Udine - unmatched Italian city, capital of Friuli region and local dialect protected by the Italian state with regard to historical linguistic communities. Udine perfectly represents Mainland Venice, its city, territory and people that making their culture a true virtue.
Just over 20 kilometers from Slovenia and 54 kilometers from Austria, Udine has always been considered a strategic point for European trade, starting from Romans, Longobards and finishing with Republic of Venice.
Local architectural attractions include flagship Loggia del Lionello overlooking the central Piazza Libertà, Loggia di San Giovanni with the famous Clock Tower, imposing Castle of Udine dominating the city from the top of the hill. Local churches are represented by Cathedral of Santa Maria Annunziata and Santa Maria di Castello.
The town is also famous for its food and wine traditions related to Friuli cuisine rich in cornmeal polenta and abundant use of spices. Among the signature dishes are raw ham of San Daniele and smoked ham of Suris in addition to the asparagus of the lower Friuli and Frico.
Another signature product of Friuli is wine. You will definitely appreciate Friulian white wine Tocai and red Ribolla Nera, originating from wine called Schiopettino, produced exclusively in Prepotto located in Udine province.
Udine has thousand faces that unites different flavors and aromas giving life to Friulian people. Find ideal accommodation to enjoy local food, wine and culture.