Trip reference number: 183775

Trip Operator: Wexas Travel

Gastronomy Of Fruili Venezia Giulia

From: £855.00

Holiday overview

Friuli Venezia Giulia is a northeast Italian region bordering Austria, Slovenia and the Adriatic Sea. It’s home to the sharp-peaked Dolomite Mountains and vineyards producing white wines. Trieste, the capital, was once part of the 19th-century Austro-Hungarian Empire. 

Holiday itinerary

Day 1: UK/Olbia

Begin your holiday with complimentary airport lounge indulgence before your flight out to Olbia. On arrival, you'll pick up your hire car at the airport to drive to your coastal accommodation. Along with the sea views and gastronomic offerings are particularly impressive.

Porto Rotondo is also a famous location; it overlooks the wide Gulf of Cugnana and is full of villas and piazzas swathed by such a splendid natural environment as this.

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Today head north to the lovely town of Santa Teresa di Gallura on the northernmost tip of the island of Sardinia. Outside the town lies a fascinating prehistoric village, Lu Brandali. Here you can see the Tomb of the Giants, a vast communal village grave used between the 14th and 10th centuries B.C. After visiting these archaeological ruins, you might consider have lunch on the waterfront in Santa Teresa and take a stroll along the beautiful beach.

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This morning you head into the inland to visit an artisanal dairy farm, where the traditional Pecorino Sardo has been produced for generations. The owners will show how fresh local sheep’s milk is processed in accordance with the ancient and traditional methods maintained over time, followed by a tasting. In the afternoon, consider strolling the exclusive seaside town of Porto Cervo or to relax at the beach

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North-Eastern Sardinia is also renowned for the quality of its cork production, used to bottle the best wines in the world. you visit a cork producer and learn how this natural material is extracted respecting the life cycle of trees. You then may stop to visit Tempio Pausania, an enchanting town in the heart of Gallura, a "granite temple" surrounded by water and greenery, and famous for its Moscato wine.

Consider visiting the lively town of Alghero or taking a boat trip to one of the most fascinating jewels of the whole Mediterranean: the Caves of Neptune. Alternatively, you may visit a wine resort and olive oil producer all within a short drive of your accommodation

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