Eno-Gastronomy Tour
Discover the excellents Wines and Food of Friuli
"THE COLLI ORIENTALI" and "THE COLLIO GORIZIANO".

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN UDINE
Transfer from the airport to our Hotel in Udine.
Dinner and overnight. 

Gastronomy in Friuli Venice Jiulia is the result of the combination of three great cooking traditions - the middle-European, the Venetian and the Slavic one - accompanied by a strong and tasty folk cuisine.

The main representatives of the region are Montasio cheese, San Daniele ham, smoked ham from Sauris, and the Frico (mountain cheese flakes cooked in a pan).

In Trieste you will have the opportunity to taste the "iota" (soup made of beans, potatoes and white cabbage), the "porcina" (cooked ham in bread crust), the
"goulash" (mix of boiled pork meat and sausages with sauerkrauts, mustard and horseradish), "apple strudel", "gnocchi di pane" (knödel, made from rye bread that has been cut up and soaked in milk). 


The Map of Friuli.


Corno di Rosazzo.

DAY 2: UDINE
Breakfast in Hotel. Walking tour of Udine. 

Udine
is a beautiful town and we will walk to the "Piazza 
Libertà"
(the square situated in the historical centre of the city wherewe also see several buildings of different periods 
such as the Loggia del Lionello, displays clear Venetian qualities, and the Loggia di San Giovanni, directly opposit, a popular gathering-place for locals, the square is a gracious remainder of the Renaissance period). Near the square is 
located the Castel which has a Museum and the romantic Matteotti Square (called Herb Square). In Udine you can 
see many buildings of Palladio and the Tiepolo's wall 
painting
 in the Palazzo del Patriarcato. Lunch in a characteristic restaurant. The afternoon is free. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: COLLIO ORIENTALE - CIVIDALE DEL FRIULI
Breakfast in Hotel. Departure by Deluxe Coach 
to the local towns of FAEDIS, CORNO DI ROSAZZO, CIALLA, PREPOTTO and CIVIDALE DEL FRIULI.
Visit of the small villages, each one of which has a beautiful old town centre tasting wine in a local wine 
cellar. Lunch in a characteristic restaurant. 

In the afternoon  visit CIVIDALE DEL FRIULI.  
The origins of this town, date back to 50BC; founded by Julius Caesar who called it 'Forum Julii'. Its origins have made the town of great interest to tourists.

Monuments to visit here include the Devil's Bridge, the Medieval House, the Monastery of St Maria in Valle, the Cathedral and the Christian Museum, the Longobard Temple, the Orsoline Nativity Scene, the Celtic Hypogeum and the National Archaeological Museum.


The "Longobard Temple" in Cividale del Friuli.

Religious buildings to see: the Cathedral of St Maria Assunta, the Church of St Silvestro, the Church of St Maria dei Battuti and the Church of St Nicolò. Return to the Hotel. Dinner and overnight.


The Castle of Gorizia.

DAY 4: COLLIO ORIENTALE - GORIZIA - GRADISCA D'ISONZO
Breakfast in Hotel. Departure by Deluxe Coach to CAPRIVA 
DEL FRIULI and DOLEGNA DEL COLLIO.
Visit of the small villages each one of which has a beautiful old town centre tasting wine in a local wine cellar. Lunch in a characteristic restaurant. In the afternoon visit of GORIZIA and GRADISCA D'ISONZO. 

Gorizia is an interestig city with its Medieval centre offers 
much to see such as the Castle of Gorizia (the symbol of the city) the "Palazzotto dei Conti", the "Palazzo degli Stati Provinciali",  the "Palazzetto Veneto", the small church S.Spirit, the Donberg and Tasso hauses, the War Museum, the Catedral, the church of S.Ignazio, the "Palazzo Attems Petzenstein", the synagogue, the didatic Museum "the small Jerusalem on the Isonzo, the church of S. Rocco, the "Palazzo Cobenzl" and the "Palazzo Coroncini Cronberg".
In Gradisca d'Isonzo you can see: the "Civic Gradiscano Museum", the "Regional Gallery of Contempory Art of LUIGI SPAZZAPAN", the "Civic Lapidary " and the "Documentary Museum of the City". The visit includes the tasting wine in local wine cellar. Return to the Hotel. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: SAN DANIELE DEL FRIULI
Breakfast in Hotel. Departure by Deluxe Coach to San Daniele del Friuli

This town is world famous for its prosciutto - raw ham - (its genuine taste depends on the climate of this area). 
In San Daniele you can enjoy to see the beautiful architecture and its many other attractions.

Our tour starts with a stroll through the old streets where are located the Cathedral and the Guarmeriana Library (which you will visit in the afternoon) is the oldest 
in Friuli, one of the first in Italy. 

Our tour includes a visit to a "prosciutto factory" for tasting this world famous raw-ham with a glass of wine. Lunch in a typical restaurant. Return at the Hotel. Dinner and overnight.


The raw-ham of San Daniele.

DAY 6: RETURN  Breakfast in Hotel. Transfer to the airport.


A typical "Friulana" Cellar.


Udine - Freedom Square.


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