Fly&Drive Friuli Venezia Giulia – Itinerary 5
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.
Day 1 – Arrival at Udine
Arrival at the airport, rent a car and start your journey direction Udine. Accomodation at the booked hotel and overnight.
Day 2 – 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, dinner at restaurant Là di Moret with gourmet menù. Overnight in hotel in Udine.
Day 3 – Udine/Gemona del Friuli/Venzone/Villaco (A)/Klagenfurt (A)
Buffet breakfast. In the morning, visit of Gemona del Friuli and the medieval village of Venzone, both totally destroyed by an Earthquake on May 06th 1976. In the afternoon border crossing with Austria and time for a short visit of Villach (A) city centre. Driving along the Wörthersee Lake arrive in Klagenfurt, main city of Charintian Region. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4 – Klagenfurt (A)/Bled (SLO)/Trieste
Buffet breakfast. In the morning visit of the Klagenfurt city centre and then move to the Lake of Bled (SLO). Relax on the fantastic Alpin-lake shores. In the evening arrival in Trieste (ITA) and overnight.
Day 5 – Trieste
Buffet breakfast and overnight in hotel. In the morning visit of the Miramare Castle and Park. Time at leisure on the Barcola seaside. In the afternoon discover Trieste city centre. Dinner at “Trattoria Ai Fiori” with gourmet menù. After dinner enjoy the Trieste night life.
Day 6 – Trieste/Carso/Redipuglia/San Michele del Carso
Buffet breakfast. In the morning, drive up on the Carso hills and visit of the Giant Cave. In the afternoon visit of the Redipuglia War Memorial and afterwards wine and EVO oil tasting provided by “Azienza Agricola Castelvecchio”. Proceed to San Michele del Carso and accomodation at 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 7 – San Michele del Carso/Udine
Buffet breakfast. In the morning visit of Gorizia with the Castle and Palazzo Coronini-Kromberg. Lunch at Osteria-Gostilna Korsič in San Floriano del Collio. In the afternoon wine tasting at “Azienda Agricola Il Carpino”. Overnight in Udine.
Day 8 – 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;
• 7 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".