Date: 20th September 2018
Travelled: 122kms from Grado to Ampezzo both Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy.
Visited: No where really
Stayed: Ampezzo, free sosta, all services. N46.41187, E12.80023
Budget: 109 days @ €93 per day.
We depart Aquileia after lunch for Palmanova. It was on my list of villages to visit as much for how it looked from google maps than anything else.
The sosta is full of demountable homes, but we park anyway and walk up to the historic centro. The main piazza has been converted into something resembling a circus. That explained the demountable homes. We pop into the church before making our way back to the Hymer and continuing on.
On the E55 north we by-pass Udine the largest in the provence. There is a marked improvement in the roads in northern Italy compared even to Tuscany and Umbria. We can only imagine it’s to encourage the German and Austrian tourist. We turn off the motorway at Tolmezzo. Only about 40 klms from Austria to the north and Slovenia to the east, however we turn west for mountains of Carnia.
So we call it a day. We get the comfortable chairs out, open a bottle of wine, crack a beer open and take in the view as another day slides by…