Friuli Jewish Heritage tour

Friuli Jewish Heritage tour



Friuli, the region perched perfectly between Venice and Trieste, is rich with great Jewish history. This Jewish Heritage tour showcases this corner of Italy (and Slovenia, which is very close to Trieste), its Jewish history whilst also being able to experience region’s local and native wines, food specialties, local traditions, culture, land and family hospitality.

Day 1

Arrival of guests at the airport.

Baggage collection and transfer to a stunning Locanda close to Cividale del Friuli.

Three course welcome dinner.

Overnight stay.

Day 2

Cividale del Friuli & Gorizia

Following breakfast your morning will be dedicated to a guided tour of Jewish Gorizia, also known as “Little Jerusalem on the Isonzo”, accompanied by a member of the local Jewish community.

You will learn about the community here, visit the synagogue, ghetto and Jewish cemetery in Nova Gorica. After your tour you will experience an informal Israeli kosher wine tasting paired with kosher bites. Free lunch in Gorizia Town. In the afternoon guided cultural and Jewish tour of Cividale del Friuli.

Dinner in a traditional Osteria with a modern twist (drinks included).

Day 3

San Daniele del Friuli


Guided tour of local, historical family estate and museum (moving, famous second world war story).

Guided historical, cultural and Jewish heritage tour of San Daniele del Friuli.

Guided tour and wine tasting in local winery followed by light picnic lunch in the vineyards. Free evening – explore the beautiful ex-Venetian town of Udine.

Overnight stay in a 3/4 star hotel in Udine.

Day 4

Udine & Trieste


Guided cultural and Jewish heritage tour of Udine.

Lunch in a local pizzeria (drinks included). Leave for Trieste. Entrance to Miramare Castle, Trieste (audio guide included). Free evening in Trieste city centre. Overnight stay in elegant boutique hotel, Trieste.

Day 5

Ljubljana – a taste of Slovenia

Breakfast in Boutique Hotel.

Guided tour of Ljubljana – city centre, Jewish heritage and community, synagogue.

Lunch (drinks included) in a quaint location in Old Town Ljubljana. Boat tour.

Castle visit via cable car.

Free evening.

Overnight stay in Boutique Hotel.

Day 6 Trieste

Breakfast followed by guided tour of Trieste, its history and culture and Jewish heritage (ghetto, Wagner museum etc.).

Guided tour – Risiera di S. Sabba (holding labour and concentration camp before victims were sent to Auschwitz).

Guided coffee tasting in one of the city’s historically beautiful cafès. Vegetarian lunch freshly prepared with 0km ingredients in local Osteria.

Guided tour of the synagogue. Shabbat dinner with Jewish community.

Overnight stay in the Boutique Hotel.

Day 7 Free day


Free day to explore city, sites, shopping, relax.

Shabbat lunch in Jewish community (optional).

Free evening.

Overnight stay in Boutique Hotel.

Day 8

Breakfast in Boutique Hotel. Departure.

This is a suggested itinerary customized for each client. Contact us for more information and create itinerary for you.

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