Places to visit in Italy. Magical places that will make you fall in love with this region! Nature, bike paths, art and local culinary tradition: the Veneto is this and much more! Accessible by train, plane or car, the ride can get from Venice.
Do not be fascinated will be impossible!
Places to Visit in Italy – Venice Islands
Murano, Burano and Torcello are just some of the islands in the beautiful lagoon of Venice, are the most known face.
But the beauty to take a boat ride around here is to find hidden treasures. As the beautiful San Francesco del Deserto, an island in the pond, with an area of about 4 hectares, located between Sant’Erasmo and Burano.
A convent of Friars Minor, originally founded by Saint Francis himself. Or islands such as San Servolo and San Giorgio, true jewels of the at UNESCO World Heritage. Along with Venice, the lagoon is one of the most enchanting of all the Veneto and, no doubt, also from Italy!
Places to Visit in Italy – Padua Botanical Garden
Founded in the distant 1545.
The Botanical Garden of Padua is the oldest in the world.
Where study here and cultivate medicinal plants, and even exotic (such as ginkgo biloba, rhubarb and Persian cyclamen).
Today the Paduan Garden has a number of greenhouses, a theater and a botanical library, which recently joined the “Garden of Wonders”, and a whole new building in glass, giving a big boost to the structure.
Here are grown over 6000 plants of all kinds (even carnivorous plants!) With results often in the forefront, but also not “insiders”, this garden does not seem nothing more than a gem … very green!
The Olympia Theatre was design by the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, inspired by the models of classical art. The oldest theater covered in masonry in the world. The sumptuous interiors are made with poor materials, wood, stucco and plaster.
It was built and designed by the architect Andrea Palladio, between 1580 and 1585, when it was inaugurated. The Olympia Theatre today is regularly open to the public. Located in Piazza Matteotti in Vicenza, a city included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO thanks to the many architectural works of Palladio that dot the center of the city.
About 400 people receive exposures of prose and music, as “weeks of music in the Olympic Theatre”, the “Jazz Vicenza” Festival and “Homage to Palladio, András Schiff and his friends” and “cycle classic shows.” It is also available for private events.
Places to Visit in Italy – Cortina D’Ampezzo Ski (Belluno)
The many people think that the Dolomites are provinces of the Trentino, it’s worth repeating once and for all that a good part of this mountain range is located in the region of Veneto.
The beautiful small town of Cortina d’Ampezzo the famous Winter Olympics. The a spectacular landscape for all skiers and lovers of breathtaking views.
Snowshoe in the moonlight, relaxing on the rocks in the highest spas of the Dolomites, tasty traditional dishes and refined delicacies of international cuisine will transform your holiday into unique emotions.
And yet, a past rich in history, culture and traditions that have been handed down over the centuries, the precious knowledge and wood crafts, iron and glass. Cortina is waiting to be discovered and experienced.
Places to Visit in Italy – Park Dei Colli Euganei (Padua)
In the province of Padua, the Euganean Hills represent a unique environmental reality, where man’s presence is harmoniously in a natural setting of great beauty and value.
In the mountain slopes the only protagonist is the nature with its different varieties of flora and fauna.
Alternating forests of oak and chestnut trees with large areas of Mediterranean scrub, with orderly rows of vines, fruit trees, olive trees.
A rich historical and artistic heritage present within the Park, represented by villages, fortresses, castles and places of worship, monasteries and convents like this, Monselice with the medieval walls. Arquà Petrarca, a medieval village. The splendid Venetian villas.
Abbey of Praglia and the Hermitage of Monte Rua.
If your goal is to relax, the park offers Terme Euganee area, known throughout the world for the uniqueness of their lamas and treatments that can be found in establishments Abano, Battaglia, Galzignano and Teolo (EMAS certification) and Montegrotto.
Genuine flavors of local products such as the thirteen varieties of DOC wines, the Fior d’Arancio DOCG, honey, extra virgin olive oil DOP. Delicacies to be appreciated in the restaurants and in the manifestations of food and wine that animate the calendar of annual events Euganean territory.
Places to Visit in Italy – The Valdobbiadene wineries (Treviso)
Also Valdobbiadene area can be inserted at the top right of the “Venetian list.” Lovers combination of bicycle-wine, or one of two things.
Inserted in the Wine City, Conegliano Valdobbiadene is located in the city of prosecco wine, and especially the type Superiore di Cartizze.
Make a toast with friends and take the opportunity to visit the cellars, surrounded by vegetation.
It will be an exciting ride!
Places to Visit in Italy – The Mincio Borghetto (Verona)
Among the most beautiful cities in Italy, there is also the Borghetto Sul Mincio, a magnificent once fortified village on the banks of the Mincio river in the Garda area.
The era of the battle (which remember the famous Napoleon), Borghetto made history for the unique atmosphere, its bridges.
Visconti water mills, as well as the Valeggio the traditional Feast of Love Knot (Festa del Nodo d’Amore) an event that celebrates the tortellini, the typical regional product and is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and fascinating events of Veronese tradition.
Participation is by reservation only.
Places to Visit in Italy – Rocca of Asolo (Treviso)
On top of Mount Ricco, there are 313 meters above sea level, overlooking a vast expanse of the great plain between the basins of the rivers Piave and Brenta and north, Val Cavasia to Monte Grappa. Since prehistoric times this was an important place. At his feet, he held out the trail on the hill was the main “road” paleo Veneta and all the hills with its castle.
The hill was important to the Romans, in his administration drew a main road from Padua, via Aurelia, which crossed the great land division between Camposampiero, Castelfranco, Noale and Postumia. Fertile land that already at that time was the richest in the region.
The first document of Mount Ricco and Braida village is the 6th century reporting of a votive chapel early Christians of which remains have been found inside the fortezza.
The 1994 restoration gives visitors the immense charm of this sunny, windy, isolated, but at the same time domineering, overwhelming city, offering breathtaking views. Observatory to understand the hundred horizons of Asolo.
Places to Visit in Italy – Ponte Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza)
Also called Ponte degli Alpini and based on nothing less than an Andrea Palladio project, this wooden bridge is considered one of the most important in Italy.
Not only from the architectural point of view but also historical (this bridge passed the troops of General Cadorna during the First World War) the popular famous song celebrating (“In ponte di Bassano, there will give hands …”).
Coming from the center of Bassano, before the bridge on the left, there is the historic site of the distillery Nardini, founded by Bortolo Nardini in 1779.
It is here that you can taste the typical drink of Bassano: the appetizer Mezzoemezzo.
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