Udine The Essential
This charming walled town was the seat of the Patriarch of Aquileia from 1238 to 1420, then came under Venetian rule. Today, its houses nestle round a hill with a castle on the summit which is encircled by a picturesque alleyway, Vicolo Sottomonte. Its Gothic and Renaissance buildings, narrow arcaded streets and secluded squares give it timeless charm.
This impressive 16C edifice was formerly