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Chioggia



Our headquarter is located in Chioggia,
a beatiful island in the Venice Lagoon
Chioggia's history
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It was founded around the 2000 b.C. , probably, by a population came from Tessaglia. During the Roman Age, it was popular for the high quality of the salt made by the salt flats, which will be their most important economic value for a long time.

In Medieval Age it joined the Serenissima's Republic, famous was the war between Genova's Republic and Venezia's Republic.

In 1386 was built a clock in the top of Sant'Andrea's tower. It will be the first clock-tower in the world.

 In 1438 was founded the FIRST SHIPYARD in the world.

In 1453 Chioggia became the most famous city that built merchant ships and fishing vessels in the Adriatic sea.
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A lot of small cantiers born. They were called "Squeri", from which today in Chioggia is situated the homonymous island, managed by families of masters who pass the tricks of the trade from father to son.

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The construction of the ships was done at closed doors inside a shed called "Tènza", a simple shed with three walls and a small niche with a capital with inside a sacred image called "Cesiola".


We're located in a suggestive alley between historic center
and a canal where the fishermens moor.

 



Headquarters
Rione San Giacomo 873
30015 Chioggia (VE)
Tel.: +39 041403970
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