43 days in Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana, Shuttle to Trieste
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Trieste
— 10 nights
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Cividale del Friuli
— 8 nights
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Tarvisio
— 7 nights
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Cimolais
— 7 nights
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Lignano Sabbiadoro
— 8 nights
Drive to Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Fly to Rio de Janeiro

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Trieste — 10 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Miramare Castle-Historical Museum and City Museum Revoltella. Your inner history buff will appreciate Little Berlin and Castle of Duino. Venture out of the city with trips to Aquileia (National Archaeological Museum of Aquileia, Basilica of Aquileia, &more) and Castelreggio Bath (in Sistiana). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument, stop by Old City, tour the pleasant surroundings at Val Rosandra Nature Reserve, and explore the activities along Grand Canal.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Trieste online trip maker.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Trieste is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February, expect Trieste to be much colder, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Cividale del Friuli.
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Cividale del Friuli — 8 nights

Founded by Julius Caesar, Cividale del Friuli occupies a site probably inhabited since Paleolithic times.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Udine Castle. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gorizia Castle and Museo della Pieve e Tesoro del Duomo di Gemona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cividale del Friuli: Fogliano Redipuglia (Military Memorial Redipuglia & Saint Elia Hill), Mariano del Friuli (Agriturismo Tenuta Luisa, Masut Da Rive, &more) and Golf & Country Club Castello Di Spessa (in Capriva del Friuli). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Cornino Lake Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of The Longobard Temple - World Heritage Site, take in the views from Devil's Bridge, explore the world behind art at Casa Cavazzini - Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, and learn about winemaking at Az. Agr. Marco Cecchini.

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Getting from Trieste to Cividale del Friuli by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trieste in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cividale del Friuli, with lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Tarvisio.
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Tarvisio — 7 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.
Raibl International Geomineral Park and The Carnia Area Museum in the Great War 1915-1918 are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Galleria d'Arte Moderna E. De Cillia and Museo Etnografico Palazzo Veneziano will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tarvisio: Alpin Action Fvg (in Resiutta), Cavita 20 - Fontanon di Goriuda (in Chiusaforte) and Abbazia di San Gallo (in Moggio Udinese). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lussari, trek along Orrido dello Slizza, kick your exploration up a notch at Parco Avventura, and identify plant and animal life at Foresta Millenaria di Tarvisio.

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You can drive from Cividale del Friuli to Tarvisio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cimolais.
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Cimolais — 7 nights

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. You'll explore and learn at Museo della Pieve di Gorto and Raccolta Archeologica a Villa Savorgnan. Popular historic sites such as Castello Ceconi and Santuario della Santissima Trinita are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Cimolais: Bessich Vini (in Roveredo in Piano), Dolomiti Adventure Park (in Forni di Sopra) and Polcenigo (Sources of the Gorgazzo & The San Floriano Park at Polcenigo). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Parco Regionale delle Dolomiti Friulane. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Natural Reserve Ravin of Cellina. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Tenuta Fernanda Cappello, look for gifts at Tosoni, find something for the whole family at Parkunzi, and admire the engineering at Vajont Dam.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cimolais trip website.

You can drive from Tarvisio to Cimolais in 2.5 hours. In March in Cimolais, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lignano Sabbiadoro.
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Lignano Sabbiadoro — 8 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.
Pitars and PIETRO VINEYARDS PITTARO are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Villa Manin and Museo Archeologico della Laguna capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Lignano Sabbiadoro side-trips: Grado (St. Euphemia's Basilica & The Archaeological Remains of the Basilica of the Court), Sanctuary of Barbana Church (in Santuario di Barbana) and Chiesa Parrocchiale dei Santi Liberale e Bartolomeo (in Chions). Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Valle Canal Novo Reserve. Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Riserva Naturale Foci dello Stella. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Punta Verde Zoo Park, look for gifts at Lorenzonetto Cav. Guido Winery & SPARKLING WINES, stroll through Circolo Ippico Lignanese, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Benedictine Abbey of Santa Maria in Sylvis.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lignano Sabbiadoro online visit planner.

Drive from Cimolais to Lignano Sabbiadoro in 2 hours. In March in Lignano Sabbiadoro, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel 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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