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Sea&Taste- Sunset Tasting in the Lagoon of Grado
1 July 2022
Departure calendar 2022: July: 01 - 08 - 29; August: 05 - 12 - 19 - 26; September 02
On Friday evenings experience a unique and relaxing atmosphere on board the motorship Nuova Cristina sailing through the Grado Lagoon at sunset, among islands and casoni (typical fishermen's huts) and a typical sea-flavoured dinner dedicated to local blue fish prepared by Captain Paolo's galley staff. Authentic flavours paired with the most famous Friulian wines presented on board directly by the wineries belonging to the FVG Wine and Taste Route. Anecdotes and curiosities about the lagoon will be recounted by a local guide, present throughout the tour.
- 06.15 p.m.meeting of participants with the Trave One staff at the Mandracchio Port of Grado and boarding on the Motonave Nuova Cristina
- 06.30 – 09.30 p.m.navigation and panoramic tour of the Lagoon of Grado with typical fish dinner. Dinner includes: Tartina with sardine fillets with cherry tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella. Sarde in Savor, breaded and fried sardines with tartar sauce. Baked sardines Beccafico. Short pasta with sardines. Grappa with Santonego.
- 09.30 p.m. ca. expected return to the port of Grado
Minimum 20, maximum 40 people.
LANGUAGES: Italian, German, English
PRICE: Adults 45,00 €; children 5-12 years old 20,00 €, children 0-4 years old free of charge
Reduced rates for FVG CARD holders.
- private boat cruise reserved exclusively for our group
- Travel One tour leader for the duration of the excursion
- fish dinner on board
Fares do not include:
- not mentioned entries
- what is not expressly stated in the “Fares include"
Special quotations for groups of min. 15 people
Any allergies, intolerances and special requests must be communicated at the time of booking.
In case of rain: the planning of excursions and tours may be modified, postponed or cancelled in the event of a lack of an adequate level of security or due to adverse weather conditions and/or the passing of urgent national, regional or municipal ordinances prohibiting the performance of part or all of the booked activities. We will refund the fees paid or, on request, retain them for a new Travel One departure/activity. Updates and changes will be promptly communicated to customers via instant messaging, social channels and the Travel One website.
Must be booked by 12 noon on Thursday afternoon.
Please arrive in good physical and mental condition, with appropriate clothing and equipment for the tour. If you have any doubts, check with the organisation before the day of the hike.
The use of masks and provisions for the prevention of Covid-19 refer to current legislation (in Italian).
For the activities organized by the Consorzio Grado Turismo the reservation is compulsory and must be made by 12 noon of the day before the excursion online, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone + 39 0431 80383, providing NAME, SURNAME, RESIDENCE EMAIL ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER.
Visite guidate ed escursioni
Self-organized day trip by boat to Trieste or to Lignano Sabbiadoro
1 July 2022
Every day, except Mondays, from 1 June to 11 September 2022, experience the thrill of visiting Trieste or Lignano Sabbiadoro starting from Grado, crossing the Gulf of Trieste or the Lagoon of Grado and Marano, thanks to the maritime services run by TPL FVG and APT Gorizia.
- GRADO - TRIESTE:
Departure from Grado (Molo Torpediniere) 10.00; 14.45; 19.30. Arrival in Trieste (Molo Audace) 11.30; 16.15; 21.00
Departure from Trieste (Molo Audace) for return 13.00; 17.45. Arrival in Grado (Molo Torpediniere) 14.30; 19.15
Single trip 10,20 €
Round trip 15,30 €
Bike 0,90 €
Tickets can be purchased on board the motorship and at all Core TPL FVG ticket offices. The single journey ticket can also be purchased from the TPL FVG app. If you have a FVG card you are entitled to a round trip (with a child under 12) to be made on the same day. It is possible to travel with your own bicycle in tow (no more than one bicycle per passenger) within the limits of available space and at the discretion of the captain. It is advisable to enquire in advance about the availability of the service, particularly during peak times and at weekends. To transport a bicycle you must purchase a special ticket; you can purchase tickets on board the motor vessel, and at all Core TPL FVG ticket offices.
Alternatively, you can go to the InfoPoint in Piazza Unità d'Italia and ask for information material on Trieste; you can book a guided tour (minimum 2 people) or you can use the convenient HopTour bus service to discover the city's places of interest and attractions. Audio guides synchronised with the route will provide you with information and curiosities. The tour starts from the Rive, at the Molo Audace, in front of Piazza Unità, and after reaching the San Giusto hill it reaches the wonderful Miramare Castle and Park. Discounts for FVG Card holders.
- GRADO - LIGNANO SABBIADORO
Departure from Grado (Molo Torpediniere) 10.00 a.m.; 7.30 p.m. Arrival in Lignano Sabbiadoro (Sbarco dei Pirati) 11.30 a.m.; 9.00 p.m.
