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.
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 […]Dettagli
With the discovery of America, the events following the war with the League of Cambrai and the economic and military wear and tear caused by the continuous conflicts with the Turks for dominance over the Mediterranean, the shrewd Venetian entrepreneurs soon realize that they can no longer base their their […]Dettagli
Asolo There is no precise information about when a small Jewish community was established in the city, but it is probable that this happened at the end of the fifteenth century, when Asolo became the seat of the court of the Queen of Cyprus, Caterina Cornaro. In 1509 other Jews […]Dettagli
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” […]Dettagli
In the Renaissance era, Conegliano was the protagonist of a process of architectural and urban renewal that reflected the favorable social and economic conditions of the territory, which, subjected to the dominion of the Serenissima, had long enjoyed the advantages brought by the long Venetian pax which had favored trade […]Dettagli