Trieste Cruises

Venice City Tour

Castello Miramare


Piazza Unità d'Italia


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Discover Trieste on your MSC Mediterranean Cruises, a cosmopolitan Italian city that unites Central European and Mediterranean cultures, different nationalities, and languages. Take in its magnificent squares, sandy beaches, and a stunning waterfront featuring neoclassical  architecture. Discover Piazza Unita Italia, see the Roman Amphitheatre, or glimpse the grand canal.

MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Venice City Tour
• Castello Miramare
• Ljubljana
• Piazza Unità d'Italia
Take a walk in the picturesque streets of Venice.  This UNESCO World Heritage Site overflows with beauty – from the gondola-lined canals and ancient marble palaces to historical architectural feats like St. Mark’s Basilica and the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo. Visiting Venice is like being in a fabled land, a scintillating mix of culture, history, and water.
Visit enchanting Castello Miramare (Miramare Castle) on an MSC Cruises excursion — a building with a fairy-tale presence. Built on a karstic rocky promontory in 1856, this neo-Gothic beauty was the former residence of Emperor Maximilian and Empress Carlota of Mexico. Offering exceptional views over the ocean, every room is a treasure chest filled with works of art, perfectly preserved furnishings, and ornate decorative features. Admire the extensive cliff and seashore park, filled with an abundance of botanical species.
Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is located 2 hours east from the Port of Trieste. The city was built on the confluence of three rivers with its soul in the Baroque Old City at the foot of Castle Hill and in its art Nouveau mansions. On an MSC Excursions, enjoy a walking tour of the old town for an in-depth experience of the city. Ljubljana offers Baroque architecture such as the Baroque Cathedral with a green dome and twin towers. The old town area, which has the densest concentration of sights as well as cafés markets and bars in town.
Piazza Unità d’Italia is at the heart of Trieste and showcases a rich heritage and deep connection to the sea. This MSC Cruises excursion takes you on a tour of the city’s most impressive squares where you’ll glimpse a vast array of dazzling architecture. See Piazza Trauner and the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, built during the 17th-century. Then, discover the ancient Roman Theatre and the impressive Canal Grande, with its lovely boats and James Joyce statue. Located between the old medieval borough and the grand 19th-century avenues, with one side facing the sea, Piazza Unità d’Italia merges all the elements that make Trieste unique. 

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    Port of Trieste

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    Travel to Trieste Cruise Terminal

    Address: Molo dei Bersaglieri, 3
    34123 Trieste, Italy

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    • Car

      Address: Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 3
      34132 Trieste, Italy
      Telephone: + 39 040 6732550

      Parking Information

      Shuttle Service - Uncovered parking

      08.00 am – 01.00 -pm PICK UP OF THE VEHICLE (END OF THE CRUISE)
      Click here to read Terms & Conditions and Regulation of Unattended Car Parking at Trieste.

      MSC Parking is bookable online up to 48 hours before your cruise departure. Bookings after the 48 hour deadline can be made directly with the provider, and the same reduced rates will be applied when presenting your cruise travel documents.

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       CAR/ SUV  8   € 105
    • MSC Transfer

      For MSC Splendida Summer 2021 Cruises departing from Trieste, an MSC Transfer is available from Venice Airport/City Center. Add it to your cruise by calling our Contact Center.
      MSC Transfer