10 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana, Shuttle to Trieste
— 3 nights
Lignano Sabbiadoro
— 4 nights
— 1 night
Gemona del Friuli
— 1 night
Drive to Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Fly to Paris


Trieste — 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Get some historical perspective at Sanctuary of Barbana Church and Rosazzo Abbey. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old City and Old Stock Exchange. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trieste: Aquileia (Cemetery To The Unknown Soldier & The Port on the Natissa - World Heritage Site), Church of Sant'Ignazio (in Gorizia) and Saint Elia Hill (in Fogliano Redipuglia). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Greek Orthodox Church Saint Nicholas , take in the pleasant sights at Nazario Sauro Waterfront, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and examine the collection at National Archeologic Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Trieste day trip planning app.

Paris, France to Trieste is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in June; daily highs in Trieste reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Lignano Sabbiadoro.
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Lignano Sabbiadoro — 4 nights

With a golden sand beach that stretches for almost 8 km (5 mi), Lignano Sabbiadoro represents one of the country's finest seaside resorts.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie and Diocesan Sanctuary of Madonna del Monte on the Costa di Aviano are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Doggy Beach and The Red Lighthouse. Explore Lignano Sabbiadoro's surroundings by going to Cathedral of Santa Maria Annunziata (in Udine), Aquileia (National Archaeological Museum of Aquileia & Bell Tower of Aquileia) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Marano Lagunare). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele II (Contrada Maggiore) - Urbs Picta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Benedictine Abbey of Santa Maria in Sylvis, explore the landscape on two wheels at Hemingway Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lignano Pineta Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lignano Sabbiadoro road trip planning website.

Drive from Trieste to Lignano Sabbiadoro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Trieste in June since evenings lows in Lignano Sabbiadoro dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sappada.
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Sappada — 1 night

Apart from the beauty of its mountain landscapes, Sappada also boasts a particular rural architecture of wooden houses built using an ancient technique called "blockbau." Thanks to its location in the imposing Dolomites, the village serves as a popular tourist destination in both winter and summer months.
On the 15th (Thu), get outside with Calvi Mountain Hut, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zepodarkirche - Chiesa di Sant'Osvaldo, then get to know the fascinating history of Borgata Cima Sappada, then admire the sheer force of Sappada Waterfalls, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Sappada.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sappada trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Lignano Sabbiadoro to Sappada takes 2.5 hours. In June in Sappada, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gemona del Friuli.
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Gemona del Friuli — 1 night

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. On the 16th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Saint Andrea and then identify plant and animal life at Casa delle Farfalle.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gemona del Friuli tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Sappada to Gemona del Friuli takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Gemona del Friuli can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.