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Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta

Piazza Capitolo, 1, 33051 Aquileia UD, Italy

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About Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta

The patriarchal basilica of Santa Maria Assunta is the main religious building in Aquileia and the ancient cathedral church of the suppressed Patriarchate of Aquileia.  The oldest remains date back to the 4th century, the current basilica was built in the 11th century and remodeled in the 13th century. It stands on the side of the Via Sacra, overlooking the Piazza del Capitolo, together with the baptistery and the imposing bell tower.



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Cavanata Valley Regional Natural Reserve9.67km from Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta

The Valle Cavanata nature reserve is a protected natural area located in the municipality of Grado, in the province of Gorizia. It is located in Fossalon and is spread over 341 hectares, of which 67 by the sea. Established in 1996, it is part of the regional nature reserves of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.  It is a former fishing valley that has been abandoned for many decades and has therefore taken on the appearance of a typical lagoon area. It is protected as a "Ramsar" area.

Riserva Naturale Regionale della Foce dell'Isonzo Isola della Cona10.14km from Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta

The regional nature reserve of the Isonzo mouth is a protected natural area of Friuli-Venezia Giulia established in 1996. The reserve, which occupies an area of ​​2,338 hectares on land plus 1,154 hectares in water, protects the lagoon area at the mouth of the Isonzo river in the province of Gorizia.  The mouth of the Isonzo, as well as the totality of the marshy wetlands of the lower Friuli area, were completely eliminated, only in 1976 did they begin to think about possible restoration.

Basilica of Santa Eufemia10.43km from Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta

The patriarchal basilica of Sant'Eufemia is the main religious building in Grado and ancient cathedral church dating back to the sixth century , it stands on the square of the ancient patriarchal city, flanked by the baptistery and the spire-shaped bell tower of the fifteenth century.  Much of the fame of the basilica comes from the incredibly well preserved sixth-century floor mosaics that decorate the basilica, as it is extremely rare to find the original floor mosaics preserved in an early Ch

Castello di Strassoldo di Sopra (palazzo principale)10.8km from Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta

The origins of this complex are supposed to be parallel to the Castello di Sotto as they are part of a single mighty fortified whole. Like the other manor, it suffered the same fate, destroyed in two stages by the federals of the League of Cambrai. A plaque on the building that housed the Chancellery, once an archive of all the lower Friuli area, recalls the event and the reconstructions carried out in 1749. Among the various structures that compose it.

Military memorial of Redipuglia12.69km from Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta

The military shrine of Redipuglia is a monumental military cemetery located in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in Redipuglia. It was built in the Fascist era. Inaugurated by the Duce, Mussolini, on 18 September 1938. It contains the remains of over 100,000 Italian soldiers who died during the First World War. It is the fulcrum of a commemorative park of over 100 hectares which includes a part of the Gorizia - Monfalconese Karst with the enormous size of the area involved that make it the largest militar

Timavo13.83km from Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta

The Timavo is a river that flows between Croatia, Slovenia, and Italy.  It was born in Croatia from a Valchiusan spring on Monte Nevoso and precisely from the Turkove škulje peak, just a couple of kilometers from the border with Slovenia. It then flows into Val Malacca, in the Litoraneo Montana County of Croatia; on its way it crosses the Karst for almost ninety kilometers and finally flows into the sea near San Giovanni di Duino, in the province of Trieste.

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Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is surrounded by high mountains, enclosing many different landscapes. The great variety of landscapes matches the rich and variegated cultural heritage that was determined by a complex history and by the confluence of different civilizations in this territory.