In this chapter we discuss the southern area of the province of Treviso, with its villages and traditions, from Castelfranco Veneto to Portobuffolè.
The chapter from Castelfranco Veneto to Portobuffolè groups the most typical products and the excellence of the southern area of the province of Treviso. It is a territory to be explored, its beauty can be found everywhere: in the canvases of the famous Giorgione and Tiziano, along the many cycle paths, in the historic taverns and, finally, in the isolated beaches along the course of the Piave river.
Feeling threatened by nearby Padua and Vicenza, Treviso around 1195 and 1199 raised a mighty castle on this pre-existing embankment, with the aim of monitoring their land, Castelfranco Veneto, the grandeur of its walls encloses tourists even today, with a curtain of about 17 meters high and 250 meters on each side, it still transmits the defensive capabilities of the settlement and the difficulties in conquering this military garrison.
Not far away we find a grandiose project by Andrea Palladio, Villa Emo, a sixteenth-century building that manages to blend classic and rustic architectural elements.
Finally Portobuffolè, a small medieval jewel, located along the banks of the Livenza river, on the border between the Veneto region and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. It is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, thanks to the elegance of its streets, the historic buildings and traditions of a truly unique and surprising territory.
◊ THE TREVISO PROVINCE ◊
Also known as Marca Trevigiana, is characterized by a predominantly flat and highly developed territory, but is also enriched by small reliefs to the north embroidered by the famous vines and by the Grappa mount massif that oversees the entire area. It is a territory to be explored and its beauty can be found everywhere: in the paintings of the famous Giorgione and Tiziano, in the cycle paths of Montello, in the historical taverns along the Prosecco wine route and, finally, in the isolated beaches along the course of the Piave river. Among these lands, rich in resources and pretty villages, we will consider the famous typical products, such as wines, the symbols of the wars that have plowed the territory and the large cities that enhance the area. Plan your holidays in the province of Treviso, our tips, and the evocative photographs will help you to take the right path for your trip.
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The Veneto Region, nestled in the north-east of Italy, is a mix of history and traditions and, all of it, is enriched by the liveliness of its inhabitants and by a wide range of typical products all to be savored. From the highest peaks of the Dolomites, he embraces and welcomes each visitor with brotherly warmth, accommodating him among the many lounges of his cities of art, giving him unforgettable emotions. Turning between the pages of this site, you can organize your next holidays in the Veneto region and thanks to the many photos published, everything will be very simple.
In this chapter we discuss Sport, that is, from the easiest sports activities for families to the most complex and demanding ones.
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In this chapter we discuss the Nature that surrounds us, a territory rich in biodiversity and particularly fragile, therefore absolutely to be respected.
In this chapter we discuss the history which, over time, has transformed, shaped and marked the territory of the Veneto region.