Veneto Travel Guide

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Veneto Highlights

  • Pro
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     Sea,Mountains,Hills,History,Cultural,Special food,Universities,Sports...all 

  • Con
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     Heavy fog in the plains in the winter 

  • In a nutshell
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    Mikebond says…

     many tourists still ignore most of its beauties 

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Venice

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8203,21709,842

Verona

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1718,4381,162

Padova

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721,1971,65

Vicenza

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314,859,46

Treviso

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211,742,39

Malcesine

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68,209,81

Peschiera del Garda

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35,107,40

Mestre

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48,148,49

Murano

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102,327,2

Cortina d'Ampezzo

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82,231,41

Burano

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203,688,0

Bardolino

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39,88,45

Lido

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69,161,4

Chioggia

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43,209,13

Bassano del Grappa

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61,195,15

Lazise

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51,113,21

Torri del Benaco

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29,96,23

Asolo

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26,64,4

Lido di Iesolo

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33,102,123

San Giorgio Maggiore

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20,40,0

Garda

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15,23,10

Marostica

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31,124,1

Torcello

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54,107,0

Portogruaro

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37,85,2

La Giudecca

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14,34,0

Valeggio sul Mincio

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573,1753,1

Stra

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64,171,2

Sant Erasmo

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13,53,0

Villafranca di Verona

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26,77,9

Abano Terme

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14,34,50

Montagnana

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37,88,0

Rovigo

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65,205,6

Lago di Misurina

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26,44,0

Calalzo

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28,123,0

Cittadella

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19,89,0

Caorle

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18,40,43

Quarto d'Altino

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0,0,5

Bibione

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2,2,52

Cavallino

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40,117,2

Isola di Murano

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15,46,0

Soave

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10,37,0

Montegrotto Terme

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15,33,25

Vittorio Veneto

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7,37,2

Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore

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9,22,0

Pellestrina

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8,12,0

Castelfranco Veneto

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10,79,6

Garda

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2,3,52

Este

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13,44,2

San Michele

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16,49,0

Venice

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  • Churches

    Venice Things to Do

    Santa Maria della Salute is my favoured church in Venice, more than San Marco for a very practical reason: during my last two visits to Venice the queue at San Marco was so long that I abandoned any hope of getting inside, while at the "Salute" there was no queue and I could sit quietly on the steps of the square in front of the basilica with a...

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  • Hotel Antiche Figure

    Venice Hotels

    Thanks to the hotel tip from fellow-VT'r "Herkbert's" Venice page, we chose the Hotel Antiche Figure...

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  • Cafe Florian

    Venice Restaurants

    SAN MARCO My last night in Venice - the last night of my Holiday, and I was in Piazza San Marco. The crowds had left - pigeons paddling in the water from that afternoons Aqua Alta outnumbered the humans, music played by the cafe musicians drifted over the square. Bother the expense!, I wanted to sit in Piazza San Marco, at one of Venices most...

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Verona

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  • Romeo & Juliet

    Verona Things to Do

    This is it, Juliet's original, absolutely genuine bed. Not from the fourteenth century, of course, but from the twentieth, when it was built and used for the love scene in Zeffirelli's film Romeo and Juliet in 1968. This film won two Oscars, for the Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design. Zeffirelli was also nominated for Best Director, and...

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  • Giulietta e Romeo Hotel Verona

    Verona Hotels

    The Giulietta e Romeo Hotel was a great place to stay in Verona. We thought we might have a problem...

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  • Ristorante

    Verona Restaurants

    Those who do not know the city of Verona very well probably wouldn't be able to find this restaurant which is situated in so-called Tombetta. The easiest way to reach it is by taking the opposite direction from Verona Fair to the church Santa Teresa del Gesu Bambino. If not familiar with this part of the city the best is to take a taxi. When in...

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Padova

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Vicenza

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  • Teatro Olimpico

    Vicenza Things to Do

    Wandering 5 minutes from the center of Vicenza you will find Teatro Olympico. In front of the Teatro is a quaint courtyard with some nice statues featured in a garden setting. This might be a nice place to rest your feet and take a few minutes to read about the history of this structure. It took 5 years to be completed, 1580-1585, and they say that...

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  • Hotel Due Mori

    Vicenza Hotels

    In a world of indentikit hotels - in the 3-star category above all - the Due Mori is a bit special....

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  • A part of Serenissima

    Vicenza Things to Do

    The Venetian lion, so-called Leone Marciano, which stands on the top of the high pillar, represents that the town of Vicenza was a part of once mighty Venetian Republic. Venetian Lion symbolizing wheter Republic is in a state of war or in a sate of peace. Leone Marciano means War Lion and symbolizing the state of war. The other, peaceful lion, is...

