Welcome to Quarto d’Altino

sindacoDear Guest,
Welcome to the origins of Venice!

I’m glad to welcome you in Quarto d’Altino, belonging to the UNESCO site “Venice and its lagoon” since 1987.
With this short guide we’d like to guide you through  your stay, discovering our territory and all the typical historical, environmental and gastronomic things.
You may visit an interesting archaeological area in Altino, where you can find the National Archaeological Museum that displays pre-Roman and Roman remains that go back to the Veneti’s age,The inhabitants of the ancient Altinum moved to the islands in the lagoon and, by founding Torcello, they set the basis to the birth of Venice.
You may also discover the wonderful natural landscape at the Regional Natural Park “Parco Naturale Regionale del fiume Sile”, or in Portegrandi, where the lagoon captured Hemingway’s heart because of its beauty. You may explore the several touristic itineraries along the embankments of the rivers or track the ancient roman routes on foot, by bike, by horse or by boat.
With the Altinum Welcome Card, realized with economical operators, you can take advantages of discounts and promotions at several shops, authentic restaurants and businesses in the area. A map will help you to find easily everything you may need!
Have a nice stay,

The Mayor
Claudio Grosso

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