21 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Cividale del Friuli
— 4 nights
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Trieste
— 6 nights
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Pordenone
— 4 nights
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Sappada
— 3 nights
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Tarvisio
— 3 nights
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Cividale del Friuli — 4 nights

Founded by Julius Caesar, Cividale del Friuli occupies a site probably inhabited since Paleolithic times.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fogliano Redipuglia (Osterreichisch-Ungarischer Kriegerfriedhof & Military Memorial Redipuglia), Palmanova City Fortress - World Heritage Site (in Palmanova) and Buiese Distillerie (in Martignacco). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at DOMENIS1898, learn about winemaking at Weingut Il Roncal, and relax and rejuvenate at Bellezza Made in Italy.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Cividale del Friuli planner.

Milan to Cividale del Friuli is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. 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 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Trieste.
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Trieste — 6 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grado (St. Euphemia's Basilica & Il Battistero di Grado). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, take in the awesome beauty at Trieste and the Trieste Karst, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church of San Spiridione, and examine the collection at San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Trieste route planning tool.

You can drive from Cividale del Friuli to Trieste in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cividale del Friuli in January, Trieste is a bit warmer at night with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pordenone.
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Pordenone — 4 nights

Called "The Painted City" because of its frescoed mansions in the old town, Pordenone is both a cultural destination and a modern urban center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pordenone: Vajont Dam (in Erto e Casso), Pitars (in San Martino al Tagliamento) and San Giorgio della Richinvelda (Agriturismo Tina & Chiesa Parrocchiale dei Santi Leonardo e Tommaso Apostolo). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele II (Contrada Maggiore) - Urbs Picta, soothe aching muscles at Yogah - L'Arte dello Yoga, sample the fine beverages at Distilleria Pagura, and learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Vicentini Orgnani.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pordenone trip app.

Traveling by car from Trieste to Pordenone takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Trieste in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 2°C in Pordenone. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sappada.
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Sappada — 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sappada: Sauris Lake (in Sauris), Tempio Ossario di Timau (in Timau) and Arta thermal baths (in Arta Terme). The adventure continues: learn and have fun at Scuola Sci Sappada, stop by La Bottega di Sappada, take in the dramatic scenery at Sappada Waterfalls, and explore the activities along L'oasi naturale di Bordaglia e Sfleons.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Sappada trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Pordenone to Sappada takes 2 hours. February in Sappada sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tarvisio.
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Tarvisio — 3 nights

Locals like to say Tarvisio is a modern town with an ancient soul, an understandable statement about a place with a history that goes all the way back to the early Roman times.
Tarvisio is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lussari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, explore the landscape on two wheels at Alpe Adria Cycle Path, and identify plant and animal life at Raibl International Geomineral Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tarvisio driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Sappada to Tarvisio takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Friuli Venezia Giulia travel guide

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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.
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