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Visit Venice-Veneto

The Venice-Veneto region is famous for Venice, of course, and many visitors go no further - but the intrepid will find that the region has pretty villages, mountain scenery, and other interesting historical towns

Venice-Veneto - a guide and places to visit

For a summary of the most popular sights in the region see also Venice-Veneto places to visit.

The north-east of Italy - the Veneto region - contains one of the most celebrated and beautiful cities in the world - Venice. Loved by everyone who visits, despite the crowds, it really is an unmissable destination if you are visiting this part of Italy.

The other islands in the lagoon near Venice are also very interesting and include Burano, Murano and Torcello. Visit also the 'island-town' of Chioggia, 25km to the south of Venice and a popular excursion from the city.

Heading inland from Venice towards Padua don't forget to explore along the Brenta canal and enjoy some of the incredible villas en route.

Bassano del Grappo - Italian town

To the west of the region Lake Garda is a very popular and very scenic destination, with Peschiera del Garda at the southern end.

Heading north from Vicenza and Padua there are a cluster of pretty towns to explore - Asolo, Bassano del Grappa and Castelfranco Veneto among them.

Visit also the walled towns of Cittadella, (north-east of vicenza) and Montagnana (south of Vicenza).

Further west, towards Lake garda, the UNESCO listed town of Verona contains many interesting sights from the Roman, medieval and renaissance periods.

The very beautiful Treviso is another unmissable town in the region.

Continuing on through the Veneto region, explore the towns of Conegliano and Belluno, and also Feltre a little way to the west.

If you are part of the jet-set you will want to spend a few days at Cortina d'Ampezzo, the renowned ski resort. Tolmezzo, and the small town of Pordenone, are also very worth visiting.

Venice-Veneto highlights - a photo gallery

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Most Beautiful Villages - Venice-Veneto

The following Italian towns and villages in Venice-Veneto are listed among the 'most beautiful villages in Italy': Arquà Petrarca / Asolo/ Borghetto / Portobuffolè

Orange Flag Tourism towns in Venice-Veneto

The following Italian towns and villages in Venice-Veneto are listed among the 'Orange flag towns in Italy'(a national tourist award): Arquà Petrarca / Asolo / Malcesine / Marostica / Mel / Montagnana/ Portobuffolè / Sappada / Soave