With its steep limestone plateaus, diverse cultural heritage, coastal views and monumental architecture, Trieste is truly like no other city in Italy. Almost entirely surrounded by Slovenia, this city represents a historic and present-day intermingling of Slavic, Jewish, Italian, Germanic and Greek heritage and culture. Full of characteristic local cafés, grandiose architecture and noteworthy museums, Trieste is great for those looking to experience an Italian city that stands out from the rest. Trieste also offers an abundance of outdoor activities for those looking to get outside of the city. Discover the Carso Plateau along the Gulf of Trieste and enjoy clifftop hiking trails with stunning views of the sea. Don’t forget to visit the nearby Carso and Collio wine countries to taste the delectable local wines of Trieste on your next visit to Italy!