Visiting Eraclea and Surroundings
Art and Culture
Eraclea Mare is located in a strategic location for art and culture lovers
Besides the coast, the country is rich in tradition and easy starting point to visit the most interesting attractions of Veneto from nearby Venice to the charming Trieste, we suggest you follow some trips that can be made starting from Eraclea Mare.
Venice charming city on the water
Situated about fifty kilometers from Venice, Eraclea Mare is the ideal starting point to visit the lagoon city, accessible by car and by public transport (bus or boat).
Directions by car and ferry: car ‘Jesolo -Punta Sabbioni’, then arrived at Punta Sabbioni take the motorboat that leaves every half hour to Piazza San Marco.
Route bus: Take the shuttle bus ATVO from Eraclea Mare to Venice (Piazzale Roma). From here you can reach St. Mark’s Square on foot or by “vaporetto”.
Path by boat: Eraclea Mare – Punta sabbioni with the car and from Punta Sabbioni each half an hour there is a motorboat that carry tourists by sea to Venice.
Distance 50 km.
... and its islands
From Punta Sabbioni or directly from Venice are easy to reach even the islands of Venice: Torcello, which hosts Byzantine exhibits such as the cathedral of St. Mary’s Assumption and the Church of Santa Fosca; Murano, famous worldwide for its blown glass production; Burano, famous for its lace work and the bright colors of its houses.
Treviso: the charm of history and the magic of the waterways
City surrounded by ancient walls, Treviso has many streams which make it a charming and picturesque town. The two rivers, Sile and Cagnan, creep through the streets giving a charm to the old town and giving magical moments for those who love walking the streets or savor the delicacies offered by taverns. In the city center there are Piazza dei Signori with its Palace of Trecento and Loggia Dei Cavalieri. Other monuments of great artistic value are the Cathedral, the Museums of St. Catherine of the Servants of Mary, the Church of St. Nicholas and the House of Carrara, venue for international exhibitions.
Distance 40 km.
Padua: known worldwide as the city of St. Anthony
Padua is one of the leading cultural capitals of the fourteenth century, as evidenced by the famous Giotto frescoes kept in the Scrovegni Chapel, and still considered one of the masterpieces of western art. Padua is also home to an ancient and prestigious university which awarded the title of “City of the doctors.”
Distance 90 km.
Vicenza the city of Palladio
Vicenza owes its international fame to the works of architecture built in 500 by Andrea Palladio and his disciples and successors. The city has been included in the UNESCO list of heritage “World Heritage”, in which we have entered the twenty-three Palladian architectural monuments of the historic center and the Palladian villas of the whole province. Among the main architectural works are cited to visit the Santa Corona, the Palladian Basilica and the Teatro Olimpico.
Distance 120 km.
Verona, the city of love: Romeo and Juliet
Verona is located along the Adige River, about thirty kilometers East of Lake Garda. The city is famous worldwide for the famous balcony of “Romeo and Juliet”. Among the buildings and artistic monuments to visit we include the Basilica of San Zeno, considered one of Italy’s Romanesque masterpieces, and the Arena, an amphitheater of Roman origin where you can attend operas.
Distance 150 km.
Trieste bays and castles
Trieste is located in a geographic location on the border, the south-eastern end of the Friuli Venezia Giulia, between the Adriatic Sea and the border with Slovenia. In the Gulf coast it is home to the port and a number of marinas, coves and cliffs with castles overlooking the sea, including the famous Miramare Castle, located a few kilometers from the city. The inner area is instead constituted fascinating karst landscape, which houses the famous Grotta Gigante.
Distance 130 km.