18 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

18 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly to Ljubljana, Shuttle to Trieste
— 6 nights
Cividale del Friuli
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
— 5 nights
Drive to Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport, Fly to Orlando


Trieste — 6 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Explore Trieste's surroundings by going to Grado (St. Euphemia's Basilica & Nazario Sauro Waterfront), Cemetery To The Unknown Soldier (in Aquileia) and Castle of Duino (in Duino). The adventure continues: make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, take in the waterfront at Molo Audace - Gia "Molo S. Carlo", Head underground at The Cave "Grotta Gigante", and explore the activities along Trieste Gulf.

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Orlando, USA to Trieste is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from Orlando, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Trieste, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cividale del Friuli.
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Cividale del Friuli — 4 nights

Founded by Julius Caesar, Cividale del Friuli occupies a site probably inhabited since Paleolithic times.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cividale del Friuli: Viatori Park / Garden of the Azaleas (in Gorizia), Casa delle Farfalle (in Bordano) and Quadris Bird Reserve (in Fagagna). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Military Memorial Redipuglia, make a trip to Liberty Square, step into the grandiose world of Udine Castle, and admire the striking features of Loggia del Lionello.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cividale del Friuli route planner.

You can drive from Trieste to Cividale del Friuli in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trieste in November, expect little chillier with lows of 42°F in Cividale del Friuli. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tarvisio.
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Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:

Tarvisio — 2 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.
On the 20th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Tematico della Grande Guerra Abschnitt-Saisera, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lussari, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Egidio Abate, and finally steep yourself in history at Chiesa della Beata Vergine di Loreto. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Fusine Lakes, then relax in the rural setting at Azienda Agricola Luigi Faleschini, and then pause for some photo ops at Pieve di Santa Maria Maggiore.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Tarvisio tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Cividale del Friuli to Tarvisio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Tarvisio are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Pordenone.
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Pordenone — 5 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.
Explore Pordenone's surroundings by going to Villa Manin (in Codroipo), Spilimbergo (Mosaic School of Friuli, Palazzo degli Spilimbergo "Di Sopra", &more) and San Giorgio della Richinvelda (Chiesa Parrocchiale dei Santi Leonardo e Tommaso Apostolo & Agriturismo Tina). There's lots more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Vajont Dam, explore the activities along Sources of the Gorgazzo, look for gifts at Azienda Agricola San Gregorio, and get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele II (Contrada Maggiore) - Urbs Picta.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pordenone route planner.

Getting from Tarvisio to Pordenone by car takes about 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pordenone are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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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.