Trieste hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Trieste.
Neighboring hotspot: Veneto

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Aquileia An hour by train/bus
Euphrasian Basilica in Porec There are buses from Trieste to Poreč that take about 2 hours one way. You'll visit 3 countries, but all are part of the Schengen Area.
Heritage of Mercury Idrija lies across the Schengen border with Slovenia. Trains take 2h30
Longobards in Italy Cividale del Friuli (1h50 by train)
Plečnik's Ljubljana About 1.5 hours by regular bus
Skocjan Caves Only 25km from Trieste across the Schengen border with Slovenia. No public transport for a return trip, but can be done by car/taxi/bike.
Venetian Works of Defence Palmanova (45min)

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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