Veneto is the most beautiful region of the northeast of Italy. Its incomparable landscapes, varied from the snow-capped peaks of the Dolomites and the Alps at north to the blue Adriatic Sea at south and to the magic of Venice with its canals and palaces.
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What to see
See Due to its variety of sights such as parks, lakes, hot springs, mountains, sea and its beautiful art cities, Veneto is a region that can be visited all year round. Verona, Vicenza, Padua, Treviso, Belluno, Rovigo and Venice holidays are GIALPI recommended destinations.
Do not forget to visit the “Dolomiti” the most beautiful mountain group of the Italian Alps, declared human heritage by the UNESCO.
Just like its landscape Veneto cuisine varies from mountains dishes to sea specialties. Among the main courses we find all sorts of risotto, vegetable soups, polenta, the gnocchi and the "bigoli"; typical Venetian pasta... The fish such as the "sardelle”; small sardines, eels and the Vicentina cod, stockfish cooked with onions, grated cheese, parsley and aromas. For meat lovers game and poultry are also popular. Try the famous local desserts such as the “Verona pandoro”, the "bussolà vicentino”, donut-shaped cake flavoured with Marsala wine. The wines are Bardolino, Cabernet, Merlot, Valpolicella and Recioto.
Veneto offers a wide range of accommodation; from hotels to farm houses and cottages, shelters, camping and Bed & Breakfast.
You can find shops of all kinds, from small souvenir shops to the most luxurious boutiques of high fashion. But the most typical are definitely the craft shops where skilled craftsmen create the typical papier-mâché masks or the famous Murano glass artworks.
Veneto nightlife has a large range of entertainment places, restaurants, bars and cafés or clubs with live music and discos.
Do not miss a trip to Veneto, where traditions and art will leave you enthralled.