September 8th 2016 Photos by Hetty
then the Lombard Temple, where you can’t take photos, but there are some here. It is a small 8th or 9th century Lombard chapel, with detailed decoration and 14th century frescoes (included in FVG card).
The River Natisone with the first mountains of the Julian Alps in the distance
The church of SS. Pietro e Biagio has a 16th century painted façade showing St. Christopher
Palazzo dei Provveditori – designed by Andrea Palladio (creator of Palladian style architecture – see Vicenza), and it was completed in 1596 – contains the Museo Archeologico di Cividale. It has the skeleton of a horse, which was buried with its Longobard master.
There is a fine twelfth century silver altarpiece, the Pala di Pellegrino.
A tantalising view of the mountains from the edge of Cividale
Forum Julius Caesar (Foro Giulio Cesare), National Boarding School and Adelaide Ristori monument
Porta San Pietro
Trip details (if you are planning a visit – check times):
SAF Bus Latisanotta (8.42) to Udine (9.50)
Train Udine (10.30) to Cividale (10.52)
Train Cividale (15.00) to Udine (15.22)
SAF Bus Udine (18.00) to Latisanotta (19.15)