By Marissa Fabris
Italy's northernmost sector, the Veneto contains Padua, Verona, Vicenza, plus Venice itself, which as soon as governed the realm. a few 5,000 Renaissance villas nonetheless stand, many through Palladio. A foodstuff- and wine-lover's paradise, it is also the main artistically wealthy quarter in Italy, and the main romantic, with the artwork of Giotto and Mantegna in Padua, the Roman ruins in Verona, the canals and palaces in Venice itself. Bellini, Tintoretto, Veronese and Titian labored right here. adventure their paintings and be a part of their global, with the insights of an insider. each element is right here concerning the meals, the points of interest, the easiest locations to stick and consume.
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75 miles n Useful Resources Admission Fees All admission fees for museums and churches included in this guide are for full-price adult tickets (biglietti interi), unless otherwise specified. There are generally reduced tickets available for children and large groups. Business Hours The following hours are listed as a general guideline, but may vary slightly from one place to another. Banks: Mon-Fri (8:30 am-1/1:30 pm and 2:30/3 pm-4/5 pm; some Sat service). Post Offices: Some are open Mon-Fri (8 am-2 pm), Sat (9:30 am-1 pm).
By purchasing a Ski Pass, you’re entitled to ski on any of the myriad slopes in the network and travel between towns and ski centers by bus. There are many different ski pass combinations for adults and children. The ski circuit covers: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Plan de Corones, Alta Badia, Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi, Val di Fassa/Carezza, Arabba/Marmolada, Alta Pusteria, Val di Fiemme/Obereggen, San Martino di Castrozza/Passo Rolle, Valle Isarco, Tre Valli and Civetta. It is also possible to purchase a ski pass for one of the 12 zones that the Dolomiti Superski covers.
23 miles Verona and Venice. . . . . . . . . . 75 miles n Useful Resources Admission Fees All admission fees for museums and churches included in this guide are for full-price adult tickets (biglietti interi), unless otherwise specified. There are generally reduced tickets available for children and large groups. Business Hours The following hours are listed as a general guideline, but may vary slightly from one place to another. Banks: Mon-Fri (8:30 am-1/1:30 pm and 2:30/3 pm-4/5 pm; some Sat service).
Adventure Guide: Venice & the Veneto (Hunter Travel Guides) by Marissa Fabris