On 25 June 1892 Emperor Franz Joseph proclaimed Grado a "curative resort spot" On the occasion of the 130th anniversary of that fateful date, the Island of the Sun tells its story with a rich programme of initiatives for visitors, tourists and the curious. A great six-month-long celebration with events for all tastes: exhibitions, concerts, conferences, guided tours, videomapping shows, show cooking and much more, which will enliven the beaches and the heart of the city from May to October. Discover all the dates, places, curiosities and descriptions of the events of the festival.
GRADO 130, MOSTRE E CONVEGNI
" Greetings from Grado - Gruss aus Grado - exhibition of vintage postcards".
1 May 2022
Position: Isola d'oro - spiaggia principale GIT
From 1 May to 10 September, from 09.00 to 19.00 - Isola d'Oro (until 20/05 the exhibition closes at 18.00)
What did the most popular seaside resort of the Monarchy look like? Where did tourists stay and how did they spend their holidays in Grado at the end of the 19th century? On the occasion of "130 years of Grado", this exhibition wants to retrace the first years of tourism on the "Island of the Sun" (about 1892-1914).
GRADO 130, ESCURSIONI E VISITE GUIDATE
Free walking tour "Grado Mitteleuropea".
20 May 2022
Position: Ritrovo Piazza Biagio Marin
Every Friday from 20 th May to 16 September come and discover an unusual walking tour through the symbolic places of the modern and recent Grado, a sign of the tourist development that took place at the end of the nineteenth century/early twentieth century. Along the way you will also meet the silhouettes of several significant characters in the history of Grado, protagonists of these 130 years.
From 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in May, June and September; from 9 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. in July and August.
- Meeting point: Piazza Biagio Marin;
- Itinerary: Palazzo Municipale; Fonzari Roman remains and villa; Fortino; Casa della Musica; Lungomare Nazario Sauro; French Fort; Zipser; Villa Bauer; Hotel Alla Salute; Promenade Viale Regina Elena; Porta dell'Imperatore; Ville Bianchi; Viale Dante: villa Erica, villa Reale; exhibition of postcards and period photos at Spiaggia dell'Imperatore; Cinema Cristallo.
Minimum 1, maximum 30 people.
LANGUAGES: Italian, German
In case of rain, the excursion is cancelled
Reservations must be made by 12.00 noon on Thursday.
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 (email@example.com) or by phone + 39 0431 80383, providing NAME, SURNAME, RESIDENCE EMAIL ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER.
GRADO 130, ENOGASTRONOMIA
Aperitifs, cocktails, pizzas and 130 menu
1 June 2022
Position: Vari bar, ristoranti e pizzerie
During the 6 months of the "Grado 130" event, at bars, taverns, pizzerias and restaurants located in various areas of Grado, taste the aperitifs, cocktails, pizzas and the menu inspired by the 130 years of tourism of the Island of the Sun.
Discover all the proposals and the participating companies HERE.