Trieste: The Giant Cave And Duino Castle

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel or any other preferred pickup location Cruise passenger terminal
  • Return Details :
    If not otherwise agreed the return location is the same as the pickup location.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Off to the Karst Plateau to visit the cave Grotta Gigante, one the most interesting sites in the Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, where tourism, environment and scientific research blend together, nature comes in shapes and colours of rare beauty.

Know More about this tour

You will visit the exceptionally large size of the main underground chamber of the Grotta Gigante  98,50 metres high, 76,30 metres wide and 167,60 metres long. Departure towards the beautiful hamlet of Duino and visit the Duino Castle, owned by the Princes of Torre and Tasso, the castle was built in 1300 upon the ruins of an ancient Roman outpost. The massive complex with its composite architectural style overlooks the Gulf of Trieste. Inside, it houses important works of art and refined historical relics. Over the centuries, it has offered hospitality to many illustrious people, including the poet R.M. Rilke, Empress Elisabeth of Austria (known as Sissi), the Archduke Maximilian of Habsburg and his wife Charlotte of Belgium. On the tour of the castle and its gardens, guests can admire the forte-piano played by Franz Liszt, the Palladio staircase, the view of the Gulf of Trieste from the top of the tower, the rampart walls overlooking the sea and the bunker built in 1943 by the German Kriegsmarine.

Inclusions

  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fee to the Giant Cave
  • Entrance fee to Duino Castle 
  • Insurance

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Hotel Guests must advise supplier as soon as possible: hotel details or any other preferred pickup location,

Cruise Passengers must advise supplier as soon as possible: ship name, arrival time and departure time,

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.

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