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Albarella - Things to Know Before Visiting

Albarella, 45010 Isola Albarella, Province of Rovigo, Italy

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About Albarella

The island of Albarella is an island located in the northern Adriatic Sea, near the Po delta. The island measures 3.5 km in length by 1.5 in width; the extension is approximately 528 hectares, with 152 inhabitants at the 2001 census. It is believed that its formation is due to the accumulation of debris brought by the floods of the Po river. Albarella is located in the territory of the Po Delta Regional Park.

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The regional park of the Po Delta of Emilia-Romagna is a protected natural area established in 1988 of about 54,000 hectares located in the Emilia-Romagna region. The Po Delta park has the largest extension of protected wetlands in Italy. The flora is extremely varied and includes about a thousand different species. The presence of birds and of truffles is also interesting, especially in correspondence with the cordons of fossil dunes.

Pellestrina22.4km from Albarella

Pellestrina is an island in the Venetian Lagoon and represents the southernmost of the three narrow coasts that divide the lagoon from the Adriatic Sea. Its territory is included in the Municipality of Lido-Pellestrina. the island stretches from south to north for11 km, but it is much narrower in fact it is wide from a minimum of only23 m to a maximum of 1.2 km. It is one of the picturesque locations in this area and slowly getting famous among the tourists.

Pomposa Abbey29.99km from Albarella

The Pomposa Abbey located in the municipality of Codigoro in the province of Ferrara is an abbey dating back to the IX century and one of the most important in all of Northern Italy . Since December 2014, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities has managed it through the Emilia-Romagna Museum Complex , which in December 2019 became the Regional Directorate for Museums.

Poveglia34.23km from Albarella

A small and beautiful island which was located between Venice and Lido in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy. The island first appears in the historical record in 421 and was populated until the residents fled warfare in 1379. Visits to the island are prohibited, but various books and articles discuss visits by a writer and/or photographer. One of the latter described a place of "peace and serenity".

Giudecca38.97km from Albarella

Giudecca was a beautiful island area characterized by large palazzos with gardens. In the early 20th century, it evolved into an industrial zone with shipyards, factories, and even a film studio. It lies immediately south of the central islands of Venice. Even though the island is a neighborhood of Venice, it is still quite different from the more popular part of the city and is not yet as crowded with tourists as Venice is.

San Giorgio Maggiore39.45km from Albarella

San Giorgio Maggiore is a 16th-century Benedictine church on the island of the same name in Venice. San Giorgio Maggiore's gleaming white facade faces across the basin of San Marco to the great piazza. Built as part of the Benedictine monastery on the island. The island, or more specifically its Palladian church, is an important landmark. It has been much painted, featuring for example in a series by Monet.

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The area was a part of the Roman Empire until the 5th century AD. Although being a heavily industrialised region, tourism is one of its main economic resources; one-fifth of Italy's foreign tourism gravitates towards Veneto, which is the first region in Italy in terms of tourist presence, attracting over 60 million visitors every year, second after Emilia-Romagna in terms of hotel industry structures.