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We combined our attendance at the 8th offical VT Euromeet in Bergamo, with a 2 weeks trip through Northern Italy. At the end of this trip we stayed four days in Trieste in the north eastern corner of Italy.
Compared to other Italian cities, which I visited in the past, Trieste's architectural styles are totally different and diverse. The touristy city centre is dominated by the grand neo-classical buildings at the main square Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia. Other interesting sights in the city centre include many churches of various denominations, such as a Serbian Orthodox Church, a Greek Orthodox Church as well as several Catholic and Evangelical churches.
Many famous writers have spent at least parts of their lifes in Trieste. Among them are James Joyce, Rainer Maria Rilke, Italo Svevo and Umberto Sava who are all commemorated by statues, plaques or at least hiking trails which are named after them.
Trieste is also the ideal base for side trips to the surrounding area. We took the chance to visit Muggia, Gorizia, Opicina and Miramare. The last two ones are still within reach of Trieste's public transport network.
"There are no classes in life for beginners; right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult."
--- Rainer Maria Rilke ---
- Pros:Diverse architecture; beautiful squares; grand buildings.
- Cons:No train connections to Slovenia.
- In a nutshell:Italian city of grand architecture.
We arrived in Trieste by train from Bergamo with a change of trains in Brescia and Mestre. The total trip took a bit... more travel advice
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