4 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Trieste
— 1 night
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Cimolais
— 1 night
Drive
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Cividale del Friuli
— 1 night
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Trieste — 1 night

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of The Cave "Grotta Gigante", then contemplate the waterfront views at Trieste Gulf, then examine the collection at San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument, and finally contemplate the long history of Muggia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Molo Audace - Gia "Molo S. Carlo", get engrossed in the history at Miramare Castle-Historical Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Little Berlin, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Giusto Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Trieste journey planner.

Rome to Trieste is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. December in Trieste sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cimolais.
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Cimolais — 1 night

Cimolais is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 130km northwest of Trieste and about 40km northwest of Pordenone. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Lake of Barcis, explore the striking landscape at The Landslide of Mount Toc, then admire the engineering at Vajont Dam, and finally look for gifts at THE Market - Curiosities and Memories from Teresa.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cimolais trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Trieste to Cimolais in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Trieste in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cimolais, with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cividale del Friuli.
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Cividale del Friuli — 1 night

Founded by Julius Caesar, Cividale del Friuli occupies a site probably inhabited since Paleolithic times.
On the 11th (Sun), admire the striking features of The Longobard Temple - World Heritage Site, then don't miss a visit to San Giacomo Square, then admire the striking features of Loggia del Lionello, and finally explore the historical opulence of Udine Castle.

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You can drive from Cimolais to Cividale del Friuli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Cividale del Friuli, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) 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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