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Address: Trieste, Italy

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Trieste beach

It's not a place to spend a week's holiday, but it's OK for a short stay. The beach is very close a very bus road, but the hedges make it quite pleasant, and if you come early you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Brescia, Lombardia, Italy
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18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

People tend to go there to sunbathe as if it was a beach. It's actually more of a promenade sort of thing by the sea, but there are lots of people just sunbathing on the concrete walk. It'd be much a nicer walk if it wasn't packed with half naked sweaty people.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you are coming with children go somewhere else as this place is totally unfriendly to kids. There is no way to enter the water except a few metal stairs which are overcrowded, everything else is just rocks and stones.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great way to spend a sunny day or part. The locals swarmed down early evening to swim, socialise eat and drink. You can watch racing snake cyclists whiz past on the climb up the hill and take in views of the city across the bay

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Trieste, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It's not a place to spend a week's holiday, but it's OK for a short stay. The beach is very close a very bus road, but the hedges make it quite pleasant, and if you come early you can even find a place in the shade of one of the pine trees.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Parking is free, and that is the best I can say about this place. Went on a Saturday, and there were pot bellied men strolling round and many women sun bathing. There is no beach just the possibility to bathe in the pebbled waters. There is a flea market alongside, and not much else.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

small port(fish nets and small fishing boats give an old aspect to it), large park just meters near the Adriatic, gelato, gelato everywhere on the peer and a good place to show your swimming suit. if you wanna take a long walk along the peer you will reach the magnificent Miramare Castle which you will never forget. in the small... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Love this place. Reminiscing view and so many sun worshippers around. Lots of people enjoying the seaside.

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Trieste, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

there's no such thing as a nice stroll along the seaside. The most peculiar "beach" you'll ever see from the first to the last sunny day. Triestini sunbathe under the mediterranean pine trees but.. what? all along the pavement. Sun beds or just towels. Camping tables and chairs to play cards in the sun.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great local food. Good to experience. Very pretty part of the Adriatic. Locals are all very fun. Something different.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I have been going to Barcola for some years. On my first visit to Trieste I stayed in an expensive city centre hotel. On subsequent visits I have stayed at the Tritone Hotel in Barcola. There are great views of the sea and Trieste is only about 4 kilometres away with frequent buses. In high season there is a water... More 

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Address: Trieste, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste

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