4 days / 3 nights
from € 348
Arrival in Friuli Venezia Giulia - TARCENTO, the road of Castles to Attimis
Arrival in TARCENTO, which for its spectacular geographical position has earned the nickname of “Pearl of Friuli”, to which more recently the “City of water, city of fire” has been added, to remember the two vital souls of the town: one natural, linked to the river “Torre”, and the other, traditional, linked to the Epiphanic fire and the “Festival dei cuori”, two important events for the town, which respectively raise it to the capital of the Friulian Epiphany and international folklore.
In the afternoon, entrance to the Medieval Archaeological Museum of ATTIMIS, the first regional museum dedicated to the daily life of the castles of the feudal period (X-XV century) in the eastern foothills of Friuli which documents the period between the end of the early Middle Ages and the occupation Venetian, through archaeological finds, models and reconstructions of environments and at the Castle of Partistagno a defensive building and noble residence of the feudal era built around the year 1000 and which was in principle property of the Counts of Attems.
Accommodation in a farmhouse (or 3-stars hotel) area Tarcento/Nimis
Dinner and overnight stay in a farmhouse
It is possible to rent a car at airport/railways station, see supplement
The valleys of TORRE and CORNAPPO, from the majestic mountain profiles to the soft hills of the best Friulian wines
Departure along the Torre and Cornappo valleys. In Villanova di Lusevera entrance to the underground system of the Villanova Caves and to the Ethnographic Museum. Stop for lunch in a restaurant.
In the afternoon, guided tour of the I Comelli winery with a walk through the vineyards and tasting of Ramandolo, a small DOCG in the Colli Orientali del Friuli. Here the grapes are all Verduzzo Friulano grown in an amphitheater of vineyards perched on the hillsides between the municipalities of Nimis and Tarcento, a vine that only in these two municipalities can bear the name of Ramandolo, a name deriving from one of the hamlets of the municipality of Nimis.
Breakfast, dinner and overnight stay in a farmhouse
Lunch in restaurant
Wine tasting “I COMELLI”
The VALLEYS of NATISONE, an open door to Eastern Europe
Departure for the NATISONE VALLEYS. In San Pietro al Natisone / Špietar visit the SMO – Krajinski in pripovedni muzej / Museum of landscapes and narratives, entirely dedicated to the cultural landscape that runs from the Alps to the sea.
Not a collection museum but a storytelling museum where the story of the aspects characterizing the culture of the territory unfolds. The museum is aimed at all those who want to know the history and current events of the area where the Slovenian linguistic minority has historically settled in the former provinces of Udine, Gorizia and Trieste.
At the end, tasting of gubana and strucchi, traditional sweets of the Natisone Valleys
Stop for lunch in a restaurant near Castelmonte in the municipality of Prepotto, a panoramic point where there is a popular Marian shrine.
In the afternoon, a visit to the Purgessimo tunnel, built after World War II, is a Cold War bunker the size of an entire country and is one of the few examples of artifact in a cave in the hands of the Italian Army Arrest Infantry.
Arrival in CIVIDALE del FRIULI, which preserves valuable Lombard testimonies and is located at the beginning of the Lombard path in Italy which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Accommodation in a farmhouse (or 3-stars hotel) area Cividale del Friuli
Breakfast in a farmhouse area Tarcento/Nimis
Sweet tasting of the Valley of Natisone
Lunch in restaurant
Dinner and overnight stay in a farmhouse
CIVIDALE DEL FRIULI - First Longabard Duchy - Goodbye in Friuli Venezia Giulia
In the morning individual visit of CIVIDALE del FRIULI one of the most beautiful towns in Friuli, located at the foot of the “Colli Orientali del Friuli”, close to the Julian Prealps. Founded by Julius Caesar with the name of Forum Iulii, from which the name of Fiuli originated, in 568 AD. it became the capital of the first Italian Longabard duchy. You walk through the historic center that rises on the right bank of the Natisone and retains its medieval appearance, with a stop and entrance at the “Tempietto Longobardo“, one of the most important monuments of the eighth century with excellently preserved frescoes and bas-reliefs.
In the afternoon otional visit to the National Archeological Museum
Breakfast in a farmhouse
End of services
PRICE per person from € 369 (minimum 2 person)
Price for children until 14 years on request
The price includes:
- Accommodation in double room, in a farmhouse (or 3-stars hotel) area Tarcento/Nimis on Half board basis
- Accommodation in double room, in a farmhouse (or 3-stars hotel) area Cividale on Half board basis
- Admission at the Archeological Museum of Attimis
- Admission at the Caves of Villanova and Etnographic Museum of Lusevera
- Lunch in a restaurant on 2nd day
- Visit and tasting at the wineyard company "I Comelli"
- Admission at the SMO Museum
- Sweet tasting of Natisone Valley
- Lunch in a restaurant on 3rd day
- Admission at the "Tempietto Longobardo"
- Taxes and service rates
- 24/7 telephone line assistance
The price doesn't include:
- All other meals, all drinks, tourist tax, tips, personal expenses and anything not specifically included
- Single room, starting from € 80
- Rent a car at airport/railways, from € 150 (acording type)
- Accommodation in 3rd bed € 60,00
OPTIONAL SERVICES, on request:
- Guide service for Caves and Museum of Villanova on 2nd day
- Guide service for Cividale visit on the 4th day
The package price may vary based on availability and seasonality
NO PENALTY up to 8 days BEFORE
- 50% of the partecipation fee for cancellations from 7 to 4 days before
- 80% of the partecipation fee for cancellations up to 2 days before arrival
- 100% No refund after this deadline
In high season periods, any different PENALTIES may be applied