Venice Italy Attractions

Discovering the medieval villages

The Veneto Region is rich in ancient villages scattered in all locations. Each of these villages has its own morphology and traditions that are regularly celebrated.



noale

Castle and defensive system with double moat The medieval village of Noale is located among the Provinces of Venice, Padua and Treviso, with its castle, old buildings and a defensive system with a double moat that runs the water of the river Marzenego. From the archaeological finds of the Iron and Roman period, it is

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marostica

Chess game performed by people in costume The medieval village of Marostica is situated in the Province of Vicenza. It is well known for the surrounding perimeter walls; the chess games performed by living people as well as for the hills where the cherry of Marostica grows. Due to the mild and sunny hills, it

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portobuffolè

The smallest medieval village in the Province of Treviso The medieval village of Portobuffolè is located in the Province of Treviso. It is famous for being the smallest municipality of Treviso and a gem of history and art where you can admire the Gaia Camino’s house (Italian noblewoman and poet). Before its birth, on the

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peschiera del garda

The medieval town gently washed by the mild waters of Garda Lake Peschiera del Garda is a medieval village with five towers located in the Province of Verona. It is wet by the mild waters of Garda Lake. The name of the city derives from the important fishery resource of the area. The area has

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asolo

Medieval village between the past and the present The medieval village of Asolo is also known as “the city of the hundred horizons” for its location on the back of the hill in the Province of Treviso. Thanks to its beauty and views through its medieval streets is considered to be the queen of Veneto

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feltre

Borough of the Imperial Age The medieval village of Feltre is situated in the Province of Belluno on the surrounding slopes of the Dolomites. The antique “Feltria” was built by the Reti. During the Imperial Age, was developed as an economic and urban planning centre as well as a Roman Municipality. Situated on the Via

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lazise

Historical monuments The medieval village of Lazise is situated in the Province of Verona on Garda Lake. The borough is rich in historical monuments and breathtaking landscapes. It was the first free town Municipality in Italy thanks to the privileges and authorities granted by the Ottone II°. The origins of the country dates back to

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arquà petrarca

Ancient village where the Petrarch has lived until his death The medieval village of Arquà Petrarca also known as “Borgo del Poeta – Village of the Poet” is located in the Province of Padua at an altitude of 80 meters. In 1868, “Petrarch” was added to the original name of “Arquà” who chose to live

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malcesine

Medieval village loved by Poets, Writers Politicians and Playwrights The medieval village of Malcesine is located in the Province of Verona on Garda Lake. Due to its particular geographical location, in the past was a dwelling for famous people: Publio Virgilio Marone, Latin poet and philosopher; Dante Alighieri, Italian poet, writer and politician; Folengo Theophilus,

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fratta polesine

Medievale village with ancient villas and impressive Necropolis Fratta Polesine is a small medieval village located in the Province of Rovigo. It is known for its villas and events related to the Carbonari as well as for being one of the most impressive Bronze Age Necropolis in Europe. The town lies on the ancient shores

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borghetto sul mincio

Borough full of mills and medieval Castles Borghetto Sul Mincio is a medieval village full of mills nestled between orchards and medieval Castles. It is situated a few kilometers from Garda Lake in the Po Valley. The village is a Frazione (administrative division) of Valeggio sul Mincio. The name bears Lombard origin which means “fortified

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canale agordo

Medieval village located in the Province of Belluno Canale Agordo is a medieval village located in the Alps in the Province of Belluno – in the heart of the Dolomites. It is also the Albino Luciani’s birthplace, the 263° Bishop of Rome and Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and as Sovereign of Vatican City

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cibiana

Cibiana and Fornesighe are two old villages located in the Province of Belluno in the Dolomites Cibiana and Fornesighe are two medieval villages located in the Province of Belluno and very close to each other. In the past, their strategic road position that linked Val Zoldana with Cadore, was one of the main trade and

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conegliano veneto

Conegliano is an antique medieval town Conegliano Veneto is an important medieval town located in the Province of Treviso. Despite proofs of settlements dating back to medieval history, the development of Conegliano Veneto began around the X° century with the construction of many buildings and a defensive fortress controlled by the Bishop of Belluno. With

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