People flock to Italy from all over the world due to its vast natural, historical and artistic heritage. Veneto attracts more tourists than any other part of the country and it goes without saying that Venice is the region’s number one destination.
Veneto is a wonderful area where you can find a host of different landscapes: breathtaking mountains, rolling green hills, a flourishing plain and above all long, golden beaches with outstanding facilities on the coast. You can also find towns packed with history, art and culture, traditions and culinary specialities. Essentially, there is everything you need for a dream summer holiday in Veneto.
Beach resorts in Veneto
Are you a nature lover who likes to be a stone’s throw from the sea while also having the chance to go on amazing trips in the surrounding area? Ca’ di Valle is a perfect place for a holiday among the wonders of the natural world. It’s a strip of land running alongside the Venetian Lagoon that looks out directly over the sea in an area stretching from the entrance to Punta Sabbioni harbour to the Sile River.
As well as taking it easy on the beach and swimming in the sea, you can take a trip around the northern lagoon and learn about the fascinating shoals, which are truly spellbinding in the light of the sunrise and sunset. It’s an ideal spot for birdwatching and there are some spectacular, unmissable sights to enjoy!
In addition, this is one of the closest of all the beach resorts in Veneto to Venice. There’s nothing quite like taking a ferry from Punta Sabbioni or Treporti for a trip in the lagoon to the most romantic city in the world or the islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello!
Renowned for its nightlife and the numerous top musical and cultural events that it hosts every summer, Jesolo has been the most famous beach resort in the Northern Adriatic ever since the 1960s. As well as vibrant pubs and clubs at night, it has a great deal to offer during the day. You’ll have an unforgettable holiday thanks to the wide range of outstanding services and facilities: a long beach that stretches out for 17 km alongside the crystal clear sea, modern hotels, aparthotels and holiday villages with pools, countless shops stocking the biggest names in Italian fashion, restaurants serving traditional dishes, and cafés, bars and pubs where you can go for lunch, dinner and drinks with friends. There are also lots of amazing tourist attractions and theme parks, such as Caribe Bay, the Tropicarium Park, the Sea Life Aquarium, and the Gommapiuma play centre for young children, to name but a few. As one of the best known and most popular beach resorts in Italy, Jesolo is the perfect place for a holiday with your family or friends!
Lido Altanea is a perfect holiday destination for people of all ages. The recently built seaside town is just 5 km from Caorle and it can cater to the needs of all kinds of tourists: families with young children or teenagers, young couples, and adults who want to unwind. Altanea is a modern development where visitors can choose between two 4-star hotels, a campsite and lots of holiday villages with pools and private gardens. In these beautiful surroundings, you will find flower-filled gardens, tree-lined lawns, a charming artificial lake and a “shuttle train” to take visitors to the nearby beach, which boasts exceptional facilities. Take it easy under an umbrella, go for a reinvigorating dip in the sea, or head to one of the comfortable kiosks for a refreshing break from the hot sunshine or a drink at sunset. Tourists can also make the most of football pitches, tennis and basketball courts, the shops, restaurants, cafés and bars in the shopping centre, and the lively entertainment staff, who keep children, teenagers and adults amused with games and tournaments in the daytime and shows at the Happy Arena in the evening.
Porto Santa Margherita is famous for its large marina and the sailing events that it hosts every year, but it’s also hugely popular among tourists due to its peaceful atmosphere, not to mention its modern accommodation facilities with pools and large apartments. Wherever you are in the resort, it’s only a short walk to the golden sand of the beach, the clean, crystal-clear sea and a range of services such as kiosks, cafés and pedalo, surfboard and sailing boat hire. Some beach establishments also have entertainment staff and special areas for dogs. In the centre of the resort, you’ll find a wide range of shops, cafés, bars and restaurants that serve Veneto specialities. In addition, the local businesses organize evening parties and there’s a weekly local evening market.
If you’re fond of history and traditions, the picturesque town of Caorle is a great choice as a holiday destination. Over the years, visitors ranging from sailors to esteemed writers such as Hemingway have fallen in love with its famous fishing harbour and the colourful houses in its old town centre. It’s a wonderful place to have a relaxing holiday and savour fresh fish from the Adriatic Sea in traditional dishes. In addition, don’t miss out on the chance to visit the inland areas and see the old fishermen’s homes known as “Casoni”, which look out over the lagoon in the Brussa area. Alternatively, you could go for long bike rides on peaceful cycle paths, stopping off in bars and trattorias to sample the superb local wines and the fresh seasonal produce from the surrounding countryside.
And finally, we have… Bibione, which is the greenest beach resort in Veneto. Perfect for family holidays with children and teenagers of all ages, it’s also ideal for sports lovers and it has an exceptionally equipped Spa Centre that can provide first-class therapy packages and beauty care. Bibione is home to numerous superior accommodation establishments, tree-lined avenues and squares, verdant pine woods and 80 km of cycle paths. In addition, there are horse riding centres, a long smoke-free beach with golden sand and amazing facilities, and countless shops, restaurants, ice cream parlours, bars and clubs to suit all tastes! It takes just half an hour to drive to the beautiful towns of Concordia Sagittaria and Portogruaro, which are marvellous day trip destinations. In their old town centres you can step back in time to the Roman era and the Middle Ages, as you visit Roman ruins, cathedrals, museums and streets lined with Renaissance buildings. Both towns lie on the Lemene River and offer a warm welcome to tourists.
Now it’s time to choose the destination for your summer holiday in Veneto. We look forward to seeing you!