Category Archives: Veneto

Outside the City Walls

I have mixed feelings about Verona. On the one hand, it’s a beautiful, historic city with its terra-cotta roofs, an ancient arena and the beautiful Adage river. On the other hand, it’s often crowded with tourists who funnel into the … Continue reading

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Around Vicenza

The Church of St. Mary of Mount Berico Vicenza, the city of Palladio, has a few villas and other interesting sites within walking distance of the town center. Just outside of the south-eastern city gates, there is an easy walk … Continue reading

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Visiting Vicenza

Basilica Palladiana in Piazza dei Signori The Veneto region, which includes Venice and Verona, has another V town worth visiting—Vicenza. Located just one hour west of Venice, Vicenza is not as well known as the other two cities, but in … Continue reading

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