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Visit to the illycaffé plant

Where quality is born

Course program

A guided tour of the production plant in Trieste, in close contact with people who, day after day, make it possible to reach the highest possible quality.

illy Gallery: the history of the company and its values;
Green coffee: in jute sacks, from tropical fields to Trieste;
The selection: grain after grain, quality research;
Roasting and cooling: where the aroma is born;
Pressurization: to maintain the freshness of freshly ground coffee;
Assembly: how different products are born;
The quality control laboratory: an identity card for each coffee break.

Where and when

The illy plant is open to the visits from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm.


Participants: The tour is dedicated to group of minimum 10 and maximum 40 people.


Cost: The cost of the “illy tour” is euro 390 + VAT 22% (if due) every 30 persons. For more than 30 people the cost would be increased.  


Duration: 2 hours 

More information: write to servizioclienti@illy.com from Monday to Friday 9.00 - 17.00



The visits to the illycaffè plant are suspended.