Thanks to its strategic position, Lignano is particularly convenient to organize many excursions (all within an hour’s travel):
Venice is a gem in Veneto and in Italy. The energy we feel when we walk down its labirynth of narrow streets called “calle”, its canals, monuments and famous squares is unique in the world.
Border city influenced by the Asburgic Empire, geographically located towards the Balkans, is a very characteristic mitteleuropean city. Piazza Unità d’Italia is the widest square facing the sea in Europe, and is truly uncomparable!
Aquileia features an extremely important archaeological area, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Udine was the city of Giambattista Tiepolo. With its historical buildings, art museums and with Piazza Libertà, it was defined as “the most beautiful Venetian square on the mainland”. Full of shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafès, it is a great alternative to spend a day off the beach.
CODROIPO AND VILLA MANIN
It was the residence of the last Doge of Venice and then became a headquarter to Napolean, wherein the Treaty of Campoformio was signed in 1797, marking the end of the Venetian Republic. Surrounded by a beautiful park, with trees from all over the world, it hosts many international art exhibitions.
San Daniele is the main town in the Friulian hills, known internationally for its smoked trout and above all for the taste of its unimitable ham. In San Daniele there is one of the most prestigious libraries in Italy and the oldest in Friuli Venezia Giulia: The Guarneriana Library, with its precious illuminated manuscripts. Usually in June there’s the Ham festival, a sizzling, fun-loving event with tastings of the traditional foods.
The most beautiful borough in Italy for 2017, is an example of reconstruction after the earthquake in 1976. Venzone is one of the most extraordinary examples of architectural and artistic restoration.