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Muggia

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Address: Muggia, Italy
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Couldn't find a place to park in Trieste so moved down the coast

Our destination was to go to Trieste but definitely found it to be unfriendly to cars. After trying to find a parking place for 30+ minutes we gave up and decided to head south... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2014
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Carmel, California
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Carmel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Our destination was to go to Trieste but definitely found it to be unfriendly to cars. After trying to find a parking place for 30+ minutes we gave up and decided to head south to Muggia. A small town on the harbor it was a pretty little town with lots of character. A nice and easy place to walk around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Last coastal village before Slovenia, this small fishing village packs a punch when it comes to social mingling with the local cafes and shops, with its small line of nicely modernized beaches along the stretch to Slovenia this village is definitely worth a visitwith Trieste to its North and the largest Slovenian coastal city Koper within a short driving distance... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Take the ferry from Trieste on a sunny day and the journey is half the pleasure. By the time you have walked around town and had lunch or an icecream it is time to catch the next ferry back, but it is a nice trip and worth doing.

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Koper
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

There is nothing really special about it, but if you are here around and have an hour or two: park your car (0,80€/hour), then take short walk to the main square with the church, municipio and caffes, suvenir shop. Sit down and try good italian coffee or an ice cream. A bit higher from the square, there is also a... More 

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Urunga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This charming village across the bay from Trieste is worth a viit for the atmosphere and great food.

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Wales UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

we planned to visit for lunch but got tied up in old town part of Trieste and missed the 11am ferry or there abouts. We planned to have lunch in Muggia and return Instead we visited in late afternoon when it was fairly quiet and restaurants closed

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Took a ferry from Trieste to Muggia, small village, nothing to outstanding about it, at least there arn't too many tourists there but it was nice to see, has a main square with a few cafes there to eat and drink if you want.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We took the ferry from Trieste ( ferry stop located opposite Savoia hotel) which takes approx 30mins and includes great views over the bay of Trieste. Return ticket costs 6.90 euros (we were told you can only buy a return so not sure why the price for single ticket was also displayed on the timetable at the boarding point) and... More 

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

On a nice sunny day this is a fun excursion from Trieste. The ferry has open seating and enclosed. It takes about 1/2 hour each way. Eat or have coffee in the main square of Muggia.

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Clear Lake Iowa USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

My husband and I went to this cute, friendly, and untouristy sea side town on a rainy Sept. day. We really liked it there. The small harbor was very charming and the the alleys with shops were wonderful We ate pizza under our umbrellas in the pouring rain. If it had hadnt been raining so hard we would have loved... More 

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