Chioggia is one of the busiest fishing ports on the Venetian Lagoon. At the heart of the historic center is a pedestrian street surrounded with shops and bars. Approximately 2 km from the port, the Sottomarina area has lovely sand beaches.
Attractions not to miss in Chioggia are:
- The nice beaches
- Chiesa di San Domenico, a beautiful church which sits on its own little island, contains art from many well know artist like Carpaccio, Tintoretto and Bassano, and a the oldest venerated wooden crucifix in the world
- Corso del Popolo: An area with restaurants, shops and other fun things for visitors to do
Curzio Malaparte defined the town as the "the greatest café of Europe", thanks to its vivacious lifestyle. At almost every hour of the day it is crowded with people walking around the the calli, streets and arches.
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