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Feast Branzino Trieste

Trieste Food Tour

Between Karst and sea: A journey through history, gastronomy, and nature

Length

5 Days

Group size

4-12 travelers

Travel style

Insider

Trieste: Taste of the Sea - 5 Days

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Trip highlights

Immerse yourself in the world of coffee

Excursion on the karst

Accommodation in the historic Hotel Continental

Visit Castello Duino

The Feast experience

Meals and beverages included

Trieste fish cuisine cooking course

Visits to cheesemakers and winemakers

Sailboat to Castello Duino

Trieste: City of winds, sailors and writers, as well as centre of the green coffee trade and home to quality roasters. Tour guide Tiziana was born in Trieste and shows you her city. During a cooking class, we will immerse ourselves in the fine Trieste fish cuisine. Above the city lies the karst, which burns red in autumn. The Vitovska grape, in particular, thrives on its stony soils and is used to produce one of Italy's best white wines.

Depending on local conditions, the order of visits may be changed, but the entire programme will be adhered to.

Accommodation may be subject to change depending on availability and season.

Arrival information: By Plane:Trieste (From the airport, you take a train that brings you to the main train station. The journey takes about 30 minutes. Train route: Trieste - Venice). By train: Trieste main train station.


Nutritional information: gluten-free and/or vegetarian options available. Please reach out to us and let us know any dietary restrictions when you book

Why book with Feast?

✔ Experts for culinary discoveries in the Mediterranean
✔ Book with confidence: 20 years of experience VTT
✔ Small groups of 4-12 travellers
✔ All experiences, meals, guides and daily transfers included
✔ Sustainable travel, avoiding mass tourism sights
✔ Complete and flexible rescheduling without inconvenience, complexity, and stress with our Flexi option.

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Itinerary

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Welcome Dinner

Meals Included: Dinner

Trieste's traditional cuisine, influenced by Austro-Hungarian flavors.

After you make your way to the Forvm Hotel, a warm welcome awaits you in Trieste, the vibrant city by the sea. To make the start of your trip comfortable, we are happy to arrange for you a transfer from the train station or airport to the hotel. Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers and tour guide over a refreshing aperitivo in a historic café. As you enjoy your drink, you can make your first connections and look forward to the adventures you will share in the coming days. Afterwards, a special welcome dinner awaits you in one of the best osterias in the city. Immerse yourself in the culinary world of Trieste and let yourself be seduced by the delicious flavors of traditional specialties influenced by Austro-Hungarian cuisine. Enjoy hearty meat dishes and be inspired by the stories and traditions of the region. The welcome dinner at the osteria is more than just a meal. It is a moment of coming together where you can experience the community and richness of Italian food culture. After this unforgettable dinner, you will have time to relax at the hotel and prepare for the adventures ahead. Sit back, let the impressions of the day sink in, and look forward to the exciting explorations that Trieste has in store for you.

Relax and enjoy every experience, knowing that our tour guide will assist you at every moment.

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Fisch Kochkurs
Triest

Culinary Delights of Trieste

Intimate hands-on cooking experience

Visit to the Sandalj Trading Company

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Learn with Giovanna and Alberto the secret to cooking traditional fish recipes

Start the day with a delicious breakfast in the hotel's bar as you prepare for a unique taste experience. You will be taken to a Sandalj Trading Company outside of Trieste, where you will learn about the variety of coffee types and how the carefully selected beans are used to create exquisite blends.

After this exciting experience, your guide takes you to the most original experience in Trieste, a true triestene buffet. Buffets in Trieste are small osterias that used to provide a substantial mid-morning snack for the fishermen and dockers. You will sit among locals and fishermen having the traditionally boiled pork with bread, horseradish and krauts. But the highlight of the day is still ahead of you. In the late afternoon, you will meet the talented duo Monica and Giuliano in their kitchen, where they will introduce you to the secrets of local cuisine. Monica and Giuliano are masters of their kitchen, and together with them, you will learn techniques and secrets to prepare dishes of the regional gastronomy, such as 'la Jota' or 'il Firco'. Together, you will enjoy your culinary creations and end the day immersed in the flavors and culinary delights of Trieste

Relax and enjoy every experience, knowing that our tour guide will assist you at every moment.

