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Basic information

The region Veneto is located in northern Italy and has an area of 18264 km² and around 4.5 million inhabitants. The region Veneto is divided into 7 provinces, the capital Venice (Venezia), Belluno, Treviso, Vicenza, Verona, Padua (Padova) and Rovigo.

Lagoon of Venice at Veneto

Geographically the region Veneto consists of mountaunious regions, various valleys which belongs to the Po Valley and a coastal landscape tge Adriatic coast in the eastern part. The region is bordered in the north by the Trentino-Alto Adige and Austria, in the east by Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in the south by the Emilia-Romagna and in the west by the Lombardy (Lombardia). In the northern part of the Veneto are the Dolomites.


UNESCO World Heritage Site

One of the most popular destinations in Europe is the capital of Venice with its canals, lagoons and small islands. A very beautiful historic city with a charming Old Town. On Top of the UNESCO World Heritage Site List is Venice on the first place. Numerous monuments, churches and ancient buildings can be visited there.

Sightseeing

Among the most important sights of the region Veneto belongs next the lagoon and the Old Town of Venice, the city of verona with its Roman amphitheater and the magnificent cathedral downtown. In Vicenza, there are also many interesting architectural structures, especially those by Andrea Palladio. The Po Delta is a worthwile excursion for nature lovers and is also on the UNESCO world heritage site. Particularly popular is the Carnival of Venice for its long tradition and the Carnevale di Venezia attracts annually many tourists.

Venetian Alps in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Venetian Alps

The mountainous region of Veneto offers numerous hiking and trekking options to visit the nature of this region. In winter, the Venetian Alps are a popular ski resort for ski vacations.

The town of Cortina d'Ampezzo belongs to the hottest skiing destination.


Vacation at the lake

In the western part of the Veneto is located the Lake Garda. The mild climate and the wide ranke of recreational activities make the lake a very popular holiday destination. Especially German tourists appreciate greatly the Lake Garda.

Riviera del Brenta

The Riviera del Brenta is a waterfront areaalong the Brenta Canal which leads from Stra to the Adriatic coastal. Along the waterfront promenade emerged in the 16th Century many magnificent villas which are used as summer residence for the noble Venetians.

Holiday at the beach

The region Veneto is one of the hottest tourist destinations in Italy because of the various possibilities that are offered. If you prefer a beach vacation can find beautiful beaches along the Venetian Adriatic coast in towns like Jesolo, where can be find long sandy beaches. There is also a very active nightlife with many bars, clubs and discotheques.


Provinces in the region Veneto
Belluno Padua Rovigo Treviso
Venice Verona Vicenza
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