The History of Lido di Spina

Lido di Spina is part of the seven Lidi of Comacchio inextricably linked to the city Trepponti , and represent one of the strongest tourism potential around the Po Delta Twenty-three miles of coastline have been transformed in a few decades in popular areas and places to stay, dipped in an environment nturale particularly unique in Italy .

 

Comacchio is located in an area of ancient population ; since the initial thirteen islands on which it arose , has woven its story with the activities related to the use of the extensive reservoirs that surrounded it and the adjacent salt production . From the decadence dell'etrusca Plug the rise , in the early centuries after Christ , the center of Comacchio , the thriving economy is based on fishing , production and trade of white gold .

 

The traces of Etruscan civilization have been found in the nearby necropolis of Spina , an ancient town about 6 km from Comacchio ; it lay on the Adriatic coast at the mouth of the Po and was an important port for the importation of goods Greek (especially ceramics) Etruria Valley. Flourished from the sixth century B.C. and declined following the collapse of the Etruscan rule in the Po Valley (according to tradition was destroyed by the Gauls ), and perhaps also due to changes in the course of the Po , Plug bought a prime location in the Italian archaeological research especially for its vast necropolis.

 

Thanks to the excavations , which began in 1922 , more than four thousand graves have been discovered so far ; it has offered exceptional record for the period between 460 and the end of the century. V , the most prosperous time in the life of the city.

 

At the end of the thirteenth century Comacchio passed to the Este and in 1598 

 
 

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