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Basilica of Santa Eufemia

Campo Patriarca Elia, 13, 34073 Grado GO, Italy


About Basilica of Santa Eufemia

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

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Cavanata Valley Regional Natural Reserve8.41km from Basilica of Santa Eufemia

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.

Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta10.43km from Basilica of Santa Eufemia

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.

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.

Marano Lagoon18.08km from Basilica of Santa Eufemia

The Marano lagoon is a lagoon located in the northernmost part of the Upper Adriatic, in the province of Udine, in the territories of the municipalities of Marano Lagunare, Lignano Sabbiadoro, and Latisana, extended between the mouth of the Tagliamento and the mouth of Porto Buso, which divides it to the east from the adjacent Grado lagoon.  This lagoon, which covers an area of about 90 square kilometers and has nearly 120 islands, is divided into an eastern sector and a western sector.

Timavo18.19km from Basilica of Santa Eufemia

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.

Lignano Sabbiadoro18.94km from Basilica of Santa Eufemia

Lignano Sabbiadoro, until 1959 a fraction of Latisana, is an Italian town of 6 837 inhabitants in the province of Udine in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Located on the Upper Adriatic, on the border with Veneto, it is known for its tourist vocation. Located on a green peninsula about fifty kilometers from Udine and equidistant from Venice and Trieste, Lignano Sabbiadoro is located between the Marano Lagoon to the east and north, the left bank of the Tagliamento river to the west, and the Upper Adriatic

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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.