5 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Sappada
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Forni di Sopra
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Trieste
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Sappada — 1 day

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.
On the 19th (Thu), stroll through Scuola Sci Sappada, let the kids burn off some steam at Nevelandia, then take in the dramatic scenery at Sappada Waterfalls, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Sappada.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sappada trip planner.

Milan to Sappada is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In January, daytime highs in Sappada are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Forni di Sopra.
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Forni di Sopra — 1 night

Forni di Sopra is a town and comune in the province of Udine, in the Dolomite Alps mountain range in northeastern Italy. On the 20th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museo Ciasa dai Fornes, make a trip to Bivacco Perugini, and then find something for the whole family at Dolomiti Adventure Park.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Forni di Sopra trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Sappada to Forni di Sopra takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Forni di Sopra can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Trieste.
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Trieste — 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Attractions like Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia and Molo Audace - Gia "Molo S. Carlo" make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Giusto Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at City Museum Revoltella, and explore the activities along Trieste Gulf.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Trieste online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Forni di Sopra to Trieste takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Forni di Sopra in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 4°C in Trieste. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car 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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