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Treviso

See all 211 Treviso Tips
  • Piccola Venezia

    Treviso Favorites

    Although the city is located deep in the mainland part of the Veneto, it deserve to be call Little Venice, as it is colloquially called. Through the center of the city flows the river Sile, which has a ricj aquifer. Because the city and its surroundings have always been an important producer of food, the great amelioration works have been done in...

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  • Best Western Hotel Al Fogher

    Treviso Hotels

    The Al Fogher hotel is just outside the city on the north-west corner. The old city wall/gate can be...

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  • La Befana - January 6th

    Treviso Local Customs

    In Italian tradition Befana is an old and ugly looking woman who delivers gifts to children on Epifania (Epiphany Eve), which is night of January 5. Befana visits all the children of Italy to fill their socks with candy and presents, if they are good, or to lump of coal or dark candy if they are bad. Before leaving, Befana will sweep the floor of...

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Malcesine

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Peschiera del Garda

  • Wonderful location, excelent food!

    Peschiera del Garda Restaurants

    I have found this place on internet website, and i saw by the images this beautiful location, with green areas, sports plants and pools, outside of the crowded and tourist Lake Garda. i goes with my family in the external porch, elegant but cheap, and we eat meat and fish: all the dishes was very tasteful, the home-made bread was the best i have...

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  • Olioso

    Peschiera del Garda Hotels

    loc. Madonna del Frassino, Peschiera del Garda, 37019, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Easy to Reach.

    Peschiera del Garda Transportation

    The train station of Peschiera del Garda is on the Venice to Milan line. Handy for Verona and Trieste. Buses go from the front of the train station to Verona and round the lake. There is a free bus to Gardaland theme park. There are no left luggage or lockers at this station.

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Mestre

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  • Palazzo della Provvedoria

    Mestre Things to Do

    Provvedoria was built in 1452 and inaugurated as a seat of the Civic Council. The building was devastated in 1513 and reconstructed in 1525. From the beginning of the 19th century the palace was center of the Communal School, while its Room to Advice was used after granary. In 1926 the building was destroyed in fire and after reconstruction it...

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  • Hotel Cris

    Mestre Hotels

    Searching for a place to stay while visiting Venice I quickly found that hotels there could easily...

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  • Check Out the Public Art

    Mestre Things to Do

    The City of Mestre has made a concerted effort to change its image. Significant infrastructure improvements are visible downtown near the Piazza Ferretto and the new regional park is one of the largest in Europe.There has also been a significant addition to Mestre's public art. Some of it like on the Via Piave is a little weird, Other examples seem...

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Murano

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  • Basilica di SS Maria e Donato

    Murano Things to Do

    Beautiful brick work with its colonnaded exterior, this church dates from the 12th century. Inside the whole floor is a mosaic from 1140. Well worth the effort to get here!

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  • Murano Palace

    Murano Hotels

    Cesare, the owner, was wonderful. He cordially greeted us, allowed us to settle in, and then invited...

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  • Rio dei Vetrai

    Murano Favorites

    Despite the bitter cold on the day of our visit to Murano one of the highlights for me was just looking at the buildings and bridges along some of the canals. The pictures here are of some of those which I saw on the stretch from vaporetto stop Murano Colonna to Ponte Vivarini which is the bridge that crosses the Canal di Murano. This canal is...

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Cortina d'Ampezzo

  • WALK THE OLD TOWN AREA

    Cortina d'Ampezzo Things to Do

    A walk around the old Town area was quite interesting. I found some lovely old frescoed buildings and others with beautifully painted designs, some with turrets. What I did find and like, was the Horse-man [photo 1], but I can't remember who he is!There were lots of Cafes and Restaurants situated in a long street, so we stopped at one for lunch.It...

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  • Cristallo Hotel And Spa

    Cortina d'Ampezzo Hotels

    Arrived at the Cristallo to find a bowl of fresh fruit and chocolates in our suite. Two minutes...

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  • CHURCH OF ST. FILIPPO & GIACOMO

    Cortina d'Ampezzo Things to Do

    The church of St. Filippo & Giacomo is the parish Church, built between 1769 and 1775.On the outside, I didn't think it anything special, just a plain surface, with statues of Saints Filippo and Giacomo, who is the minor patron of Cortina d’Ampezzo.Inside was different, it was really beautiful and worth seeing. It had a beautifully painted ceiling,...

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Burano

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  • Over The Top Food, A Real Splurge!

    Burano Restaurants

    I live near Venice, and have visited this restaurant on Burano several times. The ratings for this ristorante is near perfect, and that is how I found it to be. It is on a curve of the canal with views in both directions. During the summer you will want to spend several hours taking it all in, so call ahead and make a reservation for a table...

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  • The famous leaning tower!

