As October rolls in, Trieste looks forward to a fall of exciting cultural and social events, from book presentations to cutting-edge art festivals. Friuli Venezia Giulia capital gets ready for Barcolana, while October is still warm enough for dinner and drinks outside, even a day at the beach. Here are our suggestions, one for each day of the month.
1 Oct. The Miramare Castle is open free of charge today as part of the Domenica al Museo initiative. Go out there and explore!
2 Oct. For an elegant night out, head to Teatro Verdi.
5 Oct. Enjoy a multicultural aperitivo at Bar Tergesteo from 7 pm on. Food, drinks and great company guaranteed!
6 Oct. The Barcolana weekend craze starts today with multiple events to choose from. Check out Barcolana’s program here.
7 Oct. Have a lake day and head to Lago di Fusine.
8 Oct. All eyes on the sea as the world’s biggest regatta Barcolana takes over the gulf today at 10.30 am. Head to Molo Audace or Napoleonica trail for the best views of the gulf.
9 Oct. Brush up on the latest world news at Emeroteca in piazza Hortis.
10 Oct. Did you get your latest print edition of the InTrieste magazine? Available from today on around town!
11 Oct. Enjoy a Tuscan night out at Al Toscano.
12 Oct. Into the woods: explore the beautiful Val Rosandra.
13 Oct. Admire the ancient art in the splendid halls of Museo Revoltella.
14 Oct. Enjoy a coffee with a view at Pier.
15 Oct. For a cultural day trip, head to the ancient Roman city, Aquilea.
16 Oct. Explore the underground tunnels of San Giusto Castle.
17 Oct. For an alternative outdoor weekend, discover the Ciclovia Alpe Adria that connects Grado to Salzburg.
18 Oct. Grab a bargain at the Mercatino Dell’antiquariato right behind Piazza Unità.
19 Oct. Pamper yourself with a relaxing spa treatment at Porto Piccolo Spa.
20 Oct. Take Delfino Verde to Muggia and spend the day exploring the beautiful town by the sea.
21 Oct. Take a long walk from downtown Trieste to Parco Farnetto and enjoy your lunch with mesmerizing views of the gulf.
22 Oct. For a sweet treat stop by Pasticceria Pirona, loved by J. Joyce.
23 Oct. It’s time to visit one of Trieste’s municipal museums, for example Museo Sartorio.
24 Oct. Have a scrumptious lunch at Agriturismo Milič in Carso.
25 Oct. The Rossetti theater’s world premier of “From The Rehearsal Room: Trieste Live!” with Ramin Karimloo is tonight at 8.30 pm. Got your ticket yet?
26 Oct. Indulge in a delicious rebechin at Buffet da Pepi.
27 Oct. Enjoy a fall walk on Napoleonica trail and visit the enigmatic Monte Grisa temple.
28 Oct. Have a capo in b at Eataly’s beautiful coffee shop.
29 Oct. Grab a bargain at the antique market Mercato dei Tritoni in Piazza V Veneto (open 8 am- 8 pm)
30 Oct. Spend the day with your dog at Fido Lido in Muggia.
31 Oct. Enjoy an evening out in osmiza. For open osmizas this season visit their website.