In this chapter we discuss the lively, surprising and characteristic Portogruaro, located on the borders of the province of Venice.
Portogruaro, located a few kilometers from the Friuli Venezia Giulia region, is crossed by the river Lemene, which offers to the most curious tourists different interesting views. It is a way of passage for the famous Venetian seaside resorts, which every year from Bibione to Lido di Jesolo hosts thousands of tourists from all over the world. Land of great food and wine products and a wide range of particularly prestigious local artisan products.
Its peculiarities are the ancient buildings, the thirteenth-century walls and the numerous palaces in Italian and Renaissance gothic style, which witness the different historical moments that have marked this city.
Not to be missed are: the Molini di Sant'Andrea with its weeping willows along the Lemene river which offer shelter on the hottest summer days, the fourteenth-century Municipal Palace in Repubblica Square and the Cathedral of Sant'Andrea Apostolo, which houses the inside there are some paintings such as the Resurrection altarpiece, the work of the famous Jacopo Negretti, known as Palma il Giovane, the altarpiece depicting Saint Thomas by Cima da Conegliano, although the original was sold to the National Gallery in London for £ 1800.
Among the most characteristic events we highlight the Sant'Andrea Fair dedicated to the gastronomic products of the territory and the Lison DOCG and Refosco wine, or the International Chamber Music Festival, also called Portogruaro Musical Summer, and the Poetry and Literature Week, which takes place in the summer.
◊ THE VENEZIA PROVINCE ◊
Holds an artistic and cultural heritage like few other areas in the world, its lagoon has been the cradle of local civilization and its coastline offers renowned seaside resorts. This province, rich in resources, hides elegant villas and pretty villages, even if the most precious and brilliant stone is represented by the island of Venice, an island which has a beautiful fish shape which protect the most beautiful, romantic and mysterious city in the world. It’s built on a series of marshy islets. Unfortunately it is subject to the tides of the Adriatic Sea and frequent floods but continues to survive in spite of all the predictions. Plan your holidays in the Venezia province, our tips and suggestive 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.
In this chapter we discuss the incredible world of Venetian cuisine, from the typical local products to the recipes typical of our mothers.
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.