A report on Venice and Veneto

Grand Canal from Rialto to Ca'Foscari
Venice, the primary tourist destination and the capital of Veneto
Venice in autumn, with the Rialto Bridge in the background
Lake Alleghe near Belluno
Venice view from the Bridge Priuli a Santa Sofia, to the Bridge de le Vele
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Gondola Punta and Basilica Salute
The Piave River
St Mark's Basilica houses the relics of St Mark the Evangelist
The Venetian Lagoon at sunset
The Doge's Palace, the former residence of the Doge of Venice
Relief map of Veneto
The Republic of Venice and its colonial empire Stato da Màr.
The Adige in Verona
Piazza San Marco in Venice, with St. Mark's Campanile.
The Tetrarchs were the four co-rulers who governed the Roman Empire as long as Diocletian's reform lasted. Here they are portrayed embracing, in a posture of harmony, in a porphyry sculpture dating from the 4th century, produced in Anatolia, located today on a corner of St Mark's Basilica in Venice.
View of San Giorgio Maggiore Island from St. Mark's Campanile.
The Horses of Saint Mark, brought as loot from Constantinople in 1204.
Monument to Bartolomeo Colleoni (1400-1475), captain-general of the Republic of Venice from 1455 to 1475.
An 18th-century view of Venice by Canaletto.
The Fra Mauro Map of the world. The map was made around 1450 and depicts Asia, Africa and Europe.
The 13th-century Castel Brando in Cison di Valmarino, Treviso.
View of San Marco basin in 1697.
Veneto's provinces.
Venice viewed from the International Space Station
St Mark's Basilica, the seat of the Patriarch of Venice.
Venice and surroundings in false colour, from Terra. The picture is oriented with North at the top.
The Punta San Vigilio on the Lake Garda
Piazza San Marco under water in 2007
Kiss of Judas by Giotto, in Padua.
Acqua alta ("high water") in Venice, 2008
Giorgione's The Tempest.
Like Murano, Burano is also a tourist destination, usually reached via vaporetto
The Prato della Valle in Padua, a work of Italian Renaissance architecture.
The beach of Lido di Venezia
Villa Cornaro.
Bridge of Sighs, one of the most visited sites in the city
Antonio Canova's Psyche Revived by Love's Kiss.
Venetian Arsenal houses the Naval Historical Museum
The Church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice
Piazzetta San Marco with Doge's Palace on the left and the columns of the Lion of Venice and St. Theodore in the center.
A Golden bottle of Prosecco
Gondolas share the waterway with other types of craft (including the vaporetti)
Asiago cheese and crackers
Cleaning of canals in the late 1990s.
A slice of tiramisù
Gondoliers on the Grand Canal
Antonio Salieri
Venice Guggenheim Museum.
Antonio Vivaldi
Cruise ships access the port of Venice through the Giudecca Canal.
Teatro La Fenice
Cruise ship and gondolas in the Bacino San Marco
The Arena of Verona
Aerial view of Venice including the Ponte della Libertà bridge to the mainland.
Teatro Salieri
Giudecca Canal. View from St Mark's Campanile.
Villa Barbaro
Sandolo in a picture of Paolo Monti of 1965. Fondo Paolo Monti, BEIC.
The Villa Capra "La Rotonda"
P & O steamer, circa 1870.
Villa Badoer
Rialto Bridge
Villa Malcontenta
Vaporetti on the Grand Canal
Villa Pisani (Bagnolo)
The Venice Santa Lucia station
The mount Antelao
Cruise ships at the passenger terminal in the Port of Venice (Venezia Terminal Passeggeri)
Lastoi de Formin (Cadore)
Marco Polo International Airport (Aeroporto di Venezia Marco Polo)
The start of Strada delle 52 Gallerie
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
A trait that shows the structure of the Calà del Sasso
The Travels of Marco Polo.
The Santa Maria della Salute
An 18th-century view of Venice by Venetian artist Canaletto.
The Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti is an example of Venetian Gothic architecture alongside the Grand Canal.
The Ca' d'Oro.
Palazzo Dandolo.
The Baroque Ca' Rezzonico.
Murano glass chandelier Ca' Rezzonico
A Venetian glass goblet
La Fenice operahouse in the city.
The Venice Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the most prestigious and publicized.
Francesco Guardi's Regatta in Venice, Guardi was a member of the Venetian School.
The Morning Chocolate, by Pietro Longhi. Hot chocolate was a fashionable drink in Venice during the 1770s and 1780s.
Luxury shops and boutiques along the Rialto Bridge.
The Doge Andrea Gritti, reigned 1523–1538, portrait by Titian.
Carlo Goldoni, the most notable name in Italian theatre.
The explorer Sebastian Cabot.
thumb|The Grand Canal in Venice from Palazzo Flangini to Campo San Marcuola, Canaletto, circa 1738, J. Paul Getty Museum.
thumb|Francesco Guardi, The Grand Canal, circa 1760 (Art Institute of Chicago)
thumb|Morning Impression along a Canal in Venice, Veneto, Italy by Rafail Levitsky (1896)
thumb|View from the Bridge of Sighs (2017)
The whole comune (red) in the Metropolitan City of Venice
Ca' Loredan is Venice's City Hall
Palazzo Corner is the seat of the Metropolitan City of Venice
Palazzo Ferro Fini is the seat of the Regional Council of Veneto
People Mover in Venice
A map of the waterbus routes in Venezia
Bus in Mestre
Tram in Venice leaving Piazzale Roma
Iconic Della Salute by UK based Artist Raouf Oderuth

