Chioggia is a city with a population of approximately 50,000 inhabitants and it is located in the southern part of the Venetian lagoon, at one of the points where it joins the Adriatic Sea.
Chioggia, is known as «little Venice», because was also built on a group of islands and its channels give it a similar appearance to Venice, but Chioggia is a city full of life, thanks to its active fishing port and the immense beach of Sottomarina that during the summer is one of the main tourist destinations in the area.
One of its main attractions is the duomo bell tower as it has the oldest tower clock in the world.
Where is the oldest tower clock in the world?
The oldest tower clock in the world is located in the small town of Chioggia in the south of the Venetian Lagoon in Italy. It was installed in 1386 on the tower of Santa Andrea. In fact there is another clock built in the same year in Salisbury , but some indications give the precedence…
The estuary of the Adige River. Veneto, Italy.
The Adige is the second longest river in Italy after the Po. It runs for about 410 km from the Venosa Valley in Alto Adige to the Adriatic Sea, joining it at Rosolina Mare (Chioggia) about 50 km south of Venice. A couple of times we have visited this place and we like it very…