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If your trip to Trieste is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.
Stop by Piazza Unita dItalia. It's one attraction you'll find on most visitors' must-do lists. If you still have space on your schedule, Cathedral of San Giusto and Allianz Dome will keep you busy as well.
You'll want to explore nearby Gorizia. What's 22 miles when you've got your own set of wheels? The journey there is half the fun! Among your first few stops here should be Castle of Gorizia, Golf and Country Club Castello di Spessa and Church of St Ignatius of Loyola. Lignano Sabbiadoro is another terrific option. It's 31 miles away and has tons of fun things to see and do. Bibione Beach, Lignano Sabbiadoro Beach and Punta Faro Marina are only the start.
There's nothing like winding down the car window and feeling the cool, salty air on your face while you're cruising by the seaside. Pack some yummy sandwiches and spend some time having fun in the sun at one of the wonderful beaches near Trieste. Picturesque options include:
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Some travelers find driving in busy traffic in big cities a bit challenging. But in a small car like a compact or economy, those bustling Trieste streets will be a walk in the park. Rather spend your time exploring the surrounding cliffs? Check out our range of mid-size and full-size SUVs. With room to move and more power under the hood, these larger vehicles will make those scenic drives even more memorable. Ticking off all the sights and activities that Trieste is renowned for has never been easier with your own wheels.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes choosing the right car important. If you're about to embark on an unforgettable road trip around Trieste, a roomy SUV could be the answer. If you'd like the best possible deal and plan to stick to city driving, a budget compact is a wise pick. All you have to do is choose what will suit you best, load up the car, and rack up those miles.
From its expressways to its alleys, exploring Trieste is a piece of cake with your own ride. But before you merge into the fast lane, here's what you need to know about hitting the road in this city:
You'll be driving on the right side of the road in Trieste. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, we recommend driving a bit more cautiously in places you've never been.
You'll find plenty of places to leave your rental car in Trieste. Even in the thick of the action, there's often a space right where you need it.
Since the population of Trieste is around 187,100, you won't experience too much difficulty with traffic. That said, downtown streets can get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
The residential zones in Trieste have a 50 km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits normally range between 50 km/h and 130 km/h.
More often than not, your car rental company will bill the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Or they may share your contact details with local authorities, who'll then send a fine directly to you.
As with many places, standard cell phone usage is not permitted while driving a car in Trieste. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just ensure you maintain focus on the road.
While operating a vehicle in Trieste, it's illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.05%. Planning to have a few beers while you're out? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Turning on a red light is prohibited in Trieste. Always be on the alert for traffic lights and signs to ensure you don't breach any road rules.
Subject to a few exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Trieste (province).