Venice (Venezia ; Venesia or Venexia ) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.

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The region's capital is Venice while the biggest city is Verona.

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Republic of Venice

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The Republic of Venice in 1789
The Doge of Venice, illustrated in the manuscript Théâtre de tous les peuples et nations de la terre avec leurs habits et ornemens divers, tant anciens que modernes, diligemment depeints au naturel. Painted by Lucas d'Heere in the 2nd half of the 16th century. Preserved by the Ghent University Library.
The Republic of Venice in 1789
The Venetia c 600 AD
The Venetia c 840 AD
Map of the Venetian Republic, circa 1000
Procession in St Mark's Square by Gentile Bellini in 1496
Leonardo Loredan, Doge of Venice during the War of the League of Cambrai.
The Venetian fort of Palamidi in Nafplion, Greece, one of many forts that secured Venetian trade routes in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Greater coat of arms of the Republic, with its various possessions and claims, in the aftermath of the Morean War
The Republic of Venice around 1700
Drawing of the Doge's Palace, late 14th century
The governmental structure of the Venetian Republic
The hearing given by the Doge in the Sala del Collegio in Doge's Palace by Francesco Guardi, 1775–80
The Flag of Veneto.
Siege of Tyre (1124) in the Holy Land
Siege of Constantinople (1203)
Voyage of Marco Polo into the Far East during the Pax Mongolica
The Piraeus Lion in Venice, in front of the Venetian Arsenal
Relief of the Venetian Lion on the Landward Gate in Zara (Zadar), capital of the Venetian Dalmatia
Relief of the Venetian Lion in Parenzo (Poreč)
Vicenza, Piazza dei Signori.
Udine, Piazza Libertà.
Piazza delle Erbe, Verona
Relief of the Venetian Lion in Cattaro (Kotor)
Relief of the Venetian Lion in Candia (Heraklion)
Relief of the Venetian Lion in Frangokastello, Crete
Venetian blazon with the Lion of Saint Mark, as frequently found on the New Fortress walls, Corfu.
The sack of Constantinople in 1204 on a mosaic in the San Giovanni Evangelista church in Ravenna, 1213

The Republic of Venice (Repubblica di Venezia; Repùblega de Venèsia) or Venetian Republic (Repubblica Veneta; Repùblega Vèneta), traditionally known as La Serenissima (Most Serene Republic of Venice; Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia; Serenìsima Res-piovega de Venèsia), was a sovereign state and maritime republic in parts of present-day Italy (mainly northeastern Italy) which existed for 1100 years from 697 AD until 1797 AD. Centered on the lagoon communities of the prosperous city of Venice, it incorporated numerous overseas possessions in modern Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Greece, Albania and Cyprus.

