Veneto

Discovering the Veneto Region

Veneto Region is rich in history, stunning scenery, seaside resorts, lakes, hills and mountains that rivals any other region in Italy. The local cuisine is an explosion of colors and flavors, the wine strong and full of personality thanks to the warmth of the sun that gently heats up the land.



battlefield tours

Friuli Venezia Giulia Friuli Venezia Giulia has been subject between 1915 and 1917 of violent clashes between the Italian and Austro-Hungarian Empire army. The area of Carso and Isonzo, the Alps, the Julian Alps, the Carnic Alps and the hilly area along the river Tagliamento was the scene of bloody battles. These war zones of

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abbey praglia

Hidden in the rich vegetation of Teolo Abbey Praglia is a charming Benedictine Monastery surrounded by the rich vegetation of the Hills of Teolo located in the Province of Padua. The Monastery dates back to 1080, although in later centuries was subject to considerable changes and aggregation becoming independent in 1304. Abbey Praglia was later

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treviso

Evidence of the past Treviso, also known as “Marca Trevigiana” is located along the motorway A27 Venezia-Belluno and has easily accessible from SS13 Terraglio Venezia-Mestre and from other nearby cities of Padua, Vicenza, Bassano, Belluno and Cortina. The city is also equipped with the well working airport of “San Giuseppe” located one kilometer away from

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vicenza

City of Palladio Vicenza, ancient name “Vicetia” – also known as “Palladio’s City”, it is one of the most ancient cities in the Veneto Region. It is situated in the heart of the Veneto region just a few kilometers away from Venice, Verona, Padua and Treviso. It has one of the largest turnout in the

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verona

Roman remains Verona, after Venice, is the second most important art city in the Veneto Region and it is about 120 kilometres away. To the tourist who visit Verona remains important memories stemming from the splendour of ancient architecture that spreads throughout the city, from the alleys and squares around, but also from the flavours

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prosecco cartizze

Doc District The production of prosecco cartizze in the Province of Treviso in the cities of: Conegliano, Vittorio Veneto, Valdobbiadene and, in the area of Montello and Asolo hills. The DOC district includes the towns of: Conegliano, Susegana, San Vendemmia, Colle Umberto, Vittorio Veneto, Cison of Valmarino, San Pietro of Feletto, Refrontolo, Pieve of Soligo,

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padua

Works of art of incomparable beauty Padua, probably founded in 1184 b.C. is also known with the Roman Empire’s name “Patavium”. It is one of the major cities in the Veneto Region, the nerve centre between the cities of Venice and Vicenza. It has easily accessible by the various motorways, rails and the airports of

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este

Known in the age of iron Este is located in the Province of Padua at the foot of the Euganean Hills. In the age of iron, Este was an ancient Venetian dwelling. Due to the prehistoric settlement on the southern part of the Euganean Hills and the river Adige – achieved the primitive name of

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oderzo

Remains of Necropolis The city of Oderzo “Opitergium” with its Venetians’ origins dates back to the first century BC. It is located in the Province of Treviso on the river Monticano. After the discovery of some remains of necropolis – it is assumed that the city had a primary role in the major trading routes.

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euganean hills

Nestled among lush vegetation, Monasteries and Abbeys The volcanic Euganean Hills are located a few kilometers from Padua in the heart of the Po Valley. In 1989, they became the first Veneto Regional Park which includes fifteen municipalities with a total area of 18,694 hectares. The Euganean Hills Maquis shrubland consists of a dense vegetation of

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polesine

Close to the Po River Basso Polesine is located in the Province of Rovigo and includes ten Municipalities, nine of which are part of the Parco Regionale Veneto del Delta del Po (Regional Park Delta Po) and Adria, well-known area full of artistic beauty – situated near the final stretch of the Po river where

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montagnana

Fortified wall still intact The town of Montagnana is located in the Province of Padua. The city is known for its fortified structure, streets and buildings of the Renaissance period. The Cathedral of International Gothic and Renaissance period was built between 1431 and 1502. Another older church dates back to the XI° century is located

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bassano grappa

History Bassano Grappa is located in the Province of Vicenza near the Alps, where the Brenta river flows from the valley of the Brenta Canal. It is assumed that the ancient name of Bassano was “Fundus Bassianus” which meant agricultural property.In medieval era it was submitted to the Longobardo domain between 568 and 774 and

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dolomites

History of the Dolomites The name Dolomites comes from the French naturalist “Déodat de Dolomieu” who was the first to study the particular type of rock that compose it. The Dolomia, in fact, from Dolomieu consists of double carbonate of calcium and magnesium. The shaping dates back to 250 million years ago at the time

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venice boat tours

The famous Brenta River The Brenta River is developed from Fusina to Padua along the “Naviglio Brenta”, where, in the past, flowed the old river Brenta. The Government of the Serenissima diverted its course in order to hinder the burial of the lagoon caused by its sediments. Venice Boat Tours. This area started to become

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amarone

The noble Valpolicella Valpolicella is located in the northwestern part of the Veneto Region between Verona and Garda Lake, in an area that occupies about 240 square kilometres. More than a valley it seems to be a set of small valleys, the cultivated lands were taken away to the woods; the nearest part of the

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sile river

An enchanting area with a lot of wild flora and fauna The protected natural park of Sile river covers an area of 4.159,00 hectares and flows among the towns of Casale sul Sile, Casier, Istrana, Morgano, Piombino Dese, Quarto D’Altino, Quinto di Treviso, Roncade, Silea, Treviso and Vedelago. Sile is the longest wellspring river in Europe

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po delta

Regionale Park The Veneto Regional Park of the Po Delta, covers an area of 12.000 hectares encompassed on nine municipalities of the Province of Rovigo: Ariano nel Polesine, Adria, Corbola, Taglio di Po, Porto Viro, Porto Tolle, Loreo, Rosolina, Papozze. The wetlands of the Po Delta, in addition to being included in the list of

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