Lake Santa Croce is suitable to kite surf
Lake of Santa Croce is very close to Vittorio Veneto and is easily reachable from Venice or Cortina, as it is just 2 km from the interchange of the Autostrada A27, the highway that links Venice to Belluno in the Dolomites.
The lake has become an important reference point to windsurf and kiteboard lovers, thanks to the distinctive and constant winds usually blowing from 1.30 until 7 p.m.
The spot on the lake of Santa Croce where you can practice kitesurfing is easy accessible by car. There are two paying parking lots.
There’s also a campsite, mostly frequented by surfers. Inside the campground there's a kitesurfing school. The beach could be crowded with people just sunbathing on the shore at times, but the ambience is easy and friendly.
On the “kitesurfatlas” website you can find detailed info regarding the wind and suggestions for the advisable wetsuits edited by skilled and expert kitesurfers.
The kiteboarding school of the Lake of Santa Croce: there is an important kite surfing spot, thanks to the constant winds from the Dolomites. The lake fits to sunbathe and to swim.
The district of Alpago and Lake Santa Croce are wonderful places for outdoor activities.
And very close to Vittorio Veneto( 20 minutes car drive)
Not only kite surfing at the Lake ! The shores, at the side of the kite surfing school and the camping, are very quiet and suitable for sunbathing, swimming, and maybe even for taking a nap.
Or, if you feel the need to exercise, take a stroll around the lake, or rent a bike. Or go on a walk: the Alpago, between Lake Santa Croce and the plateau of Cansiglio is very green and is crossed by beautiful trails. If do you like fishing, it’s possible to rent small wooden boats at the Bar (Cafeteria) “da Fortunato” , Poiatte street, in Farra d’Alpago. Your possible prey: pikes and perchs.
Before to go there, it’s better to call mr. Fortunato, ph.+39 (0)437 4244
Excursions to Farra, Pieve d’Alpago, lake Santa Croce, Cansiglio forest