Opening times and entrance fees

Basilica
 
From April to September           9.00 – 19.00
March and October:   9.00 – 18.00
From November to February:   10.00 – 16.00 (saturday, sunday and public holidays 9.00 – 17.00)
1st January  

10.00 – 17.00

 
Closures:
25th December afternoon
6th January from about 14.00 to 15.30 for the Blessing of the Children
Every sundays from 10.00 to 11.30
During all unscheduled religious ceremonies (funerals, weddings or others ) closure 30 minutes before the beginning of the cerimony
 

INTEGRATED TICKET 

Price: 16,00€ per person                

The ticket allow the entrance to the National Archaeological Museum and the "Magnifici Ritorni" exhibition, the Basilica with the Crypt of Frescoes, the Northern Teodorian Hall (Crypt of Excavations), the Baptistery with the Cromatian Hall (Sudhalle), the Campanile and the "Domus and Bishop's Palace"

 
ENTRANCE FEES

Basilica and Crypt of Frescoes

FULL PRICE :   € 3,00 
REDUCED PRICE :   € 2.50 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )
SCHOOLS :   € 1.00 per person ( for middle and upper secondary school groups of at least 15 people )
 

Basilica, Crypt of Frescoes and Northern Teodorian Hall (Crypt of Excavations)

FULL PRICE :         € 5,00 
REDUCED PRICE :   € 4,00 per person  ( for groups of at least 15 people )
SCHOOLS :   € 2,00 per person ( for middle and upper secondary school groups of at least 15 people )
 

Campanile ( from April to September)

FULL PRICE :         € 2,00 
REDUCED PRICE FOR GROUPS AND SCHOOLS :   € 1,00 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )
 

Cromatian Hall , Baptistery and Domus/ Bishop's Palace

FULL PRICE :     € 5.00  
REDUCED PRICE:     € 4.00 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )
SCHOOLS:     € 2.00 per person ( for middle and upper secondary school groups of at least 15 people )
       

Domus and Bishop's Palace

FULL PRICE :         € 2,00 
REDUCED PRICE :   € 1,00 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )
 

Basilical complex ( interrupted during Autumn and Winter )

The ticket allow the entrance to the Basilica with the Crypt of Frescoes, the Northern Teodorian Hall (Crypt of Excavations), the Baptistery with the Cromatian Hall (Sudhalle), the Campanile and the "Domus and Bishop's Palace"

FULL PRICE :         € 10,00 
REDUCED PRICE :    €  7,50 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )
     

Notice

Individual visitors and groups with their own microphones can buy the tickets at the Basilica Shop, in piazza Capitolo n.4.
Ticket office closes half an hour before the Basilica closing time.

 

Free entrance

  • Residents of Aquileia
  • Children under 10
  • Disabled people
  • Insegnanti accompagnatori delle scolaresche
  • A group leader every 25 ticket buyers
  • Journalists
  • Tourist guides
  • Holders of FVG CARD
  • FAMILY TICKET (only Basilical Complex) : people under 18 free  if accompanied by two paying parents (only full price )
Roman Forum
Free entrance
From 01.10 to 26.10           8.30 – 18.00
From 27.10 to 31.03   9.00 – 16.00
From 01.04 to 31.05   08.00 – 19.00
From 01.06 to 31.08   08.00 – 20.00
From 01.09 to 30.09   08.00 – 19.00
River port
Free entrance
From 01.10 to 26.10           8.30 – 18.00
From 27.10 to 31.03   9.00 – 16.00
From 01.04 to 31.05   08.00 – 19.00
From 01.06 to 31.08   08.00 – 20.00
From 01.09 to 30.09   08.00 – 19.00
National Archaeological Museum and Early Christian Museum

National Archaeological Museum

Tuesday - Sunday from 10.00 to 19.00. Cash desk and bookshop will close at 18.00.

CLOSED ON MONDAY

By reservation, schools can visit the Museum from 8.00 to 18.00.

