Grado, Province of Gorizia, Friuli‑Venezia Giulia

The name of the place is connected to the flight of steps down towards the sea. When in 452 Attila destroyed Aquileia, its population found shelter in Grado, and built a fortified citadel, the "castrum gradense".


  • Altitude: 2 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 8600 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 34073
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0431
  • Patron Saint: Saints Ermacora and Fortunato, celebrated on 12th July
  • Frazioni & Localities: Boscat, Fossalon
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Provinces of Friuli‑Venezia Giulia
Italian Regions
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What to see

  • Campo dei Patriarchi
  • Duomo di Sant'Eufemia
  • Lapidario
  • Battistero
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • Piazza Biagio Marin
  • Porto canale
  • Terme marine
  • The Museo Archeologia subacquea

Where to stay