Veneto

Travel in the Veneto region of Italy

Day Walks In The Dolomites: Book Review

The Dolomites are a breathtaking and unspoilt corner of Italy, ideal for walkers of all abilities. A new guide from Cicerone – Day walks in the Dolomites by Gillian Price – is an essential companion for anyone considering hiking in the region. Why Walk In The Dolomites? A part of the Alpine range, the Dolomites […]

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Visiting The Padua Botanical Garden, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

It is a matter of dispute whether or not it is actually the world’s oldest botanical garden. However, the Padua Botanical Garden is certainly of historic and scientific importance. It is also one of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Veneto region, and a pleasant place for an afternoon stroll. Why Is The Padua

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UNESCO World Heritage Of Padua’s Fourteenth-Century Fresco Cycles

Padua is a beautiful medieval city and an easy day trip from Venice. It also has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: its Botanic Garden and its medieval frescoes. Why are Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles so important, and where can you see them? What Are The Padua Fresco Cycles? The UNESCO site known as Padua’s Fourteenth-Century

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Exploring The Dorsoduro District, Venice

There are grand churches, world-class galleries and palazzi. Markets, piazzas, and students everywhere. Welcome to Dorsoduro, the relatively peaceful south west corner of Venice. Dorsoduro, The University Quarter Of Venice Dorsoduro is one of six sestieri (districts) of Venice. Bisected by the Giudecca Canal, it consists of the southern part of the city – connected

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