The town's origins go back to Roman times, and alongside
modern buildings and
facilities along the shoreline, the old town centre with its
alleyways and traditional houses remains intact. These are often
deep Venetian red, ochre or the deepest blue - almost a
miniature version of
Venice itself !
The traditional fishing port and lively fish market take us
back to times gone by.
The tenth century cathedral with its cylindrical campanile -
one of very few in
the world - are well worth a visit.
The lagoon and marshland around Caorle, with their
traditional buildings - the
reed shelters built by the fishermen - have fortunately remained
an area of
uncontaminated natural beauty.
The mediaeval town of Portogruaro, Concordia with its Roman
Benedictine Abbey at Sesto al Reghena and the wine-growing area
of Lison all
invite interesting easily-accessible day trips.
Venice - considered by many to be the eighth Wonder of the
World is only a short
distance away, easily accessible by train, sea or private
transport. It is a
golden opportunity to spend an unforgettable day in the city
which is the home
And apart from the city itself, the islands of Murano,
Torcello, Burano and San
Francesco del Deserto are all well worth a visit.
|Treviso and the Marca
An hour away you can find Treviso - a city with a rich
artistic heritage which
today brings together the fascination of history, the pleasure
of shopping and
the very best of gastronomy and wine.
The surrounding area - the Marca Trevigiana - is renowned as
the Garden of
Venice, where some of the most beautiful of the Palladian villas
can be found,
such as that at Masar in the enchanting hills around the famous
town of Asolo.
And don't forget Possagno, with the gallery of plaster casts by
with its famous bridge and highly-regarded ceramics, and
Castelfranco, the home
The regional capital of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trieste can
trace its origins
back to Roman times and is about 100 kilometres from Caorle. The
of foreign domination - for example Venetian and Hapsburg - have
had a powerful
influence on the city, making it a reference point for what we
call the culture
The famous castle of Miramare, the mediaeval cathedral of
San Giusto and the
view from Piazza Unit d'Italia are just a few of the places to
see and enjoy.
Our staff are
always on hand to give
you any information you may need about how to get to these
and other tourist