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Caorle: Venice in miniature

Caorle is a small seaside resort in Veneto: the fine sand, clear waters and tourist attractions make this small seaside town a real Italian jewel. So, let’s see together how to spend your holidays in the best way possible!

Caorle
Fonte: Veneto

Caorle: a walk between history and nature

Caorle is a small city of Roman origins just an hour from Venice: a very popular tourist destination, today it retains the charm of a small and characteristic seaside village. Among the most beautiful places to visit there is certainly the historic centre with the Piazza Vescovado, the Cathedral dating back to 1038 and its cylindrical bell tower as well as the Sanctuary of the Madonna dell’Angelo.

Centro Caorle
Fonte: Hotel Angelo

Events in Caorle

Caorle is very famous for some events that are organized annually: among these, one of the best known is certainly Flussi Diversi, a meeting between important poets and writers that takes place in May. Also very well-known is the biennial of Scogliera Viva, organized in June, which consists of an outdoor sculpture gallery created by artists from all over the world.

Scogliera Viva Caorle
Fonte: Centro Vacanze Pra’ Torri

In addition, in September the Street Theater Festival and the famous fish festival are also set up, where it is possible to taste various local specialties.

Festa del pesce Caorle
Fonte: InFormaCibo

Excursions to Caorle and surroundings

For nature lovers, Caorle offers magnificent unspoiled landscapes including the naturalistic Oasis of Valle Vecchia, between land and sea, where there is the possibility of following a ring route of about 14 kilometers, or the path of Casoni di Caorle which begins at the end of the Levante beach.

Fonte: IperlocAle

Porto Santa Margherita: a stone’s throw from Caorle

Porto Santa Margherita is located beside the more famous Caorle: in reality even this small town has a lot to offer, especially for those who love relax and tranquility. At sunset or in the evening the perfect place to see is the small internal marina, at the corner of Corso Venezia and Corso Pisa, where you can admire the luxurious yachts and moored boats, as well as take a romantic walk in the moonlight.

Fonte: Marina 4

A few kilometers from Porto Santa Margherita it is also possible to visit San Gaetano, a very small fraction of Caorle which has only 150 inhabitants. The town is famous because in the past it hosted the Franchetti barons, Henry Fonda and even Ernest Hemingway who took inspiration from these places to write “Across the river and into the trees”.

Fonte: Hotel Montecarlo Caorle

Staying in Caorle

Finding accommodation in Caorle or Porto Santa Margherita is very easy: there are numerous hotels that offer various services including swimming pool, gyms, libraries and much more or it is easy to find B&Bs , cheap hotels or small apartments to rent weekly, It is also possible to camp thanks to the availability of different camping areas .

Fonte: Homair

For those interested in a longer holiday also visiting the surroundings, including Venice and Jesolo, it is good to know that there are several bus connections.

Fonte: Veneto

The beaches in Caorle and Porto Santa Margherita

Porto Santa Margherita and Caorle as well as being splendid towns are also very famous for their beaches: a curiosity linked to Porto Santa Margherita is that in ancient times the town was known as “Lido delle Donzelle”. It is said that in the 10th century, on the night of February 1st, pirates entered Venice and kidnapped the young women who were supposed to marry the Venetian nobles. Fortunately, the Venetian fleet managed to reach the pirates in Porto Santa Margherita and defeat them with the help of the Caorlotti.

Fonte: Trovaspiagge

The beaches of Porto Santa Margherita and Caorle are among the most beautiful in Veneto: recognized as “blue flag” beaches, they are characterized by very fine sand and clear waters. Among the beaches to visit certainly in Caorle there are the Levante beach and that of the Brussa: there is the possibility to choose between a free beach where you can stop in complete and total freedom, or different bathing establishments also equipped with games for the little ones.

Fonte: Spiagge.it

Pet Friendly Beaches in Caorle

In addition, there is also establishments where four-legged friends are also welcome: a moment of relaxation together with your pets who will be able to enjoy a green area specially designed for them. The municipality ensures every year a rescue service that includes not only lifeguards but also complementary dog units, to ensure visitors a holiday in complete and total safety.

Fonte: Caorle.eu

The excellence of “Caorlotta” cuisine

After a nice bath, you can relax while enjoying the typical delicacies of the place: the recipes based on superfine Carnaroli rice, the Moscardino di Caorle, the “Broéto caorlotto”, the “Sardèe in saòr”, the Carbonara di mare, the characteristic sand barena honey, the Montasio DOP cheese and the local wines including the DOC of Lison-Pramaggiore and the wines of the Piave will make your holiday in Porto Santa Margherita and Caorle unique!

Fonte: Caorle.eu

Cover Image: Agenzia Luna Rossa

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