(Italiano) Riviera del Brenta: Villa Tito

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Venetian Lagoon: boat tour.

A Saturday afternoon we decided to take the opportunity to make a boat tour with Atn Laguna Sud. It has been a short ride to the fishing valleys area.  Laguna di Venezia: from Valle Cornio to the fishing house of  … Read More

Villa Venier Contarini, Riviera del Brenta

Villa Venier Contarini is one of the many villas  along the Riviera del Brenta in the area of Mira. It is not among the most known, and despite being small, it is worth to visit it. The villa was built … Read More

Riviera del Brenta: the pedestrian bridge of Oriago

The Brenta canal can count several bridges crossing it. Mira is the area with most of the bridges of the Riviera del Brenta, and each one has its own peculiarity. Most of them are revolving bridges. When a boat passes, … Read More

Brenta Riviera by bike

Ring route from the agriturismo Ca’ Marcello to Dolo and back The cycling route of the Riviera del Brenta from Stra to Malcontenta / Fusina, is a classic that we often advice to do. This round trip  includes a part … Read More

Riviera del Brenta: Dolo

“Barche da Vicenza, Frassene, Este  e Monselice: andar in su soldi quattro, a venir in zo soldi tre” (Boats from Vicenza, Frassene, Este and Monselice: going up four coins, going down three coins) echoes the 1656 price list carved at … Read More

Riviera del Brenta: Villa Pisani in Stra

Villa Pisani is the most impressive of the villas on the Riviera del Brenta. This casket shows its visitors the frescoed rooms by Tiepolo, by Guarana, the scenic stables, and the spectacular labyrinth. The park of the villa has won … Read More

Riviera del Brenta: Villa Widmann Rezzonico Foscari

 Villa Widmann was built in 1719 together with the barchessa and the oratory and owes its current appearance to the renovation carried out in the second half of the same century to adapt it to the rococo tastes of the … Read More

Riviera del Brenta: the palladian Villa Foscari

Villa Foscari is the only one of Palladio, along the Riviera del Brenta, and the first villa that you meet coming from Venice. The Villa was built around 1560 by Palladio for Nicola and Alvise Foscari. Palladio chose to build … Read More