SEA, LAGOON AND ART CITY

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03 May 2018

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Just ten kilometers from Chioggia and the sea, Antica Vigna residence is in an ideal position to reach the main cities of Veneto, alternating the quiet countryside with sightseeing to another to discover Veneto.
The closest art cities are Chioggia, Venice, Padua, Rovigo, Treviso and Vicenza, and their major population centres of the Middle Ages as Monselice, Este, Montagnana in Padua; Asolo in Treviso; Bassano del Grappa and Marostica in Vicenza; or the hills and the Colli Euganei. They can be easily reached in an hour or two driving.

To reach Venice it is possible to go on a fascinating journey using public transports (bus and boat) starting from Chioggia, along the long, narrow island of Pellestrina, which divides the sea from the lagoon, stopping at Venice Lido, to arrive after about an hour and a half in the capital of the Venetian Republic.
And for those who love cycling, the same route can be covered with by the bicycles that the farm puts at disposal of the guests, and that can be transported on the ferry boats connecting to the Lido of Venice.

But just a few kilometers from the Antica Vigna residence you can visit places, cities, monuments, parks less known but of inestimable suggestion. You can see the ingenious drainage works of the late nineteenth century in the delicate balance of the Venetian lagoon that is one of the most famous and studied wetlands of Europe.
If we can give you some advice, once let the big tourist destinations to get to know this so-called minor world only because less known, that goes from Venice to the Delta of the river Po.

A few suggestions can be found in these pages: the rest is up to your imagination, certainly capable of interpreting the true character of these lands that have always been in conflict with the sea. And if you have some time, do not forget to leave us your stories and your meetings, with words and images, that can help others like you looking for strong travel emotions.

Chioggia e le sue spiagge

For those who love the sea, you’ll be spoiled for choice, among the nearby beaches of Sottomarina, Pellestrina, Ca ‘Lino, Isola Verde. Sottomarina is the largest beach in Chioggia, built on a narrow strip of land that separates the lagoon from the sea, bordered by the mouth of the Brenta-Bacchiglione rivers and the port of San Felice.

Sottomarina counts forty beaches, alternating with large areas of public beaches, parking areas, sports facilities, swimming pools, parks, water parks. You can organize trips by bike and take part to fishing trips, which is a new way of tourist hospitality: intense days on board vessels, with the opportunity to taste the fish cooked according to old recipes, next to the fishermen that tell visitors the coastal environment and the secrets of the deep sea.

A trip. One of the attractions is simple but pleasant to stroll along the long embankment dam which is the artificial barrier along the channel that separates the island of Chioggia and Pellestrina from Caroman: one of the three inlets that connect the sea and the lagoon and that thanks to the tides ensure water exchange fundamental to the life of the lagoon south of Venice.
And if you own a boat, there are as many as 9 between marinas and docks. The closest to us is Marina di Brondolo with berths, service, restaurant and swimming pools

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