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Exploring the lagoon

Grado, an entire eco-system to explore.

With 25 kilometres of extraordinarily rich nature make Grado lagoon the most beautiful basin in th Mediterranean.

A true paradise for birdwatching, the Lagoon consists of two nature reserves holding precious biodiversity: Val Cavanata and Isola della Cona, easily accessible by bicycle and the ideal destination for enjoyable family trips.

To discover the lagoon you can take a motorboat trip towards Porto Buso or as far as the
Sanctuary of the Beata Vergine Maria on the island of Barbana, or hire a boat for excursions with friends or family and enjoy the splendid waters and wild nature of Banco d’Orio.

Don’t miss a trip among the casoni (the typical home of the lagoon fishermen with a thatched
roof)!

 

DID YOU KNOW THAT ...
he lagoon is an environment where different species of plants, fish and birds can live?

The high and low tides of the lagoon alternate to guarantee the water is constantly renewed,
mixing with the fresh river water to create a favourable environment for a large number of
different species of plants (tamarisk, elm, poplar, juniper, pine), fish and birds.

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Isola della Cona

The best area in Italy for birdwatching.

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Val Cavanata

A 330-hectare Nature Reserve, a place almost completely uninhabited by man, where animals rule the roost.

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Motorship trips

Float along the canals of the Lagoon to discover the fishermen’s huts (“casoni”).

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Motorboat tour of the Lagoon

A guided tour along the canals of the eastern Lagoon.

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Grado Taxiboat

A taxi service to travel around the canals of the Lagoon at pleasure

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Birdwatching

For enthusiasts of nature photography and birdwatching, make sure you fit in a stop at Isola della Cona.

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The Casoni

The old houses of the Lagoon fishermen immersed in a timeless place offer excellent fish dishes.

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Would you like to learn more about the natural reserves around Grado?

Discover the numerous naturalistic attractions that are located a few kilometres from Grado, easily accessible by bike or by car.

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Isola della Cona

The best area in Italy for birdwatching.

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Val Cavanata

A 330-hectare Nature Reserve, a place almost completely uninhabited by man, where animals rule the roost.

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Centro Visite Gradina

Riserva Naturale Regionale Laghi di Doberdò e Pietrarossa

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Riserva Naturale Falesie di Duino e sentiero Rilke

La riserva caratterizzata dai bianchi ciglioni calcarei a picco sul mare

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