Welcome to Hotel Spessotto, a charming and traditional hotel near Venice, located in the historical center of the suggestive old town of Portogruaro, one of the best places to visit in Veneto. Our hotel is just a few meters from the ancient Duomo, the town hall (13th century) and the picturesque 12th-century Mills on the Lemene River.
Portogruaro is an insider tip for vacationers who want to experience Italian culture and gastronomy up close, away from the hustle and bustle of mass tourism. The city is also known as the “Little Venice” and delights its visitors with ancient palaces from the Middle Ages and the Venetian Gothic, through the romantic arcades and suggestive scenarios.
But Portogruaro is also one of the best places to stay near Venice, as train and bus connections as well as direct motorway access bring you quickly and comfortably to the world-famous city on the water! Vice versa Portogruaro is a perfect destination for a day trip from Venice. Take advantage of your stay at our hotel to visit the most beautiful locations near Venice, such as Padua – one of the most ancient cities of Italy – with the famous sanctuary of St. Anthony and the oldest botanical university garden (World Heritage). The Scrovegni Chapel with impressive frescoes by the painter Giotto is absolutely to be seen here. Other interesting and beautiful places near Venice are the Riviera del Brenta with historic Venetian palaces, Chioggia with its numerous canals and bridges, Treviso with its imposing Piazza dei Signori and the charming old town with many typical taverns and boutiques. Those who like to go to the sea, should also plan a visit to Lido di Jesolo, Caorle and Bibione; these are the most renowned seaside resorts on the Venetian coast.
There are many places to see and visit near Venice, not far from Portogruaro. Towards Trieste, there are other important cultural cities such as Palmanova in the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia: it is known for its unique, star-shaped plan. In the immediate vicinity, there is Aquileia with the medieval Cathedral and the important, early Christian floor mosaics from the 4th century. Trieste, the elegant and fascinating seaside city with the fairy-tale Miramare Castle and Duino Castle, is perfect for experiencing unique impressions and emotions!
Among all the hotels near Venice, choose Hotel Spessotto in the heart of Portogruaro to discover all the hidden pearls of Veneto! Book now your room in our 4-star Hotel and immerse yourself in local history, art and nature!