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The Giant Cave and Duino Castle from Trieste

The Giant Cave and Duino Castle from Trieste - Borgo Grotta Gigante, Italy

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Borgo Grotta Gigante, Italy

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$96.79

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.

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Stop At: Localita Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/A, 34010 Borgo Grotta Gigante, Sgonico Italy

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.

Stop At: Castle of Duino, Frazione Duino, 32, 34011, Duino Italy

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 ... More info ›

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.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Localita Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/A, 34010 Borgo Grotta Gigante, Sgonico Italy

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.

Stop At: Castle of Duino, Frazione Duino, 32, 34011, Duino Italy

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.

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Carso panoramic tour with wine at a traditional farmhouse

Carso panoramic tour with wine at a traditional farmhouse - Borgo Grotta Gigante, Italy
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Duration: 240 to 270 minutes
Location: Borgo Grotta Gigante, Italy

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$83.76

This panoramic tour will take you to discover the shores and countryside around the city of Trieste in the Carso area, taking you to the best panoramic points, while visiting old villages and tasting local delicacies from traditional farmhouses and wines from the region.

The day starts with a pickup from your accommodation (within the province of Trieste) and a scenic drive up the panoramic 'Strada del Friuli' until we reach the old village of Contovello. We'll stop here for a visit to its narrow streets and hidden corners and a short walk down the ancient terraced vineyards where Prosecco wine was born centuries ago.

Our second stop is a 'secret' sightseeing point, a stone tower hidden in the woods we're gonna climb to admire the whole gulf of Trieste and the Karst plateau running from the Adriatic Sea till the Alps.

Arriving above Sistiana Bay we'll take a walk on the Rilke trail running right at the edge of the shore ... More info ›

This panoramic tour will take you to discover the shores and countryside around the city of Trieste in the Carso area, taking you to the best panoramic points, while visiting old villages and tasting local delicacies from traditional farmhouses and wines from the region.

The day starts with a pickup from your accommodation (within the province of Trieste) and a scenic drive up the panoramic 'Strada del Friuli' until we reach the old village of Contovello. We'll stop here for a visit to its narrow streets and hidden corners and a short walk down the ancient terraced vineyards where Prosecco wine was born centuries ago.

Our second stop is a 'secret' sightseeing point, a stone tower hidden in the woods we're gonna climb to admire the whole gulf of Trieste and the Karst plateau running from the Adriatic Sea till the Alps.

Arriving above Sistiana Bay we'll take a walk on the Rilke trail running right at the edge of the shore. Here you'll be able to admire some of the best views the region has to offer as well as visiting some war stations and the wonderful Castle of Duino till reaching the tin but beautiful harbour of Duino.

The last step of the tour is a traditional 'Osmiza', local farmhouses selling homemade products as ham, salami, cheese, eggs and wine where you can rest and relax while tasting authentic local products in a unique environment, the perfect lunch to end the day.

At the end of the tour we'll return to your accommodation or to a different drop off point within the Province of Trieste.

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