7 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

7 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Trieste
— 1 night
Drive
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Grado
— 1 night
Drive
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Aquileia
— 1 night
Drive
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Tarvisio
— 1 night
Drive
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Udine
— 1 night
Drive
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Cividale del Friuli
— 1 night
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Trieste

— 1 night

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the activities along Golfo di Trieste, get outside with Grotta Gigante, see the interesting displays at Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba, then pause for some photo ops at Le Ragazze di Trieste, and finally make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canale Grande, make a trip to Molo Audace, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, then take in the awesome beauty at Carso Triestino, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Serbo Ortodossa di San Spiridione.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Trieste trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Trieste. In January in Trieste, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grado.

Things to do in Trieste

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Grado

— 1 night
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. On the 6th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Di Barbana Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Nazario Sauro, steep yourself in history at I Resti Archeologici Basilica della Corte, admire the striking features of Casa Della Musica Grado, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Battistero di Grado.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grado online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Trieste to Grado by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Trieste in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 0°C in Grado. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aquileia.

Things to do in Grado

Historic Sites · Shopping

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 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Cripta Degli Scavi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Aquileia, make a trip to Il campanile di Aquileia, see the interesting displays at Sudhalle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Military Memorial Redipuglia, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Aquileia online trip itinerary maker.

Aquileia is very close to Grado. In January, daytime highs in Aquileia are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tarvisio.

Things to do in Aquileia

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Tarvisio

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the activities along Laghi di Fusine, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Lussari, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tarvisio online visit planner.

You can drive from Aquileia to Tarvisio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Tarvisio are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Udine.

Things to do in Tarvisio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Udine

— 1 night
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). Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): test your team's savvy at No Exit, make a trip to Piazza della Liberta, make a trip to Piazza San Giacomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giacomo Apostolo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Udine day trip website.

Getting from Tarvisio to Udine by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Cividale del Friuli.

Things to do in Udine

Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cividale del Friuli

— 1 night
Cividale del Friuli is a town and comune in the Province of Udine, part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): snap pictures at Ponte del Diavolo, steep yourself in history at Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Il Tempietto Longobardo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario B. V. di Castelmonte, and finally examine the collection at Centro Internazionale Vittorio Podrecca-Teatro delle meraviglie di Maria Signorelli.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cividale del Friuli tour builder app.

Cividale del Friuli is just a short distance from Udine. In January, daily temperatures in Cividale del Friuli can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Cividale del Friuli

Historic Sites · Museums

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.