Muggia: a treasure chest between the Karst and the sea

Muggia is a small town overlooking the Adriatic Sea. A few kilometres from the city of Trieste, on the border with Slovenia, it is a popular tourist destination thanks to its picturesque features and rich history. Its historical centre retains its medieval and Renaissance atmosphere, with narrow streets, alleys and ancient palaces.

Foto di Massimo Crivellari


Muggia is famous for its traditional cuisine, based on fish dishes, served in the town's many restaurants and trattorias.


Enoteca al Patriarca, a small, characteristic restaurant serving traditional fish dishes. Depending on the catch, one can enjoy fuži (Istrian pasta) with granzoporro (crab) or dentex.

Corso Giacomo Puccini 12, 34015 Muggia Italia

Tel. (+39) 333 117 4785


Boa Beach is a bar on the beach in Muggia offering fish menus, including tartare and raw fish.

Muggia Waterfront

Ref. IAT Muggia Tel (+39) 040 3360200


Trattoria al Castello, a restaurant with a view of the gulf and a choice of fish dishes.

Salita delle Mura 11/B Muggia

Tel. (+39) 040 272667


Sal Del Mar is a venue with a view of the small Muggia port. It offers reinterpretations of local dishes and has a well-stocked wine list.

Largo Nazario Sauro, 10 Muggia

Tel. (+39) 040 927 8908


Osteria al Corridoio is an osteria that serves fish-based home cooking, from traditional sarde in saor to buffalo mozzarella with anchovies and fish lasagne with béchamel sauce.

Via Dante Alighieri, 27, 34015 Muggia

Tel. (+39) 040 245 2124


Ristorante trattoria alla Marina is a rustic restaurant serving fish caught in the gulf. It overlooks the small port of Muggia and in fine weather you can enjoy its specialities on the terrace overlooking the sea.

Via Alessandro Manzoni, 7, 34015 Muggia

Tel. (+39) 040 271329


Pizzeria Aquila is a restaurant - pizzeria offering Neapolitan pizza and simple fish dishes.

Via Flavia di Aquilinia 69 Muggia

Tel. (+39) 040 231953


Il Pane Quotidiano is a place to stop for breakfast with coffee and brioches. Even for lunch or an aperitif with the offer of savoury brioches and sandwiches.

Via Giosuè Carducci, 6 Muggia

Tel. (+39) 040 927 7074


Panificio Pasticceria Vivoda offers breads of different varieties and typical pastries, including cream pastries and kranz.

Via Dante Alighieri, 23 Muggia

Tel. (+39) 040 275577




Serendipity B&B Bed and Relax is a B&B with a family atmosphere. It has a breakfast loft, buffet-style with local products, and a TV room.

via Flavia di Aquilinia, 47, 34015 Muggia TS

Tel. (+39) 392 037 3067


Hotel San Rocco informal hotel overlooking the sea. The rooms have free Wi-Fi and breakfast is buffet style. The hotel has a gym and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool (for a fee), parking facilities and bicycle rental. Pets allowed by prior arrangement.

S.da per Lazzaretto, 2, 34015 Muggia TS

Tel. (+39) 040 330100


Villa Ambrosia is 3 km from the centre of Muggia, in a green area. It has a garden and terrace overlooking the sea.

Locality Fontanella 21, 34015 Muggia TS

Tel. (+39) 366 108 9500


B&B Muggia Uphill is in the centre of Muggia. It has a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi. Free public parking nearby.

Salita Muggia Vecchia 4, 34015 Muggia TS

Tel. (+39) 329 063 4922


Affittacamere Cigui has rooms that overlook the garden and are equipped with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. The property also offers free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant.

Via N.Colarich, 92D, 34015 Muggia TS


B&B Piccola California is in a quiet area not far from Muggia. It offers a laundry and ironing service, Wi-Fi, board games, garden and outdoor play area.

Loc. San Floriano Ligon 12/a, 34015 Muggia TS

Tel. (+39) 338 290 6758


The family-run Hotel Oasi offers air-conditioned rooms. Breakfast is served in an adjacent coffee shop.

Via Flavia di Aquilinia, 39, 34015 Aquilinia-Stramare TS

Tel. (+39) 040 231745