3 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Erto e Casso
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Trieste — 1 day

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 8th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Miramare Castle-Historical Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Molo Audace - Gia "Molo S. Carlo", don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, then examine the collection at San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Giusto Cathedral.

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Rome to Trieste is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In December in Trieste, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Erto e Casso.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Erto e Casso — 1 night

Most visitors take a day trip to Erto e Casso from Pordenone, located about 40 km (25 mi) away.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Campanile di Val Montanaia - World Heritage Site, then look for gifts at THE Market - Curiosities and Memories from Teresa, and then admire the engineering at Vajont Dam.

Before you visit Erto e Casso, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Trieste to Erto e Casso in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Erto e Casso when traveling from Trieste in December, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venzone.
Parks · Nature · Shopping
Side Trip
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Venzone — 1 night

A jewel of culture and history in a wild mountain landscape, Venzone occupies a picturesque spot in a valley created by the Tagliamento River.
For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venzone trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Erto e Casso to Venzone with the Route module. In December, daily temperatures in Venzone can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You'll set off for Udine on the 10th (Sat).
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Udine — 1 day

The spiritual capital of the region, Udine remains a wealthy provincial center with a trove of cultural and artistic treasures.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Udine Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Loggia del Lionello, then don't miss a visit to San Giacomo Square, and finally make a trip to Liberty Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Udine road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Venzone to Udine takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Udine can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites
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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.