Veneto is a region with many facets, where an extraordinary variety of landscapes blends with an extremely rich artistic and cultural heritage. The Dolomites, which turn pink at sunset, the unique landscape of the lagoon, the long sandy beaches on the Adriatic, the soft hills, a valley furrowed by rivers, and Lake Garda on the eastern border are a spectacular natural setting for unmissable art cities such as Venice, Verona, Vicenza and Padua.
Its territory is scattered with Palladian villas, medieval villages, walled citadels, basilicas, monuments, museums and masterpieces of art. The traces left by the ancient Roman Empire integrate seamlessly with the remains of Medieval and Renaissance pearls.
Veneto also offers numerous spas known for their therapeutic waters. The most famous ones are those of Abano and Montegrotto on the Euganean Hills.
Veneto has a rich culinary tradition built on the many local products, with significant differences between one province and another. Common ingredients are vegetables, rice, polenta, but also cheese, meat and fish.
The region also boasts a wine vocation that is decidedly relevant for quality and value. From here comes nearly a quarter of all Italian wines with denomination of origin. The most known ones are Amarone della Valpolicella, Recioto, Valpolicella, Soave, Bardolino, Breganze Bianco, Custoza, Tai Rosso dei Berici, Gambellara. The sparkling wines are very renowned, especially Prosecco di Conegliano – Valdobbiadene, and very much appreciated is the production of grappa, distilled from marcs of regional grapes.