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 – Lower Sile

VENETO VILLAS – LOWER SILE

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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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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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Venice Lido

VENICE LIDO

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Venice Lido island, known as the golden island of Venice, is a promontory 12 kilometres long separating the Adriatic see from the lagoon; thanks to such comfortable geographical position, it is a place suitable for staying all the year long, and especially from March to October. It is rich in […]

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Euganean Hills Regional Park

EUGANEAN HILLS REGIONAL PARK

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The Euganean Hills, occupying the south western part of the province of Padua, immediately north of the towns of Este and Monselice, appear as a green oasis that breaks the monotony of the flat Veneto plains. With the Regional Law n°38 of the 10th of October 1989 the area has […]

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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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Veneto Villas – Riviera del Brenta

VENETO VILLAS – RIVIERA DEL BRENTA

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Villa Widmann Foscari called the Malcontenta in Malcontenta The name of this villa and of its place probably derives from the discontent of the inhabitants who lived there and continually saw their lands flooded because of the cutting of Brenta made by the Paduan people, or mayby from an ancient […]

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Jewish Memory

JEWISH MEMORY

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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 […]

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Veneto Villas – Lower Padova

VENETO VILLAS – LOWER PADOVA

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Villa Loredan in Sant’Urbano It is a building following the plan of the Venetian medieval house; a mansory smooth cube which is decorated only with frescoes and openings. The interior of the noble floor is adorned with some frescoes; they are paintings following the Veronese school and they represent some […]

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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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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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