It all begins in Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia, the epicenter of Trieste.  During the day, the piazza provides phenomenal unobstructed views of the sea, while surrounding the onlooker in exquisite Viennese architecture, evidence of Trieste’s unusual history. By night, the piazza takes on a modern, surreal atmosphere thanks to blue lights imbedded in its pavement. Heading towards the Canale Grande and Piazza Sant'Antonio, the undeniable fact that Trieste is a multidenominational city becomes self-evident. In the 18th century under Empress Maria Teresa of Austria, this quarter of the city called Borgo Teresiano was developed in response to the question of where to house the influx of immigrants.  These immigrants brought along with them their diverse religions, and consequently built the corresponding places of worship... continue

Trieste has a long tradition regarding coffee, and some of the most important coffee producers have their headquarters here. If the wind is just so, in certain neighborhoods, you can smell the delicious aroma of toasting coffee beans ... continue

Outside of the city there are interesting excursions to take into consideration. Trieste has a unique topographical element, its hinterlands are riddled with caves. Grotta Gigante is one of the largest tourist caves in the world ... continue