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TOURING ITALY: VENETO

Italy travel guide: Travel tips, tours, "what to do" in region Veneto

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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Great travel tips: what you should not miss when visiting region Veneto

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Soave DOC, the famous Italian white wine of the Verona area

Itinerary: Verona, Soave, Colognola ai Colli, Caldiero, San Martino Buon Albergo, Mezzane di Sotto

North Italy

Soave DOC, the famous Italian white wine of the Verona area

The famous white wine Soave DOC produced in the valleys around Verona has a long history, unique flavors and aromas

Cat.: Food & Wine

Type: Countryside

Region: Veneto

Padua, the city of Saint Anthony, and its artistic treasures

Itinerary: Padova

North Italy

Padua, the city of Saint Anthony, and its artistic treasures

Padua, called also the city of the Saint, an ancient town in Veneto, rich in religious, artistic and historic treasures

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Veneto

Verona, the town of Romeo and Juliet and the Roman Arena

Itinerary: Verona, Arena, Amphitheatre, Juliet's House

North Italy

Verona, the town of Romeo and Juliet and the Roman Arena

Verona, this beautiful town of the Roman Arena is also known as the city of lovers due to Juliet's House located here

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Veneto

Grand Canal, Venice, from Rialto Bridge to Piazza San Marco

Itinerary: Venice, Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge, St. Mark Square

North Italy

Grand Canal, Venice, from Rialto Bridge to Piazza San Marco

Discover Grand Canal, Venice, from Rialto Bridge to St. Mark Square by Gondola, the world-wide famous Venetian boat

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Veneto

Asolo, a medieval village, the city of a hundred horizons

Itinerary: Asolo

North Italy

Asolo, a medieval village, the city of a hundred horizons

Asolo, the city of a hundred horizons, a real pearl in region Veneto, an open-air museum near Treviso and Venice

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Veneto

The scenic drive leading to the Pordoi pass in the Dolomites

Itinerary: Val Gardenia, Arabba, Canazei, Pordoi Pass, Sass Pordoi

Scenic Drive - North Italy

The scenic drive leading to the Pordoi pass in the Dolomites

Discover the scenic road which leads to Pordoi Pass, one of the most beautiful mountain passes in the Dolomites

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Mountainside

Region: Veneto

Area: The Alps & The Dolomites

Scenic drive tour between Mount Baldo and Brentonico Plateau

Itinerary: Affi, Montalto di Gaium, Pazzon, Ferrara di Monte Baldo, Santa Barbara

Scenic Drive - North Italy

Scenic drive tour between Mount Baldo and Brentonico Plateau

Along one of the most beautiful scenic drives that runs between Mount Baldo and Brentonico Plateau, near Lake Garda

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Mountainside

Region: Veneto

Cortina d'Ampezzo, the best ski resort in the Dolomites

Itinerary: Cortina d'Ampezzo

North Italy

Cortina d'Ampezzo, the best ski resort in the Dolomites

The ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo is a real pearl of the Dolomites and one of the most exclusive resorts in the Alps

Cat.: Ski Resorts

Type: Mountainside

Region: Veneto

Area: The Alps & The Dolomites

Murano, Burano, Torcello: the islands of the Venitian Lagoon

Itinerary: Venice, Burano, Murano, Torcello

Scenic Drive - North Italy

Murano, Burano, Torcello: the islands of the Venitian Lagoon

A wonderful journey into the soul of the Venetian Lagoon to discover the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Seaside

Region: Veneto

Selva di Cadore, skiing in the hearth of the Dolomites

Itinerary: Selva di Cadore, Zoldo, Alleghe, the Dolomites

North Italy

Selva di Cadore, skiing in the hearth of the Dolomites

Selva di Cadore is an important ski resort in the Dolomites, in province of Belluno, with 8 slopes of various difficulty

Cat.: Ski Resorts

Type: Mountainside

Region: Veneto

Area: The Alps & The Dolomites

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