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Art and culture of Veneto
Art and culture in Veneto have been affected by the historical and morphological nature of the region, which offers evidence of various eras that, however, differ from area to area. Medieval Venetian art, for example, tends towards the Romanesque in the expressions of Vicenza and Verona, while it shows strong contaminations in those of Venice because of its nature as a maritime republic. Sticking to medieval art, it is impossible not to mention Giotto's frescoes in Padua.
Food and flavours of Veneto
Food and flavours of the Veneto region are characterized by the great diversification of crops and production made possible by the great variety of landscapes in the Veneto region and the influence of foreign cultures that passed through Venice and spread throughout the region.
Among the main dishes of Venetian cuisine, we must mention Pearà, sardines in Saor, Vicenza-style cod and also the mantecato, Risi and bisi, Venetian-style liver and Polenta, which accompanies many preparations.
The Veneto region has a great wine tradition. In Veneto, moreover, was born Spritz, the Venetian aperitif now widespread throughout the world.
Places and tours of Veneto
For years the Veneto has been one of the most visited Italian regions by tourists, who are enraptured by the places and tours of the Veneto. The first attraction is represented by the cities of art among which Venice stands out, with its lagoon that makes it among the most unique and famous cities in the world, but also Verona, Vicenza, Padua and all other provinces. Of great importance and historical importance are the famous walled cities, among which we remember, in addition to the provinces (the latter are almost all in the category), smaller towns such as Bassano del Grappa or Castelfranco Veneto.
Finally, there are also destinations for seaside tourism in Veneto. We remember, among others, Caorle and Jesolo.
Exhibitions, events and shows in Veneto
Every year in Veneto an endless number of events take place, from wine and food exhibitions to artistic ones. Every year in Verona, since 1967, there is Vinitaly, an international exhibition of wine and distillates, the most important one in Italy and one of the most renowned ones in the world. Another very famous exhibition organised in the Veneto region is the Venice Art Biennale, one of the most important and prestigious international contemporary art exhibitions in the world, organized every two years by the Venice Biennale Foundation. Discover in this section the most important events organised in Veneto.
Stories and traditions of Veneto
The history of Veneto is rich in events that have characterized habits and traditions of the Venetian population. Just think of the famous Carnival of Venice, one of the most famous and appreciated in the world: this festival dates back to the time of the Maritime Republic of Venice, also called "the Serenissima". The first evidence of this festival dates back to 1094 and the first document that declares it a public holiday is 1296. Even today, several centuries later, this festival is celebrated and appreciated by citizens and tourists from all over the world.
Latest News from Veneto
Stay updated on the latest news from the Veneto region, from travel tips to news about this region. Thanks to these articles you can always be updated on the most important events present in Veneto, to prepare and enjoy your trip at best, without unexpected events. Here you can find all the latest news in the sports, cultural and political fields.