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Grado Travel Guide: 52 reviews and 124 photos


The last and the most turistic town we visited during our trip was Grado. The town is about 11 km far away from Aquileia and is located in an island. You can find there many historical sights such as three early-Christian buildings, the sixt-century Basilica, mosaics and many other buildings and monuments dated centuries back. Grado (means harbour) is also a modern turistic place with modern hotels, beautiful sandy beaches , lots of greenery and walking trails and numerous good restaurants.
A place, definitely worth to visit.

One among the numerous modern hotels, located alongside the long sandy beach, which has a reputation as the most beautiful in the area around.

The island of Barbana lies in the middle of Lagoon. Main sight of Barbana island is the Sanctuary, originaly dated back to VIII century .
A boat service connects Barbana with Grado in few minutes.

  • Last visit to Grado: May 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • jrudnits's Profile Photo
    Jan 9, 2010 at 12:24 PM

    Several years ago we took the ferry to Barbano from Grado. It was lovely. At the back of the church were many hand drawn pictures of people dying by accidental means. We have always wondered if there was some significance to that. Does anyone know?

  • Daja123's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2007 at 12:56 PM

    Nice Grado page, with excellent photos. Thank you for sharing, Olga.

  • Pawtuxet's Profile Photo
    Jul 7, 2007 at 7:10 AM

    I think I could run away to this island and stay a very long time. gorgeous beaches, striking architecture and of course good ice cream. Seems everything you eat in Italy is delicious, isn't it?

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Jan 9, 2007 at 12:31 PM

    Quality stuff, keep it up.

  • May 21, 2006 at 10:13 AM

    Hi Olga, I fell in love with this little town after reading your page. Grado looks great! I loved all the boats and the harbour. Thank you! Best regards.

  • hunday45's Profile Photo
    Feb 26, 2006 at 9:10 AM

    Nice page, which brings back memories. Thanks!

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Dec 20, 2005 at 4:29 AM

    Very nice page on Grado Olga. This certainly is a lovely area. And yes "ice cream" is a must in Italy. Ciao! Lori.

  • mustertal's Profile Photo
    Jul 31, 2005 at 2:35 PM

    Hi Olga,Thank you for passing bye my Pals page,I visited Grado years ago but I missed so much,I love your pages.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jul 29, 2005 at 10:47 PM

    an interesting page & great pics, Olga ! This pulpit looks really great and very special and finally it would be nice to enjoy some Italian Icecream, as it seems to be the hottest day of the year today in Austria !

  • MilanSLO's Profile Photo
    Jul 19, 2005 at 2:24 PM

    Lepe slike. Prav rad bi sel pogledat to mestece.


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