TriesteItaly

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Get away to upscale Trieste! Enjoy the cafes, history and library.

Cafes, historic sites and top sights like Miramare Castle—discover it all in Trieste.

Where to stay in Trieste

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Trieste City Centre

4.5/5Wonderful!(45 area reviews)

Discover Trieste City Centre, memorable for its historical sites. Popular attractions in Trieste City Centre include Piazza di Cavana and Piazza Unita d'Italia, and you can see more of the area by hopping on the metro at Trieste–Opicina Tramway.

Trieste City Centre
Grand Canal which includes a ferry, a city and a marina

Trieste Old Town

Historical sites, seaside views and bars are just a few things travellers like about Trieste Old Town. Sights like Canal Grande di Trieste and Piazza Unita d'Italia are spots to explore, and you can get around the greater Trieste area at Trieste–Opicina Tramway.

Trieste Old Town
Miramare Castle featuring general coastal views

Roiano-Gretta-Barcola-Cologna-Scorcola

4.5/5Wonderful!(2 area reviews)

Unique features of Roiano-Gretta-Barcola-Cologna-Scorcola include the historical sites and seaside views. Make a stop by Miramare Castle or Bivio while you're exploring the area.

Roiano-Gretta-Barcola-Cologna-Scorcola
Grand Canal showing heritage architecture, boating and a marina

Città Nuova-Barriera Nuova-San Vito-Città Vecchia

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

Discover Città Nuova-Barriera Nuova-San Vito-Città Vecchia, memorable for its historical sites. Popular attractions in Città Nuova-Barriera Nuova-San Vito-Città Vecchia include Piazza di Cavana and Piazza Unita d'Italia, and you can see more of the area by hopping on the metro at Trieste–Opicina Tramway.

Città Nuova-Barriera Nuova-San Vito-Città Vecchia
Barriera Vecchia-San Giacomo, Trieste, Italy
trover photo by Robert Tickell

Barriera Vecchia-San Giacomo

4/5Very Good!(4 area reviews)

Barriera Vecchia-San Giacomo is well liked for its restaurants, and you can visit sights like Castello di San Giusto and Cathedral of San Giusto if you have time to explore the area.

Barriera Vecchia-San Giacomo
Altipiano Est, Trieste, Italy

Altipiano Est

Monuments and seaside views are just a few things travellers like about Altipiano Est. A stop by Isonzo is also recommended if you've got time to explore the area.

Altipiano Est

Top hotels in Trieste

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Savoia Excelsior Palace Trieste – Starhotels Collezione
Savoia Excelsior Palace Trieste – Starhotels Collezione
4 out of 5
Riva Del Mandracchio 4, Trieste, TS
£105
per night
Mar 16 - Mar 17

Located in Trieste City Centre, this romantic hotel is steps away from Piazza di Cavana and Piazza Unita d'Italia. Palazzo del Municipio and Museo Revoltella ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (1,049 reviews)

"Awesome hotel and extremely kind staff. The room was exquisite with its art deco style as is the entire building. Unforgettable."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Savoia Excelsior Palace Trieste – Starhotels Collezione
NH Trieste
NH Trieste
4 out of 5
Corso Cavour, 7, Trieste, TS
£64
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in Trieste City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas and Canal Grande di Trieste. ...

4/5Very Good! (585 reviews)

"I stayed one noght at NH Trieste. The hotel is strategically located at walkin distance between the central railway station and the historical city center of Trieste (Piazza Unitá). All the staff members I met were very friendly. The room was tidy, big, with a nice view over the Porto Vecchio. Wi-fi ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2019

NH Trieste
Hotel Miramare - Adults Only
Hotel Miramare - Adults Only
4 out of 5
Viale Miramare 325/4, Trieste
£45
per night
Feb 28 - Feb 29

Located in Roiano-Gretta-Barcola-Cologna-Scorcola, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Miramare Castle and Natural Marine Reserve of Miramare Visitor Center. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (249 reviews)

"Beautiful sunset view from the hotel. Nice and relaxing stroll along the sea with restaurants and pubs nearby."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2020

Hotel Miramare - Adults Only

Popular things to do in Trieste

Miramare Castle
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Miramare Castle

4.5/5(12 reviews)

Learn about the history of Miramare Castle, a well-known monument in Grignano. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

Piazza Unita d'Italia
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Piazza Unita d'Italia

4.5/5(17 reviews)

Architectural masterpieces, cafés, live music events and markets make this elegant square an essential part of everyday life in Trieste.

Cathedral of San Giusto
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Cathedral of San Giusto

4.5/5(9 reviews)

This richly decorated church stands above Trieste’s old town and on a hill that was once the heart of the city’s medieval quarter.

Canal Grande di Trieste
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Canal Grande di Trieste

4.5/5(13 reviews)

There is no more memorable way to see Trieste’s beautiful squares, buildings and bridges than by traversing the waterway that cuts through the heart of the city.  

Castello di San Giusto
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Castello di San Giusto

4.5/5(7 reviews)

Enjoy stunning city views from the ramparts of this 15th-century castle, which is also home to an impressive armory and a civic museum.

Roman Theatre
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Roman Theatre

4/5(10 reviews)

Gaze in awe at the remains of this colossal amphitheater, which hosts occasional artistic performances and concerts during the summer months.

Top activities in Trieste

Lake Bled- Small Group Shore Experience from Trieste
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Lake Bled- Small Group Shore Experience from Trieste

£83
Per adult
Lake Bled & Ljubljana- Small Group Shore Trip from Trieste
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Lake Bled & Ljubljana- Small Group Shore Trip from Trieste

£84
Per adult
Piran& Scenic Slovenian Coast- Small Group Trip from Trieste
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Piran& Scenic Slovenian Coast- Small Group Trip from Trieste

£56
Per adult
Postojna Cave& Predjama Castle-Small Group Trip from Trieste
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Postojna Cave& Predjama Castle-Small Group Trip from Trieste

£95
Per adult
Walking Tour and Ljubljana Castle From Trieste
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Walking Tour and Ljubljana Castle From Trieste

£125
Per adult
Private transfer from Trieste to Ljubljana
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Private transfer from Trieste to Ljubljana

£18
Per adult

Reviews of Trieste

4.5

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Aug 26, 2019

Vibrant, small Italian city with good eating and shopping opportunities.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Aug 16, 2019

As always, it’s worth getting out of the centre. Take a 20 minute bus ride (#2 or 4) to Opicina and eat at Trattoria Max, or walk down Corsi Italia for a drink in piazza Garibaldi which was very lively when I was there.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Aug 13, 2019

Beautiful and relaxed atmosphere!! Close to centre and public transport!!!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Aug 7, 2019

Trieste summer rock festival was awesome, amazing venue excellent organisation

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Jul 12, 2019

Such a beautiful city! Was beautiful, enough to do for 2 days and the local cuisine and history was great. I’d love to come again.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Jun 25, 2019

Fabulous architecture, friendly people, lots to do and see, plenty of shops, cafes and eateries.