29 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

29 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Trieste
— 6 nights
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Cividale del Friuli
— 6 nights
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Lignano Sabbiadoro
— 5 nights
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Erto e Casso
— 2 nights
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Sappada
— 5 nights
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Tarvisio
— 4 nights
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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 (Nazario Sauro Waterfront, St. Euphemia's Basilica, &more) and Castle of Duino (in Duino). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, explore the activities along Grand Canal, get to know the fascinating history of Little Berlin, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Giusto Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Trieste trip website.

Rome to Trieste is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in September, you will find days in Trieste are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cividale del Friuli.
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Find places to stay Sep 12 — 18:

Cividale del Friuli — 6 nights

Founded by Julius Caesar, Cividale del Friuli occupies a site probably inhabited since Paleolithic times.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fogliano Redipuglia (Military Memorial Redipuglia, Saint Elia Hill, &more), Aquileia (Archaeological Area of Aquileia - Roman Forum & National Archaeological Museum of Aquileia) and Chiesa San Giovanni Dei Battuti (in Spilimbergo). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre, admire the striking features of The Longobard Temple - World Heritage Site, get to know the fascinating history of Palmanova City Fortress - World Heritage Site, and step into the grandiose world of Udine Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cividale del Friuli trip planner.

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 September, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Cividale del Friuli. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lignano Sabbiadoro.
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Lignano Sabbiadoro — 5 nights

With a golden sand beach that stretches for almost 8 km (5 mi), Lignano Sabbiadoro represents one of the country's finest seaside resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lignano Sabbiadoro: Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie (in Grado), Chiesa Santa Maria dei Battuti (in San Vito al Tagliamento) and Sesto al Reghena (Area dei Mulini di Stalis & Benedictine Abbey of Santa Maria in Sylvis). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Junior Park, get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele II (Contrada Maggiore) - Urbs Picta, relax in the rural setting at Malga Fossa di Sarone, and get outside with Doggy Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lignano Sabbiadoro road trip app.

Traveling by car from Cividale del Friuli to Lignano Sabbiadoro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lignano Sabbiadoro are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Erto e Casso.
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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 29:

Erto e Casso — 2 nights

Most visitors take a day trip to Erto e Casso from Pordenone, located about 40 km (25 mi) away.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Forcella del Duranno Dalla Val Zemola, then admire the engineering at Vajont Dam, and then stop by THE Market - Curiosities and Memories from Teresa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte Tibetano, make a trip to Lake of Barcis, then find something for the whole family at Parkunzi, then examine the collection at Museo dell' Emigrazione, and finally contemplate the long history of Palazzo Centi.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Erto e Casso trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Lignano Sabbiadoro to Erto e Casso in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Erto e Casso are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sappada.
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Sappada — 5 nights

Apart from the beauty of its mountain landscapes, Sappada also boasts a particular rural architecture of wooden houses built using an ancient technique called "blockbau." Thanks to its location in the imposing Dolomites, the village serves as a popular tourist destination in both winter and summer months.
Get out of town with these interesting Sappada side-trips: Sauris Lake (in Sauris), Laghetti di Fondovalle (in Forni di Sopra) and Sutrio (Presepio di Teno, Zoncolan Mountain, &more). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Sappada, hike along Calvi Mountain Hut, admire the sheer force of Sappada Waterfalls, and take an in-depth tour of La Mozartina.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Sappada planner.

Traveling by car from Erto e Casso to Sappada takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Sappada can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tarvisio.
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Tarvisio — 4 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.
Step out of Tarvisio to go to Camporosso in Valcanale and see Sanctuary of Mount Lussari, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Fusine Lakes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Predil Lake, steep yourself in history at Forte Beisner Opera 4, and experience rural life at Azienda Agricola Luigi Faleschini.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tarvisio trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sappada to Tarvisio in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to 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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