The pope wanted Romagna; Emperor Maximilian I: Friuli and Veneto; Spain: the Apulian ports; the king of France: Cremona; the king of Hungary: Dalmatia, and each one some of another's part.

Padua

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Remnants of Padua's Roman amphitheatre wall
The Botanical Garden of Padova today; in the background, the Basilica of Sant'Antonio
Tomb of Antenor
The unfinished façade of Padua Cathedral
Clock tower and Lion of St. Mark, symbol of the Serenissima Repubblic
Last Judgment by Giotto, part of the Scrovegni Chapel.
Palazzo della Ragione
Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico).
Street tram in Padua
This tempera, Two Christians before the Judges, hangs in the city's Cathedral.
The apse area of Santa Sofia.
The "Gran Guardia" loggia
Prato della Valle (detail)
Loggia Amulea, as seen from Prato della Valle
Torre degli Anziani as seen from Piazza della Frutta
The Astronomical clock as seen from Piazza dei Signori

Padua (Padova ; Pàdova) is a city and comune in Veneto, northern Italy.

Padua is on the river Bacchiglione, west of Venice.

Adriatic Sea

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Body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Illyrian Peninsula.

Body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Illyrian Peninsula.

Bay of Kotor, a ria in the Southern Adriatic
Gjipe Canyon in southern Albania, where the Adriatic Sea meets the Ionian Sea
Depth of the Adriatic Sea
Schematic layout of Adriatic Sea currents
A submarine spring near Omiš, observed through sea surface rippling
As seen from the map, most of the landmass surrounding the Adriatic sea is classified as Cfa, with the southern region (near the Ionian sea) being Csa.
MOSE Project north of Lido di Venezia
Adriatic Microplate boundaries
Sediment billowing out from Italy's shore into the Adriatic
Pebble beach at Brač island, in the Adriatic Sea within Croatia
Coast of Conero in Italy
Isole Tremiti protected area
Kornati National Park
Karavasta Lagoon in Albania
Pula Arena, one of the six largest surviving Roman amphitheatres
Mosaic of Emperor Justinian and his court, from the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy
The Republic of Venice was a leading maritime power in Europe
Battle of Lissa, 1811
Battle of Lissa, 1866
The last moments of SMS Szent István, hit and sank by the Italian MAS
The Duce Benito Mussolini in a beach of Riccione, in 1932
The town of Izola in the Gulf of Koper, southwestern Slovenia
A Trabucco, old fishing machine typical of Abruzzo region in Italy
Fishing boat in Croatia
Port of Trieste, the largest port in the Adriatic
Rimini is a major seaside tourist resort in Italy
The Barcolana regatta in Trieste, Italy, was named "the greatest sailing race" by the Guinness World Record for its 2,689 boats and over 16,000 sailors on the starting line.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.sail-world.com/news/218597/Barcolana-the-largest-regatta-in-the-world |title=Barcolana, the largest regatta in the world is presented in London |website=Sail World}}</ref>
View of Ulcinj, Montenegro
The Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape) on the island of Brač
The Palace of the Emperor Diocletian in Split
The coast of Neum, the only town to be situated along Bosnia and Herzegovina's {{convert|20|km|0|abbr=on}} of coastline
Portorož is the largest seaside tourist centre in Slovenia
Port of Durrës, the largest port in Albania
Port of Rijeka, the largest cargo port in Croatia
Port of Koper, the largest port in Slovenia
Port of Trieste, the largest cargo port in the Adriatic
Port of Bar, the largest seaport in Montenegro
Port of Ancona, a large passenger port

The Adriatic's shores are populated by more than 3.5 million people; the largest cities are Bari, Venice, Trieste and Split.

The Adriatic Sea is a semi-enclosed sea, bordered in the southwest by the Apennine or Italian Peninsula, in the northwest by the Italian regions of Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, and in the northeast by Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Albania—the Balkan peninsula.

Aerial view of the Venetian Lagoon, showing many of the islands including Venice itself, center rear, with the bridge to the mainland

Venetian Lagoon

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Aerial view of the Venetian Lagoon, showing many of the islands including Venice itself, center rear, with the bridge to the mainland
The Venetian Lagoon
The island of Torcello seen from the Lagoon at low tide
Venetian lagoon from above
The Venetian Lagoon Islands
San Lazzaro degli Armeni, has been an important center of Armenian culture for around 300 years.