To guarantee a better management of the visitors flow, reservation is required for groups. Please contact us:  email address museoaquileiadidattica@beniculturali.it ; phone number  0039 043191035.

Usually the Museum will be closed on Christmas and on the 1st of January, but there may be extraordinary openings decided by the Ministry. Please contact us if more information are required.

Full price:  10 €

Reduced price:  2,00 €​  (for people between 18 and 25 years old)

INTEGRATED TICKET 

Price: 16,00€ per person                

The ticket allow the entrance to the National Archaeological Museum and the "Magnifici Ritorni" exhibition, the Basilica with the Crypt of Frescoes, the Northern Teodorian Hall (Crypt of Excavations), the Baptistery with the Cromatian Hall (Sudhalle), the Campanile and the "Domus and Bishop's Palace"

During 2019, free entrance in the following days:
- Every first Sunday of the following months: January, February, March, October, November, December
- The Museums Week, from 5th to 10th March
-  25th April
- 15th June
- 12th July
- 3rd August
- 20th September
- 4th October
- 13th October
- 8th December

Free entrance, with a document attesting the following conditions:

- People under 18;
- Disabled EU citizens with one escort (Decreto Ministeriale n. 239 del 20 aprile 2006);
- Extra-EU citizens "under condition of reciprocity" (people under 12 must be accompanied);
- EU tourist guides with a valid license;
- EU interpreters with a valid license, when they are necessary together with a tourist guide;
- Ministry (Mibac) staff;
- I.C.O.M. members (International Council of Museums);
- By reservation, EU school groups with their teachers;
- Students of the Higher Education Ministerial Schools (Istituto Centrale per il Restauro, Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Scuola per il Restauro del Mosaico);
- Teachers and students of the EU academies of fine arts, after showing the certificate of enrollment for the current academic year;
- Teachers and students of the following EU university faculties (every degrees of university education): architecture, cultural heritage studies, educational or humanities with archaeological or arts studies.  Free entrance is allowed to students after showing the certificate of enrollment for the current academic year, to teachers after showing a valid document;
- Journalists, after showing a valid document (vedi DD del 7/09/2016 DG-Musei);
- per motivi di studio, ricerca attestate da Istituzioni scolastiche o universitarie, da accademie, da istituti di ricerca e di cultura italiani o stranieri, nonchè da organi del Ministero, ovvero per particolari e motivate esigenze i Capi degli Istituti possono consentire l'ingresso gratuito nelle sedi espositive di propria competenza e per periodi determinati a coloro che ne facciano richiesta;
- For the italian teaching staff the entrance is free in every archaeological areas or museums of the State. They can also visit the temporary exhibitions, since the Ministry (Mibac) has joined that initiative, by using dedicated vouchers available on cartadeldocente.istruzione.it, active starting from the 30th November 2016 (vedi circolare n.77/2016 DG-Musei);
- Volunteers who collaborate with the Ministry through conventions;
- Inspectors and Honorary Conservatives of the Ministry;
- Carabinieri of the Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage;
- I.C.C.R.O.M. members;
- Italian and international scholars with specific conventions (DM 239 /2006)

Early Christian Museum

OPENING TIMES: from THURSDAY to SUNDAY from 8.30 to 13.30.

Extraordinary openings can be requested with at least 10 days notice. Requests must be submitted to museoaquileiadidattica@beniculturali.it.

