Best Things To Do in Trieste, Italy

Whether you're visiting Trieste for a few days or are a localite, Trieste is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Trieste. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Trieste. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Trieste. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Trieste keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Trieste listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

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Tourist Attractions in Trieste

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Trieste that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 537 itineraries
    Miramare Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Viale Miramare, 34151 Trieste, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Castle of Miramare and its Park were built by Ferdinand Maximilian of Hapsburg who decided to have a residence befitting his rank built on the outskirts of Trieste, facing the sea and surrounded b...Read more

  2. #2 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 599 itineraries
    Civico Museo Della Risiera Di San Sabba

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Landmark, Educational Site

    Address: Via Giovanni Palatucci 5, 34121 Trieste, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Now a national monument to commemorate the killing of thousands of people by the Nazis, this was once a rice husking facility constructed in 1898 in San Sabba on the outskirts of Trieste. It was used ...Read more

  3. #3 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 403 itineraries
    Opicina Tramway

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment

    Address: Piazza Oberdan | Via dei Lavoratori 2, 34144 Trieste, Italy

    The iconic Opicina Tramway links Piazza Oberdan, on the northern edge of the city center, with the village of Villa Opicina in the hills above. The Opicina tram takes you up from the city to the surro...Read more

  4. #4 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 351 itineraries
    Golfo Di Trieste

    Tags: Outdoors, Water Body, Landmark, Observatory

    Address: Trieste, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Trieste loves its Carso and its sea. Passing along the seafront in Trieste (called the “Rive”) provides a spectacular overview of the town and its buildings, on the variety of architectura...Read more

  5. #5 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 336 itineraries
    Castle Of Saint Giusto

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: Piazza della Cattedrale, 3, 34121 Trieste, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Originally a Roman fort, was built by the Venetians in the Middle Ages and was eventually pulled down in the 14th century by will of the Patriarch of Aquileia and, in 1470 itself, it was rebuilt by Fr...Read more

  6. #6 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 118 itineraries
    Barcola

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, View Point, Entertainment

    Address: Barcola, Trieste, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Sunbathe under the Mediterranean sun, under the pine trees or take in the splendid views of the Adriatic sea, Barcola is the place to be if you want to enjoy some time near the water. This seaside nei...Read more

  7. #7 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 348 itineraries
    Molo Audace

    Tags: Outdoors, Waterfront, Landmark, Observatory

    Address: Trieste Harbour 34121 Trieste

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This 245 meter long pier that juts out in the Adriatic sea is quite popular amongst tourists and locals for its gorgeous views and romantic setting. Just a few steps away from the famous Piazza Unit&a...Read more

  8. #8 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    La Foiba Di Basovizza Or Cave Of Basovizza

    Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Historical Site, Monument

    Address: Foiba of Basovizza ,Trieste, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Cave of Basovizza, declared a national monument in 1992, is the symbol of all the atrocities committed at the end of World War II and subsequent years by militias and supporters of the Communist d...Read more

  9. #9 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 138 itineraries
    Canale Grande

    Tags: Shopping Center, Town, Picnic Spot

    Address: Via Gioacchino Rossini 8, 34121 Trieste, Italy

    Canale Grande is a canal situated in the city center of Trieste. It is located midway between the railway station and the city center. A number of interesting buildings and attractions face the Canal....Read more

  10. #10 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 335 itineraries
    Carso Triestino

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Park, Landmark

    Address: Riserva Naturale della Val Rosandra 34018 San Dorligo della Valle TS

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Only a few kilometers from downtown Trieste lies the beautiful Karst Plateau that is full of many opportunities for recreation and sightseeing. This place affords fantastic views of the Adriatic sea a...Read more

  11. #11 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 206 itineraries
    Val Rosandra

    Tags: Outdoors, Hiking Trail, Historical Site

    Address: Riserva Naturale della Val Rosandra, San Dorligo della Valle, Trieste Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    On the border of Slovenia and Italy lies this natural paradise called Val Rosandra which is a valley named after the river that runs through it. Designated as a national park, there are a number of re...Read more

  12. #12 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    - Used in 149 itineraries
    Cittavecchia Or Old Quarter

    Tags: Waterfront, Entertainment

    Address: Trieste, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Trieste boasts an extensive old city: with narrow, wayward and cobbled streets with typically medieval houses. Nearly the entire area is closed to traffic so it makes for a great place to stroll. Ther...Read more

  13. #13 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    Faro Della Vittoria Or Victory Lighthouse

    Tags: Outdoors, Light House, Observatory, Historical Site

    Address: Strada del Friuli, 141, 34100 Trieste, Italy

    Timings: 03:00 pm - 07:00 pm Details

    Apart from guiding the night time navigation on the Gulf of Trieste, the Victory Lighthouse also acts as a memorial to soldiers of the World War I. The lighthouse stands at an imposing height of 223 f...Read more

  14. #14 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    Saint Spyridon Church Or Chiesa Serbo Ortodossa Di San Spiridione

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: Via Genova n°12 - 34121 Trieste

    Timings: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm Details

    Built in the Greek orthodox style, the Saint Spyridon church is a magnificent church, both from the inside and the outside. The outer façade has sculptures from Emilio Bisi and the architecture...Read more

  15. #15 of 46 Things To Do in Trieste
    Museo Ferroviario Di Trieste Campo Marzio

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Entertainment

    Address: Via Giulio Cesare, 1, 34100 Trieste, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 01:00 pm Details

    Dedicated to the complex railway system in the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, this museum depicts miniature models of the railways and is located in the former train station of Campo Marzio. This mu...Read more