    Burano Things to Do

    After this walk we came to Via Baldascare Galuppi that opened onto the square with the same name. It was time for a late lunch. We had a really great lunch at Trattoria "Da Primo" at Piazza Caluppi, the main square. It offered us traditional dishes based on a time-honoured cooking tradition that makes ample use of the local fish produce, the...

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  • Ancient lagoon casoni (fishing lodge).

    Burano Things to Do

    As soon as we got off the vaporetto we walked along Via Marcello and turned right to the Fondamenta si San Mauro. We already passed stalls of lace vendors. Besides admiring the lace we advice you to pop into a cake shop to taste the famous Bussolia Buranelli, butter biscuits made in a round shape that are wonderful when drunked in sweet Vin...

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Bardolino

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  • Best service in Bardolino

    Bardolino Restaurants

    First class bar/restaurant, small menu but everything freshly cooked to perfection. Very attentive service from the owner, Gianluca, and his staff. Nice, busy position in centre of pedestrianised area, great for people watching while sampling Gianluca's excellent range of wines and beverages, either with your meal or as an after-dinner drink. The...

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  • Sportsman

    Bardolino Hotels

    Hotel Sportsman (4****) is nice & quite hotel by the Lake Garda. Rates based on double occupancy...

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  • The place to be...

    Bardolino Nightlife

    I visited Bardolino last week and didn't expect to find anywhere lively after 11.00pm or with young people, but we stumbled across this bar and discovered that it was the place to be for young people, and opens till 2.00am. The owner, Gianluca, is the typical Italian charmer you imagine, but really friendly and always finds you a table. The lady...

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Lido

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  • Great pizza!

    Lido Restaurants

    We left the beach via the Excelsior Hotel, a great example of a hotel built in art-deco style. It really overlooks the beach and sea. Finally we walked all the way back to the south part of the island. We passed by "Forte di San Nicolo" and "Forte die Sant", two 16th century fortresses. Besides that we had a look at the Jewish Cementery, with its...

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  • Hotel Rivamare

    Lido Hotels

    Lungomare Marconi, 44, Venice, Veneto, 30126, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 2.5 out of 5 stars

  • A seaside resort.

    Lido Things to Do

    Half way of the 20th century, the Lido became a seaside resort and therefore the main attraction for many to the Lido is the famous beach, which is frquently mentioned in many publications (mainly Venetian) as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. We didn't agree with that as the public beach was not well-maintained and was covered in...

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Chioggia

See all 43 Chioggia Tips
  • Day trip to Venice.

    Chioggia Things to Do

    It is possbile to visit Venice from Chioggia as a day trip by boat. There isn't a direct boat to Saint Mark's square though. You have to take a boat to Pellestrina. Once there, take a bus near the boat pier. This will takes you to another spot in Pellestrina to take a boat to the island of Lido (this belongs to Venice). The bus goes on the boat....

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  • Hotel le Tegnue

    Chioggia Hotels

    Lungomare Adriatico 48, Chioggia, 30019, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Take a stroll along the canal Vena.

    Chioggia Things to Do

    Canal Vena is one of the canals in Chioggia. It is crossed by nine bridges. It runs parallel to corso del Popolo.Along this canal there is a promenade with porticoes. Under these you can see various shops and cafes.

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Bassano del Grappa

  • Lamps and more

    Bassano del Grappa Shopping

    The owner is a real craftsman, in fact, he is so good that the movie Harry Potter used his lamps and he will tell you all about it and show you the newpaper article to prove it. He is a fantastic metalworker and has lamps hanging all over for sale. They are not expensive!There are more things in his shop, metal toys, moving toys like carousels,...

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  • Hotel Brennero

    Bassano del Grappa Hotels

    I stayed there many times. It's a nice hotel, very comfortble and a I've got there very special...

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  • Hot peppers and more

    Bassano del Grappa Shopping

    This shop is so cool you cant miss it! From the windows you will see lots of ristra of peppers and garlic. Walking inside you will discover more. The owner, a young guy, cook there his special tomatoes sauce, pepper sauce (that is his specialty), marinated onions and other vegetables. You will get some free taste and sure you will find many stuff...

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Top Veneto Hotels

Venice Hotels
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Verona Hotels
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Mestre Hotels
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Malcesine Hotels
68 Reviews - 209 Photos
Padova Hotels
721 Reviews - 1971 Photos
Treviso Hotels
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Peschiera del Garda Hotels
35 Reviews - 107 Photos
Vicenza Hotels
314 Reviews - 859 Photos
Cortina d'Ampezzo Hotels
82 Reviews - 231 Photos
Lido Hotels
69 Reviews - 161 Photos
Lazise Hotels
51 Reviews - 113 Photos
Bardolino Hotels
39 Reviews - 88 Photos
Abano Terme Hotels
14 Reviews - 34 Photos
Torri del Benaco Hotels
29 Reviews - 96 Photos
Murano Hotels
102 Reviews - 327 Photos

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