Trieste province is situated in the far north-east of Italy, it is bordered by the Gulf of Trieste (Adriatic Sea) on one side and the country of Slovenia on the other. The city of Trieste is the capital of this province, as well as the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Spending your holidays in Trieste province is an excellent idea for people who want to be very close to the city of Venice, plus the delights of the neighbouring country of Slovenia. There is a wide choice of self catering accommodation available in Trieste province and there is bound to be a property that will match your requirements and party size.
There would never be any excuse for you to feel bored on your holidays in Trieste province. In fact, there are more than enough pastimes to enjoy something different on every day of your vacation. The city of Trieste will be perfect for people who enjoy retail therapy, as there are numerous shops and malls. Other more sporting activities include tennis, jogging, swimming, sailing, fishing, full gym facilities, cycling and golf. In the more rural areas of the province, you would be able to take scenic walks and hiking treks and there is even the chance to enjoy a horse riding excursion.
You cannot spend your holidays in Trieste province without checking-out the main sights and attractions of the city of Trieste itself - this would be sacrilegious! This is such a beautiful and historic city and the attractions that best reflect this include the Trieste Seafront, the Cathedral of St. Justus, Miramar Castle, The Revoltella Museum and the main square of Trieste where you will find some of the most impressive examples of 19th century architecture, the Piazza Unita d’Italia. You should also bear in mind that you are a very short drive away from the awesome city of Venice; plus if you decide to visit the country of Slovenia, try to head to the capital, Ljubljana, as this is definitely a real gem in this part of the world.
You can look forward to a Mediterranean climate on your holidays in Trieste province, however, the winter months can be a little cooler in this part of Italy. On average, July and August sees average temperatures of around 28 degrees Celsius. In January, this is around 8 degrees. The province receives around 39 inches of rainfall per year and this is evenly spread across all 12 months.
Friuli-Venezia Giulia Airport (TRS) is located in Trieste Province itself and perfect for your holidays in the area. This airport offers direct flights to and from the UK and these are operated through Ryanair. Departures are from London Stansted (STN) and Birmingham (BHX).