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Karst Triest
Triest

City tour of Trieste

Visit to a Karsian fattoria with tasting

Wine tasting with Karsian wines

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Direct Encounter with the Producers: Trieste's Culinary Delights

Today, you can expect a day full of fascinating experiences in Trieste and its surrounding nature. Together with your tour guide, you will discover the secrets of the city on an exciting tour. Immerse yourself in the pulsating city life, explore picturesque squares and winding streets, and let yourself be enchanted by the city's unique atmosphere. As a pleasant contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city, your journey then takes you into nature. Your first stop will be a traditional Karsian fattoria where you will enjoy a delicious salumi tasting. Taste the fine flavours of the regional delicacies and be impressed by the excellent quality. We continue to Matej Lupinc, a renowned winemaker, who invites you to his charming wine cellar. Here, you will have the opportunity to taste some of his fine wines. Accompanied by freshly baked bread, delicious cheese, and other specialties from the Karst region, you can enjoy the diverse taste of the wines. Immerse yourself in the warm and cheerful hospitality of the local people. Take a leisurely hike along the picturesque Strada Napoleonica, from Opicina to Prosecco. Breathe in the fresh air, feel the tranquility of nature, and let the beauty of the surroundings work its magic on you. Return to Trieste for dinner and end the day in the historic Café San Marco. In an elegant ambience, you can enjoy delicious food and relax with a drink.

Hike Opicina to Prosecco:

Distance: about 2.5 km

Time: about 30 min

Altitude gain: slight differences in altitude

Difficulty: easy

Segelboot Triest
Segelboot Triest
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Visit of the Castello Duino

Short hike on the Sentiero Rilke

Farewell dinner

Sailing excursion along the Trieste coast

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sailing into Poetry: From Trieste's Cliffs to Rilke's Inspiration

Today, you're setting off on an unforgettable sailing adventure! On a boat reserved exclusively for you, glide along the white cliffs of the karst from Trieste to Sistiana. After exploring the picturesque coast, a delicious lunch awaits you at a select seafood restaurant. Enjoy the fresh seafood and let yourself be seduced by the culinary masterpieces. Sated and strengthened, follow in the footsteps of the famous poet Rainer Maria Rilke in Castello Duino. Here, where he worked on his legendary collection Duino Elegies, you’ll immerse yourself in the captivating world of the poet and his poetry. After visiting the castle, embark on the Sentiero Rilke, a dreamlike path that takes you through green landscapes with breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea. Enjoy the peace and beauty of nature as you walk in the footsteps of the great poet.

Back in Trieste, enjoy some free time to explore the city on your own and deepen your impressions. As you reach the culmination of your trip, another extraordinary experience awaits you — an excellent fish menu in one of the best restaurants in the city. Enjoy the delicacies of regional cuisine, accompanied by exquisite wines from the Karst region. In the cozy ambience, celebrate the end of your trip in a special atmosphere. (the restaurant is about 15 min walking distance from the hotel, a taxi can be booked for those who do not want to walk)

Hike Castello Duino to Sistiana:

Distance: about 3 km

Time: about 45 min

Altitude gain: with a 100-metre difference in altitude uphill and downhill

Difficulty: easy

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Meals Included: Breakfast

After a delicious breakfast, it's time to say goodbye to your unforgettable trip to Trieste. The past few days have been intense and filled with exciting experiences, but Trieste still has so much more to offer. To stay a little longer in this fascinating city, we recommend extending your trip and are happy to reserve your room for you. Don't miss the opportunity to delve even deeper into the vibrant life of Trieste and experience more unforgettable moments.

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18

Sep

2024

22

Sep

2024

Full

From

EUR 1,898

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Best Time to Travel: This departure date takes place at the best travel time!

English speaking tour: This trip is being conducted in English.

Your guide for this tour

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The tour guide for this trip will be announced shortly. Our guides are culinary specialists of the Mediterranean area, and are at least bilingual. Each of our guides is unique and brings their own personal touch to the trips, so you can discover the region as if you were travelling with a friend!

The indicated flight times and airlines may change, as we have to plan well in advance of the day of departure.

18

Sep

2024

22

Sep

2024

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Best Time to Travel

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English speaking tour

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Full

From

EUR 1,898

2

Oct

2024

6

Oct

2024

2 Spots

Guaranteed

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EUR 1,949

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Best Time to Travel: This departure date takes place at the best travel time!

German speaking tour: This trip will be held in German.

Guide

Tiziana Zamai

Tiziana

Your guide for this tour

Tiziana Zamai was born in Trieste, loves her city and has turned her passion for the history and culture of this corner of Italy into a profession: she has become a tourist guide. Tiziana is also a qualified translator. She studied German and also worked for several years in the tourist office of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region. She then became a tourist guide, tour guide and hiking guide. Tiziana loves traveling, discovering new cultures and hiking in nature. She is convinced that in Trieste, this city on the border where Austrian, Italian and Slavic souls meet, also in the culinary field, you can find everything to be happy: a varied cuisine, good wines, the blue sea and the green vegetation of the Karst, a rich culture and a special history.

