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Unicef Adventure Park

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Sport

Stand up paddle (SUP)

The experience

SUP is halfway between surfing and canoeing. A simple water sport that anyone can do.

SUP (Stand Up Paddle) is a version of surfing where you stand on a board (a long board) and move along using a paddle. This sport has really grown in popularity in recent years all over the world.

Stand Up Paddle began in Polynesia and is very popular in Hawaii. However you don’t need to travel so far away to do it! SUP is also very popular in Lignano Sabbiadoro, with lots of schools along the seashore offering equipment hire, lessons and outings, plus other related events.

Stand Up Paddle is a cross between surfing and canoeing. From the former it takes the characteristic of, standing on a board,  gliding on the water and being able to ride a wave, with all of the techniques and fun of “surfing”. From the latter it borrows the use of the paddle, with all of the techniques and advantages that propulsion system.

SUP is very popular among surfers, windsurfers and kiters, who instead of waiting on the beach for the ideal conditions to practice their sport, like to ride the waves even on days when the wind is down. 

But the strong point of SUP is that anyone can do it, not just athletes and water sports “pros”, at any age and without any special training or requirements.

For those who get restless on the beach, SUP is an excellent alternative precisely because it is easy for everyone no matter what your physical condition, and it is excellent training for your muscles and for balance.

The really incredible thing about this sport is that you can do it on any body of water. Lignano Sabbiadoro, with the Adriatic Sea, the Marano Lagoon, the river Tagliamento and the river Stella, is an ideal spot. Stand up paddle means you can discover (or rediscover) nature’s treasures in a sustainable way and from a whole new perspective: from the sea, from the lagoon or from the river, standing on a board with a paddle in your hand, surrounded only by the lapping water, the breeze and the sound of birds singing.

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  • SUP a Lignano - Credit Studio Aldo Sodoma
  • SUP in Lignano
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding in Lignano
  • SUP a Lignano - Ph. Marco Scantimburgo

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Kite surfing

The experience

With its jumps and acrobatics, kite surfing is one of the most impressive and exciting water sports to do in Lignano Sabbiadoro!

Kite surfing is a relatively recent water sport, invented in the late 1990s in the windswept waters of Hawaii, and later exported even to the beaches of the upper Adriatic, like the 8 km-long strand in Lignano where kite surfing has become a must-do all year round.

Kite surfing requires special equipment: a board and a kite controlled using a bar.

In Lignano Sabbiadoro, Kite surfing is quickly gaining popularity and there are qualified schools where you can learn the sport with courses for adults and children.

During winter (from October to May), you can kite surf freely right along the length of Lignano Sabbiadoro beach, while in summer it is forbidden near the beach but is possible at the nearby, uninhabited Conchiglie island.

Conchiglie Island is situated just a few hundred metres from the Santa Monica boardwalk (better known for its picturesque Faro Rosso) and offers the beach with the strongest wind in all of Lignano Sabbiadoro, lifting all the Kite Boarders high in the sky.

From April/May to October, aspiring kiters are taken by qualified instructors in a dinghy as far as Conchiglie Island where – taking basic kite surfing courses – they can learn and improve their kite surfing techniques in total freedom and safety.

Conchiglie Island, with its golden sand and shallow waters, is the ideal spot for kite surfing lessons and practise. The sea wind will take you back what is a clear sandy beach perfect for onland exercises and equipment assembly.

Want to know more about kite surfing in ? Read this interview with the Associazione Tiliaventum di Lignano water sports association.

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  • Kitesurfing on the Isola delle Conchiglie
  • Kitesurfing in Lignano
  • Lignano Kitesurf - Ph. Davide Carbone
  • Kitesurfing a Lignano - Ph. Davide Carbone

Theme Park

Unicef Adventure Park

The experience

Ropes, platforms and zip-lines promise a fun experience in the midst of nature!

In summer 2021 the park is closed

The pine wood in Lignano is home to the Unicef Adventure Park, a park for adults and children where, in the shade of the maritime pine trees, you can have fun playing and climbing trees with boardwalks and suspension bridges.

Admission to the Unicef Adventure Park in Lignano Riviera is free. Inside you can find a comfortable picnic area, attractions for children and a small arena. While during the day you can take walks and try out the pay activities (adventure courses and mini golf), in the evening, the park is transformed and the arena is home to music, dance and karaoke performances.

One of the things that make the Unicef Adventure Park in Lignano more interesting are the various tree top adventure courses suitable for both beginners as well as experts, including even children from age one upwards.

The courses are colour coded according to difficulty. set at different heights in absolute safety, and perfectly in harmony with their surroundings.  
After a short briefing with the experts, and with helmet and harness on, you have about two hours to can test yourself on the tree top courses.

Besides the adventure courses in the woods, during the day you can challenge your friends to a game of mini golf: 18 holes of fun for a very different evening by the sea.

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  • Adventure on the trees in Lignano
  • Seahorse at the Adventure Park
  • Trails through the trees at the Adventure Park

Bike tour

Fat Sand Bikes Tours

The experience

Pick a sunny morning, a group of curious adventurers and a beach lit by the early morning light

From the golden beaches of California to the shores of Lignano, Beach Bikes have arrived to great success.

Cycling enthusiasts from all over the world love to get the chance to cycle on sand and through the water with ease.

Why not take part in one of the free guided tours at dawn?

Excursions are organized on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from June to the beginning of September. The meeting poin is at 7.30 am in front of Terrazza a Mare.

The booking is required: call +39 3488734734 or book at Lignano Sabbiadoro Gestioni info point in front of Terrazza a Mare, every day from 09:30 to 12:30 and from 15:00 to 18:00. 

