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Explore Italy: Venice and the Veneto

Venice is the capital of Veneto, which is located northeast of Italy; this region is the eighth largest region of Italy, Veneto is bounded by Lombardía, Trentino-Alto Adigio, Austria, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Emilia-Romaña and the Adriatic Sea, some other important cities are Verona, Padua, Treviso, Belluno, Rovigo and Vicenza. The territory of Veneto extends from Dolmitas to the Adriatic Sea. This region is multifaceted and preserves natural treasures, arts and traditions in its territory. The regional economy has entirely depended on agriculture. Now, it is forward to high-technology industries and fashion.

Veneto was settled since prehistory, Greeks live there until Romans conquered them. Attila devastated this city in 452 AD; Ostrogoths lived for a long time there. Justinian re conquered Venice in the VI century then Venice was an independent republic in Italy, During the XVI century Venice dominated Vento, Friuli, Romaña and Dalmacia. Napoleon invaded the territory of Venice Republic in 1797. It was Austrian territory since 1814. In 1943 Vento joined Italy and became a new region.

Veneto is not only Venice; there are many places that UNESCO named patrimonial heritage sites such as Verona. The Botanical Garden of Padua is the most impressive garden around Europe, there are many exotic plants, and there is also a wonderful basilica where the physical Verona is the city immortalized by Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet, it's the meeting point in the summer. One can attend opera nights at the Arena.

The Veneto is an ideal holiday destination to get welfare and relaxation, because of its hot springs with valuable therapeutic properties. Veneto is the ideal destination in Italy, it isn’t expensive to travel there and there are many sites to visit and the atmosphere is very cultural.

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