"Duino, Thurn und Taxis retreat" Top 5 Page for this destination Duino by oriettaIT
Duino Travel Guide: 19 reviews and 89 photos
Duino is a small village west of Trieste, it is reachable driving the coastal road "Strada Costiera" past Miramare in Monfalcone/Venice direction.
Its most known feature is the castles, the old one is a ruin but the new one is the residence of the prince Thurn und Taxis.
It felt kind of strange, while I was buying the tickets to visit it, to hear the receptionist answer the phone saying "Good morning your highness..."
The village also has a small port and some shops and restaurant near the waterfront.
Duino is also the starting point of the Rilke trail, a tourist trail that connect the villages of Duino and Sistiana and provide wonderful scenic view over the gulf of Trieste. It is named after the Prague poet Rainer Maria Rilke, it was abandoned for a long time but restored in the late '80 by the municipality of Trieste.
- In a nutshell:Great view of the castles, wonderful clear sea
The visit of the garden and the bunker is included in the main ticket. The garden id perfectly cared, with roses... more travel advice
The old castle is mostly a ruin but it does offer some wonderful view over the other castle and the area around. To... more travel advice
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