Family and Kids in Trieste

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Trieste? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Trieste, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Trieste.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Trieste for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Miramare Castle

    Educational Site

    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 by a lush garden. The castle is breathtaking to say the least and the surrounding gardens add to the unadulterated beauty. The remarkable architecture of the Castle is the amalgamation of Gothic, me...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Civico Museo Della Risiera Di San Sabba

    Educational Site

    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 by the Germans as a temporary prison where all sorts of inhumanities were subjugated on inmates. Moving personal messages are still see engraved on the walls of this building. Along with a prison, ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Golfo Di Trieste

    Observatory

    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 architectural styles that reminds the visitors of the splendor of the Habsburg Empire, so soaked in nostalgia and history that when one looks up towards San Giusto Hill, one is soaked in awe. This area also ho...Read more
  4. Amazing Trieste attraction for kids
    Castle Of Saint Giusto

    Family and Kids

    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 Friedrich II of Habsburg. Currently, the museum of Trieste is located here. The castle has been preserved in an immaculate condition and offers beautiful views of the sea and the city. There are grea...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Barcola

    Beach

    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 neighborhood is popular amongst locals and tourists for its pine trees, panoramas and beautiful walkways. This is also the venue for the famous Barcolana regatta, a European sailing race that happens ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Trieste
    Molo Audace

    Observatory

    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 Unità d'Italia, this molo makes for a great evening walk to experience magical sunsets over the endless waters of the sea. Originally, the Molo Audace was called Molo San Carlo; this name was deri...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    La Foiba Di Basovizza Or Cave Of Basovizza

    Observatory

    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 dictator Tito. It now serves as a memorial to all the innocents that were killed in that inhumane incident and is frequented by people across generations and nationalities.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Carso Triestino

    Garden, Park

    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 and has a number of restaurants, caves and excursions that lure visitors again and again. The Carsico Plateau is of significant natural importance thanks both to its unusual geology and its typical ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Val Rosandra

    Family and Kids

    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 recreational possibilities for adventure and nature enthusiasts here. From hiking, climbing to simply enjoying the view, this valley is quite popular for its untouched beauty and bountiful surroundin...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Cittavecchia Or Old Quarter

    Family and Kids

    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. There are a number of shopping areas and eateries around and the whole place has a vintage feel to it. Surrounded by beautiful old world architecture, the Old Quarter is ideal to take in the real feel ...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Faro Della Vittoria Or Victory Lighthouse

    Observatory

    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 feet and has the honor of being one of the tallest lighthouses in the world. A sort of a landmark for the city, this lighthouse was built on the remains of an Austrian fortress. The statue called &l...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Saint Spyridon Church Or Chiesa Serbo Ortodossa Di San Spiridione

    Family and Kids

    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 is designed by Carlo Maciachini. The Interior is a great combination of Serbian Orthodoxy elements and Italian baroque and byzantine styles. There is intricate mosaic work inside the church which ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Museo Ferroviario Di Trieste Campo Marzio

    Educational Site

    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 museum is particularly interesting because Trieste has rich rail history as the railways were built according to the convenience of the rulers that controlled the city: Austria, Yugoslavia and Italy....Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Strada Vicentina

    Family and Kids

    This breathtaking journey begins in the center of Trieste from the central square Piazza Oberdan in the tramway Tram de Opcina which is a living monument that is an absolute must visit for any tourist. After more than a century of active service, the tramway has become iconic in its own right.For visitors, this is promises to be an unforgettable moment of their visit of Trieste. The tram car be...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Trieste Natural History Museum

    Observatory, Educational Site

    A wealth of natural treasures from the Adriatic and Karst await you at the oldest and most important museum in the area. Whether its dinosaur fossils those are one of the most important paleontological discoveries in the field or an imposing Great White Shark, there is a lot to be excited by at this museum. The remains of Hadrosaurus were found near Trieste and are practically complete and anat...Read more