GeographyThe territory of the commune consists of a peninsula or cord Littoral which separates the Lagune from Venice of the Adriatic Sea. The river Sile, which impressed the old course of the Piave, separates it in the North-East from the communal territory from Jesolo.
The peninsula is crossed over all its length by the Pordelio channel which, towards the west, is divided into two other channels (Portosecco and Saccagnana); all the three are navigable. To the east, the Pordelio channel is connected to the river Sile by the Casson channel; whose its junction in the river is controlled by an artificial stopping.
GeophysicsThe formation of the littoral codon is with the alluvia brought, during the millenia, by the rivers Piave and Sile since the Dolomites and the reaction of the tides. The sands brought of these mountains to the multicoloured rocks (red, white and gilded) have to create splendid a 15 km long beach, mouth of Sile until Punta Sabionni.
AccessOne reaches it by the road while passing by Jesolo, and in boat from Venice (to 35 mn) or of the islands close to Murano, Burano and Torcello, or of the sea, by the ports of Punta Sabionni and Treporti
Tourist attractionsCycle, pedestrian or maritime ways (boats) make it possible to furrow the marshes and the fishing zones between the lagoon and the sea.
EconomyThe economy of the commune is primarily turned towards tourisms; with approximately 5 million visitors annual, 30 village-camp-sites of holidays and 15 km of sand beach fine. In summer periods, it is the starting point of a flood of tourists towards the city of Venice and the other islands of the lagoon. The majority of the tourists come from the countries of the north of Europe: Germany, Austria and Denmark.
The internal part of the territory, compared to the sea, is dedicated to the intensive agriculture. The agricultural establishments are of modest size with a family labor; but specialization and the Horticulture in Serre S give a high output and products of high-quality which one finds on the markets of Venezia and the North of Italy.
Palio RemieroIt is one of the most important events of the year, which proceeds second Sunday of June and which give place to a spectacular fight with blows of oars on the Caorline channel. The Palio puts in competition the 12 districts (Contrade) which subdivide the territory (Faro Piave Vecchia, Cavallino, Ca' di Valle, Ca' Ballarin, Ca' Vio, Ca' Pasquali, Ca' Savio, Punta Sabbioni, Treporti, Saccagnana, Mesole E Lio Piccolo), which defies in one of the compétions more appraisal, the navigation with oars .
AdministrationRatified by Referendum, the commune of Cavallino-Treporti was instituted in 1999 by a law regional and separated from the commune of Venice. The seat of the commune is That Savio, centers more populated.
Communes borderingJesolo, Venice
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- Park of Cavallino-Treporti
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