Visit Trieste - Best of Trieste

When it comes to vacation destinations in Italy, cities like Venice, Florence, Rome, Milan are obvious choices. Trieste might be off the beaten path but its beauty is stuff of legends. Located in the north-east region of Italy, sandwiched between Slovenia and Adriatic Sea, this city holds up to its uniqueness till date. You can revisit its past with present for company. For instance, you get to see Neo-classical frontispiece of the buildings reflecting their glorious past, crowded among today’s modern structures. According to Italian history, Trieste was once a center for art, culture, politics, literature, music under the influence of Austrian-Hungarian Empire. This place was an inspiration for many Irish writers like James Joyce. Even though the city lost some of its glory in the 20th century, its multicultural ambience, innumerable cafes have actually managed to retain its popularity and has made Trieste tourism as an important choice among the intrepid travelers . 

Trieste Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Trieste tips for your visit

  • If you are travelling in winter, carry good jackets because the icy cold wind from Siberia is completely unbearable while moving outside.
  • Be decently dressed when you visit the cathedral.
  • Try to use public transportation as it is quite easily accessible.
  • Avoid walking down the street in dark, specially near train station and bus station.

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Facts and Stats for Trieste*

  • Pollution Statistics in Trieste

    Know the pollution level of Trieste before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 48.33 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.56 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.56 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 22.22 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30.56 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 27.08 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.56 (Low)
  • Trieste: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Trieste for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Trieste.

    • Burglary and Theft 63.46 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.92 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 38.46 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.54 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.54 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.92 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.83 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60.42 (High)
  • Living in Trieste - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.4 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 43.74 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.67 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.7 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.72 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 71.98 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Trieste

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Trieste

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.74 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 107.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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