In this chapter we discuss one of the most interesting and curious areas of Italy, located near Venice, Cavallino Treporti. Cavallino Treporti, a very strategic tourist resort, consists of a peninsula that separates the northern part of the Venetian lagoon from the Adriatic Sea. Located between the sea and the lagoon, near the enchanting island … Read more
In this chapter we discuss one of the most beautiful lakes in the province of Vicenza, nestled between the green hills of the Berici Hills, Lake Fimon. Lake Fimon is a naturalistic place among the most beautiful and interesting of the Berici Hills. In particular, it is a 1.5 km long lake basin fed by … Read more
In this chapter we discuss one of the lesser known mountain ranges of the Dolomites, but with great traditions and peculiarities, the Feltrine Alps. The Feltrine Alps, located between the provinces of Belluno and Trento, are the southernmost mountain massif of all the Dolomites and take their name from the nearby town of Feltre. It … Read more
In this chapter we discuss the spectacular Gardena and Fassa Dolomites, one of the most popular destinations for climbers and mountaineers.
In this chapter we talk about the karst rock walls and the gentle hill slopes located south of Vicenza, the Berici Hills.
In this chapter we discuss one of the most spectacular and suggestive locations in the Dolomites of the province of Belluno: Arabba. Arabba is the most important center of the whole Val di Fodom valley and we can consider it as a real gem set in the Dolomites. Situated at the foot of imposing mountain … Read more
In this chapter we discuss one of the most loved and characteristic areas of Veneto, the Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park. The Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park is a protected natural area of Veneto with over 31,000 hectares of land of an intimate and wild beauty, an ideal destination for those who love to immerse themselves in … Read more
In this chapter we discuss the magnificent territory of Alpago, starting from the various towns, to Lake Santa Croce up to the Cansiglio Forest. Coming out of Valbelluna and passing through the town of Belluno we arrive at Alpago, a natural treasure surrounded by the Belluno Pre-Alps, an intact geographical region, with its thick woods, … Read more
In this chapter we discuss one of the most fascinating areas of the Dolomites, a World Heritage Site, the marvelous Misurina Lake. Misurina lake, located at 1754 m (s.l.m.), lies in one of the most beautiful areas of the Alps and is surrounded by forests and peaks of exceptional grandeur. Near the lake there’s the … Read more
In this chapter we treat the Botanical Garden of Padua, the oldest garden in the world, thanks also to the University of Padova. The University Botanical Garden of Padova is the oldest in the world and continues to exist, on a land which once belonged to Benedictine monks, from 1545 and, since 1997, is a … Read more