FREE ENTRANCE

Fondo CAL
Free entrance
Temporarily closed for enhancement works of the archaeological area 
From 01.10 to 26.10           8.30 – 18.00
From 27.10 to 31.03   9.00 – 16.00
From 01.04 to 31.05   08.00 – 19.00
From 01.06 to 31.08   08.00 – 20.00
From 01.09 to 30.09   08.00 – 19.00
Fondo Pasqualis Markets
Free entrance
From 01.10 to 26.10           8.30 – 18.00
From 27.10 to 31.03   9.00 – 16.00
From 01.04 to 31.05   08.00 – 19.00
From 01.06 to 31.08   08.00 – 20.00
From 01.09 to 30.09   08.00 – 19.00
Fondo Cossar

ACCESS PROHIBITED DUE TO WORKS

Necropolis
Free entrance
From 01.10 to 26.10           8.30 – 18.00
From 27.10 to 31.03   9.00 – 16.00
From 01.04 to 31.05   08.00 – 19.00
From 01.06 to 31.08   08.00 – 20.00
From 01.09 to 30.09   08.00 – 19.00
Südhalle
 
From April to September           9.00 – 19.00
March and October:   9.00 – 18.00
From November to February:   10.00 – 16.00 (saturday, sunday and public holidays 9.00 – 17.00)
1st January  

10.00 – 17.00

 

INTEGRATED TICKET 

Price: 16,00€ per person                

The ticket allow the entrance to the National Archaeological Museum and the "Magnifici Ritorni" exhibition, the Basilica with the Crypt of Frescoes, the Northern Teodorian Hall (Crypt of Excavations), the Baptistery with the Cromatian Hall (Sudhalle), the Campanile and the "Domus and Bishop's Palace"

ENTRANCE FEES
 

Cromatian Hall , Baptistery and Domus/ Bishop's Palace

FULL PRICE :     € 5.00  
REDUCED PRICE:     € 4.00 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )
SCHOOLS:     € 2.00 per person ( for middle and upper secondary school groups of at least 15 people )
 

Domus and Bishop's Palace

FULL PRICE :         € 2,00 
REDUCED PRICE :   € 1,00 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )

 

Basilical complex ( interrupted during Autumn and Winter )

The ticket allow the entrance to the Basilica with the Crypt of Frescoes, the Northern Teodorian Hall (Crypt of Excavations), the Baptistery with the Cromatian Hall (Sudhalle), the Campanile and the "Domus and Bishop's Palace"

FULL PRICE :         € 10,00 
REDUCED PRICE :    €  7,50 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )
Domus and Bishop's Palace
 
From April to September           9.00 – 19.00
March and October:   9.00 – 18.00
From November to February:   10.00 – 16.00 (saturday, sunday and public holidays 9.00 – 17.00)
1st January  

10.00 – 17.00

 

INTEGRATED TICKET 

Price: 16,00€ per person                

The ticket allow the entrance to the National Archaeological Museum and the "Magnifici Ritorni" exhibition, the Basilica with the Crypt of Frescoes, the Northern Teodorian Hall (Crypt of Excavations), the Baptistery with the Cromatian Hall (Sudhalle), the Campanile and the "Domus and Bishop's Palace"

ENTRANCE FEES
 

Cromatian Hall , Baptistery and Domus/ Bishop's Palace

FULL PRICE :     € 5.00  
REDUCED PRICE:     € 4.00 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )
SCHOOLS:     € 2.00 per person ( for middle and upper secondary school groups of at least 15 people )
 

Domus and Bishop's Palace

FULL PRICE :         € 2,00 
REDUCED PRICE :   € 1,00 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )

 

Basilical complex ( interrupted during Autumn and Winter )

The ticket allow the entrance to the Basilica with the Crypt of Frescoes, the Northern Teodorian Hall (Crypt of Excavations), the Baptistery with the Cromatian Hall (Sudhalle), the Campanile and the "Domus and Bishop's Palace"

FULL PRICE :         € 10,00 
REDUCED PRICE :    €  7,50 per person ( for groups of at least 15 people )

How to get there

BY CAR
On A4 motorway, exit at Palmanova. Follow the directions to Aquileia-Grado on SR 352 road. As you reach Aquileia along Via Julia Augusta street, follow the silhouette of the Campanile to reach Piazza Capitolo, 1.

