Udine is one of the most beautiful cities in the region Friuli Venezia Giulia, the castle and the views of the city are most of the time fantastic.
The city is made on Venetian style and it was considered the historic capital of Friuli, It is worth visiting the beautiful squares, palaces, and treasures.
Udine is located in the center of the Friuli plain, at the same distance between the sea and the mountains. Udine is one of the gateways to the Dolomites and it absolutely deserves a stop and a visit for at least one day.
If you like the mountains, the hills and the sea Udine is the place to be, and if you are a male you might wanna know that the most beautiful girls in Italy, according to some rumors are in Udine.
If you are ready to discover the best places to visit in Udine and if you want to eat some traditional dishes read on this guide.
Every time I go to Udine I see that many girls are beautiful and the beauty of the girls is getting in perfect harmony with the beauty of the buildings and palaces.
You can start your tour of the city from Porta Aquileia, the oldest in the city that is located near the train station and leads to the heart of Udine.
The first thing to visit is definitely Piazza Libertà, the Venetian-style square surrounded on one side by the Loggia del Lionello.
The Castle of Udine is one of the most significant monuments in the city and during the summer the square of the castle hosts events such as concerts, exhibitions, and theatrical performances. Today it houses the Museum of the Risorgimento and the Archaeological Museum.
below the Udine Castle, Piazza Della Libertà is the main square that will hit you most in the city. here you will find the beautiful Loggia Lionello and the Clock Tower, the sixteenth-century fountain and statues from the 1600s.
The architectural styles, although varied and from different periods, are influenced by Gothic-Venetian influences and make the whole context of extraordinary beauty.
The Duomo of Udine is the most important church in the city and contains precious treasures such as the altarpieces painted by Giacomo Martini and Giambattista Tiepolo.
Next to the Duomo stands the bell tower, which dates back to 1441 and houses a museum with free admission.
Piazza Matteotti has always been one of the most popular squares in the city, here you can find bars, and young people if you plan to stay in the evening.
Some other monuments and museum worth a visit are:
This region of Italy is one of the only regions where the food you will eat here will be very different from the other Italian regions.
In Udine one of the most popular dishes is called Polenta e Frico, polenta is a dish that is usually eaten in the mountains and Frico is a cheese pie, soft or crunchy.
This is not the only dish that you will be able to taste in Udine, in fact, all you have to do is going to a restaurant and see the multitude of dishes available.
Prosciutto di San Daniele is not a dish but it is considered to be the best prosciutto Crudo of the world and is made in a city called San Daniele which is a few miles away from Udine.
If you like prosciutto you definitely want to go to the grocery store and make a sandwich with some sand Daniele prosciutto.
The Gubana is a dessert made with a sweet leavened dough that hides inside a filling of raisins, walnuts, pine nuts, sugar, and grappa.
If you want to check out some recipes here is a good link of these plates:
Udine is one of the most beautiful cities in this region of Italy! The location is not too far from the mountains and not too far from the sea.
The city center can be visited in one day but the area that surrounds Udine is pretty great as well. If you have time to hang out in the city center you will find a tourist office and if you are lucky you will be able to enjoy some event that is happening during your visit.
Udine is a city that has a lot to do both during the day and even the nightlife of Udine is not bad.
The most beautiful girls in Italy, according to some statics are from this city, maybe its the mix between the cultures of Slovenia, Croatia, Germany and Austria that makes this place so good looking.
There is a lot of history behind this city and if you are interested in visiting this place you just finished to read a guide for it.
I hope that you have some interest in visiting Udine now and that you want to go ahead and book a ticket and a hotel for this place.
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