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  • Fat Sand Bike Excursion
  • Tourist on an excursion in Lignano
  • Beach excursion in Lignano

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Windsurfing

The experience

Whoever goes windsurfing in Lignano Sabbiadoro will find everything they need: water, sun and wind.

For ardent windsurfers, Lignano Sabbiadoro can boast the ideal combination of sun, wind and water conditions, a mix that makes it a Windsurfing paradise for both beginners and experts.

Windsurfing is a water sport where you balance on a board, propelled forward by the wind blowing the sail. The skill of a windsurfer – like in sailing – lies in his ability to control the sail and adapt it to the direction of the wind. Unlike sailing, windsurfing  has the added element of balance. In fact, the windsurfer must be able to stand firm on the board as she controls its direction.

Lignano Sabbiadoro, a seaside town situated in north-east Italy, is one of the perfect destinations for windsurfing enthusiasts. In fact, while there aren’t the big waves that pure surfers dream of, the presence of strong winds – like the bora and the scirocco – offer the perfect drive for windsurfing all year around.
But not just weather and sea conditions, the blue water and the soft sand make Lignano Sabbiadoro a highly popular destination for windsurfing, attracting surfers from all over the world.

Going windsurfing in Lignano Sabbiadoro is very easy and accessible to all thanks to the many schools and associations that provide equipment and offer lessons with qualified instructors.

From May to September, windsurfing schools in Lignano are open right on the beach at Sabbiadoro and Pineta with equipment hire (not just for windsurfing but also for sailing, SUP and kayaking), the latest sails and boards, and expert personnel available to give lessons to whoever  wants to take their first steps in this water sport.

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  • Gimmi Windsurfing School in Lignano
  • Windsurfing school in Lignano
  • Windsurf a Lignano - Ph. Odino Ganz
  • Windsurfing in Lignano

Boat tour

Nature Experience

The experience

Dedicated to nature lovers and to people who want to experience the magic of seeing a traditional lagoon casone.

Nature Experience is one of the experiences organized by Laguna Experience, a proposal for tourists organized by three expert seamen.

Birdwatching, sport and traditional fishing are the activities offered by Laguna Experience to the nature and healthy living lovers. The keyword of this package of experiences is Slow Emotion

All the proposed activities are sustainable and in harmony with the delicate lagoon environment. 

During the Laguna Experience you will go through a trip across Marano Lagoon, visiting the River Stella Nature Reserve listening to the explanation of the natural wonders.

You will stop at the Bilancia di Bepi – literally Bepi’s lift net - to take part in dropping said lift net into the river.

Finally you will stop at a traditional lagoon casone, fisherman’s hut.

 

 

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  • Bilancia di Bepi
  • Tipico Casone sulla Laguna di Marano

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Kayaking

The experience

Lignano Sabbiadoro does not just offer simple kayaking: enjoy an unforgettable experience immersed in the nature of the Marano Lagoon and the mouth of the Stella River

Kayaking in Lignano Sabbiadoro is easy above all because it is an activity for everyone, even those trying a kayak for the first time. The city has numerous sailing, windsurfing and stand up paddle schools along the coast that offer kayaks and paddles for hire.

Spending an hour or more off the shores of Lignano Sabbiadoro while paddling in the sun is a pleasant way to spend a relaxing day on the beach, even more so if you reach the Red Lighthouse of Sabbiadoro, the Pagoda Bar of Pineta or the mouth of the Tagliamento River.

Kayaks are also perfect for those seeking total immersion in nature: kayaks are completely eco-friendly and let you discover a less-known side of Lignano Sabbiadoro, that of the Marano Lagoon and the mouth of the Stella River, paddling among waterfowl in their natural habitat and discovering traditional huts.

Kayak Experience is an organised tour that includes a boat ride from Lignano Sabbiadoro to Bilancia di Bepi, an old lagoon hut with its own mechanically-operated fishing net traditionally used to fish in the lagoon. Once you reach Bilancia di Bepi you leave the boat behind for kayaks, to then meander among the reeds and placid waters of the Stella River Nature Reserve.

After providing brief instructions on kayaking, the excursions are led by the owner of Bilancia di Bepi, Daniele, who has extensive knowledge of the local flora and fauna. He will guide you through the maze of reeds, including a stop at a typical lagoon hut.

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  • Kayak - Ph. Simone Lovati

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Horseback riding

The experience

Long horseback rides along the shores of Lignano let you enjoy a new experience in contact with nature.

The naturalistic variety of Lignano Sabbiadoro is clear to those who leave themselves time to discover it calmly and in an eco-sustainable way. In addition to walking and cycling along the many paths that we have traced out in the area, you can explore Lignano on horseback.

Lignano's position between the Marano Lagoon, the mouth of the Tagliamento River and the Adriatic Sea make it the ideal destination for long horseback rides in contact with nature, but also on the beach.

You can go horseback riding in Lignano year-round by turning to specialised equestrian centres and riding schools that offer riding lessons and horseback riding excursions.

Horseback riding on the beach is an experience truly beyond comparison; it is a common dream, as it evokes a sense of unparalleled freedom in the imagination.
Any who spend a day on horseback on the beaches of Lignano with the sound of the waves crashing on the shoreline is given a chance to appreciate the magnificence of nature in a new way, experiencing a new and unexpected holiday in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Horses are only allowed access to the beach from October to April when the shores are not equipped with facilities for beach-goers.

For information on horseback riding on the beach or on land in Lignano, please contact the equestrian centres and riding schools indicated on the map below.

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  • Scuola di equitazione a Lignano
  • Circolo Ippico Lignano

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