Ancient history: the Roman age
The medieval period
HISTORY AND NATURE: THE ISLAND OF GRADO
A visit to the ancient Roman castrum, which took over the role of Aquileia after the Hun invasion, and a boat trip along the canals of the Grado Lagoon, where nature has been preserved and kept alive.
Recommended duration: four hours

ROMANS AND BARBARIANS: THE HISTORICAL EVENTS OF A SPECIAL TOWN
A visit to Cividale del Friuli, the former Forum Iulii founded by Julius Caesar, which became the capital of the first Lombard Duchy in Italy.
Recommended duration: half a day

THE ROOMS IN THE CASTLE...
 A visit to the Gorizia Castle, the perfect starting point for the discovery of the military structures, the defence systems, the weapons and everyday life in the Middle Ages.
Recommended duration: 1.5 hours

THE CASTLES ON THE HILLS
A visit to the manor houses around Udine: Villalta, Cassacco, Rive d'Arcano, a fascinating trip to privately-owned castles strategically positioned along the natural amphitheatre of the Region's hills.
Recommended duration: approximately one hour/1.5 hours per castle
AQUILEIA: CAPITAL OF DECIMA REGIO VENETIA ET HISTRIA
AND ONE OF THE BIRTHPLACES OF CHRISTIANITY
A visit to the most important archaeological site in the Upper Adriatic, part of the UNESCO world heritage. The visit covers the excavations and the rooms of the National Archaeological Museum.
A study of the roots of Christianity and the outstanding mosaics that can be seen at the Basilica and in the Early Christian Museum.
Recommended duration: half a day or one day

TRIESTE OR TERGESTE?
Let us go back in time. A visit to the awe-inspiring San Giusto Hill, the heart of the Roman town, to discover the roots of the ancient Tergeste, covering also the city centre streets, to see the magnificent theatre and the latest archaeological findings.
Recommended duration: half a day or one day
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