aquileia
— 2 nights
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Grado
— 3 nights
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Duino
— 2 nights
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Muggia
— 2 nights
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Trieste
— 2 nights
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Gorizia

— 2 nights
Gorizia is a town and comune in northeastern Italy, in the autonomous region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Stazione Transalpina, Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio, Palazzo Coronini Cronberg, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero Clarisse Totus Tuus Maria, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Gorizia, explore the activities along Parco Viatori / Giardino Delle Azalee, then stop by Sturm Oscar, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Azienda Agricola Zoff. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Palazzo Coronini Cronberg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio, and then don't miss a visit to Stazione Transalpina.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gorizia trip website.

Cardiff, UK to Gorizia is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cardiff to Gorizia is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cardiff in June: high temperatures in Gorizia hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Cividale del Friuli.

Things to do in Gorizia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Santuario B. V. di Castelmonte, Matajur, Museo Cristiano E Tesoro Del Duomo, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Il Tempietto Longobardo. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale - Cividale del Friuli, steep yourself in history at Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre, then examine the collection at Museo Cristiano E Tesoro Del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario B. V. di Castelmonte.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cividale del Friuli vacation planner.

You can drive from Gorizia to Cividale del Friuli in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Udine.

Things to do in Cividale del Friuli

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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). Your list of things to see and do now includes Sorgenti del Gorgazzo, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Cathedral of Santa Maria Annunziata, and other attractions. On the 6th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Sorgenti del Gorgazzo, then explore the historical opulence of Il Castello di Udine, then admire the landmark architecture of Loggia del Lionello, and finally contemplate the long history of Casa Cavazzini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano e Galleria del Tiepolo, then get engrossed in the history at Cathedral of Santa Maria Annunziata, and then take in the awesome beauty at Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Udine online itinerary planner.

Udine is very close to Cividale del Friuli. In June, daytime highs in Udine are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Aquileia.

Things to do in Udine

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Aquileia

— 2 nights
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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino botanico Carsiana, then make a trip to Il campanile di Aquileia, and then sample the fine beverages at Distilleria Aquileia. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Corpo principale Castello di Strassoldo di Sopra, don't miss a visit to Il Sepolcreto, then delve into the distant past at Area Archeologica di Aquileia - Foro Romano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Aquileia, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Aquileia planning website.

Traveling by car from Udine to Aquileia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. June in Aquileia sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grado.

Things to do in Aquileia

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grado

— 3 nights
Grado is a town and comune in the north-eastern Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located on an island and adjacent peninsula of the Adriatic Sea between Venice and Trieste.Once mainly a fishing center, today it is a popular tourist destination, known commonly as L'Isola del Sole ("The Sunny Island"), also famous because it is also a spa town; together with Marano Lagunare, it is the center of the Marano-Grado Lagoon, which is famous for its uncontaminated nature. Santuario Di Barbana Church has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie and then pause for some photo ops at Basilica of Santa Eufemia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Bibione Lighthouse, get in on the family fun at Parco Junior, and then delve into the distant past at I Resti Archeologici Basilica della Corte.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grado itinerary planner.

Grado is very close to Aquileia. In June, daytime highs in Grado are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to Duino.

Things to do in Grado

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Duino

— 2 nights
Duino is a seaside resort on the northern Adriatic coast. Your day by day itinerary now includes Military Memorial Redipuglia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): hike along Sentiero Rilke and then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Duino. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Le Ginestre, then take a stroll through Villaggio del Pescatore, then examine the collection at Parco Tematico della Grande Guerra di Monfalcone, and finally examine the collection at Museo Casa della Terza Armata.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Duino online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Grado to Duino takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Duino can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Muggia.

Things to do in Duino

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

Muggia

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Muggia.

Plan trip to Muggia with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Duino to Muggia in an hour. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Trieste.

Things to do in Muggia

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Trieste

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
You've added Grotta Gigante, Castello di San Giusto, Citta Vecchia (Old City), and other attractions to your itinerary.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Trieste using our trip planner.

Trieste is very close to Muggia. In June, daytime highs in Trieste are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Trieste

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.