10 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana, Shuttle to Trieste
— 4 nights
Cividale del Friuli
— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Drive to Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Fly to Rio de Janeiro


Trieste — 4 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, see the interesting displays at San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument, take in the awesome beauty at Trieste and the Trieste Karst, and get to know the fascinating history of Little Berlin.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Trieste itinerary planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Trieste is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Trieste is 4 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February, with highs in Trieste at 13°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Cividale del Friuli.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Cividale del Friuli — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Loggia del Lionello, step into the grandiose world of Udine Castle, then make a trip to San Giacomo Square, then examine the collection at Christian Museum and Treasure of the Cathedral of Cividale, and finally steep yourself in history at Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Liberty Square, then explore the world behind art at Casa Cavazzini - Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Gorizia Castle, and finally do a tasting at Weingut Isidoro Polencic.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cividale del Friuli day trip tool.

Getting from Trieste to Cividale del Friuli by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trieste in February, Cividale del Friuli is little chillier at night with lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tarvisio.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
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Tarvisio — 1 night

On the 26th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Fusine Lakes, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lussari, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tarvisio vacation planner.

Drive from Cividale del Friuli to Tarvisio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Tarvisio are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sappada.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Sappada — 2 nights

On the 27th (Mon), experience rural life at Malga Moraretto, wander the streets of Borgata Cima Sappada, admire the striking features of Old Sappada, then learn something new at Scuola Sci Sappada, and finally let little ones run wild at Nevelandia.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sappada trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Tarvisio to Sappada in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Sappada can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Classes
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Friuli Venezia Giulia travel guide

Landmarks · Castles · Churches
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.