Escursions in the Venice Lagoon and Veneto Region

ESCURSIONS IN THE VENICE LAGOON AND VENETO REGION

From Venice it is also possible to set out on a number of interesting excursions throughout the Veneto Region to the islands of the Lagoon to discover the Veneto Region itself as well as the cities of the mainland.
Once you have arrived in the Veneto Region’s most romantic city and visited its major monuments, other possible excursions might include the islands of the Lagoon of Venice. Daily transport links provide connections to the islands of Torcello, Murano and Burano, each with its own particular features. Of the Veneto Region excursion destinations, the island of Torcello is packed full of history and it is from here that people left to colonise and establish the city of Venice. The island of Murano is famous the world over for the production of marvellous glass products.

 

 

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Torcello Island

TORCELLO ISLAND

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This island of Torcello used to be a flourishing centre and is the place from where the Venetian civilization originated (it is here that the inhabitants of Altino took refuge to escape the barbarian invasions), but only the monumental centre has, miraculously, survived. From the landing jetty, you can reach […]

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San Pellegrino Pass – Moena- Canazei – Falcade

SAN PELLEGRINO PASS – MOENA- CANAZEI – FALCADE

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The San Pellegrino pass is a wide alpine passing of tourist interest, with exclusive hotels that allow a direct access to the tracks, ideal destination for those who love the most absolute ski and the tracks always warmed up by the sun. A unique landscape, once-off, that waits just to […]

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Civetta Mountain – Alleghe – Zoldo – Selva

CIVETTA MOUNTAIN – ALLEGHE – ZOLDO – SELVA

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The Ski District Civetta embodies a fairytale landscape with small romantic villages and towering mountains, beautiful valleys and quiet forests for beautiful summer walks on foot or cycling adventures. On winter time the tracks link the three valleys of the Ski District Civetta in an exciting carousel of slopes echoed […]

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Visit Treviso

VISIT TREVISO

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Treviso is a pleasant historic town circled by medieval walls and crossed by canals, just few kilometers from Venice. The historic old town, which is circled by walls built in the 14th century, offers numerous picturesque places and lively corners that will make your walk through the town a wonderful […]

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Euganean Thermal Baths – Abano and Montegrotto

EUGANEAN THERMAL BATHS – ABANO AND MONTEGROTTO

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The Euganean Thermal Baths, with the two main centres of Abano and Montegrotto are the ideal place to regain wellness and to have a holiday full of balance and tranquillity. The secret is in the hot water, which contains salt, bromine and iodine, of these spa that comes from the […]

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Abbey of Praglia

ABBEY OF PRAGLIA

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Considered one of the oldest abbeys in Veneto, Praglia Abbey was built between the eleventh and twelfth century, over a large expanse of meadows, from which it derived, in fact, his name. Between the fifteenth and sixteenth century, the church and the monastery took the current monumental form and was […]

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Veneto Villas – Lower Sile

VENETO VILLAS – LOWER SILE

Villa Albrizzi Franchettiin Preganziol, San Trovaso This villa became famous also because it welcomed some renowned characters such as Foscolo, Byron, Pindemonte and Canova. It represents the inland transposition of the concept of lagoon middle-class house: a cube having just a tympanum; the two barchesse have, on the contrary, palladian […]

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Veneto Villas – Marca Trevigiana

VENETO VILLAS – MARCA TREVIGIANA

Villa Tamagnino Lattes in Istrana It is one of the first works by the architect Giorgio Massari. The high central body is enclosed between two curved barchesse. (It can be visited). Villa Marcello in Piombino Dese It dates back to late 1500s and it was nearly completely adjusted in 1700s. […]

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Cavallino Treporti – Venice Beach

CAVALLINO TREPORTI – VENICE BEACH

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Cavallino Treporti: a perfect location for summer holidays on the beach and to visit Venice A long strip of land with its beach of golden sand stretches between Jesolo and the lighthouse of Punta Sabbioni. That’s Cavallino, a 15 kilometers peninsula, at 15 minutes from Venice,  filled with picturesque villages, […]

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Veneto Villas – Upper Brenta (Vicenza)

VENETO VILLAS – UPPER BRENTA (VICENZA)

Villa Valmarana Rossi in Bolzano Vicentino, Lisiera This villa was designed by Palladio and rises on the ruins of a former building. The whole structure is very different from Palladio’s designs except for the arcade with Ionic columns. (It can be visited) Villa Sesso Schiavo Narbone in Sandrigo It was […]

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