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The town
For further information on the various museums, please refer to the portal: Museum

Town centre
Cividale del Friuli offers each visitor its beauty and traditions.  The historical centre is full of fascinating places and monuments to visit. The Duomo (XV-XVI century) and the Palazzo del Comune (Town Hall) (XIV-XV century) are evidence of the joint historical presence in town of the political and religious powers, Piazza Paolo Diacono leading to Piazza San Giovanni and to Stretta della Giudaica that leads to the most ancient medieval house in Cividale, the suggestive Borgo Brossana and its Piazza San Biagio with the small church and bridge to the Tempietto Longobardo (Longobard Temple) (VIII-IX century). Going upwards you can see the Maggiore Monastery with the Convent of the Orsoline Nuns, the Pozzo di Callisto (Callisto’s Well) (VIII century), the Ipogeo celtico (Celtic hypogeum) and the Church of San Francesco.

Museum
Among the main museums in Cividale del Friuli is the National Archaeological Museum that rises on the ample Piazza del Duomo inside the Palazzo dei Provveditori veneti (Palazzo of the Venetian Superintendents) that preserves evidence of Roman and Longobard settlements in Cividale as well as other treasures.

Province
The province too is full of places to visit: Castelmonte, the Grottoes of San Giovanni d'Antro, Udine.

Gastronomy
Not to be forgotten is the Friulian food and wine traditions with prestigious Friulian D.O.C. wines produced in the Collio hills and frico with polenta (a cheese wafer with cornmeal), musetto con la brovada (tasty pork sausage with turnips macerated in wine), salami in vinegar with onions, bean and barley soup, gubana (a typical cake), strucchi (small pastries) and other tasty local gastronomy.

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Weather in the province of Udine

 

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Recommended itineraries

For more information on various museums you can refer to the portal museums in which you then to see the itineraries below.

We suggest several short itineraries to visit the areas of particular interest considering the distance and time available. Moreover, we would like to remind you that these itineraries are only suggestions and you can build up your own using the map of Cividale del Friuli on this site.

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