Discover why James Joyce's heart was captured in this city with a private guide
Just an hour from Ljubljana there is already Italy. Right on, the border lies Italy's most unique city- Trieste. A city today has only around 200 000 inhabitants, but it can be very proud of its rich history. The most important period was 19th century, when Trieste became an open door for the Habsburg's monarchy to the Mediterranean Sea and further to the whole world. . . Today Trieste is a vivid city: we are going to stroll along unique Piazza della Unita, see Roman Amphitheatre, Canale Grande, some picturesque churches: Roman Catholic and Serbian Orthodox and have a relaxing stop in one of the local coffee shops- Trieste is the home of the best coffee brands! Soon you will understand why James Joyce fall in love with the city!
On the way to Trieste we are going to make some stops decided with customers. The topic will be borders in Roman, Medieval, Austrian, Italian and today's Slovenian time
For this custom made tour we are going to take some off the beaten track routes. We are going to make some short stops that will bring us back to the times before the WWII, WWI and even back to Roman times. The area was always turbulent and caused lots of challenges for local people as well as politician. Our final destination will be Trieste in Italy. What we are going to do in Trieste we will decide on the spot, depending on the times spent around the remains of borders from the past. It is a private, tailor made tour and we are going to ajust to the wishes of our travelers.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 9 hours 30 min.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 EUR - Entrance fee for Miramare Castle (if you want to visit it inside), lunch, refreshments, souvenirs, post cards...
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We spent a lovely, sunny day in Trieste with Mateja. Beautiful city, definitely worthy of a visit!