The Venetian Lagoon (Laguna di Venezia; Łaguna de Venesia) is an enclosed bay of the Adriatic Sea, in northern Italy, in which the city of Venice is situated.

Venice Lagoon was inhabited from the most ancient times, but it was only during and after the fall of the Western Roman Empire that many people, coming from the Venetian mainland, settled in a number large enough to found the city of Venice.

Treviso

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Gate San Tomaso, with the Lion of Saint Mark, emblem of the Venetian Republic
A bridge on the Sile river in Treviso
Tiramisù, a typical dessert from Treviso.

Treviso (, ; Trevixo) is a city and comune in the Veneto region of northern Italy.

People from the city also played a role in the founding of Venice.

Italy

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Country that consists of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and several islands surrounding it; its territory largely coincides with the homonymous geographical region.

Country that consists of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and several islands surrounding it; its territory largely coincides with the homonymous geographical region.

Expansion of the territory called "Italy" from ancient Greece until Diocletian
The Iron Crown of Lombardy, for centuries a symbol of the Kings of Italy
Marco Polo, explorer of the 13th century, recorded his 24 years-long travels in the Book of the Marvels of the World, introducing Europeans to Central Asia and China.
The Italian states before the beginning of the Italian Wars in 1494
Leonardo da Vinci, the quintessential Renaissance man, in a self-portrait (ca. 1512, Royal Library, Turin)
Christopher Columbus leads an expedition to the New World, 1492. His voyages are celebrated as the discovery of the Americas from a European perspective, and they opened a new era in the history of humankind and sustained contact between the two worlds.
Flag of the Cispadane Republic, which was the first Italian tricolour adopted by a sovereign Italian state (1797)
Holographic copy of 1847 of Il Canto degli Italiani, the Italian national anthem since 1946
Animated map of the Italian unification from 1829 to 1871
The Victor Emmanuel II Monument in Rome, a national symbol of Italy celebrating the first king of the unified country, and resting place of the Italian Unknown Soldier since the end of World War I. It was inaugurated in 1911, on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy.
The fascist dictator Benito Mussolini titled himself Duce and ruled the country from 1922 to 1943.
Areas controlled by the Italian Empire at its peak
Italian partisans in Milan during the Italian Civil War, April 1945
Alcide De Gasperi, first republican Prime Minister of Italy and one of the Founding Fathers of the European Union
The signing ceremony of the Treaty of Rome on 25 March 1957, creating the European Economic Community, forerunner of the present-day European Union
Funerals of the victims of the Bologna bombing of 2 August 1980, the deadliest attack ever perpetrated in Italy during the Years of Lead
Italian government task force to face the COVID-19 emergency
Topographic map of Italy
Dolphins in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the Aeolian Islands
National and regional parks in Italy
Gran Paradiso, established in 1922, is the oldest Italian national park.
The Italian wolf, the national animal of Italy
Köppen-Geiger climate classification map of Italy
The Chamber of Deputies is the lower house of Italy.
The Supreme Court of Cassation, Rome
An Alfa Romeo 159 vehicle of the Carabinieri corps
Group photo of the G7 leaders at the 43rd G7 summit in Taormina
Heraldic coat of arms of the Italian Armed Forces
A proportional representation of Italy exports, 2019
Milan is the economic capital of Italy, and is a global financial centre and a fashion capital of the world.
A Carrara marble quarry
The Autostrada dei Laghi ("Lakes Motorway"), the first motorway built in the world
FS' Frecciarossa 1000 high speed train, with a maximum speed of 400 km/h
Trieste, the main port of the northern Adriatic and starting point of the Transalpine Pipeline
ENI is considered one of the world's oil and gas "Supermajors".
Solar panels in Piombino. Italy is one of the world's largest producers of renewable energy.
Galileo Galilei, the father of modern science, physics and astronomy
Enrico Fermi, creator of the world's first first nuclear reactor
The Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's major tourist destinations.
Map of Italy's population density at the 2011 census
Italy is home to a large population of migrants from Eastern Europe and North Africa.
Linguistic map showing the languages spoken in Italy
Vatican City, the Holy See's sovereign territory
Bologna University, established in AD 1088, is the world's oldest academic institution.
Olive oil and vegetables are central to the Mediterranean diet.
Carnival of Venice
The Last Supper (1494–1499), Leonardo da Vinci, Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan
Michelangelo's David (1501–1504), Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence
The Birth of Venus (1484–1486), Sandro Botticelli, Uffizi Gallery, Florence
Dante shown holding a copy of the Divine Comedy, next to the entrance to Hell, the mount of Purgatory and the city of Florence, with the spheres of Heaven above, in Michelino's fresco, 1465
Niccolò Machiavelli, founder of modern political science and ethics
Pinocchio is one of the world's most translated books and a canonical piece of children's literature.
Clockwise from top left: Thomas Aquinas, proponent of natural theology and the Father of Thomism; Giordano Bruno, one of the major scientific figures of the Western world; Cesare Beccaria, considered the Father of criminal justice and modern criminal law; and Maria Montessori, credited with the creation of the Montessori education
La Scala opera house
Statues of Pantalone and Harlequin, two stock characters from the Commedia dell'arte, in the Museo Teatrale alla Scala
Dario Fo, one of the most widely performed playwrights in modern theatre, received international acclaim for his highly improvisational style.
Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer whose operas, including La bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly and Turandot, are among the most frequently worldwide performed in the standard repertoire
Luciano Pavarotti, considered one of the finest tenors of the 20th century and the "King of the High Cs"
Giorgio Moroder, pioneer of Italo disco and electronic dance music, is known as the "Father of disco".
Entrance to Cinecittà in Rome
The Azzurri in 2012. Football is the most popular sport in Italy.
Starting in 1909, the Giro d'Italia is the Grands Tours' second oldest.
A Ferrari SF21 by Scuderia Ferrari, the most successful Formula One team
Prada shop at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan
The traditional recipe for spaghetti with tomato and basil sauce
Italian wine and salumi
The Frecce Tricolori, with the smoke trails representing the national colours of Italy, during the celebrations of the Festa della Repubblica
The Venice Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world.

