31 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

31 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Lignano Sabbiadoro
— 8 nights
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Trieste
— 13 nights
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Malborghetto-Valbruna
— 5 nights
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Forgaria nel Friuli
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Lignano Sabbiadoro

— 8 nights
Lignano Sabbiadoro is a town and comune within the province of Udine, in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of north-eastern Italy. Visit Cripta Degli Scavi and Area Archeologica di Aquileia - Foro Romano for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Sorgenti del Gorgazzo and Riserva naturale della Foce dell'Isonzo. Venture out of the city with trips to Biotopo delle Risorgive di Flambro (in Talmassons), Villa Manin (in Codroipo) and Udine (Il Castello di Udine, Santuario della Beata Vergine delle Grazie, &more). Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Riserva Naturale Foci dello Stella. Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Riserva Valle Canal Novo. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parco Zoo Punta Verde, appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele (Contrada Maggiore), make a trip to La laguna di Grado e i suoi Casoni, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia Benedettina Santa Maria in Silvis.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lignano Sabbiadoro trip site.

Venice to Lignano Sabbiadoro is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lignano Sabbiadoro are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Trieste.

Things to do in Lignano Sabbiadoro

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Trieste

— 13 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
You'll explore and learn at Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico and Civico Museo Sartorio. Get a sense of the local culture at Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba and Museo Revoltella. Change things up with these side-trips from Trieste: Cividale del Friuli (Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Museo Archeologico Nazionale - Cividale del Friuli, &more), Gorizia (Castello di Gorizia, Museo della Grande Guerra, &more) and Cormons (Bosco di Plessiva & Santuario Maria Santissima Rosa Mistica). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Grotta Gigante, enjoy the sea views from Faro della Vittoria, explore the activities along Golfo di Trieste, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Aquileia.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Trieste online day trip planner.

Drive from Lignano Sabbiadoro to Trieste in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Malborghetto-Valbruna.

Things to do in Trieste

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Malborghetto-Valbruna

— 5 nights
Malborghetto Valbruna is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia.GeographyMalborghetto-Valbruna is located about 100km northwest of Trieste and about 50km northeast of the regional capital Udine, on the border with Austria. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Parco Tematico della Grande Guerra Abschnitt-Saisera and Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo. Take a break from the city and head to Mt Lussari and Laghi di Fusine. Get out of town with these interesting Malborghetto-Valbruna side-trips: Sorgenti del Piave (in Sappada), L'oasi naturale di Bordaglia e Sfleons (in Forni Avoltri) and Parco Naturale Regionale delle Prealpi Giulie (in Resia). There's still lots to do: trek along Orrido dello Slizza, tour the pleasant surroundings at Animalborghetto, take a peaceful walk through Foresta Millenaria di Tarvisio, and grab your bike and head to Saisera Wild Track.

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Traveling by car from Trieste to Malborghetto-Valbruna takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Forgaria nel Friuli.

Things to do in Malborghetto-Valbruna

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Forgaria nel Friuli

— 4 nights
Forgaria nel 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. Mostra Da Li Mans di Carlin and Casa delle Esposizioni di Illegio will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santuario di Sant'Antonio a Gemona and Museo dell'emigrazione. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Forgaria nel Friuli: Cimolais (Parco Regionale delle Dolomiti Friulane & Campanile di Val Montanaia) and Mulin dal Flec, o dal Ross (in Tolmezzo). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Riserva Naturale Regionale Lago di Cornino, stroll through Casa delle Farfalle, and explore the activities along Cascate dell'Arzino.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Forgaria nel Friuli planner.

Traveling by car from Malborghetto-Valbruna to Forgaria nel Friuli takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Forgaria nel Friuli

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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.