What to see in Trieste: a little guide with some ideas ...
The barycentric position of the farm, makes it an ideal starting point for trips and excursions to many places of tourist interest in Friuli Venezia Giulia and Slovenia. Visit the city of Trieste, the Castle of Miramare, the Castle of Duino, the Risiera di San Sabba, Redipuglia and the routes of the Great War, Aquileia, Grado, Gorizia. You can go to the discovery of the Karst and Slovenia and Croatia, to learn about the history, culture and architecture of the places. The contrast between the rough and barren nature of the Karst and the gentle calm of the sea and of a rocky and jagged coastline, in a land where there are many differences, one next to the other, gathered in a narrow territory between the Alps and the sea.
Routes of the Great War
In the period between May 1915 and November 1917, Friuli Venezia-Giulia was the scene of the clash between the Italian and Austro-Hungarian armies that faced each other hard for many months.
Karst, Isontino, Alps and Julian Alps, the Carnic Alps and the hilly area along the line of the Tagliamento were places of battle, and all the plain area became a great backline at the service of the armed forces then being invaded by Austro-Germanic after the defeat of Caporetto.
Today, many signs of those battles are still visible in various parts of the region and are places not to be missed if you want to get to know this great event that changed our history.
Thanks in driveways and paths CAI can reach the various open-air museums, with the remains of the war structures built and used by many soldiers. following the itineraries you can do exciting walks, often in the midst of breathtaking natural landscapes that make you feel part of the the context of life in the trenches.
One of the most important paleontological sites of Italy is located at Villaggio del Pescatore, in the municipality of Duino Aurisina near Trieste, where in the 90s it was discovered the biggest and most complete dinosaur Italian: the specimen was familiarly called dinosaur Antonio. The exhibit is located in the hall of Paleontology Museum of Natural History in Trieste. For visits to the site, see the following link:
Duino cliffs - Rilke path
It includes a high and steep limestone coast, a narrow band of the Karst plateau and the end of the sea front. The Reserve is located in an area of great natural interest along the coast of Trieste. Along the Rilke path you can admire the wonderful panorama of the Gulf of Trieste. For more information see the following link:
Cycle path Alpe Adria Radweg
The Alpe Adria Radweg Cycleway is a cycle path that runs through the Alps for about 400 km to connect the Austrian city of Salzburg to the Italian thermal tourism center of Grado, on the Adriatic Sea.
Along the Alpe Adria Cycle Route they cross pleasant towns, medieval villages and characteristic villages, pedaling along the banks of rivers and streams. For more information, see the following links: