Often bypassed for the glittering Italian metropolises of Florence, Venice, and Rome, the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is one of the most naturally spectacular and culturally peculiar parts of the country. Within it lies the university city of Udine: a town that draws its uniqueness from the places which surround it. Grand, Venetian-style buildings are framed by Austro-Hungarian monuments, the people as diverse as the surrounding countryside. Although a small city, Udine has so much to offer – and so many beautiful photo opportunities! Read on for the most photogenic spots across the town, and get to know Udine through the eyes of a local.