9 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

9 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Drive to Tarvisio
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Tarvisio
— 1 night
Drive
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Udine
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trieste
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Venice, Fly to Stockholm

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Tarvisio — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lussari and then explore the activities along Fusine Lakes.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Tarvisio trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Tarvisio is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, Tarvisio is somewhat warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Udine.
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Udine — 3 nights

The spiritual capital of the region, Udine remains a wealthy provincial center with a trove of cultural and artistic treasures.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Udine: Grado (Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie & St. Euphemia's Basilica), Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia) and Aquileia (Archaeological Area of Aquileia - Roman Forum & The bell tower of Aquileia - World Heritage Site). There's much more to do: make a trip to Liberty Square, steep yourself in history at Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre, take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of Santa Maria Annunziata, and see the interesting displays at Centro Internazionale Vittorio Podrecca-Teatro delle meraviglie di Maria Signorelli.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Udine journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Tarvisio to Udine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Udine can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Trieste.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Trieste — 4 nights

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Change things up with a short trip to Castle of Duino in Duino (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, contemplate the waterfront views at Grand Canal, take in the waterfront at Molo Audace - Gia "Molo S. Carlo", and explore the fascinating underground world of The Cave "Grotta Gigante".

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Trieste road trip planning app.

Drive from Udine to Trieste in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Trieste sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
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Friuli Venezia Giulia travel guide

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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.
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