Cividale and the Longobards

Cividale del Friuli, Italy
Period of time: 3h
Price: 195 € per group
Category:: Kunst und Museen
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Organisational Details

Participants: 1-35 person (Only group booking)

Languages: German, English, Italian, Dutch

Booking option: Booking on fixed rate


Description of Tour

On a voyage of discovery in the Longobard period!

Three-hour tour

The town of Cividale is beautifully located in the near the Slovenian border, surrounded by hilly countryside. The small village is rich in history and has been on the Unesco World Heritage List since 2011, as there is much evidence of beautiful artwork from the Longobard period. The river Natisone flows through the town.

You can sit on a terrace in Cividale and eat typical Friulian dishes in one of the many restaurants. Cividale also has a wide range of nice little boutiques for shopping.

During the guided tour we will visit dthe most important and interesting artistic monuments and testimonies from the Longobard period, from the 8th century, but also beautiful squares, alleys, the Cathedral and the Devil's Bridge.

We will visit:

  • Piazza Paolo Diacono, the most beautiful square of Cividale.
  • The Cathedral from the late Gothic and Renaissance period.
  • The monastery 'Santa Maria in Valle' with a small church once used by the representative of the Lombard king and called the Lombard Temple.
  • The Devil's Bridge with a view over the Natisone River.

You can choose from the following two museums:

  • The Archaeological Museum with many valuable finds from the Lombard period.

or

  • The Christian Museum with an altar and baptismal font from the Lombard period as well as objects of the patriarchs and many relics and ecclesiastical works of art.

The entrance fee to the Monastery of Santa Maria in Valle and the museums is not included in the booking price!

The Christian Museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The others are open all week. Please check the exact opening hours.

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Services

Inclusive

Guided tour with explanation

Exclusive
The entrance fee to the Monastery of Santa Maria in Valle and the museums is not included in the booking price!The Christian Museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The others are open all week. Please check the exact opening hours.


Requirements

Participants should be good on their feet

Tour-Booking

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Elbrich Guide

Elbrich

Guide since 2016
What I offer: Guided tours in the entire Friuli Venezia Giulia region (Trieste, Udine, Gorizia, Cividale, Aquileia, Grado, etc.) / Guided tours in Friuli (Trieste, Udine ecc)
Location: Udine , Italy
Language: German, English, Italian, Dutch
Booking: Tours with fixed price, Individual Bookings
Experience:: since 2016