Welcome to Grado

Beyond Grado's perpetual holiday bustle lie two picturesque nature reserves; a scant 15-minute drive will take you into a dreamlike watery landscape of marsh and reeds, rich in local fauna and with intriguing examples of traditional coastal life.

Top experiences in Grado

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Grado activities

$43.75 Cultural & Theme Tours

Trieste, Aquileia and Grado: Full Day Bus Tour

Join a guided tour for a discovery of mosaic of history, art and nature. Depart from Trieste and upon arrival at Aquileia, a rich and flourishing city of the Roman Empire, discover its port and defensive walls.Tour the archaeological area to see the excavations of the Roman forum, the river port, the late antiquity markets and an area of necropolis called sepolcreto (little tomb). Admire the Crypt of the Frescos and Excavations, and discover the history of Christian Aquileia from the early centuries, and the so-called Holy Sepulcher.Make your next stop at Grado, the Golden Island, joined to the mainland by a thin strip of land and embellished by a maze of islands that form its evocative lagoon. Visit the historic center, with its Venetian features and alleys lined with picturesque fishermen’s houses. At the center are the remains of the ancient settlement of the Church of Corte. Walk along the Nazario Sauro promenade and enjoy a splendid view of the Karst, Trieste and the Istrian coast.

$1849 Marine

Sailing Italy to Croatia

With so many peaceful coves, hidden inlets, and secluded beaches to visit in the northern Adriatic, this flexible 10-day sailing tour is the best way to discover the region's hidden gems. Begin in Venice then visit the ancient basilicas and eclectic bars of Grado. Voyage through the Gulf of Trieste and hit Koper, Slovenia's oldest and largest coastal city, before sailing along sun-soaked islands and tranquil beaches in the Kvarner Gulf. With the comfort of on-board conveniences and a time-efficient itinerary, this Italy-to-Croatia sailing tour balances moments of relaxation with opportunities to discover the unknown.

$1849 Marine

Sailing Croatia to Italy

Discover the sights, sounds, and seriously good seafood of the Adriatic Sea with a 10-day sailing tour that hops along under-the-radar coastal destinations. Explore the tranquil coves, beaches, and cliffs of Kvarner Gulf islands in the northern Adriatic then taste Croatian wine in historic Pula. Explore the Slovenian sister towns of Piran and Portorož before reaching the Italian coast and our final destination of Venice. With a flexible itinerary that's tailored to the group's interests, it's an efficient and enthralling way to visit three Mediterranean countries in one incredible trip.