Top 10 places to visit in Veneto

If you are planning a holiday in Veneto, deciding the must see places in Veneto is one of the first things to do! On this page you will find a list of the best places to visit in Veneto, selected thanks to our direct knowledge of the region. staff live and work in the area and therefore are able to promote it with passion and to introduce what, in our view, are the top things to see Veneto, Italy and the ten best places to visit in Veneto to get in touch with the different souls of our beautiful region.

Below is a list of the places well worth visiting during your stay in Veneto, to see and appreciate thanks to the valuable advice of!


  • 1   Venice

    Venice is not only one of the most beautiful places to visit in Veneto, Italy: its eternal beauty, unchanged for centuries and its unique charm make it one of the best places to visit in Italy if not the world. St Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace, the magic of a gondola ride or a stroll through the picturesque streets of the old town... The emotions that this city can give will be hard to match! To fully enjoy its magic and avoid any problems also offers top 10 useful tips for visiting VeniceDiscover more...

  • 2   Verona

    Second in beauty only to Venice, Verona is one of the top places to visit in Italy: attractions, exhibitions and a rich calendar of events will give you many ideas to organize a memorable stay! The majestic Arena and its prestigious Opera Festival, the Scaliger Bridge, Piazza delle Erbe, Castelvecchio, the Roman Theatre and the places connected with the love story of Romeo and Juliet…Some of the top things to see in Veneto, Italy are in this romantic city! Discover more...

  • 3   Padua

    One of the best cities in Veneto, Padua is elegant and lively and a nice place to see in Veneto, Italy. The testimonies of its glorious past provide a backdrop to the bustle of students that have always populated the city. It is home to one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Europe, making it one of the most stimulating cultural centres in Veneto. Beautiful places to visit in Veneto and fascinating traditions will occupy you for the entire duration of your stay in Padua. Do not miss: the Scrovegni Chapel, the Civic Museums of the Hermits, the Pedrocchi Cafe, Palazzo del Bo', Prato della Valle, the Saint Anthony's Basilica and the Botanical Garden. Discover more...

  • 4   Vicenza

    The 'city of Palladio' is another one of the best places to visit in Veneto: fabulous places in the streets of the historic centre and in close proximity to one another in a harmonious blend of architectural styles and historical periods. Originally from Padua, Andrea Palladio made Vicenza his adoptive city and had a major impact on the city's appearance giving it places like the Palladian Basilica, the Olympic Theatre, Palazzo Valmarana, the Loggia del Capitanio and villa 'La Rotonda', just to name a few. But not everyone speaks 'Palladio': the Romanesque Basilica of Santi Felice and Fortunato and the Baroque Sanctuary of Monte Berico are two other nice places to see in Veneto, Italy. Discover more...

  • 5   Garda lake

    On the list of Veneto top destinations the beautiful Lake Garda cannot be missed. Lombardy, Trentino and Veneto find their meeting point here. The part of the lake that is located in our beautiful region is in the province of Verona and some of the best places to visit in Veneto are located right on the banks of the largest lake in Italy. Towns you must see in Veneto include: Bardolino, Lazise, Torri del Benaco, Garda and Malcesine offer a fascinating blend of tradition, history and views to take your breath away. Relax on one of the many beaches, participate in one of the many water sports, enjoy the entertainment and fine food and wine that will give you a dream holiday. Discover more...

  • 6   Dolomites

    Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Dolomites preserve some of the top places to visit in Italy and that you must see in Italy. Located in Veneto, Trentino and Friuli the Dolomites offer fabulous scenery all year round and a wide range of outdoor activities. With small villages that seem to belong to a distant past you, picturesque lakes with a thousand reflections, numerous internationally known locations – such as Cortina d'Ampezzo, the 'Pearl of the Dolomites', synonymous with glamour, sophistication and exclusive services - the Dolomites offer many ideas for what to see in the Veneto region. Discover more...

  • 7   Walled Cities

    The wonderful Veneto places of interest boast a long list of walled cities that bear witness to the rich history of the region and the best towns in Veneto. Soave, Legnago and Peschiera del Garda, Montagnana, Monselice, Arqua Petrarca, Este, Cittadella, Marostica and Bassano del Grappa, Asolo and Castelfranco Veneto, Feltre and the list continues! Your Veneto places to visit list dedicated to unique and nice places to see in Veneto should include at least one of these picturesque castles which provide a valuable insight into the historical past of Veneto.

  • 8   Caorle

    Caorle is included in the Veneto top 10 wonderful places not to be missed in Veneto. This picturesque seaside resort offers an old town of rare beauty, 15 km of golden sand and plenty of fun. Shops and restaurants overlook the main street, while the narrow alleyways, coloured houses and ancient traditions will transport you into an atmosphere of ancient times typical of the best villages in Veneto. Do not miss the walk along the cliffs to the Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary and a trip to the lagoon which was beloved by Ernest Hemingway with its quaint huts. Discover more...

  • 9   Lagoon

    The Venetian Lagoon is undoubtedly one of the top things to see in Veneto, Italy: an impressive expanse of water that frames Venice, the lagoon offers the best of Veneto. A boat tour to discover Veneto places to see and its countless islands – including the famous trio Murano, Burano and Torcello or the lesser known smaller islands. You will see a different side of Venice, with less tourists and therefore have a good insight to the daily routine of the past and ancient traditions that have been forgotten.

  • 10   Venetian Villas

    We conclude our what to see in Veneto selection with Veneto villas. The stately Venetian palaces are an example of the Veneto best places for glitz and wealth and are often adorned by lush gardens with exotic plants and water features. Among the Venetian villas, it is worth mentioning the villas built by Andrea Palladio which are included on the list of World Heritage by UNESCO. Must see places in Veneto recommended to visit include: the Villa Emo in Vedelago (TV), and Villa Pisani and Foscarini in Stra (Venice), Villa Foscari 'The Malcontenta' in Mira (Venice), Villa Valmarana in Vicenza and Villa Contarini in Piazzola sul Brenta (Padua).

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