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11Jan2012In Lignano more than 30.000 visitors during Christmas time

The data are not yet official, but the first reports speak of over 30.000 visitors in Lignano during the Christmas period.
Especially these numbers come from the association “Lignano in Fiore”, which managed the traditional Sand Crib, mounted on the square in front of Terrazza a Mare.

Open from early December until the weekend after Epiphany, the Sand Crib has attracted thousands of visitors from Lignano and neighbouring towns. The setting, different every year, this winter was about sea, in particular all the human activities related to it. For this reason, among the typical village with scenes of everyday life, fishermen hauling in the nets, fishmongers and many other statues, the Nativity was represented on a boat and not in the traditional hut, perfectly inserted in the totality of sculpture.

Besides the great Sand Crib, you could admire also other statues of sand always in marine theme, like the lighthouse 6 meter high. In addition to these sculptures, this year the association “Lignano in Fiore” wanted to offer also the novelty of statues of salt, always carved by experts.

To see this work, over 30.000 visitors, many of them children.

To determine the success of the event “Lignano d’a…mare”, the name of the program of events related to the Christmas celebrations on the beach of Lignano, there were also the kiosk and the ice rink. The kiosk offered many drinks, hot beverages and tasty sandwiches, while the ice rink has been assaulted by children from morning until evening. A lot of fun for them and a break and moment of comfort for parents, few steps from the beach and the sea of Lignano…almost an invitation for a walk. In fact, thanks also to the good weather and the sun, many persons took advantage for a relaxing and, at the same time, reinvigorating walk on the seashore, awaiting to see it again during the summer to spend the holiday in Lignano.

These days have been also a chance to make a tour in the central area of the city and to begin to get an idea about apartments in Lignano for the next summer. Even if it is only January, tourist agencies receive the first reservations and who is already planning the holidays, has the advantageous option to choose from a wide range of apartments and villas in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

The program of Christmas events in the city contributed also to this, in addition to having been a great influx of visitors.
Moreover, the proposal of activities and events even during months outside the summer helps to make Lignano a lively city during all year round, always ready to welcome and impress visitors and tourists.