"AQUILEIA" Top 5 Page for this destination Aquiléia by olja1234

Aquiléia Travel Guide: 88 reviews and 216 photos


Aquileia is the ages - old city in the northern Italy, near Venice. It was one of the three places, we visited that middle May day. Aquileia has a reputation as a city where the largest known Paleo-christian mosaics floor in Westerm Europe are located. We focused our visit to the Basilica of Aquileia.

Battle scene between the Cock and the Turtle.

  • Last visit to Aquiléia: May 2005
  • Intro Updated Aug 6, 2005
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2011 at 6:15 AM

    Interesting photos in your tips and travelogue.

  • Daja123's Profile Photo
    Jan 13, 2008 at 2:01 AM

    Magnificent pics, great page, Olga! Thanks for sharing...

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Aug 7, 2007 at 12:00 PM

    That is such a beautiful Basilica. Love the Mosaics. Also thanks for visiting my new Fira, Santorini page.

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2007 at 1:58 PM

    Wow, what a wonderful Basilica ! And even allowed to take photos :-) The mosaics are magnificent ! Thanks Olga :-)

  • 1courage's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2007 at 12:56 PM

    wow, what a nice place. ma che bel posticino!:))

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Aug 26, 2006 at 1:54 PM

    wonderful page you share with us. great Travelogue, I like Mosaics too.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jun 19, 2005 at 2:25 PM

    what an interesting place, Olga ! Thanks for sharing !

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jun 19, 2005 at 2:11 PM

    Nice pictures of the mosiacs

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2005 at 10:24 PM

    I have read much about ancient Aquileia, I have often driven vlose to Aquileia but never visited. Thanks for sharing. I will visit the place next time i have the opportunity.

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jun 12, 2005 at 5:20 AM

    Very interesting place and surely mosaics... they remind me Bardo Museum in... Tunis. I traveled close to Aquiléia many times and I didn't visit it. Now, I know more and I'll stop there for sure!


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