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Gemona del Friuli

In the Historia Longobardorum Gemona is mentioned as being one of the fortressed castles built in 611 by the Longobards in order to defend the town from the Avari invasion. Gemona developed as a trading centre as it stood between Italian regions and Danubian Europe. From 1976 after the dreadful collapse caused by the earthquake, the town appears today as a peculiar mixture of innovation and tradition.

Udine

Udine is a city in north-eastern Italy, in the middle of Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, between the Adriatic sea and the Alps (Alpi Carniche). Udine is the historical capital of Friuli. Udine is a quiet and neat provincial town that leaves to the visitors the pleasure of discovering its face, hidden inside palaces and churches, in picturesque views that have retained their charm untouched.

Venezia

How can you describe this city in few words: the water, the bridges, the churches... Many centuries of culture and art included in few kilometres surrounded by channels and an amazing lagoon… what about the sunset in S. Marco square? You have to walk in it, to talk with its people and discover each single corner of this unique place.

Grado, Aquileia

The isle of Grado was the first port for these ancient navigators who coming from the isle used to sail up the lagoon and then the river Natissa ‚till Aquileia. Grado was already famous and Venice didn’t exist yet. Aquileia, one of the most interesting archaeological sites in Italy (Unesco World Heritage), was founded by Romans in 181 BC in a place chosen for its strategic position. Aquileia acquired importance since it was chosen as the official seat for the Patriarch.

Cividale del Friuli

Founded by the Romans around 50 BC with the name of Forum Julii, Cividale del Friuli is renown for being the „Lombards‘ city“ owing to the innumerable treasures related to Lombard domination. The city boasts several monuments, first of all the Duomo which, although often modified in the centuries, still shows the traits of the original design of the building erected in the 15th century.

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