Italy - Venice & the Veneto (PDF Chapter)
This is the Venice & the Veneto chapter from Lonely Planet’s Italy guidebook.
Venice really needs no introduction. This incomparable union of art, architecture and la-goon-based living has been a fabled destination for centuries. No matter how many photographs, films or paintings you’ve seen, the reality is more surprising than you could ever imagine.
- realise what all the fuss is about in Venice, extraordinary city of canals, churches and pal-aces
- gaze in awe at the Cappella degli Scrovegni, Padua’s answer to the Sistine Chapel
- enjoy the world’s finest open-air opera festival in Verona’s Roman amphitheatre
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Venice & Around, Mestre, Treviso, Brenta Riviera, Padua, Colli Euganei, Verona, Verona’s Wine Country, Valpolicella, Soave, Vicenza, Prosecco Country, Bassano del Grappa, Asolo, Conegliano, Veneto Dolomites, Feltre, Belluno, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Cinque Torri.
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