The school is located in the heart of the old city, at the foot of Saint Giusto’s Hill, a few steps away from Piazza della Unità, the largest town square in Europe with a view of the sea. Positioned between the Ghetto and the Cavana district, it is the best place to begin discovering the city. The school is located in the former Cloister of Santa Maria Maggiore, a baroque building with a nice view of the old city and the sea.
Italy and Slovenia, Trieste is a harbor town with an international atmosphere. It is also the city of Joyce, Svevo and Saba, and of real historic cafes, where the people of Trieste often sit and visit, work, write, read or study. It is a coastal town with beautiful hidden beaches and nice walking trails on the Carso Plateau. It is a city of contemporary art and of Adriatic gastronomy.
Cultural activities offered by the school Istituto Venezia gives you the chance to immerse yourself in the Triestine culture through walking tours, hiking in the Carso, boat trips to the Gulf, food tasting sessions and study labs, all offered daily in the afternoon, against the beautiful backdrop of Trieste.