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Traces of ancient history

Piazza della Repubblica, 1, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 34122, Italy
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- Traces of ancient history Piazza della Repubblica, 1, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 34122, Italy +39 339 681 3655 2 Double room standard

2 nights in double room in Trieste city centre

1 night in double room in Grado

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2 nights in double room in Trieste city centre

1 night in double room in Grado

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DAY 1: TRIESTE

Arrival in Trieste and settle into the rooms. Free lunch in a typical restaurant in the city centre followed by a meeting with the tour guide for the visit of the most cosmopolitan city in Italy. During the tour you will see the historic centre, Piazza Unità and Palazzo Stratti, with its ancient Caffè degli Specchi; the beautiful neoclassical buildings of Borgo Teresiano, a commercial neuralgic centre during the Habsburg era; the Roman ruins; the synagogues and the Orthodox churches. Return to the hotel and meeting with the historical expert for a visit of the ancient palace where the aperitif is served, dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 2: TRIESTE, THE SAN SABBA RISIERA AND MIRAMARE CASTLE

After breakfast, meeting with the guide and departure by coach/minivan to Muggia, a splendid fishing village, visit to a historic Spugnificio and lunch in a typical restaurant. In the early afternoon, departure by coach for the return to Trieste, passing by Colle di San Giusto to admire the Mitteleuropean city from the other side. Arrival at the Risiera di San Sabba, founded as a factory for processing rice at the end of the 19th century, it was the only concentration camp in Italy equipped with a crematorium.

Today it is possible to visit the "Hall of Crosses" where those arrested for racial and political reasons waited to be deported to other concentration camps of the Reich, and the "micro-cells" where Italian, Slovenian and Croatian partisans were held, many of whom were destined for elimination. Continuation to Miramare Castle, the romantic castle of Maximilian and Charlotte of Habsburg built directly on the sea.

Return to the hotel, dinner in a typical restaurant in the centre and overnight stay.

DAY 3: PALMANOVA, CIVIDALE DEL FRIULI AND COLLIO FRIULANO

After breakfast at the hotel, luggage transfer to the coach/minivan and departure in a northerly direction towards Cividale del Friuli, a splendid UNESCO World Heritage site, a city founded by Julius Caesar. Guided tour of the city with entrance also to the ancient Lombard Temple. Lunch in a typical restaurant to taste the local products. On the way back stop in Palmanova, built in 1593 by the Republic of Venice, is a fortress-city preserved in exemplary conditions: a national monument since 1960, in 2017 it became part of the UNESCO World Heritage, walk along the walls and at the end departure to the Collio Friulano area, to the resort and accommodation in the rooms.

(Please note that being an ancient castle the rooms are located in various parts of the estate)

Guided tour of the historic winery known for the production of white wines with an aperitif. Dinner at the castle restaurant and overnight stay.

DAY 4: GRADO AND AQUILEIA

After breakfast luggage transfer to the coach/minivan and departure to Aquileia, a very important city of the Roman Empire and therefore the main centre for the spread of Christianity in Northern and Eastern Europe. It has been a UNESCO site since 1998 for the importance of its archaeological area and the beauty of the floor mosaics in the Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, which make Aquileia a sort of capital of western Roman mosaics. At the end of the guided tour departure for Grado a very important link during the Roman Empire to the city of Aquileia, now they are connected by a bridge but at the time only by sea. Lunch in a restaurant in the town centre with fish specialities, followed by a short walk to admire the old town centre and the Roman remains. At about 15.00 departure by coach/minivan for the return journey.

 Privat transfer by car or minivan with driver, on request on surcharge.

Minimum partecipants 4 people.

The fee includes:

  • 2 nights in a 4-star hotel in Trieste
  • 1 night in 4 star hotel in Collio area
  • 3 lunches in typical restaurants
  • 3 gourmet dinners
  • visits and tastings as per programme
  • tourist guide and entrances as per programme;
  • FVG Card for entrance fees;
  • medical insurance.

The fee does not include:

  • Tips and personal extras
  • drinks at meals;
  • Anything not specified in "The fee includes".
  • transfer by own car or minivan

Room types

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Double room
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Check in times

3 PM

Airports

Trieste Airport

Trieste Airport - City Centre - By train 29 minutes 

Trieste Airport - City Centre - By Bus Transfer  59 minutes 

Trieste Airport - Hotel - By Car 30 minutes 

Trieste Airport - Hotel - Private Transfer 30 min

 

Venice International Airport / Treviso Airport 

Venice International Airport/ Treviso - By train to Triest City Centre ca 3hours

Venice International Airport/ Treviso - Private transfer by car, ca 2 hours

 

Klagenfurt Airport

Klagenfurt Airport - By car to Triest ca 2 hours 30 minutes, or by Privat Transfer

 

Liubljana Airport 

Liublljana Airport - Hotel by car  100 minutes

Liublljana Airport to City Centre - by Train  90 minutes 

 

 

 

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