Venice Best Places To Visit

Discovering the medieval villages

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

In this section of Venice best places to visit, you will find all the majors Villages belonging to the Veneto Region which range from the Province of  Venice, Treviso, Padua, Verona, Rovigo and Belluno. All these places can be easily reached by private cars and public transport such trains or local buses regulary on departure from the main areas.

Many people tend to stay in Venice during their stay, on the contrary, we adivse to spend some more days in these beautiful areas full of history and breathtaking sunsets.



noale

Castle and defensive system with a 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

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marostica

Chess game performed by people in costume Marostica is a village located in the Province of Vicenza. It is known for its celebration of chess games with living characters, for the important wall perimeter and for the renowned hills where the famous Marostica cherry is grown. Since prehistoric times, for its mild and sunny hills,

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The smallest medieval village Portobuffolè is located in the Province of Treviso. It is renowned for being the smallest municipality in the Marca Trevigiana as well as a gem of history and art in which you can observe the home of Gaia da Camino (Italian poet and noblewoman). Before his birth, on the left of

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peschiera del garda

Medieval town gently washed by mild waters 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 been inhabited since ancient times

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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 are 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, it was developed as an economic and urban planning center as well as a Roman Municipality. Situated on the

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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 date back to

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arquà petrarca

An 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

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malcesine

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, Italian poet;

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fratta polesine

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 channel “Scortico”. According

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borghetto sul mincio

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 settlement”. Valeggio, the

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canale d'agordo

A medieval village located in the Province of Belluno Canale D’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

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cibiana

Cibiana and Fornesighe on 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 protection road from the Armies that threatened it. They are

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conegliano veneto

The medieval town of Conegliano Veneto 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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