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Grado is an island, situated at the Adriatic sea, about 10 km away from the historic site of Aquiliea and close to Trieste and Venice. It`s about 250 km away from the Austrian/Italian border, so many Austrians go to Grado, to Lignano, Caorle or Jesolo to spend long weekends or their vacation. This year though the tourists I saw there came mainly from Italy. Over all these villages at the upper adriatic sea I prefer Grado, because it has a very nice, well preserved and picturesque Old Town with a lot of very old stone houses- therefore I´ve been there already 5 times. There is a little port as well and you can go for a boat trip through the lagoon. There are thermal springs, and in the past 10 years, I haven`t discovered any nightlife- so be prepared to meet mostly older people and families with kids. If you are interested in a crazy nightlife, this is definitely not the right place to spend your vacation :).

  • Last visit to Grado: Jun 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2007 at 10:32 AM

    Grado is really beautiful. I went there some days ago. Ciao!

  • MacLnd's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2006 at 4:26 AM

    Thanks for the tip ... i made a note already, cause one day im sure i will visit it. Good pics btw :)


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