What to visit in the historic town centre
As soon as you leave the beach, a magical atmosphere follows you through the streets of the historic town centre (the Roman castrum)
The diga (sea wall)
A walk along the sea front: fascinating for tourists and much-loved by the people of Grado.
Basilica of Sant’Eufemia
Immersed in the splendid background of the “old town” of Grado.
The Early Christian Baptistery
An octagonal building in the heart of Grado.
Lapidario della Basilica di Sant’Eufemia
A collection of artifacts with works dating back to Roman times.
Basilica di Santa Maria delle Grazie
Discover its Palaeo-Christian architecture and mosaics depicting fish.
Santuario Beata Vergine Maria Isola di Barbana
A Marian sanctuary in the middle of the lagoon.
Located on the column of the four-sided portico in front of the Basilica of Sant’Eufemia.
Remains of the Basilica della Corte
The old town has become even more fascinating after the discovery of Paleo-Christian remains.
Some of today’s well-known events have evolved from traditions deeply rooted in Grado’s ancient past.
Grado lies in a very special position, which makes it the ideal starting point for interesting day trips not only to the nearby city of Venice, but also throughout the region.
Only 10 km from Grado, within easy reach by bicycle along the Alpe Adria cycleway, stands an exceptionally important archaeological site.
La Basilica di Aquileia
The interior, rebuilt in Gothic style after the 1348 earthquake, preserves the extraordinary polychrome mosaic flooring of the original c...
Aquileia National Archaeological Museum
A new outfit for one of the main archaeological museums in northern Italy.
Palmanova la città stellata.
From Grado to Palmanova passing by Strassoldo.
Gorizia, between tradition and modernity
Discovering a border town with different atmospheres, witnesses of different identities.
Trieste: crossroad of many people
Thanks to the Maritime Line that connects Grado to Trieste, you can reach the splendid city by sea.
MuCa - Museo Cantieristico Monfalcone
The Museum of Shipbuilding through testimonies and documents, tells over a century of history and impact on the territory.
History and architecture
Time and events which have changed Grado and made it what it is today. Architects and artists passing through Grado have left their mark for us to see today.