In the period of Republican Rome the Monfalconese territory, given its proximity to Aquileia, was subject to an important expansion.
Here numerous Roman villas were built, as evidenced also by the ruins received, and above all the baths; or like the Rocca of medieval origins, symbol of the city. On a place of ancient cultural practices, on the other hand, the Church of the Marcelliana rises, reworked several times over the centuries.
In the city center, near the restored building of the old covered market, there is the Municipal Gallery of Contemporary Art, one of the largest exhibition spaces dedicated to contemporary art in Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Monfalcone non è solo “la città dei cantieri” , dove si realizzano le più grandi e belle navi da crociera del mondo , ma è anche natura, cultura e divertimento.
Even the Karst, in Monfalcone presents one of the most appealing elements of an environmental nature, such as the lake of Pietrarossa, and historical, from the route of the Castellieri to the theme park of the Great War.
In the various itineraries along the Carso, a path of memory unwinds with the traces of the conflict that between 1915 and 1918 devastated the territory. Cycle-pedestrian excursions through trenches, walkways, artillery posts, defensive lines, up to Quota 85 dedicated to Enrico Toti, one of the Italian characters symbolic of the Great War.
Instead, along the coast elements of attraction are represented by the protected natural areas starting from the Foci dell'Isonzo nature reserve,
as well as the various nautical and sailing centers, with around 4 thousand berths, where different connected sports can be practiced.