BY TRAIN
Railway Station: Cervignano-Aquileia-Grado. Then, take public transport (Saf or Apt buses) to reach Aquileia. Get off at “Aquileia Centro”, then follow the silhouette of the Campanile to reach the Basilica (5 minutes’ walk).

BY PLANE
International Airport of Ronchi dei Legionari. Then, take public transport (Saf or Apt buses) to reach Aquileia. Get off at “Aquileia Centro”, then follow the silhouette of the Campanile to reach the Basilica (5 minutes’ walk).

Guided tours

You have several options if you wish to take a guided tour of Aquileia:

  • contact the info-point of PromoTurismoFvg of Aquileia and book one of the guided tours scheduled all year round (Tel. +39 0431 919491)
  • contact the Associations of the Tourist Guides of Friuli Venezia Giulia and get a customized itinerary  
  • browse the Roll of the Tourist Guides of Friuli Venezia Giulia 
  • contact the Basilica of Aquileia for a guided tour of the basilica (tel. 0431919719 dalle ore 10.00 alle ore 13.00)
  • rent an audioguide with the info-point of PromoTurismoFvg of Aquileia 

PromoTurismoFvg offer guided tours of the forum, basilica, domus and bishop’s palace (available in Italian, English and Italian Sign Language)

"Aquileia, the treasures of an ancient Roman metropolis"

Recommended: for all

Type of tour: Guided tour by PromoTurismoFVG
Price: 15,00 €

Access:  free for holders of FVG Card

AVAILABLE DAYS AND TIMES: www.turismo.fvg.it

DESCRIPTION

An itinerary to discover the secrets and treasures of Aquileia – now a UNESCO Heritage Site – at the time of the Roman Empire, when the city was a strategic reference for exchanges with the Danubian territories and with the East. You’ll experience the ancient glory of a capital of the Empire on a charming walk through the essential venues of one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy, including the Roman forum and the huge Patriarchal Basilica, with its magnificent crypts of the frescoes and of the excavations. The itinerary ends with a visit to the site of the Domus and Bishop’s Palace.

tour available in: Italian-English
duration: about 2 hours
meeting point: Infopoint PromoTurismoFVG di Aquileia - Via Iulia Augusta Car Park / Bus terminal
price: 1,00 € per person, including guided tour, entrance to the Basilica, the two crypts, Domus and Bishop's Palace
Free for children under 12 years of age accompanied by a paying adult
Free for holders of FVGcard

The tour starts even with bad weather.
The itinerary may be changed.
Booking is required.

The itinerary is accessible to disabled people. It is however recommended to be accompanied, for the path may become rugged. The tourist guides may adjust the itinerary according to the participants’ special needs.

Download the city’s accessible itinerary

 

In collaboration with the National Deaf Association of FVG, free Italian Sign Language interpreters are made available upon request. You can book the service until 48 hours before the tour by contacting the relevant Infopoint.

INFORMATION AND BOOKING

Infopoint PromoTurismoFVG - Aquileia
Via Iulia Augusta, 11
33051 AQUILEIA (UD)
Tel. +39 0431 919491
numero verde: 800 016 044
info.aquileia@promoturismo.fvg.it

LIST OF TOURIST GUIDE ASSOCIATIONS OF FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA

A.G.A.T.A. Associazione Guide e Accompagnatori Turistici Autorizzati del FVG
Via Einaudi, 3
34121 Trieste
Tel.:  +39 333 5034942
Fax: c/o +39 0432 519767
www.guidefvg.it
a.agata@libero.it

Ass.ne Arteguide FVG
Via G. Salvemini, 2
33051 Aquileia (UD)
Cell. +39 339 5225403
Cell. +39 347 1081070
info@arteguidefvg.it
www.arteguidefvg.it

Associazione Guide Turistiche del Friuli Venezia Giulia
Via dello Scoglio, 3
34127 Trieste
Tel. e fax: +39 040 314668
info@guideturistichefvg.com
www.guideturistichefvg.com

