CHIOGGIA (15 km)
Admire this picturesque sea town, a classic sailor's town. Chioggia is approximately 20 Km from the Island of Albarella and is situated in the southern part of the Venetian Lagoon, between the lagoon and the open sea. The historical town centre winds its way through canals, calli, porticoes and boathouses to create a charming environment similar to nearby Venice. Art, folklore and popular traditions are fused with nature.
ADRIA (22 km)
Visit the lively town of Adria, facing the banks of the Canal Bianco. Visit the characteristic Riviera and the interesting Palazzo dell'Orologio and the Cathedral facing Piazza Castello. This diocese is a thousand years old, it houses the National Archaeological Museum that holds tools and pottery from the Iron Age, Antique Vases with red and black figures, jewellery and furnishings.
VENICE (39 km)
Fall in love with Venice, the most fascinating city in the world, which is just one hour from the island on the Romea main road heading north. Golden palaces overlooking the canals are testimony to the glorious past of the Serene Republic of Venice.
ROVIGO (42 km)
Visit the historic capital of the province bearing the same name, which even in the past was the cornerstone of the Polesano area. It occupies a central-southern position in the Mid Polesine area near the course of the River Adigetto. Rovigo is about 60 kilometres from the island by car. The historic town centre has interesting historical/artistic features: Medieval Towers dominated by the Castle, the Venetian-style Accademia dei Concordi and Rotonda and the bourgeois Teatro Sociale.
COMACCHIO (45 km)
Let yourself be conquered by the charming lagoon town of Comacchio, built in late-Roman times across 13 small islands in the centre of broad valley waters. The historic town centre has beautiful churches and monuments, and bridges suspended over the canals, such as the 17th century Trepponti, the ancient entrance gate to the town. This ancient sailor's town in the province of Ferrara is known for its canals in which the town's low and brightly coloured houses and rows of boats are reflected. Comacchio can be reached from the Island of Albarella in 45 minutes by car or by bus.
PADUA (50 km)
Discover the town of Padua, which is filled with celebrated artistic and architectural treasures and great artistic and cultural traditions. It also houses one of the most celebrated masterpieces of western art: the Scrovegni Chapel with its magnificent frescoes by Giotto. One of the most culturally and economically lively and dynamic centres in the Northeast, the city of Padua is situated in the centre of the Venetian Plains, between the lagoon and the alpine foothills and is about one hour away from the island.
FERRARA (62 km)
Visit Ferrara, an ancient town of the House of Este and a Unesco World Heritage Site. It can be reached from the island in approximately 1 hour by car or by coach. The city offers many different tourist attractions: from the fascinating remains of its Medieval and Renaissance past to the unspoilt natural wonders of the surrounding province.
RAVENNA (75 km)
Be enchanted by Ravenna, which is about an hour and a half from Albarella, taking the Romea main road towards the South by car or by coach. Three times a capital in the past, this city is a treasure trove of art, history and culture of the highest order, with ancient origins and a glorious past. The basilicas and baptisteries of the city house the richest heritage of mosaics in the world dating from the 5th and 6th centuries. Eight monuments in Ravenna are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.