As the aircraft floats down past the clouds above Ronchi dei Legionari, you'll be welcomed by stunning views of the Gorizia landscape around Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport (TRS).
As much as you might enjoy the exciting buzz of an airport, spending the night in one is another story. There's no accommodation right beside the terminals, but a quick drive will bring you to 2 quality properties. You'll shake off that jet lag in no time at the Hotel Major, a popular stop that's only 1 mile (2 kilometers) away. It features 24-hour concierge. The Furlan, 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away, is an inviting alternative.
If you intend to explore the city, hopping on a train is a simple option. You'll find the platform at Ronchi dei Leg. Nord, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
Got time to burn? Look into what's available nearby. To ensure that past events are never forgotten, the local area erected Sacrario Militare di Redipuglia so that visitors and locals could look on in memory. Keep in mind, however, that that's not all! A cemetery might not be the top site on most people's touring schedules, but you will discover that Colle Sant' Elia Redipuglia has an intriguing story to tell about the life and times of the area.
Now that you're all set with where you're going and what you'd like to do, be sure to choose your accommodation right away.
You won't have to travel far for a comfortable bed and a hot shower. The Furlan is a terrific option within a short cab ride of Trieste Airport (TRS-Friuli Venezia Giulia).
While the Sam Hotel and the Lombardia might not be right beside the airport, they won't take long to reach either — a short drive at most. The first option offers conference facilities, 24-hour front desk services and complimentary breakfasts. The second has on-site laundry facilities, parking and an on-site ATM.