Habsburg Trieste: Private Walking Tour With A Local Guide

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm, every day of the week
  • Departure Details :
    Prefettura di Trieste, Piazza Unità d'Italia, 8, 34121 Trieste TS, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Explore the city of Trieste from a different perspective: on this guided walking tour you'll see the places and landmarks that are the symbols of the Habsburg domination and that made of Trieste the fourth largest city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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Join this private walking tour led by a local guide to discover the beautiful city of Trieste from a very interesting historical perspective. This place is - strangely - still quite "ignored" by most of the touristic flows, but it represents a real gem of Italy, although geographically isolated from the rest of Italy.

During this tour you will explore the most important places, squares and buildings which still represent the symbols of the strong Habsburg domination of this territory. As a prosperous seaport in theMediterraneanregion, Trieste became indeed the fourth largest city of theAustro-Hungarian Empire(afterVienna,Budapest, andPrague).

The walking tour will start from the wonderfulPiazza Unit d'Italia ("square of the Italian unification"), with its stunning view on the sea and its ancient palaces. You will then visit Borgo Teresiano and spotPiazza della Borsa and the theater dedicated to the worldwide famous Giuseppe Verdi.

Walk through the pictoresque Canal Grande and continue your visit to theTergesteountil you reach the elegant Palazzo Gopcevich andPalazzo Scaramagn.

Enter Piazza Ponterosso, the heart of the ancientBorgo Teresiano and walk thorugh Via San Nicol, while you enjoy its pretty boutique and restaurants.

Oh, and don't forget to bring your camera along!


Live local guide


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This tour is not wheelchair and stroller accessible

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Traveler Reviews

  • 23-May-2022

    Can I give more than 5 stars? After oversleeping and missing our pickup time, this gentleman contacted me to see if I wanted to just go later than the original plan. That worked out perfectly because we were in the process of walking to the pickup point to see if we could see a group that we could join up with. I found out we had booked a private tour, so he modified the schedule to see whatever we wanted within the time we had left. We only had a short time in Trieste to explore what the area has to offer. I'm very glad we booked this tour with Faberest and would highly recommend them.