The 4 most beautiful beaches in North-East Italy

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Long coastlines of fine sand, green pine forests, clear waters, and plenty of opportunities for leisure and relaxation: the seaside resorts of North-East Italy are a renowned destination for summer holidays due to their unique beauty. The western coast of the Adriatic Sea is indeed rich in wonderful beaches.

Whether you’re a lover of social life or you wish to spend a day in tranquility, here you’ll really be spoilt for choice. To help you decide where to spend your holidays, we’ve compiled a short list of the most beautiful seaside locations, both well-known and lesser-known.

Lignano Sabbiadoro

With its 8 km of golden sandy beach, Lignano Sabbiadoro is one of the most famous and popular destinations on the Adriatic Sea. The resort offers numerous state-of-the-art beach facilities and services of all kinds designed for both young people and families.

If your ideal holiday is a week full of many different experiences, Lignano is perfect for you thanks to its numerous facilities equipped for fun, sports, and entertainment.


If you don’t love crowded beaches and are looking for a seaside location to break away from everyday life even just for a day, the coastline of Pellestrina is for you! The island is indeed loved by all those who want to spend a few hours of relaxation, without straying too far from the city.

Easily reachable from Venice by vaporetto, Pellestrina is a thin strip of land washed by the Lagoon and the Adriatic Sea. Here, unspoiled beaches await you where peace and tranquility reign supreme.


Now let’s move to a city known to all for its vitality: Jesolo. Between nightclubs, events, and trendy venues, the location welcomes thousands of tourists all year round with endless entertainment options.

With its well-equipped facilities, Jesolo’s beaches are suitable for everyone: from young children who can try diving into the shallow and safe waters of the Adriatic Sea for the first time, to the elderly and people with mobility issues.


A few kilometres from Jesolo is another location known for the safety and cleanliness of its beaches. Caorle, with its coastline of over 15 km, has indeed been recognised with both the Blue Flag for accessible and eco-sustainable beaches and the Green Flag, an award synonymous with “child-friendly beach”.

Caorle is not just a seaside resort but is among the most beautiful “Historic Seaside Villages” in Italy, also called “little Venice” for the colours of the houses, the alleys and squares, and the fishing port in the city centre. The city offers everyone plenty of historical and cultural places of interest such as the lagoon, the “casoni”, the living cliff, the thousand-year-old cathedral with its cylindrical bell tower, the historic centre, the little church by the sea, and the fish market with the catch of the day.

Caorle is rich in things to do and see, and its beaches are no exception! Want to experience the city at its best? If you stay at the Pra’ delle Torri Holiday Centre, you’ll have all the time to visit Caorle and enjoy a relaxing holiday! Here you can try many new water sports, participate in animation and entertainment activities, or simply relax under the umbrella.