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TOURING ITALY: VENETO

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Veneto - A romantic view of Venice with a gondola, the Venetian rowing boat
A romantic view of Venice with a gondola, the Venetian rowing boat

Veneto : A romantic view of Venice with a gondola, the Venetian rowing boat

Veneto : Palladian Villa

Veneto : Este Castle

Veneto : The Po Delta

Veneto : View of the Belluno Dolomites

Veneto : View of Caorle

Veneto : The Arena of Verona

Veneto : View of San Zeno di Montagna

Capital city: Venice

Provinces: Venezia, Rovigo, Treviso, Padova, Verona, Belluno, Vicenza

Veneto is located in the northeast of Italy and it stretches from the Adriatic Sea to Austria. Its capital is Venice, the city of the Doges, unique in the world, built on water and rich in artistic heritage. Also world-famous for its Carnival. Undoubtedly, Venice will offer you great scenery, history, art, and culture.

South Veneto is composed by a large flat land with many rivers, most of them flow into the Adriatic Sea in a large delta of 100 km. To the west, there is Lake Garda one of the most beautiful lakes in the country. The most remarkable geographical aspect is definitely the Lagoon of Venice. While in the northwest rise the Alps, the plateau of Asiago and the majestic Dolomites.

Food & Wine: 'The Soave': one of the most popular Italian dry white wines, it ranks third after Chianti and Asti Spumante; - 'The Valpolicella' is a generous and fruity red wine, it is the fourth among the Italian DOCs wines with more than 30 million liters per year; - 'The Amarone' is a generous, powerful, rich and complex red wine with a spicy bouquet. It can age more than 15 years; - 'Bardolino" is a red wine from the shores of Lake Garda; - 'Bianco di Custoza DOC' is a dry white wine that is very popular in northern Italy; - 'Prosecco di Conegliano Valdobbiadene' a white wine, almost always sparkling, dry or sweet.

The cuisine of Veneto may be divided into three categories: the plains, the mountains, and the coastal ones, - all with many local cuisines. 'Bigoli' (a bit thicker than spaghetti), - 'Pasta and fasoi', - 'Risotto al radicchio', 'Gnocchi' (potatoes made fresh pasta, small dumplings) - 'Polenta' (cooked in various ways), - Seafood dishes, - Grilled meat, - Liver Venetian, - Strudel (Austrian cake).

Wine tasting and Winery Tours - Food Tours - Cooking Classes

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Auronzo di Cadore, a ski resort in the Italian Dolomites

Itinerary: Auronzo di Cadore, Dolomites, Three Peaks of Lavaredo, Lake Misurina

North Italy

Auronzo di Cadore, a ski resort in the Italian Dolomites

The ski resort of Auronzo di Cadore is surrounded by the majestic Three Peaks of Lavaredo in the Italian Dolomites

Cat.: Ski Resorts

Type: Mountainside

Region: Veneto

Area: The Alps & The Dolomites

Arabba, a beautiful ski resort in the Dolomites

Itinerary: Arabba, the Dolomites, Marmolada, Dolomiti Superski, Campolongo, Gardena, Pordoi Pass

North Italy

Arabba, a beautiful ski resort in the Dolomites

Arabba is a ski resort in the Dolomites, linked with Marmolada on one side and with Sellaronda ski area on the other

Cat.: Ski Resorts

Type: Mountainside

Region: Veneto

Area: The Alps & The Dolomites

Discover the Euganean Hills its vineyards and medieval towns

Itinerary: Monselice, Este, Rovolon

North Italy

Discover the Euganean Hills its vineyards and medieval towns

The Euganean Hills, south of Padua, a famous area for its vineyards, beautiful Medieval treasures and renowned spas

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Countryside

Region: Veneto

Valpolicella Valley where the famous Amarone wine comes from

Itinerary: Valpolicella, Negrar, Marano, Fumane

North Italy

Valpolicella Valley where the famous Amarone wine comes from

Valpolicella, located between Verona and Lake Garda, is a valley where the famous Amarone wine is produced

Cat.: Food & Wine

Type: Countryside

Region: Veneto

Venice, along the worldwide famous Canal Grande

Itinerary: Venice, Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge

Scenic Drive - North Italy

Venice, along the worldwide famous Canal Grande

Navigating on Grand Canal in Venice, in this unique city of lagoons, from Santa Lucia railway station to Rialto Bridge

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Veneto

Giau Pass: one of the most scenic pass of the Dolomites

Itinerary: Dolomites, Selva di Cadore, Giau Pass, Cortina d'Ampezzo

Scenic Drive - North Italy

Giau Pass: one of the most scenic pass of the Dolomites

Along the scenic road crossing Giau Pass, one of the most beautiful and scenic passes located in the Dolomites

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Mountainside

Region: Veneto

Area: The Alps & The Dolomites

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