15 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

15 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Trieste
— 4 nights
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Udine
— 5 nights
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Tarvisio
— 2 nights
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Sappada
— 2 nights
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Erto e Casso
— 1 night
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Trieste — 4 nights

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Take a break from Trieste with a short trip to Villaggio del Pescatore in Duino, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, contemplate the waterfront views at Golfo di Trieste, explore the world behind art at Museo Revoltella, and see the interesting displays at Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Trieste. In December, daytime highs in Trieste are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Udine.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Udine — 5 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). Change things up with these side-trips from Udine: Corso Vittorio Emanuele II (Contrada Maggiore) - Urbs Picta (in Pordenone), Aquileia (Basilica di Aquileia & Cimitero Al Milite Ignoto) and Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia). There's much more to do: make a trip to Piazza San Giacomo, explore the ancient world of Ipogeo Celtico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Il Tempietto Longobardo - World Heritage Site, and step into the grandiose world of Il Castello di Udine.

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You can drive from Trieste to Udine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Udine when traveling from Trieste in December, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tarvisio.
Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
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Tarvisio — 2 nights

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. On the 13th (Mon), explore the activities along Laghi di Fusine and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago del Predil. On your second day here, relax in the rural setting at Azienda Agricola Luigi Faleschini and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Lussari.

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You can drive from Udine to Tarvisio in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tarvisio are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Sappada.
Parks · Nature
Side Trip
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Sappada — 2 nights

Sappada is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Belluno, in the Italian region of Veneto.GeographyThe settlement is situated on the southern slopes of the Peralba mountain, part of the Carnic Alps range, close to the border with Austria. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): learn and have fun at Scuola Sci Sappada, then let the kids burn off some steam at Nevelandia, and then take a stroll through Borgata Cima Sappada. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Pesariis, then take in the dramatic scenery at Le Cascatelle, and then get to know the fascinating history of Sappada Vecchia.

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You can drive from Tarvisio to Sappada in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Erto e Casso.
Historic Sites · Parks · Classes · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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Erto e Casso — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Nuovo Spazio di Casso, then look for gifts at IL Mercatino - Curiosita E Ricordi Da Teresa, and then see human ingenuity at work at Diga del Vajont.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Erto e Casso trip planner.

Getting from Sappada to Erto e Casso by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Erto e Casso can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Friuli Venezia Giulia travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Specialty Museums
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.