8 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

8 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Friuli Venezia Giulia attractions planner
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Trieste
— 3 nights
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Udine
— 4 nights
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Trieste — 3 nights

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Greek Orthodox Church Saint Nicholas and Hydrodynamic Power Plant. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Trieste Gulf, admire the masterpieces at Civic Museum of Oriental Art, and get a dose of the wild on Grotta Torri di Slivia - Tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Trieste online itinerary maker.

Valletta, Malta to Trieste is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Udine.
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Udine — 4 nights

The spiritual capital of the region, Udine remains a wealthy provincial center with a trove of cultural and artistic treasures.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Viatori Park / Garden of the Azaleas and Cathedral of Santa Maria Annunziata. Change things up with these side-trips from Udine: Aquileia (Cemetery To The Unknown Soldier & Basilica of Aquileia), Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia) and Grado (Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie & Nazario Sauro Waterfront). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Quadris Bird Reserve, examine the collection at National Archeologic Museum, and explore the world behind art at Diocesan Museum and Tiepolo Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Udine online journey planner.

You can drive from Trieste to Udine in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Udine are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can 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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