Car Hire Trieste Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport
Find your perfect car hire at Trieste AirportBoasting spectacular scenery and plenty of charm, Trieste is one of Italy’s most impressive destinations. Nestled on the Mediterranean coast, the city and its surrounding regions have much to offer.
Arrange and collect your Avis hire car from the nearby Trieste Airport and start your tour of southern Italy in absolute comfort and luxury.
Plan your journey from Trieste AirportJust a 30-minute drive from Trieste Airport, the allure of this lively Italian city awaits. While not a well-known tourist destination, it has plenty to charm its visitors.
A striking port city with a picturesque canal, Trieste boasts an impressive mix of architecture. Here, you can admire neoclassical and baroque buildings, as well as old Roman arches. The city’s synagogue (on Via San Francesco D’Assisi) is one of the largest in Europe and the Belle Époque cafes that line this street serve divine coffee.
The city’s charming old town, Città Vecchia, is a myriad of crooked streets, cobbled pathways and medieval houses. The Austrian quarter is a relic from Trieste’s time as an Austrian-Hungarian dominion and the grandiose architecture here is reminiscent of Vienna. The captivating Piazza Unità d’Italia (Unity of Italy Square) is the largest seafront square in Europe.
Surrounded by white limestone cliffs, green hills and the sparkling Adriatic sea, Trieste is a spectacular setting to start your road trip. Discover its beauty for yourself with your Avis hire car.
Beyond Trieste AirportFrom Trieste Airport, it couldn’t be easier to explore the charms of the region’s other cities.
Drive west on the A4 from Trieste for just under 90 minutes and you’ll arrive in the romantic and completely unique city of Venice. Its waterways are often considered the city’s top attraction. Byzantine architecture can be seen across the city, most notably in its churches. St Mark’s Basilica is a prime example. Be sure to visit the Palazzo Ducale and the Gallerie dell’Accademia – one of the city’s best art galleries. Put simply, Venice is a captivating city that cannot be missed.
An hour’s drive east of Trieste, the Slovenian city of Ljubljana is one of the smallest capitals in Europe. Often overlooked, it has a host of attractions to explore including an impressive old town featuring cobbled streets and alabaster bridges. The glittering waters of the Ljubljanica River flow through the heart of the city, while a charming medieval fortress is perched on Castle Hill. Be sure to spend time in Prešernov Trg, the huge main square, and stop by the 13th-century Cathedral of St Nicholas.
Discovering the beauty of Europe is effortless with the convenience of an Avis hire car.