Fly&Drive Friuli Venezia Giulia – Itinerary 3
Driving carefree through the streets of Friuli Venezia Giulia
Discover Friuli Venezia Giulia and surroundings by car is very simple. Drive on the highway or choose the most hidden streets allows you to easily reach the pearls of this region.
Julius Caesar, Attila, Dante Alighieri, Giambattista Tiepolo, Napoleon Bonaparte, Giuseppe Verdi, James Joyce, Italo Svevo, Franz Joseph I and Empress Elisabeth of Austria , Maximilian of Austria, Umberto Saba, Ernest Hemingway and many other visited these amazing places.
Park without time limits along the path chosen, enjoy the view, explore a small village, visit a museum, enjoy a traditional dish with a fine glass of wine in a typical restaurant… Driving carefree through the streets of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Border region with intense flavours
Day 1 – Arrival at S. Michele del Carso
Arrival at the airport, rent a car and start your journey direction San Michele del Carso. Accomodation at famous Lokanda Devetak. Visit of the private Lokanda winecellar where the owner Mr. Avgustin will introduce you into the magic flavours of local wines. Dinner with gourmet menù and overnight.
Day 2 – S. Michele del Carso/Gorizia/Castagnevizza (SLO)/S. Michele del Carso
Buffet breakfast. In the morning visit of Gorizia with the Castle and Palazzo Coronini-Kromberg. You could take a photo on the border between Italy and Slovenia in Piazza della Transalpina. In the afternoon visit the Franciscan Monastery Kostanjevica-Castagnevizza (SLO), where you can find the Crypt of the Bourbons and the grave of Charles X, the last King of France. Overnight in hotel.
Day 3 – S. Michele del Carso/Caporetto (SLO)/Cividale del Friuli/Udine
Buffet breakfast. In the morning border crossing toward Slovenia at check-point “Casa Rossa” and drive along the river Isonzo Valley we will reach Caporetto (SLO). Time to visit the local WW1 Museum. In the afternoon return to Italy and visit of Cividale del Friuli (UNESCO Heritage). Overnight in Udine.
Day 4 – Udine/Fagagna/San Daniele del Friuli/Udine
Buffet breakfast. In the morning visit of Udine city centre with the Castle, the Archbishop Palace and the Tiepolo Galleries. In the afternoon visit of the Fagagna Castle and San Daniele del Friuli where San Daniele ham is well known all over the world by gourmets who appreciate its sweet and refined taste. On the way back to Udine, dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 5 – Udine/Departure
Buffet breakfast. Departure to the airport, car drop off.
|Accomodation||Accomodation in the chosen hotel|
• Cat B car rental (type Ford Fiesta) including unlimited mileage, CDW, TP, LSC and local taxes (pick up / drop off every day from of Venice, Treviso and Trieste airports);
• Accommodation in double room;
• 4 nights accommodation in the chosen hotel with breakfast included;
• Tasting menu in selected restaurants;
• Wine tasting in the selected cellars;
• FVG Card (personal card. It allows a reduction on beach packages, parks and boat);
• Medical and luggage insurance.
• Flights and apt taxes;
• Fuel, road tolls;
• Meals not included, drinks, tips and extras;
• Supplements, extra visits and excursions;
• Cancellation insurance;
• Anything not mentioned in "Included".