Vineyards on the Alpe Adria Trail
Hiking tour Alpe Adria Trail with seaview
Vineyards on the hiking trail Alpe Adria Trail

Alpe Adria Trail

From Cividale to Trieste.

Starting point of this walking tour is Prepotto, located between the South Alps and the Adriatic Sea, ca. 20 km away from the Slovenian boarder. The long distance path starts in Carinthia and leads via Slovenia to Friuli-Venetia Giulia and therefore leads through three cultures. This section of the 3-country-trail offers a lot of culture and landscape: pilgrimage village Castelmonte, Cormons, Karst and Brda as well as the goal, former Habsburg town Trieste.


  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
Theresa Badinger
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Welcome to the Friuli! Enjoy a walk through the picturesque village and its vineyards. It is located very close to the border to Slovenian.

Short transfer to Cividale. Enjoy today´s walking tour with wonderful views over the lowlands of Friuli and the Slovenian Brda. Finish the day with a glass of wine in Prepotto.

approx. 7 hours
22 km
550 m
590 m

You walk along the Italian-Slovenian boarder, past the landscapes of the Collio, as well as past numerous churches. At the end of the day At the end of the day Šmartno with its beautiful historic center is awaiting you.

approx. 5 hours
15 km
670 m
480 m

You leave Brda, intersection of three cultures (Slavonian, Romanic and Germanic) and you return to the “Friuli” Collio. Surrounded by vine of the well-known DOC wines you come to Cormons with still has some Habsburg flair. This small town is the cultural centre of the Collio today. Enjoy a good glass of wine in the Enoteca at the main square.

approx. 4 to 5 hours
15 km
350 m
530 m

Your walking tour leads you through the hilly landscape “Görzer Collio” into the city Gradisca. The city is mainly known through the front of First World War and the twelve battles of the Isonzo. The mighty castle still dominates the city today. In the historic centre in Palazzo dei Provveditori from the 15th century, is located the Enoteca Regionale, called La Serenissima. There you can taste the finest wines of the region Friaul.

approx. 6 hours
17 km
480 m
450 m

After a short transfer today´s walking route leads through sparse karst, coined through the First World War. Numerous underground waterways divide your path (for instance Doberdo del Lago) as well as the estuary of river Timavo. The river is with its 2 km probably the shortest river in the world. Your goal Duino welcomes you with its same-named palace.

approx. 6 hours
18 km
480 m
450 m

The first part of today´s tour leads along the popular Rilke path, it is named after the German author. You continue along the karst to the capital city of the region, to Trieste. Enjoy the evening at the main square (Piazza della Libertá) with its precious buildings.

approx. 7 hours
23 km
480 m
500 m

Tour character

Easy walking tour along good walking paths, as well as forest roads and meadow paths. Some daily tours are with 7 hours walking time a little bit longer, but can be managed with appropriate shape without any difficulty. Some tours can be shortened by public transport.

Prices and events

All data for 2018 at a glance
Season 1
Mar 25, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018
Sep 2, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
Alpe Adria Trail 8 days, IT-AAWUT-08X
Base price
Surcharge single room

Category: 3***- hotels and country hotels, 1x Agriturismo (Prepotto), 1x 4****-hotel (Trieste)

Season 1
Mar 25, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018
Sep 2, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
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Services and infos

  • 7 overnight stays, breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer
  • Transfers according to program
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents
  • Service-Hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • By train to Udine and from there in approx. 1 hr. to Prepotto or by train to Cormons/Cividale and from there by bus to Prepotto.
  • Airport Trieste, Venedig/Mestre or Ljublijana and by train resp. bus to Udine or Cormons. From Cormons by bus to Prepotto.
  • Parking: free parking at the hotel, no reservation.
  • Departure to Udine by train, duration approx. 1,5 hrs., form there by bus in approx. 1 hr. to Prepotto.


  • Any visitor’s taxes are not included in the tour price and payable on site
  • Minimum of participants: 2 persons
  • Special arrangements for groups of min. 5 persons possible
Theresa Badinger
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Theresa Badinger, Customer Service Assistant


5 of 5 Stars (3 Ratings)
5 stars
Ulrike Ordnung DE | 16.06.2017
Faszination Alpe-Adria-Trail
Abwechslungsreiche Touren durch schöne Landschaften gepaart mit Kultur. Gute Auswahl an Hotels.
5 stars
Sibylle Arnold Camenzind CH | 15.05.2017
Unbekanntes Italien entdeckt
Schöne Abwechslungsreiche Tour durch einen für uns noch unbekannten Teil Italiens. Natur und Kultur gut vereint.
5 stars
Barbara Eder AT | 13.04.2017
Top Organisation mit freundlicher und kompetenter Beratung. Die Reise war für uns ein Hit und wir waren sehr zufrieden mit der Abwicklung.

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