Adria,
Museo Archeologico
Adria was an important commercial centre between the 4th and the 5th century BC, so much so that the Greeks gave the name Adriatic to the sea in which they sailed to get to the terminal city of "via dell’Ambra" which started from northern Europe. Soon after Adria was the site of Etruscan, Gallic and finally Roman colonies (2nd century BC). In the following centuries human intervention destroyed those few parts of the ancient city that terrible natural disasters had spared, therefore today the testimonies of that extraordinary past can be seen only at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale. In the building specially built in 1961 we can find important findings such as painted ceramics, typical bronzes, gold and amber trinkets and precious vessels in coloured-glass like the singular "biga del lucumone" and "militare" of via Popillia.
From Chioggia, S.S. Romea towards Ravenna, follow the signs for Adria (c.32km).
From
Venezia, S.S. 309 road markings to Chioggia, towards Adria (66 km ca.)
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