Day 1, Thursday: Arrival at Udine/Cormons train station and transfer to your accommodation by private vehicle. Greeting by hosts and hotel check-in. Free time to explore the surroundings before enjoying dinner at your hotel or at a local restaurant.
Day 2, Friday: Guided excursion to the Brda wine district in nearby Slovenia. Visit to a prized winery & wine tasting with samplings of local delicacies. Tour continuation towards Gorizia, the only town in Italy divided by a border. It was the capital of an ancient Austro-Hungarian province and was a very important and wealthy city until the outbreak of World War I, which destroyed it almost completely. Stop at another winery in the Collio district before reaching your hotel in the late afternoon. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 3, Saturday: Guided excursion to Trieste, the capital of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, set between the blue waters of its gulf, the green hills and the white rocks of the Carso plateau. Visit to a prized winery & wine tasting with samplings of local delicacies in the Carso wine district. Afternoon: Visit to the Miramare castle, the romantic residence of Maximilian from Hapsburg and Charlotte from Belgium. Stop at another winery producing DOC Carso wines before reaching your hotel in the late afternoon. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 4, Sunday: After breakfast check-out from the hotel and transfer to the train station for departure. Includes: (B).
Note: Please ask if you wish to add extra nights or combine this tour with some of our other 3-day modules for a great vacation.
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