Remaining close to the police station in the historic city centre, you should take the opportunity to visit the charming book and antique shops which form part of Trieste‘s long history. As you stroll through the streets and past the entranceways of the dimly-lit Cittavecchia – but also in areas which are less secluded and well-lit, such as the Via Mazzini – you will see rows of shop windows and arcades all displaying a cornucopia of knick-knacks and priceless objets from a bygone era.
At this point, you will have to get in a car (there is no better way of getting to the next destination) and head along the coast. Bear left behind the Piazza dell’Unità and keep going for several kilometres until you get to the stadium and the new Palace of Sports. Then head for Muggia – a pretty little town on the Slovenian border. There is not much to see near the sports ground, but definitely not to be missed is the nearby Risiera di San Sabba – the only Nazi concentration camp to have been built in Italy. Visiting the cells here, walking around the grounds and viewing the exhibited photos of the atrocities which were committed is a highly moving experience and one which will remain with you for a long time.