Venetian Trieste Collection

The Trieste collection is a unique collection inspired by the city of Trieste in Northern Italy. Our inspiration was simple, diverse and practical. The brush finish provides a more durable smooth and beautiful visual that we believe you are going to love. With the species, hickory, maple and oak to choose from and colors ranging from the natural to the dark hues we know there is a choice for you. Here at Venetian Hardwood Floors we chose a 7 1/2″ wide board up to 75″ long and 1/2″ of thickness a polyurethane with a 25 year warranty. When you call us about this great product for you next project just pronounce it Tree-est.

Inspiration noted: Trieste is a city and a seaport in northeastern Italy. It is towards the end of a narrow strip of Italian territory lying between the Adriatic Sea and Slovenia, approximately 10–15 km (6.2–9.3 mi) south and east of the city. Croatia is some 30 km (19 mi) to the south. Trieste is at the head of the Gulf of Trieste and has a very long coastline, free sea access in Barcola and is surrounded by grassland, forest and karst areas. Being spared cold waves in winter by the maritime influence, the city has a subtropical climate rare for its relatively high latitude. In 2018, it had a population of about 205,000 and it is the capital of the autonomous region Friuli Venezia Giulia. Trieste was one of the oldest parts of the Habsburg Monarchy, belonging to it from 1382 until 1918. In the 19th century the monarchy was one of the Great Powers of Europe and Trieste was its most important seaport. As a prosperous seaport in the Mediterranean region, Trieste became the fourth largest city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (after Vienna, Budapest, and Prague). In the fin de siècle period at the end of the 19th century it emerged as an important hub for literature and music. Trieste underwent an economic revival during the 1930s, and the Free Territory of Trieste became a major site of the struggle between the Eastern and Western blocs after the Second World War. Trieste, with its deep-water port, is a maritime gateway for Northern Italy, Germany, Austria and Central Europe, as it was before 1918 and is considered the end point of the Maritime Silk Road with its connections via the Suez Canal and Turkey and the other Overland to Africa, China, Japan and many countries in Asia. Since the 1960s, Trieste, thanks to its many international organizations and institutions, has been one of the most important research locations in Europe, an international school and university city and has one of the highest living standards among Italian cities. Trieste is very popular with students and has the highest percentage of researchers in Europe in relation to the population