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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Abano

ABANO

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Abano is considered a totally unique tourist destination. Indeed, all of the larger hotels now have a well within their own grounds that allows them to operate as independent spa centres. 
At the entrance to the town sits the Duomo(cathedral church), opened in 1971 but restructured more than once and […]

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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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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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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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Valpolicella e Valdadige by bike

VALPOLICELLA E VALDADIGE BY BIKE

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Over 200 km of cycle paths from Valpolicella to Valdadige Vineyards, mediaeval hamlets, Romanesque rural churches, Renaissance villas… Valpolicella lies at the heart of the province of Verona and is one of the most attractive, special upland and pre-alpine areas of the Veneto region, where landscape, art, culture and wine […]

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The Piave river and the Great War

THE PIAVE RIVER AND THE GREAT WAR

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Today the Piave flows slowly in its bed of gravel and stones smoothed by the water, interrupted by islets and green spots, inextricably linked to the memory of the Great War, to the bridges of boats, to the hidden positions, to the battles that so badly marked these places. The […]

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Great war tour ski

GREAT WAR TOUR SKI

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The Great War Tour is an history-filled experience that takes you through the defences, trenches and tunnels made by Italian and Austrian troops during the First World War. It takes place in the ski areas of Lagazuoi – 5 Torri, Arabba – Marmolada and Mount Civetta. With a total lenght […]

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Caorle – beach and unspoilt nature

CAORLE – BEACH AND UNSPOILT NATURE

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Caorle, a seaside paradise just few kilometers from Venice. The beauty of Caorle, a coastal old-town discovered by the Romans and steeped in history, is represented by the picturesque architecture, the beautiful long sandy beaches which are well equipped and stretch for 15 kilometers along the Adriatic Littoral, but also […]

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The Palladian Basilica of Vicenza

THE PALLADIAN BASILICA OF VICENZA

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The Palladian Basilica of Vicenza, rebuilt in 1614 by Palladio is a public building in Piazza dei Signori, which was the hub of activities not only political (city council, court), but also economic. The double order of loggias of white stone from Piovene shows the elegance and solemnity of the […]

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Veneto Villas – Nearby Vicenza

VENETO VILLAS – NEARBY VICENZA

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Villa Badoer Trissino Rigo in Cricoli It is a villa designed by Palladio; in its Renaissance structure we can see some castellan tradition: the palace is in fact enclosed by four towers. Its façade has got a Renaissance aspect. (It can be visited on request). Villa Bertolo Valmarana called ‘at […]

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