Situated in several kilometers from Noventa di Piave Caorle is an exemplary, charming village of fishermen overlooking Venetian coast. Unlike other seaside resorts frequently visited by tourists, Caorle saved particular charm of fishing village with rich history and tradition. Colored houses, narrow lanes, balconies with flowers – every details creates inimitably lively and welcoming atmosphere characterizing summer evenings of this resort.
Among the most interesting places in Caorle are Duomo, the tower in Romanesque style, the Sanctuary of the Madonna dell'Angelo with the wooden statue of the Virgin with Child, an important place linking all fishermen and local residents. The discovery of Statua della Madonna features the legend describing its discovery by fishermen floating on the water. The symbol of the Virgin plays a significant role for local citizens, who celebrate it every 5 years with the ritual Procession on the Sea, an event featuring particular religious devotion and deep symbolic meaning that attracts all believers, tourists and simply curious persons.
During a walk to Caorle you cannot miss a visit to the artistic walk: a promenade with sculpted rocks, artwork depicting an endless variety of subjects mostly linked to the sea. These works are the result of the "Scogliera Viva" event, which over the years has brought together national and international artists who together have contributed to sculpting the face of this unique place.
A visit to Lagoon of Caorle is a must, this location preserves rare natural beauty much admired by American writer Ernest Hemingway. This magnificent location inspired main setting of his novel Across the River and into the Trees.
In Caorle you will find breathtaking panoramic views and rich selection of local menus to delight even the most sophisticated palate: discover an inimitable taste of local culinary tradition based on land and seafood.