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Isola di Barbana

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Address: 34073 Grado, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0431 80453
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Take a look at the Grado lagoon!

While in Grado, you can take an easy trip by boat to the Barbana Island. This island is very tiny, with just a monastery and old church on it. It is worth a visit, but I really... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Teresa V
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Grado, you can take an easy trip by boat to the Barbana Island. This island is very tiny, with just a monastery and old church on it. It is worth a visit, but I really enjoyed the travel. It gives you a fantastic opportunity to have a look at the natural environment of the Grado lagoon,with many birds... More 

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Looe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Having had our visit to Grado, it was a surprise to discover the boat to the island. The lagoon was flat calm and the crossing very pleasant. We had about two hours before the next boat back and that was fine for us. The main church is well worth a look, and there is a small chapel just outside it... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

My family and I have been coming to Grado for many years but this was the first time that my wife and I went to Barbana. We took the boat, which departs from the canal in Grado, for a cost of 6 euros each for a return trip. The journey took approximately 20-25 minutes across the lagoon which in itself... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Rent a Boot and stop by this island while in Grado. It gives an otherwise stictly fun day in the sun an element of culture ...if you and/or your teens are up for it!

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Thank wien0004
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Nice boat trip, also for the kids, and a very beautiful small island, which is very good maintained. We're not that focused on visiting a lot of architecture and/or culture POI, but this was the best experience we've ever had. Worth both the money and the time - A must see! You can also have a good traditional Italian meal,... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

The best part of the visit is the boat trip, you cross a limited but significant part of the laguna and you reach a silent and peaceful small island, no surprise that the church was built here.

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Thank giorgiod486
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

We take a small boat for go to barbana island: trought the grado's laguna we attive in about 15 minute. The island is small and there is a church and a small bar/restaurant. The atmosphere is really quite: you have to visit it

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

We visited Barbana island on an August afternoon because we saw the beautiful church towers from a distance. We had a bit difficulty to find the regular boat to the island. The signs are not so clear next to the road, so pls be aware. The boat starts from next to a white bridge (bridge leads to a small island,... More 

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Strathfield, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

I visited here with my family and I am so glad that we did. The island is a beautiful oasis in the busyness of life, it is an especially lovely place to visit on a hot day as the breeze from the water is delightful. The onsite cafe and restaurant both provide lovely places to stop and refresh yourself. The... More 

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los angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013 via mobile

About 500 meters from Hotel Savoy lies a little white shack where you can buy your day ticket for the boat to the Barbana Island. It's a very reasonable price at 6 euros and make sure you get a seat either at the front on top or bottom. As this is a rise in the Laguna it is very calm... More 

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