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Lignano Sabbiadoro

Lungomare Trieste, 7, 33054 Lignano Sabbiadoro UD, Italy

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About Lignano Sabbiadoro

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

Attractions near Lignano Sabbiadoro

Marano Lagoon4.59km from Lignano Sabbiadoro

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.

Bibione Lighthouse6.58km from Lignano Sabbiadoro

The Punta Tagliamento lighthouse is located in Bibione, on the right bank of the mouth of the Tagliamento river, in the municipality of San Michele al Tagliamento, in the metropolitan city of Venice.  Immersed in the naturalistic area of Punta Tagliamento, the lighthouse can be reached on foot or by bicycle. Behind the 25-meter high truncated cone lantern stands a two-story rectangular building.

Parco Zoo Punta Verde6.67km from Lignano Sabbiadoro

The Punta Verde Zoo Park is a modern zoological garden located in the municipality of Lignano Sabbiadoro, in the province of Udine. Founded in 1979, it stands on a land of about 10 hectares located on the left bank of the Tagliamento river.  It is home to around 1000 animals belonging to over 80 different species.

Basilica of Santa Eufemia18.94km from Lignano Sabbiadoro

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

Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta20.04km from Lignano Sabbiadoro

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 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.

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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.