Lignano Sabbiadoro is the most renowned seaside location of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region and it is located within the Lagoon of Marano, between the Gulf of Venice and that of Trieste. It is situated on a thin isthmus bordered on the west by the Tagliamento River which unwinds for 8km towards the Adriatic, giving life to a small peninsula which offers golden beaches of the finest sand and a transparent sea that has received since 1990 the European recognition “Blue Flag”. The peninsula is divided into 3 distinct areas: the green zone “Lignano Pineta”, “Lignano Riviera” and the true and proper center “Lignano Sabbiadoro”.
In Lignano Pineta you can find spaces for relaxation and to experience a bit of tranquility while remaining immersed in the green that becomes the predominant color in this area. In particular, you may relax in the well-known Terme di Lignano (Lignano Spa) which utilizes the surrounding salt water to cure various symptoms and faces the south end of the sea.
Lignano Riviera is the ideal location for the more athletic. With its six equipped baths, in fact, the Riviera arena offers both the opportunity to practice classic beach games such as beach volleyball, minibasket and soccer, and the most fun water sports such as sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. Alongside the Tagliamento River you may find the Zoo Park Punta Verde. In the area North of Lignano Riviera, there is the grand “Golf Club Lignano.”
Lignano Sabbiadoro has a beautiful beach equipped with bars, sports equipment and services. It is the most frequented by young and young couples with children who can find there many local, fun water parks and thematic as “Aquasplash”. In addition, the pedestrian area of the centre ensures that everyone has quiet walks through shops, restaurants, ice cream parlours and pubs.