Trieste Parks and Gardens

(Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)

Photo of the Giardino Pubblico in the summerWhether you're in search of a pleasant place to write some postcards or feel like taking a stroll away from the bustle of the city, Trieste has several parks and gardens that fit the bill just nicely.

Green spaces in Trieste range from the grand parkland surrounding the Villa Revoltella, to a small public park handily situated near to the cathedral. For visitors who have a particular interest in horticulture, Trieste also boasts its own botanic gardens, which come complete with impressive collections of tropical plants and fragrant flowers.

Futher picture of the Giardino Pubblico

Giardino Pubblico

Address: Via Battisti, Trieste, Italy, IT
Tel: +39 040 363 952
In the centre of Trieste, near to Viale XX Settembre, visitors will be delighted to discover this lovely public park. With its winding paths, formal flower beds and resident swans, the Giardino Pubblico is a tranquil place to enjoy a stroll. There is also a small playground for Trieste's younger visitors.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

Giardino Pensile di Via San Michele

Address: Via San Michele, Trieste, Italy, IT
This once-abandoned park has been restored to its former glory and is now a popular meeting place for locals in Trieste. Just a stone's throw from the city's cathedral, the Giardino Pensile di Via San Michele is a welcome green space right in the heart of the city. The park also offers plenty to keep children amused.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

View of the Civico Orto Botanico (Botanical Gardens)

Civico Orto Botanico (Botanical Gardens)

Address: Via Marchesetti 2, Trieste, Italy, IT
Tel: +39 040 360 068
Trieste's Botanical Gardens are situated on an artificial island and are dedicated to the study and conservation of the wild flora from the surrounding Friuli Venezia Giulia district. Included is a wide variety of aquatic plants and swamp life. The gardens are known locally as the Civico Orto Botanico.
Open hours: Tuesday to Sunday- 09:00 to 13:00
Admission: charge, discount available for children

Parco di Villa Revoltella

Address: Via de Marchesetti 37, Trieste, Italy, IT
Tel: +39 040 347 8312
Situated on the outskirts of Trieste, this park surrounds the villa that once served as the home of Baron Pasquale Revoltella. Although the villa itself is not open to the public, the Parco di Villa Revoltella is a pleasant spot in which visitors can relax.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

Il Boschetto

Address: Via del Farneto, Trieste, Italy, IT
This vast open green space can be found just a short distance from Trieste's Via Battisti. With its wooded hills and valleys, the Il Boschetto park is perfect for cycling and walking, as well as for summer picnics.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free