We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Beautiful and historic”

Basilica di Sant'Eufemia
Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Grado
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
West Wycombe, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Beautiful and historic”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

You must see this. It's free entry and is so old and beautiful it is well worth stepping out of the sun for 15 minutes to look round. Very peaceful.

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank saxonshore63
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

347 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    235
    98
    13
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hungarian first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Slovak first
  • Any
English first
Vienna
Level 6 Contributor
191 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Grado is not only beach & fish”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Being in Grado should not only mean sun,clean beach and sea and fish restaurants,
but to deal a little with the history of the place-very interesting as you could seein
in wiki:Grado in the past was important (harbour) and a patriarchat."The patriarchate came into being when the schismatic Patriarch of Aquileia, Paulinus (557-569), moved to Grado in the mid 6th century. But in their reunion with Rome in 606, a rival office was set up in Old-Aquileia. Aquileia later entered communion with Rome but was able to keep its independence and title from Grado. In 1451 the see of Grado was merged with Castello to form the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice."
Of course Sant´Eufemia ism not Sant Oeter in Rome,but because of history and architecture
weill worth visiting

Visited May 2013
Helpful?
Thank ratpackvienna
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Gisborne, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Day Trip by Ferry from Trieste to Isola Grado”
Reviewed June 13, 2013

On 1 June the Linea Marittima Ferry to the Island of Grado opened for the summer season. It takes an hour from the Audace Mole which is located at the sea ward side of Trieste's grand Piazza Unita d'Italia for a return cost of ten euros. There are good views back to Trieste and the Slovakian coast and a toilet on board. The island itself offers miles of busy sandy beaches and a small local fishing village with an historic (links back to the Empire) church featuring a mosaic floor. The township is now geared for tourism but has retained its unique small village appeal. It was a sunny and although not many were in the water I took the opportunity to swim out to the permanently moored bathing platform. We used the public library to obtain local maps and info. The official tourist info centre was hard to find and quite a walk from the Grado wharf where the Ferry docks. We should have made a plan to locate it on the map before we travelled.

Visited June 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank KapitiTraveller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Monfalcone, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Aquilea,Old Rome harbour,place of early christianity.”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Basilica di Sant'Eufemia is fine art and architecture religious monument containing centuries passed away.

Helpful?
Thank Mladen B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Grado island and Basilica di Sant'Eufemia”
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Grado is a beautiful part of northern italy that should not be missed. Great beaches, golf clubs, marina, restaurant and ancient city. Basilica di Sant'Eufemia is a beautiful example of mosaic and art, the Baptistry dates back to late 5th century and the bell tower the 15th century. I really enjoyed the natural beauty of this place and highly recommend a visit.

Visited August 2012
Helpful?
3 Thank sbennett39
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Basilica di Sant'Eufemia also viewed

Grado, Province of Gorizia
Grado, Province of Gorizia
 

Been to Basilica di Sant'Eufemia? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing