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Duino Castle

The first castle to be seen is the impressive Duino Castle, clinging to a rocky karst spur on the sea cliffs.
Castello di Duino
Built in 1389, it has been the home of the aristocratic von Thurn und Taxis family, now known as Torre e Tasso, for four centuries.

Over the centuries the castle has hosted great artists such as Johan Strauss, Franz Liszt, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Paul Valery, Mark Twain and Reiner Maria Rilke, who wrote two of the Duino Elegies here and gives his name to the 2 km scenic walk along the sea cliffs leading to Sistiana Bay.
Green Pass from 6 August 2021
In compliance with the provisions of current regulations, from 6 August 2021 it will be possible to access museums, other institutes and places of culture and exhibitions, shows open to the public, sporting events and competitions, cinemas and theaters, only if you are in possession of a Covid-19 green certification (green pass) which certifies that you have had at least one dose of vaccine or have tested negative. to a molecular or rapid swab in the last 48 hours or to be cured of COVID-19 in the previous six months.

Children under the age of 12 are excluded from the obligation of the Green Pass, and those exempt on the basis of showing suitable medical certification.

The check is carried out by personnel assigned to control services of entertainment and show activities in places open to the public or in public establishments registered in the list referred to in Article 3, paragraph 8, of Law no. 94., through a smartphone set up with the "VerificationC19" app for reading the QR code. The operator is also entitled to ask for an identity document.
Castello di Duino (Duino Castle)

frazione Duino, 32 - Duino-Aurisina (Trieste)
tel. +39 040 208 120

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