Castello di Miramare: Pearl of the Adriatic

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Every month I, along with my #ItalianFWT Group (Food, Wine & travel) virtually explore a different region of Italy.

This month we are heading to the far east corner of the country to see and know the delights of the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Bordering the countries of Slovenia and Austria, the region of Friuli is often overlooked by travelers. I wonder why. It is beautiful with a deep history.

Let me take you to Castello di Miramare, situated near Trieste– the capital of Friuli.



Overlooking the stark waters of the Adriatic, Castello di Miramare (Castle of Miramare) is at the edge of a cliff and is really a sight to behold. Just a mere 15 minutes from Trieste, this magnificent white castle can be reached by Bus 36 from Trieste.




Castello di Miramare was built by Archduke Ferdinand Maximilan in 1860 for his wife, Charlotte of Belgiu

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