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

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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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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birmingham england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Whether you decide to stay here on a trip to trieste, or you visit for the day, barcola is a holiday must. Seas, cormorants, pine trees, small beach bars and a marina, there are lots to see as well as cafes and bars to enjoy an ice cream, coffee and cake, fresh seafood or a pizza. Fresh air, fine sunsets,... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

It's a beach, but not as you know it! The cognoscenti take beach chairs and loungers, otherwise they lie on the concrete pavement. Get there earlyish to find a spot to lie. I love the grassy,wooded area with shady benches to sit on. There are cafés selling sandwiches and drinks. It's a great spot for a swim in the blue,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Unique place, full of local people enjoying the sea, the incredibly long seawalk, eating home-made food, speaking, tanning and socializing. Delicious little marina, 6km long sidewalk 2 mt. away from the sea that leads to Miramare Castle. You could spend an entire day in Barcola without getting bored!

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

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