Private walking guided tour of Trieste is one of the best ways to explore this charming city. Local licensed and experienced guide will show you and explain you the highlights of the city, which is often called Vienna by the sea ... More info ›
Private walking guided tour of Trieste is one of the best ways to explore this charming city. Local licensed and experienced guide will show you and explain you the highlights of the city, which is often called Vienna by the sea. You will enjoy a walk, which will take you long time back, when the city started to develop and then through history, culture, art and hidden stories will lead you back to the present day.
The guide will take you to the most important highlights of the city, which are the Audace pier, built in the 18th century and originally called the pier of San Carlo and it extends for into the sea. Very famous in Trieste is Piazza Unità d'Italia, which is one of the most unique major markets for its spaciousness, vicinity of the sea and many important buildings, which will take your breath away.
At the Stock market you can see the best example of neo-classical arhitecture and hear about trading, then see the Grand Canal, originally the main river canal for the salt pans. In the 19th century the Ponte Rosso or Red bridge was built and the area got known for its rich marketplace, for which is still well known today.
At Market of St. Anthony, the guide will explain the cultural and religious diversity of Trieste. A Roman theatre is located below the hill of St. Giusto. The theater was lost under the new buildings and then re-discovered in the early 19th century. Then see the church of St. Mary, which was built by Jesuits and today shows its baroque characteristics.
The tour lasts around two hours but may be shortened or extended. Because of the private nature of the tour and the experienced guide, it can be adapted to your interests.