Venice (Trieste)

Italy

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Cruise to Venice (Trieste)

The scenic port city of Trieste is steeped in history and natural beauty. Nestled atop a limestone plateau on a thin strip of land between the Adriatic Coast and Slovenia, the region has been ruled by multiple empires through the ages. This cultural fluidity is reflected in the awe-inspiring architecture and fusion of delicious cuisine found throughout the city. From touring museums and historic sites to strolling along its waterfront or reclining on a white-sand beach, this isolated, picturesque region of Italy boasts a wide range of attractions and activities.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Venice (Trieste)
    Ship will DEPART from this port.
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Italian. For thank you, say "grazie" and "prego" for you're welcome. To ask if someone speaks English, say "Parla Inglese?" "Salve" means hello and "arrivederci" is goodbye.
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    The Ghetto/Cavana area in Cittavecchia, Via San Nicolò/Borgo Teresiano and Viale XX Settembre are three pedestrian areas where you can stroll among boutique shops mingled with cafes and restaurants.
    • Famous For
      Venice (Trieste) is known for its coffee, strong artist community, historic sites and as a melting pot of cultures and architecture styles.
    • Important
      The sun is strong in the summer months, so remember sunscreen and/or protective covering.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The stunning 19th century Miramare Castle looks as you would imagine all romanticized castles should — located on a bluff overlooking the blue sea with sprawling lush grounds and gardens that stretch out from a white-stoned castle featuring Gothic Revival architecture.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Revoltella Museum of Modern Art is located within the former home of the wealthy merchant Baron Pasquale Revoltella and then expanded into the adjacent Brunner Palace. Art enthusiasts will enjoy browsing the extensive collection of modern art housed in the museum.
      • Fun Fact: Foodies
        More coffee is consumed in Venice (Trieste) than in any other Italian city. Get a taste of local coffee culture at the historic Caffè San Marco - opened in 1914 - where James Joyce wrote two of his novels.
      • Fun Fact: Landmarks
        Said to be Europe's largest seafront square, Piazza Unità d'Italia is lined by historic, baroque Viennese-style government buildings. The space has hosted everything from international political meetings and summits to Green Day and Iron Maiden concerts.

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