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Friuli Venezia Giulia

In these region, in the middle of Latin, Slavic and German areas, located between the Republic of Venice and the Habsburg Empire, there are remarkable remains of the Jewish communities, mainly of Ashkenazi origin.
Key Tre will take you through centuries of Jewish history in Friuli Venezia Giulia, with pleasant enogastronomical tastings during the journey. At the historic cafè San Marco in Trieste you will enjoy a traditional Austro-Hungarian cake, while in the area of Collio Goriziano you will taste the famous wines, renowned worldwide.
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DAY 1 - TRIESTE Arrival in Trieste or Venice airport and transfer to the hotel in Trieste, known as the "Gateway to Zion" In the afternoon guided visit to the historical centre of this borderline city, with its beautiful palaces built in different architectural styles. Dinner. Overnight in Trieste.

DAY 2 - TRIESTE Breakfast. Guided tour of Jewish Trieste, visiting the ghetto area, the monumental Synagogue, the Jewish Museum. During the walk stop at the historic cafè San Marco to taste one of the traditional Austro-Hungarian cakes. In the afternoon visit to the elegant Castle of Miramare and the incredible Giant Grotto, the largest and most interesting tourist cavern in the world, with a stop in a famous wine cellar of the Carso area, for a tasting of local wines. Dinner. Overnight in Trieste.

DAY 3 - GORIZIA - CIVIDALE Breakfast. Transfer to Gorizia for a visit to the city centre, and the nearby cemetery of Rožna Dolina in Slovenia, where the Morpurgo family and the philosopher Michelstädter were buried. Lunch. Transfer to Cividale where you will have a tasting of kosher spirits. Then you will enjoy a guided tour of the historic centre and the National Archaeological Museum which preserves remains of the Longobard period, and gravestones of the ancient Jewish cemetery. Transfer to Trieste. Dinner. Overnight in Trieste.

DAY 4 - TRIESTE Breakfast. Guided tour of the Jewish cemetery of Trieste, which contains the history of the local community, and visit to Risiera di San Sabba, the only Nazi extermination camp in Italy. Lunch. Free afternoon. Overnight in Trieste. NOTE: On this day it is possible to organize a daily excursion to Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia (from Trieste about 1 hour and a half drive)

DAY 5 Breakfast. Departure.

Cividale Gorizia Castle Trieste Synagogue

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