Trieste, Aquileia and Grado. Tour Bus.From ancient Rome to the golden island. The guided tour to discover a mosaic of history, art and nature. Aquileia, Unesco Heritage. Grado and its evocative lagoon.Departure from Trieste arrival at Aquileia, rich and flourishing city of the Roman Empire, famous for its port and defensive walls. Guided tour of the archaeological area, where you can see the excavations of the Roman forum, the river port, the late antiquity markets and an area of necropolis called “sepolcreto” (little tomb). Visit to the patriarchal basilica where the floor mosaic dating back to the 4th century AD is the largest in Europe. Admire the Crypt of the Frescos and Excavations, where you will discover the history of Christian Aquileia from the early centuries and the so-called Holy Sepulcher. Free lunch. Departure for Grado, the Golden Island, joined to the mainland by a thin strip of land and embellished by a maze of island that form its evocative lagoon. Free walk. The historic center, with its Venetian characteristics, is fascinating for its narrow streets and alleys lined with picturesque fishermen’s houses. In the splendid setting of Campo dei Patriarchi, in the old city you can admire the first Christian buildings of the Church of Santa Eufemia and the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, the oldest of all Grado. At the center are the remains of the ancient settlement of the Church of Corte. Walking along the Nazario Sauro promenade you will enjoy a splendid view of the Karst, Trieste and the Istrian coast.
Every week from 16th May