At the end of April Udine hosts what is considered as the most important European event dedicated to Asian popular cinema. The Far East Film Festival hosts numerous productions and retrospectives of films from Eastern European countries giving rise to an intense week of oriental charm. www.fareastfilm.com
Warmth and tradition in a local remained unchanged over time and tastes best witness to the cuisine of Friuli. Cockerel on the grill, cooked on fogolar, wide selection of meats and the best first-fruits of homegrown vegetables, are a certainty of good food. The courtesy and hospitality of the family Zamarian give the sensation of being at home.
The birth of the CROATTO brand goes back to 1901, the year in which Giovanni Croatto realised his interest and passion for the art of the goldsmith by founding the business in Udine together with his wife, to then leave the activity in the hands of his son Walter in 1942 alongside the wife Lina.
Over the course of the years, the business formed important partnerships and the CROATTO jewellery shops became licensees for the most exclusive and important brands in the sector. In 1978 in Via Mercatovecchio 11, the prestigious commercial centre in Udine, Gianni Croatto, son of Walter, opened his historic jewellery shop. Continue reading
The Elite CremCaffè is located in the beautiful Piazza Matteotti in the historic center of Udine is a trendy interior with un’arredamento style reminiscent of New York. Care of the environment, young, cheerful and friendly staff. You can enjoy up to 32 types of chocolate and a wide selection of rum. In outer space, which overlooks the square, you can sit and spend time in the company of delicious cocktails among which the now famous American.
From the courtyard you can access both the tavern at the restaurant, but the main entrance of the tavern is still located at No. 6 Street Tailors, which connects via the Old Market with the most beautiful square of Udine, formerly known as the herbs or St. James. The tavern has the prerogative to offer along with the inevitable tajut too many snacks that go well with a wide selection of wines from Friuli and not. The scents of delicious cuisine strictly seasonal, accompanied by an equally fascinating scenery, make the restaurant a place of great class and charm. The winery is a beautiful underground tavern that dates back to the late 1400s. History and gastronomy come together nicely to accommodate customers.
Locanda del Grop is a small, charming hotel in a onetime farmhouse which was fully renovated with great sensitivity for the culture and traditions of Friuli. The Locanda is located in the heart of Tavagnacco, just 6 km from Udine.
Under the enthusiastic management of owners Silvia and Simona, Locanda del Grop immediately envelops guests in a genuine family atmosphere. It is the ideal place for a relaxing stay in a tranquil, country setting.
The Locanda has six suites which are all very different, each has its own style and personality.
The six bedrooms are elegantly furnished with hand-painted genuine wood craft furniture in pastel colours, creating moods evocative of times past. Bathroom accessories and fragrances were inspired by flowers and fruit and give a feeling of comfort and warmth.
Each suite has a little kitchen which guests may use freely, even if only for making a cup of tea, coffee or a tisane!
All suites have the following amenities:
– Wi-fi Internet access
– Mini bar
– Ensuite bathroom
– Breakfast in the room
– Breakfast is served in the garden in summer.
– Mountain-bikes are available for our guests’ use, free of charge.
Enjoy splendid walks, jogging or a mountain-bike ride in nearby Cormor Park along the horse-riding trail, a 30 km nature trail that winds through an unspoilt natural environment of great beauty.
In surrounding areas:
– swimming pool
Feeding the mind
Tourist guides specialised in art history escort you on tours of the historical towns near the Locanda.
Our guests will enjoy fine meals in our next-door à la carte restaurant.
Small cats and dogs are welcome at Locanda del Grop.
Double room for single occupation € 70 / 90
Double room € 110/130
Rates are per room and include breakfast.
The Locanda is always open.