Outdoors Tour of Friuli Venezia Giulia

Outdoors Tour of Friuli Venezia Giulia

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Make it your trip
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Trieste
— 2 nights
Drive
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Udine
— 1 night
Drive
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Sappada
— 1 night
Drive
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Tarvisio
— 2 nights

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Trieste — 2 nights

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Step out of the city life by going to The Cave "Grotta Gigante" and Grotta Torri di Slivia - Tour. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, kick back and relax at Beach Barcola, contemplate the waterfront views at Grand Canal, and take in nature's colorful creations at Miramare Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Trieste holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Serbia, the closest major aiports are Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Venice Marco Polo Airport and Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Udine.
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Udine — 1 night

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). On the 6th (Wed), make a trip to Liberty Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Loggia del Lionello, and then steep yourself in history at Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Udine attractions planner.

Getting from Trieste to Udine by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Udine can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Sappada.
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Sappada — 1 night

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 7th (Thu): trek along Calvi Mountain Hut, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Sappada, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Sappada Waterfalls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sappada visit planner.

Traveling by car from Udine to Sappada takes 1.5 hours. July in Sappada sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tarvisio.
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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. You've now added Fusine Lakes to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Fusine Lakes and then grab your bike and head to Alpe Adria Cycle Path. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Raibl International Geomineral Park and then explore the activities along Predil Lake.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tarvisio trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Sappada to Tarvisio in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C.
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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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