The lagoon landscape characterizing the littoral of Cavallino Treporti is a natural paradise, where the luxuriant typical vegetation grows.
The lagoon landscape characterizing the littoral of Cavallino Treporti is a natural paradise, where the luxuriant typical vegetation grows. You can find saltwort, sea rocket and limonium which in late summer blooms coloring the lagoon of purple - lilac shades. The silence of this natural oasis is only interrupted by the birds call who use to live here: herons, egrets, stilts, seagulls, sterns, ducks and cormorants.
For a few years the pink flamingos too have made their home here and it's not unsual to see these beautiful birds striking elegant poses in the mirrored water of the lagoon.
Vegetable gardens and orchards are a typical feature of the lagoon villages: Saccagnana, Lio Piccolo, Mesole - places suspended in a fascinating silence, where the time seems to stand still.
Passing by Treporti, with its beautiful seventeenth century church and square, where every Thursday the village market takes place, you can reach Saccagnana. You will find a small rural yard, "il Prà", surrounded by low farmhouses, the elegant rustic villa "Zanella" and an ancient tiny church.
After this picturesque farmyard, the narrow street in the middle of the lagoon will take you to the Renaissance village of Lio Piccolo, an enchanting place of times gone by, with its unique seventeenth century church, the historical Boldù Palace of the XVIII century and the tower from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the lagoon. All around vegetable gardens as far as eye can see and a luxuriant giuggiole orchard.
Unique nature, history, people and tasty healthy food make our lagoon a place to discover and to love.