Sea&Taste – Fiume Stella Boat&Taste
An exciting boat trip surrounded by local fauna, among the reeds and fishermen's huts along the River Stella.
June: 5th - 12th - 19th - 26th
July: 3rd –10th – 17th – 24th – 31st
August: 7th – 14th – 21st – 28th
September: 4th – 11th – 18th
An exciting boat trip surrounded by local fauna, among the reeds and fishermen's huts along the River Stella, the most important spring water river in the Friuli region, which has its source south of Codroipo and crosses 47 kilometres through the region before flowing into the Marano Lagoon. Known in Roman times as Anaxum, the River Stella was an important communication route for the pottery and brick trades, allowing quick transport within the lagoon to the port of Aquileia and the entire Adriatic coast.
8.00am - Participants meet up at the Vecchia Pescheria (Old Fishmarket) in Marano Lagunare boarding the Battello Santa Maria and arrival at 8.45 at the Darsena (dock) in Lignano Sabbiadoro. Boarding the Battello Santa Maria and departure for the trip along the River Stella with an explanation of the local nature while onboard.
10.30am - arrival in Precenicco and mooring at the small square of the town. Wine & Food tour in a GT Bus with a visit and a tasting at a local winery along the Strada del Vino e dei Sapori (Route of Wine and Flavours) of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
12.00pm - Transfer to Palazzolo dello Stella, in a natural context of rare beauty to see the "Bilancia di Bepi" in action: a pile dwelling on the river with a large net (25m x 25m) for fishing, driven by an electric motor. Time for an aperitif and then, at 1pm, you will board the boat to return to the Darsena in Lignano Sabbiadoro with expected arrival at 1.30pm and at 2.30pm in Marano Lagunare.
Pick-up points - departures from:
8.00am Marano Lagunare – Vecchia Pescheria
8.45am Lignano Sabbiadoro – Darsena
Booking deadline: by 4pm on the day prior to the trip
Adults: 40.00 euros
Children 0-5 years old: 5.00 euros
Children 6-11 years old: 20.00 euros
Adults with the FVG Card: 36.00 euros
Children 0-5 years old with the FVG Card: 4.50 euros
Children 6-11 years old with the FVG Card: 18.00 euros
The price includes:
- A return mini cruise by boat
- Tour leader for the entire duration of the trip
- Transfer for the Food & Wine Tour
- Visit to a local winery with a tasting (small snack for children)
- Visit to the Bilancia di Bepi, and an aperitif
The price does not include:
- Any extra food/drink
- Anything not explicitly specified in “The price includes”
Special prices for groups of minimum 15 people
Adults: 40.00 € ; Children 0-5 years old: 5.00 € ; Children 6-11 years old: 20.00 €