Associazione "La Via dell'Ambra"
Guide & Cultura in Friuli Venezia Giulia
Piazza Capitolo,16
33051 Aquileia (UD)
Cell.: +39 349 1900683
www.laviadellambra.it
laviadellambra@yahoo.it
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Friulguide
Gruppo Guide Turistiche Autorizzate
c/o Giovanna Stringher
Via Poggio Stringher, 2
33035 Martignacco (UD)
Tel. e fax: +39 0432 677310
friulguide@libero.it


Ass.ne Scopri con noi Itinerari in FVG
Via C.Colombo 25
33037 Pasian di Prato
Tel. + 39 346 2720733
Tel. + 39 347 6017437
Facebook page
scopriconnoi@gmail.com

Itineraria
via Ermes di Colloredo, 11/8
33100 Udine
Tel.: +39 347 2522221
itineraria@itinerariafvg.it
www.itinerariafvg.it

Nord Est Guide e Incoming
c/o Via degli Artisti Viaggi srl
via degli Artisti, 2
34123 Trieste
Cell.: + 39 348 4441191
Cell.: + 39 347 8036396
info@nord-estguide.com
www.nord-estguide.com

Walks Inside Trieste & Friuli
Itinerari guidati fra arte, cultura e tradizioni del Friuli Venezia Giulia
Via dei Cipressi, 1/5
34151 Villa Opicina - Trieste
Cell.: +39 335 83 39 571+39 335 83 39 571
Fax: +39 040 213777
info@walksinsidefvg.it
www.walksinsidefvg.it
 

Facilitations

FVG CARD
The FVG card is a personal chip card valid for the duration of 48 hours, 72 hours or 7 days (counting from the first time it is used) granting holders free entrance to a number of sites and special discounts all over Friuli Venezia Giulia

Prices
48 h € 25,00
72 h € 29,00
1 week € 39,00

Discounts for young people aged up to 25 and senior citizens over 65

48 h € 20,00
72 h € 24,00
1 week € 34,00

Validity

The FVGcard becomes valid from the date written at the back of the card.
The card is valid also for 1 child under 12 years of age (except for some sites listed in the accompanying guide).
Free access is granted only once per site or service (some exceptions are listed in the accompanying guide).

Discounts are granted to the holder of the FVGcard only.

A full list of all sites and facilities is available on  http://www.turismofvg.it/FVG-Card

Information kit

You may download the following pdf documents:

- the leaflet in Italian and English

- the magazine "Aquileia, a border city" in Italian and English. Published by Giunti and curated by Fondazione Aquileia, the magazine includes contents about Aquileia in the Roman, Early-Christian and Medieval times, with pictures and 3D reconstructions of the highlights of the city.

- the book "Aquileia, viaggio nel tempo" in Italian. The publication is specially conceived for school children and includes 3D reconstructions of Roman Aquileia and short descriptions of the sites.

leafletAquileia città di frontiera ITAAquileia, a border cityAquileia viaggio nel tempo

Listen, watch and download. Aquileia told with the sound and video stories produced by Fondazione Radio Magica onlus in the framework of Project #smARTradio - L'arte di divulgare nell'era dei sociale.

One ballad and two short stories set in Aquileia written by Roberto Piumini, and six stories about the monuments, works of art, famous people and legends of the city written by Elena Commessatti.

The flowers’ petals are turned into videos with the magical illustrations by Paolo Gallina.

Follow the link to the sound and video docs: http://www.radiomagica.org/portfolio-articoli/progetto-smartradio2

Arte.it guide

The digital guide "Aquileia patrimonio dell'umanità" curated by Fondazione Aquileia in collaboration with Arte.it. will help you learn what you must not miss in Aquileia, thanks to a map of 100 Highlights classed as excavation sites, monuments, churches, museums; find directions to reach them; get information sheets about their history. It also includes a timeline of twenty steps in the city’s history, themed itineraries, events and exhibitions in the neighbourhood.