Four days of festivities for the mind and the palate. An event dedicated to the heart of Friuli Venezia Giulia: San Daniele and its hillsides. A landscape alternating between enchanting glimpses of small towns, such as the UNESCO WOrld Heritage Sites of Cividale and Aquileia, and others which are equally interesting in terms of their history and beauty, such as Codroipo, Maniago, Spilimbergo, Fagagna, Gemona, Valvasone-Arzene, Ragogna, Corno di Rosazzo, San Giorgio della Richinvelda and Udine. A special itinerary which will take you on a fascinating voyage of discovery. A wealth of international shows, cultural events, tasting sessions and cookery courses, with San Daniele ham and the entire food and wine heritage of the region at their heart, in San Daniele del Friuli.
San Daniele DOP ham
Montasio DOP cheese
DOC, DOCG and IGT wines
TOWNS INVOLVED IN THE INITIATIVE
Udine - Aquileia, Cividale del Friuli, Codroipo, Corno di Rosazzo, Fagagna, Gemona del Friuli, San Daniele del Friuli, Udine
Pordenone - Maniago, San Giorgio della Richinvelda, Spilimbergo, Valvasone-Arzene
CULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSETS
UNESCO World Heritage Site included in the initiative
Archaeological Area and Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia
Longobards in Italy. Places of the power - Cividale del Friuli
Some of the cultural assets included in the initiative
Spilimbergo: old town, Friuli School of Mosaic
Udine: old town (Archbishop's Palace, Cathedral, Gallery of Ancient Art), State Archive
Aquileia: Roman Forum, Pasqualis House and former Stables, Fondo Cal, Fondo Cossar, National Archaeological Museum, Paleo-Christian Museum, River Port, Roman Sepulchre
Cividale del Friuli: National Archaeological Museum, Longobard itinerary
Corno di Rosazzo: Abbey-fortress, Villa Nanchini Cabassi
Fagagna: Cjase Cocel Museum
Passariano di Codroipo: Villa Manin
Rivolto di Codroipo: Wine museum
San Daniele del Friuli: Guarneriana Library, Cathedral, Sant’Antonio Abate Church, Castles and Ham Route
SPECIAL ITINERARIES FORMING PART OF THE INITIATIVE
From 26 to 29 June 2015, on occasion of The Fragrance of Friuli Venezia Giulia, 12 of the region's most interesting and attractive towns will be taking part, with events and special tasting sessions.
On Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June, one coach for each of the 12 towns will leave San Daniele del Friuli, with a guide on board to accompany you on a special and fascinating one-day trip to discover the local culture and food and wines.
All the major tourist attractions will open outside their normal times for the entire period and there will be a special program of concerts, tasting sessions, children's activities and workshops.
HOW TO REACH US
Friuli Venezia Giulia - Ronchi dei Legionari Airport
Trieste Regional Airport, 33 Km from Trieste, 40 Km from Udine, 20 Km from Gorizia, 80 Km from Pordenone.
A4 Turin – Trieste Motorway
A23 Palmanova - Udine – Tarvisio Motorway
A28 Portogruaro – Conegliano Motorway
FOR MORE INFORMATION
FVG Tourism – www.turismofvg.it
ERSA FVG – www.ersa.fvg.it
The Fragrance of Friuli Venezia Giulia – www.ariadifriuliveneziagiulia.it
Consorzio Prosciutto di San Daniele – www.prosciuttosandaniele.it
Consorzio Tutela Formaggio Montasio – www.formaggiomontasio.net
Vini DOC FVG – www.friulano.fvg.it
Associazione per la valorizzazione del prodotto tradizionale “Brovada” – www.brovadafvg.it
NEWS AND EVENTS
The major events include a Bob Dylan concert at the Zanussi Stadium in San Daniele del Friuli on Saturday 27 June.
FVG Tourism - Expo Milano 2015 General Coordination Office
T +39 0431 387125
F +39 0431 387143