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Italy – Trieste

Trieste Self-Guided City Walk

Nestled along the northeastern coast of Italy, where the Adriatic Sea meets the Karst region, lies the enchanting city of Trieste.

With a history steeped in multiculturalism, this captivating city has been shaped by its role as a major port and its diverse influences from Italian, Slovenian, and Austrian cultures.

Trieste’s rich past as a bustling trading hub under the Austro-Hungarian Empire is evident in its elegant architecture, charming cafes, and vibrant piazzas.

Today, Trieste is known as Italy’s unofficial coffee capital. It’s home to Illy’s headquarters and boasts many coffee bars.

Walk Distance: 3.5 km / 2.2 miles, mostly flat, with a moderate walk up to the castle.