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The castle is beautifully situated and the gardens and views are magnificent. The interiors are interesting and the content of the vitrines is fascinating but the presentation of both is in need of an overhaul to bring it from the style of the1950s and 1960s...More
The newer of the two castles and its grounds are in good condition and we enjoyed the views out over the Adriatic. We could have skipped paying extra to get a little closer to the original castle (currently in ruins).
I spent a relaxing afternoon touring this wonderful castle that prominently overlooks the Adriatic Sea. Within the walls of this castle is a nice museum and many opportunities to visit the past of the people that have lived here over the centuries. I think it...More
Had an afternoon walk in the garden, met the queen, toured the castle and the caves. Take some water and good walking/ hiking attire. You will see war history, art, architecture, botanicals, and not many other tourists.
This 14th century privately-owned castle is best known for its literary and musical guests, such as Mark Twain, Liszt, Strauss and particularly the poet Rilke. It is in the most glorious setting on the cliffs along the coast from Trieste, with stunning sea views. There...More
The village of Duino, 14 km northwest along the coast from Trieste, is dominated by its two castles, the Castllo Vecchio (old) and the fifteenth century Castello Nuovo (New), seat of the princes of Thrun and Taxis down to the present day. It was in...More