When a great writer and a fascinating town meet.
Joyce and Trieste: a particular and intense relationship.
Discover it wandering down the streets of Friuli Venezia Giulia’s capital, seeing the many houses where the great Dublin writer lived: in this Central European sea-front town, the author of Ulysses went into voluntarily exile, lasting from 1904 to 1915 and from 1919 to 1920.
Here, he completed Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and composed the short poem Giacomo Joyce as well as the drama Exiles. Moreover, he wrote here some of Ulysses’ most important chapters.
Thanks to interesting guided tours, visiting the original location of the Berlitz School, where Joyce taught English, the cafés and the patisseries he frequented, the library he consulted and the bathing establishments he took his son to will be an exciting experience. The atmospheres of early 1900 Trieste that inspired him will seem a part of you as you imagine the town’s characters referred to in his celebrated books with even more realism.
Free with Friuli Venezia Giulia Card.