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WEEK END IN FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA (ITALY)

DISCOVERING ITS CULTURE AND GASTRONOMY

DAY 1: AQUILEIA
Depart from Ronchi Airport. With our coach and guide to Aquileia, Roman colony founded in 180 / 181 B.C., the capital
of X Augustan region and metropolis of the Christian Church. Visit the Roman Forum, the remains of the ancient Roman
port, the Basilica. Afterwards visit a local winery followed by the 1 guided tasting of some native Friulian wine.
At the end, transfer to our hotel. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 2: PALMANOVA CIVIDALE DEL FRIULI CORMONS GORIZIA
After breakfast departure to Palmanova and visit a fortress town founded by the Venetians in 1953.
Afterwards we will proceed to Cividale del Friuli, the Forum Iulii founded by Giulio Cesare around 50 B.C.,
visit a local winery followed by the 2 guided tasting of some native Friulian wines in combination a regional products.
Lunch in a typical restaurant with local dishes. Continue to Cormons, characteristic little town at the foot of Monte Quarin
in Friuli Venezia Giulia and renowned for its wines and fruit. Visit a local winery, around which is planted the Vineyard
of the World (in Italian: Vigna del Mondo), with over four hundred varieties of vine from the five continents. The fruit is harvested together to produce the Wine of Pace (in Italian: Vino della Pace), which in sent every year to heads of taste all over the world as an invitation to peace and brotherhood. Afterwards enjoy an excursion through the terraced
vineyard, stopping to admire the panorama. Afterwards your coach will take to Gorizia and tour the city.
On a city tour we will get to know several sights the Castle and the beauty of the historic centre.
At the end transfer to our hotel. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: PASSARIANO
After breakfast departure to Passariano, wonderful tour the exterior of Villa Manin a magnificent sixteenth century Venetian Villa. It was the last residence in Friuli of the doges of Venice and headquarters of the French troupes during the Italian Campaign Napoleon in 1797. Afterwards we will proceed to visit a local winery followed by the last tasting of some native Friulian wine in combination a lunch with local dishes.
At the end we will proceed to Triest/Ronchi Airport on time for your flight departure.

The Tour includes:
- Transportation by bus Granturismo
- Accomodation in hotels of category request
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The half board service (breakfast and dinner)    
- Lunch in a restaurant with local dishes
- Guide tour as per program

The Tour does not include: 
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All sort of extras and anything not mentioned above



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See Reference: Italian State Tourism Dept. INTRAV