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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Veneto Villas – Bacchiglione River

VENETO VILLAS – BACCHIGLIONE RIVER

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Villa Negri Cerone now Cogo in Bartesina It is a building dating back to the first decade of 1700s and is characterized by a sixteenth century style. Its plan is square with a large pronao enclosed in the façade with columns. On the right, far from the house, there are […]

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Saint Lazzaro of Armenians

SAINT LAZZARO OF ARMENIANS

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Among the few smallest islands inhabited and kept in excellent conditions, inside Venice Lagoon, there is the Saint Lazzaro of the Armenians one. At first it was used as a hospital for the admission od lepers; when the disease disappeared the island was abandoned and it remained desert for about […]

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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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Vicenza: the city of Palladio

VICENZA: THE CITY OF PALLADIO

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Vicenza is known as ‘Palladio’s town’ as he realized several monuments here and it is one of the most relevant art sites not only in the Veneto. Just thanks to the works by the great architect, the Unesco has included Vicenza in the list of the World Mankind’s Heritage and, […]

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San Servolo Island

SAN SERVOLO ISLAND

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Between 764 and 804 the Calbana family erected the church devoted to St. Servolo with annexed convent. But only from 1109 the San Servolo island became permanently the siege of a convent following the arrival of Benedictine nuns. The nuns stayed there for five centuries, until 1615 when they moved […]

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The wine roads

THE WINE ROADS

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Conegliano and the Wine Route itinerary: Strada del Prosecco e Strada dei Vini del Piave In Conegliano there is the oldest wine-making school in Italy and Europe (founded in 1876 by G.B. Cerletti). From here the first Italian oenological itinerary starts, the “Strada del Prosecco e Vini dei Colli Conegliano Valdobbiadene” […]

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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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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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Veneto Villas – Monti Berici

VENETO VILLAS – MONTI BERICI

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Villa Barbarico Rezzonico in Noventa Vicentina This Villa was built by an unknown architect of Venetian school in the last decades of the Sixteenth century. The impressive mass on four floors opens on the first floor with a long colonnade; the upper floors are, on the contrary, shut up with […]

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Veneto Villas – Upper Brenta (Vicenza)

VENETO VILLAS – UPPER BRENTA (VICENZA)

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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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