Departure from Lignano Sabbiadoro (Sbarco dei Pirati) for return 17.45. Arrival in Grado (Molo Torpediniere) 19.15
Single trip 7,20 €
Round trip 10,80 €
Bike 0,90 €
Tickets can be purchased on board the motor vessel and at all Core TPL FVG ticket offices. The single journey ticket can also be purchased from the TPL FVG app. If you have a FVG card you are entitled to a round trip (with a child under 12) to be made on the same day. It is possible to travel with your own bicycle in tow (no more than one bicycle per passenger) within the limits of available space and at the discretion of the captain. It is advisable to enquire in advance about the availability of the service, particularly during peak times and at weekends. To transport a bicycle you must purchase a special ticket; you can purchase tickets on board the motor vessel and at all Core TPL FVG ticket offices.
Once you arrive in Lignano, if you are on a bicycle you can also make different tours towards Bibione or Marano Lagunare; for the most trained it is possible to return to Grado by bicycle --> here the GPX track.
For families with children, you can visit several theme parks
Visite guidate ed escursioni
Excursions to Barbana and in the lagoon
1 July 2022
To discover the Lagoon you can take a motorboat trip to Porto Buso with the Motonave Nuova Cristina or go to the Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the island of Barbana with the Motoscafisti Gradesi regular service. You can spend a pleasant day in the company of friends renting a boat and enjoying the beautiful waters and wild nature of the Banco d'Orio, or you can be accompanied by Taxi Boat or NCC between the casoni and mote...
MIRKO BOAT - NCC
Boat with driver dedicated to small groups of people for half or full day transfers and rentals; departure from RIVA S. SLATAPER - GRADO (in front of the Hotel Savoy), tel +39 345 4686207, email@example.com
- TRAVEL TO BABANA: travel time 30 min (return + stop), 10 €/person, minimum 6 people
- LAGUNA ROUTE: duration 60 min non-stop, 10 €/person, minimum 6 people
- ANFORA/PORTO BUSO: travel time 50 min + 2 hours stop for lunch (not included), 20 €/person, minimum 6 people
- TRIESTE OR LIGNANO: travel time 90 min (return + stop), 40 €/person, minimum 6 people
MOTONAVE NUOVA CRISTINA
Departure from Porto Mandracchio (Riva San Vito) from April to September; for group hire and private parties tel +39 335 5302378, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.motorshipcristina.it
- LAGOON TOUR, FROM MONDAY TO SUNDAY, 10.30 a.m. with return at 12.30 p.m. and at 1.00 p.m. with return at 3.30 p.m.; minimum 10 people, price 20,00 € adults/15,00 € children.
- LAGOON TOUR TO "PORTO BUSO-ANFORA", MONDAY TO SUNDAY, 10.30 am with return at 3.30 pm; minimum 10 people, price 25,00 € adults/15,00 € children, OPTIONAL LUNCH.
- SUNSET LAGOON TOUR, MONDAY TO SATURDAY, 7.30 p.m. with return 9.30 p.m.; minimum 10 people, price 20,00 € adults/15,00 € children.
Departure from Riva Scaramuzza, near the bridge of the Isola della Schiusa, tel 0431 80115, email@example.com www.motoscafistigradesi.it
GRADO - BARBANA LINE SERVICE
The Island of Barbana, in the middle of the lagoon of Grado, is home to a Franciscan monastery (now presided over by Benedictine monks) dating back 1400 years ago; a place of devotion and destination for many pilgrims.
To contact the Sanctuary directly, call the number: +39 0431-80453 or visit the Barbana website www.santuariodibarbana.it
The price of the return ticket is euro 8,00 for adults and euro 4,00 for children from 3 to 10 years old. Baby for free! The island can be reached in about 25 minutes by boat.
- APRIL AND MAY, EVERY DAY:
DEPARTURES: 9:30 a.m. / 10:30 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. / 2:00 p.m. / 3:00 p.m.
HOLY MONTHS: 10:00 a.m. / 11:00 a.m. / 3:30 p.m.
RETURN: 11:00 a.m. / 12:00 noon / 2:30 p.m. / 4:30 p.m.
- FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER, EVERY DAY:
DEPARTURES: at 9:30 a.m. / 10:30 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. / 2:00 p.m. / 3:00 p.m. / 4:00 p.m. / 5:00 p.m. *
HOLY MASSES: at 10:00 a.m. Sundays only / 11:00 a.m. / 3:30 p.m.
RETURN: at 11:00 a.m. / 12:00 noon / 2:30 p.m. / 3:30 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. / 5:30 p.m.
* 5:00 p.m. NON-STOP TRIP
- LAGOON EXCURSIONS from 1st June to 20th September on MONDAYS, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY from 3.30 pm to 6.15 pm.
The excursion is accompanied by an authorized guide. A visit to a fishing valley and a stop at the island of Barbana are planned. The price is euro 16,00 for adults and euro 9,00 for children from 4 to 12 years old. Baby Free!
(FOR ORGANIZED GROUPS AND SCHOOL GROUPS YOU CAN ORGANIZE TRIPS IN THE LAGOON WITH OR WITHOUT A GUIDE AT ANY TIME OF THE YEAR, FREEDOM 'OF TIMETABLES AND ITINERARIES, NUMBER AND DURATION OF STOPS AS NEEDED AT PRICES TO BE AGREED UPON UPON REQUEST.