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Trieste: Habsburg History Private Walking Tour
134 USD
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Unravel the captivating history of Trieste, once the fourth-largest city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, on an intimate guided stroll. Wander through one of Europe's most stunning piazzas and meander along the charming, narrow alleys of the ancient medieval quarter, uncovering the city's hidden gems.
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Embark on a captivating private walking tour of Trieste, led by a knowledgeable local guide, and uncover the city's rich history and hidden gems. Tucked away from the main tourist trails, Trieste remains a lesser-known treasure of Italy, with its unique blend of Mediterranean charm and Austro-Hungarian influence. As you wander through the city, you'll delve into the historic heart of Trieste, exploring iconic landmarks, grand squares, and majestic buildings that echo the powerful legacy of the Habsburg Empire. Once a thriving seaport, Trieste was the fourth largest city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, boasting a rich cultural heritage. Your tour begins at the Trieste cruise port, from where you'll stroll to the breathtaking Piazza Unità d'Italia, with its stunning sea views and ancient palaces. Next, you'll discover the charming Borgo Teresiano, including Piazza della Borsa and the magnificent Giuseppe Verdi Theatre. As you meander through the picturesque Canal Grande, your journey continues to the Tergesteo, followed by a visit to the elegant Palazzo Gopcevich and Palazzo Scaramagnà. Your guide will then lead you to the historic Piazza Ponterosso, the heart of ancient Borgo Teresiano, and along the charming Via San Nicolò, lined with boutique shops and restaurants. Don't forget your camera to capture the beauty of this captivating city!