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Holidays on the upper Adriatic Sea

Bathing paradise in Veneto and Friuli

The upper Adriatic Sea with its miles of sandy beaches from Grado to Marina di Venezia is without doubt the epitome of German tourism in Italy. Few in number are the other tourist destinations that can offer such an extensive range of holiday options combined with such beautiful beaches and the requisite density of hotels and accommodation. While the coasts around the lagoon of Venice up to Grado consist of flat sandy beaches, the coast around Trieste attracts visitors with cliffs and magnificent panoramic views. Besides the unique lagoon city of Venice and Trieste you can already see the Alps on the horizon – therefore at the Adriatic Sea you can expect one of the most diverse holiday destinations in Italy.

Destination upper Adriatic Sea Holiday paradise Grado

Holidays on the Adriatic Sea – swimming in the northern Mediterranean

Miles of sandy beaches, hotels, holiday villages and campsites anywhere you are going to – the beaches of the upper Adriatic Sea are a holiday destination par excellence in Italy. At the same time the coasts and lagoons west of Trieste form the northernmost tip of the Mediterranean Sea. Since the 1950s and 1960s, tens of thousands of tourists have spent their well deserved summer holidays here every year. Unsurprisingly, the majority of tourists are from Germany and Austria. But Italy has now built up a reputation as a tourist destination in other countries too. The swimming fun is almost limitless, particularly for families. The extremely flat sandy beaches offer ideal conditions for children and adults to relax in the shallow water.

Holidays on the Adriatic Sea: sport and recreation

If you have had enough of swimming or need some variety, you will find sufficient options around the popular seaside resorts. Fun pools, leisure and amusement parks and many other sports facilities are available. In Bibione, a sophisticated spa attracts holidaymakers. Culturally, the region offers an absolute highlight with the lagoon city of Venice. You should definitely plan a visit to Venice, and the best trip is to rent one of the many excursion boats and arrive in style from the sea. In recent years there has been a shift in focus towards a younger audience and thus teenagers, young couples and party animals can all find appropriate venues and bars in which to dance and chill. All in all, the upper Adriatic Sea was and still is one of the most popular destinations in Italy.

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