Private tour

Trieste: Habsburg History Private Walking Tour

4.7 / 5

10 reviews

Activity provider: Faberest

Trieste: Habsburg History Private Walking Tour

Activity provider: Faberest

From US$ 218.21 per group up to 2

Learn the Habsburg history of the 4th largest city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire on a private walking tour of Trieste. Discover one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, stroll the narrow lanes of the old medieval center and more.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Private group


  • See the most beautiful square in Europe that directly overlooks the sea
  • Visit the Canal Grande in the commercial heart of Trieste
  • Stroll down the narrow alleys and lanes that make Trieste unique
  • Discover the most beautiful palaces, such as Palazzo Gopcevich and Palazzo Scaramagnà
Full description
Get a personal introduction to the beautiful seaport city of Trieste on a private walking tour with a local guide. Discover a gem of Italy that remains remarkably off the tourist trail. See the most important places, piazzas and buildings that reflect the Habsburg domination of the area during the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Marvel at the stunning sea views from Piazza Unità d'Italia, and then walk over to the Borgo Teresiano district and Piazza della Borsa to see the theater dedicated to Giuseppe Verdi.  Stroll along the pretty banks of the Canal Grande to reach Tergesteo and the elegant Palazzo Gopcevich and Palazzo Scaramagnà. Enter Piazza Ponterosso at the heart of Borgo Teresiano, and then walk along Via San Nicolò, lined with boutique stores and restaurants.
  • Expert guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance to monuments and museums
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the portico of the Palazzo del Governo, Piazza Unità d'Italia 8, Trieste, 34121.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour does not include entrance to sites that require an entrance fee
  • The tour will take place even in the event of rain. If the rain is exceptionally heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 10 reviews

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It was very informative and well run! Unfortunately no comfortable/short break or something similar! Strict attention was paid to the time!

August 14, 2021

Frau Edda was very well prepared and knew everything very well

We really enjoyed the tour and Ms. Edda was very well informed and was able to tell us a lot about the history of Tries

July 29, 2019

October 6, 2019

Product ID: 97260