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Guide to Venice & Veneto

Guide to Venice & Veneto (104)

Our recommendations if you are planning a vacation or visit to Venice, Lake Garda, Verona and the rest of the Veneto region.

  • Villa Giona, Verona Wedding Venue

    Villa Giona is luxury Veneto villa accommodation near Verona and Lake Garda for exclusive family events and celebrations.

    Above all, it is a perfect setting for an elegant Italian wedding offering comfort, tranquillity, relaxation, luxury and impeccable service at all times.

    The garden and grounds...

  • Lake Garda Weddings and Banquets

    Le Gemme di Artemisia Restaurant near Torri del Benaco is run by English speaking Lara and Andrea and offers an elegant location for a wedding reception or private banquet overlooking Lake Garda for no more than 30 guests.

    As well as the catering, additional services for your special day can can al...

  • Italy Five Lakes Tour

    The Italian glacial lakes are set among the magnificent mountains of Northern Italy, a landscape that takes your breath away.

    Giuseppe Verdi. Henri Stendhal, George Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley and William Wordsworth were all captivated by the deep blue waters, alpine peaks and flourishing flora.

    D...

  • Color Events, Lake Garda

    Color Events is the in-house organisation of the Color Hotel in Bardolino who can organize your original and custom made event along the shores of Lake Garda where the hotel is located.

    This could be a business meeting, a romantic wedding, a family occasion or perhaps special birthday dinner with f...

  • Color Hotel, Lake Garda Sport Vacations

    Lake Garda offers many holiday opportunities for lovers of outdoor activities and nature.

    The Color Hotel located in Bardolino offers a great base to do a spot of sport during your vacation in Veneto, but in particular if you are a lover of golf and / or cycling.

    BIKE HOLIDAY BY LAKE GARDA

    Both t...

  • Walks of Italy, Venice Tours

    Get the most out of your Venice trip by experiencing a Walks of Italy cultural tour.

    Book online by following the links below.

    Here we indicate when and where the tours run, including Murano and Burano, and if they can be enjoyed as part of a group or privately.

    The basic price indicated includes...

  • Venice Cooking Classes

    These fabulous cooking classes experience in Venice are offered by Venice and Veneto Gourmet, specialists in food and wine tours in the territory and run by native Venetian Sara Cossiga.

    Find out more about her Venice wine tasting tours and customized gourmet services including catering and private...

  • Lake Garda Restaurant Cooking Lessons

    The cooking classes of Le Gemme di Artemisia restaurant on the shores of Lake Garda are led by Chef Andrea. They are aimed at very small groups from one to six people in the restaurant kitchen and are held all the year round.

    Here Andrea will share with you his experience and anecdotes about Itali...

  • Venice and Veneto Gourmet Tours

    Venice and Veneto Gourmet can arrange your personalized Venice gourmet cooking class, wine tasting or culinary tours of Venice and the Veneto region.

    The company is run by Sara Cossiga, a freelance art historian graduated at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

    She has been working for the Venice...

  • Lake Garda Gourmet Tours

    This series of gourmet food and wine tours around Lake Garda have been put together the exclusive restaurant Le Gemme di Artemesia Restaurant located near Torri del Benaco.

    They are an opportunity to get away from the stress of the busy working week to spend a few days in the tranquil atmosphere of...

  • Treasures and Mosaics of the Adriatic Tour

    Seas and oceans may traditionally have been a cause of division and isolation for many maritime communities, but the  Adriatic Sea has never been an obstacle but a 'bridge' and for centuries it has strengthened trade among nations and cultures, creating partnerships and affinities.

    As a result the ...

  • Propose by Juliets balcony in Verona

    What could be more romantic than proposing by Juliet's balcony in Verona.

    The building featuring the balcony of Juliet is believed to have been the family home of the Cappellos who, according to legend were Juliet’s family, the Capuletis in the famous play by Shakespeare.

    The balcony is p...

  • Bistrot de Venise, Venice Restaurant & Wine Bar

    Bistrot de Venise is a central Venice restaurant, wine bar and enoteca serving traditional Venetian dishes based on the traditional 14th and 15th century local cuisine in the heart of the city near Saint Marks Square.

    In fact, the menu has been compiled with the help of historical culinary consul...

  • Le Gemme di Artemisia Restaurant, Torri del Benaco

    Le Gemme di Artemisia 'Atelier del Gusto' is an intimate Lake Garda restaurant suitable for private weddings, business lunches and cooking classes with chef.

    It is located overlooking the charming village of Torri del Benaco in Veneto and situated inside the grounds of a private villa. The sett...

  • Color Hotel Restaurant, Bardolino

    If you are looking for an elegant dining environment on the shores of Lake Garda to celebrate a special moment in the north Italian lakes, then consider the Restaurant of the Color Hotel in Bardolino.

    In keeping with the innovative concept of the hotel, the restaurant proposes a new approa...

  • La Cusina Restaurant, Venice

    The Restaurant La Cusina, situated in The Westin Europa & Regina Hotel, is one of the most fabulous restaurants in Venice and is located just a short walk from St. Mark's Square or from the vaporetto stop San Marco Vallaresso.

    Open 7 days for lunch and dinner, and catering for up to 110 guests,...

  • Restaurant Terrazza Danieli, Venice

    Restaurant Terrazza Danieli is one of Venice's top restaurants and dining locations. It is located near Palazzo Ducale, the Grand Canal and just a few steps from St. Mark’s on the top floor of Hotel Danieli's Palazzo Danieli Excelsior.