The indicated flight times and airlines may change, as we have to plan well in advance of the day of departure.


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2

Oct

2024

6

Oct

2024

-

Best Time to Travel

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German speaking tour

Tiziana Zamai
2 Spots

Guaranteed

From

EUR 1,949


or


23

Oct

2024

27

Oct

2024

Available

From

EUR 1,899

Info

English speaking tour: This trip is being conducted in English.

Guide

Tiziana Zamai

Tiziana

Your guide for this tour

Tiziana Zamai was born in Trieste, loves her city and has turned her passion for the history and culture of this corner of Italy into a profession: she has become a tourist guide. Tiziana is also a qualified translator. She studied German and also worked for several years in the tourist office of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region. She then became a tourist guide, tour guide and hiking guide. Tiziana loves traveling, discovering new cultures and hiking in nature. She is convinced that in Trieste, this city on the border where Austrian, Italian and Slavic souls meet, also in the culinary field, you can find everything to be happy: a varied cuisine, good wines, the blue sea and the green vegetation of the Karst, a rich culture and a special history.

The indicated flight times and airlines may change, as we have to plan well in advance of the day of departure.


or


23

Oct

2024

27

Oct

2024

English speaking tour

Tiziana Zamai
Available

From

EUR 1,899


or


4

Jun

2025

8

Jun

2025

Available

From

EUR 1,899

Info

German speaking tour: This trip will be held in German.

Guide

Tiziana Zamai

Tiziana

Your guide for this tour

Tiziana Zamai was born in Trieste, loves her city and has turned her passion for the history and culture of this corner of Italy into a profession: she has become a tourist guide. Tiziana is also a qualified translator. She studied German and also worked for several years in the tourist office of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region. She then became a tourist guide, tour guide and hiking guide. Tiziana loves traveling, discovering new cultures and hiking in nature. She is convinced that in Trieste, this city on the border where Austrian, Italian and Slavic souls meet, also in the culinary field, you can find everything to be happy: a varied cuisine, good wines, the blue sea and the green vegetation of the Karst, a rich culture and a special history.

The indicated flight times and airlines may change, as we have to plan well in advance of the day of departure.


or


4

Jun

2025

8

Jun

2025

German speaking tour

Tiziana Zamai
Available

From

EUR 1,899


or


Preferred date unavailable? You'd like to book further ahead in the future? Contact us

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Single Room Supplement

When booking online, you can choose the option "share room (if possible)". If no other participant chooses this option, you will be accommodated in a single room. The cost of the single room is EUR 370 and Feast will in that case pay 50% of the single room supplement, the rest will need to be covered by you. We will notify you approximately one month before the start of the tour.

What's included

4 Nights in a central boutique hotel

Daily Breakfast

No hotel change

3 Lunches (water, coffee, and 1/2 bottle of wine included): 2 in a Typical Trattoria, 1 by a Wine producer

4 Dinners (water, coffee, and 1/2 bottle of wine included): 2 in a Typical Trattoria, 1 during the cooking class, 1 in a Historic restaurant

1 Fish cooking course

1 Visit to the Sandalj Trading Company

1 Excursion to the Karst with visits and tastings at cheese makers and winegrowers

1 Sailing boat excursion in the Gulf of Trieste

All guided tours, entrance fees, and sightseeing

Qualified, multilingual Feast tour guide on site

Daily small extras: the Feast+

Travel documents, detailed information, and packing tips

Your trip supports the Ventura TRAVEL project for holistic environmental protection

10 EUR donation to the VSocial Foundation to support community projects https://www.vsocialfoundation.org/

What's not included

Transportation to and from the destination

Additional drinks

Tips

Reviews

Sapio Trieste Karst

Ernst G von BERN

Trieste: Taste of the Sea - 5 Days

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Wir liessen uns von der Leidenschaft der Produzenten, Köchen und der Reiseleiterin anstecken. Triest ist eine wunderschöne und lebendige Stadt.

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We are happy to help you plan and decide on flights, train connections or intermediate stages.

If you need a transfer from the airport or train station, we can organise this for you.

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You can start organising and booking your journey as soon as we have confirmed that the trip is guaranteed to take place. This happens at the latest approx. 30 days before the start of the trip. If the minimum number of participants has already been reached, you will of course be informed immediately.

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