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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Murano Island

MURANO ISLAND

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Famous all over the world for the glass-making art, Murano Island owes its secular prosperity to a 1291 decree that ruled that all glass factories (where fires could easily be started thus jeopardizing Venetians’ homes) would have to be moved to this island. The Murano island, consisting of five main […]

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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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Weekend in winery

WEEKEND IN WINERY

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The Wineries in Valpolicella are really many, more than 400 and they have all their peculiarities !! We do not ask you to visit them all, but choose the one that most invites you and enter a world of ancient traditions and unmistakable perfumes. Taste the typical wines of the […]

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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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Ville Venete

VILLE VENETE

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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 […]

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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

VENETO VILLAS

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Venezia.net has made a detailed research on the most important villas in Venice and the Veneto surroundings. We have grouped Veneto Villas according to some itineraries (you can see the table on the right) and have briefly described them, proposing also two reference maps showing the tourist journeys. The great […]

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Percorso pedonale in centro storico a Conegliano – “Conegliano Urbs Picta”

PERCORSO PEDONALE IN CENTRO STORICO A CONEGLIANO – “CONEGLIANO URBS PICTA”

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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 […]

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Veneto Villas – Marca Trevigiana

VENETO VILLAS – MARCA TREVIGIANA

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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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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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