    The restaurant  caters for up to 90 guests, both indo...

  • Relais Corte Paradiso, Peschiera del Garda

    Relais Corte Paradiso is a wonderful historical country residence near Peschiera del Garda on Lake Garda offering rental apartments and villa accommodation for a relaxing holiday.

    The original Villa Paradiso was built over 400 hundred years ago and has been owned by the current family since 1...

  • Agriturismo Dune, Eraclea, Caorle

    The Dune Agriturismo Relais opened in the autumn of 2007 and offers a tranquil rural beach location for family holidays on the Veneto Coast near Venice.

    The agriturismo is just a few meters from the beach and surrounded by coastal nature rich with Mediterranean animal and plant life inclu...

  • Color Hotel style & design, Bardolino

    Color Hotel certainly lives up to its name. It is a design hotel located in Bardolino by Lake Garda and suitable for weddings, excursions, meetings, fun, relaxation and active holidays in Veneto.

    It offers a vibrant, stylish, romantic and charming accommodation not far from Verona and Venice.

    Gue...

  • The Westin Europa & Regina, Venice

    The Westin Europa & Regina Venice Hotel is located on the famous Grand Canal only a few steps from Saint Mark's Square.

    This luxury hotel is convenient to designer shopping boutiques, La Fenice Opera House, outdoor cafès and the city's main attractions.

    The hotel is spread over five historic build...

  • Hotel Danieli, Venice

    The Hotel Danieli is a superb combination of three remarkable Venetian palazzi dating back to the 14th, 19th, and 20th Centuries, the oldest of which once belonged to the family of Doge Dandolo.

    Today, the property offers 5 star luxury hotel accommodation and fine dining in central Venice by the Gr...

VENICE AND VENETO TRAVEL INFORMATION AND TOURISM SUGGESTIONS

The heart of the Veneto region is a straight line due west from Venice taking in Padova and Verona before arriving at Lake Garda and Bardolino.

The rich merchants of Venice knew this and even constructed the canal along the River Brenta to where their palacious villas and mansions were built all the way to Lake Garda.

Consult our Veneto travel articles below which are ordered by the latest added or last modified. Or else access them from the links in the right column divided by recipes, food, wine, itineraries, tours and trip suggestions.

  • Vinitaly, Verona Wine Fair

    Published in Veneto Food
    Officially subtitled 'International wine and Spirits Exhibition' VINITALY it takes place every March or April in the Verona Fiere exhibition halls. VINITALY 2014 : 6-9 April View Exhibitors Catalogue 2014 It can get quite confusing with all the tourism, food and wine fairs scheduled during the year, but the recent boom of the past few years has now seen a bit of fall out, and clear winners are emerging. One thing for sure is that the sister show of the all powerful Salone del Gusto in Turin - Wine Show - has now downed her last Barolo Gran Gru to leave…
    Last modified on 12 March 2014

Seafood of Chioggia

Published in Veneto Food
The fishing town of Chioggia is located at the southern most end of the Venetian lagoon and is a miniature Venice surrounded on all sides by the still waters. It is famous for its fishing boats or 'bragozzi' as well as the fine restaurants which cook the freshest of seafood platters. The food is simple and wholesome reflecting the poor life the fishermen of the town used to lead in contrast to the rich nobles further north. A meal might start with a fish soup or 'brodetto' followed by a choice of 'risotto alla pescatora', spaghetti with 'bibarasse' or clams,…
Last modified on 18 October 2013

Fritole Veneziane

Published in Veneto Recipes
These fried 'dolci' are the traditional and classic sweets of Carnival in Venice.   ingredients 30g beer yeast, 400gr flour, 1 glass milk, 2 eggs, 80gr sugar, 50gr butter, 50gr sultanas, 50gr pine nuts, 1 glass rum, salt to taste, caster sugar.
Last modified on 18 October 2013

Historical Venice Regata

Published in Veneto Itineraries
Media
It makes good sense that the most famous and spectacular festival of the year takes place along the Grand Canal. Even now the 'Regata Storica di Venezia' or historical regata is one of the most picturesque and moving events of Venetian life, capable of both charming the tourists and exciting the locals. The very first regata took place on the 10 January 1315 and they were subsequently organised to celebrate military victories or to pay homage to distinguished foreign guests. This was the case of the welcome given to Caterina Cornaro, wife of the King of Cyprus, in 1489 after…
Last modified on 18 October 2013

Palladian Itineraries in Veneto

Published in Veneto Itineraries
The most famous and most beautiful Venetian villas built by Andrea Palladio include Villa Barbaro, Villa Emo, Villa Corner, Villa Pisani, Villa Badoer, Villa Sarego, Villa Almerico Capra or La Rotonda.
Last modified on 18 October 2013

The Brenta Riviera

Published in Veneto Itineraries
The Brenta Riviera is the land either side of the ancient canal or waterway which links Venice to Padova. From the 15th century it acted as an extension of the Republic and provided many nobles with a mainland base where they could invest their fortunes in sumptuous family villas. The homes were built by the great architects of the time and are as varied as the imaginations and fantasies of their owners would allow. Among the finest is Villa Pisani near to the town of Stra. Look out also for the elaborate gondolas which help to recreate the river transport…
Last modified on 18 October 2013

Veneto Tours

Published in Veneto Tours

Browse the main Travel Categories menu above for all the tours, vacation breaks and guides featured in Delicious Italy divided by typology. Below we highlight a selection of incoming tour offers in Venice, Lake Garda and the rest of Veneto.

 

Last modified on 26 September 2013