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Venetian history and tradition

The day tour in the Veneto region

Veneto culture and leisure takes care of some day excursions made thanks to the themes of this region. In the detail, the themes are Andrea Palladio, the Dolomites, and the Medieval Towns. As well as the Outdoor Activities, Wine and Food and the Art Cities. You can find a single theme for your day tour, or you can combine them that is the best solution. As a result, there is a link between all of them, and they offer a wide range of argument that can satisfy all of your needs.

A region with many faces the Veneto is a land of deep contrasts located in the Northeast of Italy. This region extends from the peaks of the eastern Dolomites to the Po Delta. The hills of the Prealps are one of the most interesting areas where vineyards, olive, and cherry trees draw the landscape dotted with medieval castles and villages, bell towers, and Venetian villas.

The first rule for a nice stay in the Veneto is to choose a specific itinerary. And then, just follow the unforeseen. Few regions like this, to those who know how to grasp them, can offer suggestions so unexpected. Anyway, there is no just one dimension to the visit. So, the secret is to proceed quietly.

Just something about the art

About Veneto culture and leisure, here are some tips. In the town of Verona, there is one of the most important monuments of the north of Italy: the amphitheater that dates back the Roman Empire. During the Middle Ages ( thirteenth and the fourteenth centuries) the constructions on the mainland were in the Romanesque and Gothic style. However, at those times, they used bricks of the Padana valley to the buildings. Giotto made some works in Padua in the fourteenth century and in the fifteenth century, the city was the center of the Renaissance thanks to the presence of the Florentine Donatello. But there was also a painter that starts the Venetian Renaissance. His name was Andrea Mantegna.

Venetian painting

In this century we can say that started the great age of the Venetian painting, a high chapter that will enrich the European art world. From the town of Venice, an important contribution is left by Bellini family, Carpaccio, and Tintoretto. And we can enjoy masterpieces of artists coming from the mainland, such as Cima da Conegliano, Giorgione, Titian and Veronese. Furthermore, a great architect will shape the face of Vicenza. As well as the Venetian countryside which he disseminates with villas: Andrea Palladio.

The Baroque

Even during its decline, Venice offers an art culture of high level. Most of all in the island the great architect of the Baroque was Longhena. He will be able to translate into the language of the lagoon also the baroque style. And it is also the triumph of the eighteenth century bright color thanks to Piazzetta and the Tiepolo. Furthermore other painters were very active in Venice, as Guardi, Canaletto, and Pietro Longhi.

The food in Veneto culture and leisure

Also the cooking traditions and practices of this region show a lot of imagination that change from place to place. It is a fine cuisine not so elaborate, made of poor ingredients and with balance in the taste.

It is incredible the information that we can have in such a short distance, from one period to another of our history. In conclusion, we have many solutions, and the excursions that we suggest are just an example. If you look for something tailor-made, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

As follow, the day excursions that we propose:

Villa Emo by Palladio close to Castelfranco Veneto

Giorgione, Palladio, Prosecco wine

Villa Barbarigo garden south Euganean hills

South Euganean Hills, art and landscape

Roman amphitheatre Verona opera season

Verona art city and Valpolicella wine

Villa Pisani garden, along Brenta riviera waterway, between Venice and Padua

Padua, Venetian villas, Brenta waterway