In 1866, Victor Emmanuel II allied with Prussia during the Austro-Prussian War, waging the Third Italian War of Independence which allowed Italy to annexe Venetia.

Many watercourses and coastal stretches have also been contaminated by industrial and agricultural activity, while because of rising water levels, Venice has been regularly flooded throughout recent years.

Verona

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The Roman Ponte Pietra in Verona
Equestrian statue of Cangrande I
The Lion of Saint Mark, located in Piazza delle Erbe, the symbol of the Venetian Republic
The Arche scaligere, tombs of the ancient lords of Verona
Panoramic view of the city from Castel San Pietro
Palazzo Barbieri is Verona City Hall
Palazzo del Governo is the seat of the Province of Verona
The Ponte Scaligero, completed in 1356
Verona Arena
Piazza delle Erbe
Porta Borsari
Piazza dei Signori
San Zeno Basilica, like many other Veronese churches, is built with alternating layers of white stone and bricks
The balcony of Juliet's house
The Portoni della Bra
The Verona Cathedral
The Santa Maria Antica
The Sant'Anastasia
The San Giorgio in Braida
An ATV bus in Verona
Verona Porta Nuova railway station
Verona airport

Verona (, ; Verona or Veròna) is a city on the Adige River in Veneto, Italy, with 258,031 inhabitants.

But a powerful league was formed against him in 1337 – Florence, Venice, the Visconti, the Este, and the Gonzaga.

Vicenza

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City in northeastern Italy.

City in northeastern Italy.

Piazza dei Signori
Basilica Palladiana
Piazza dei Signori
Basilica Palladiana with clock tower
A night view of the Basilica Palladiana
The three-dimensional stage of the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza
Palazzo Thiene Bonin Longare, designed by Palladio and built by Vincenzo Scamozzi
Porta Castello Tower
Plaque for Vicenza in the UNESCO World Heritage List
A plate of Baccalà alla vicentina, a typical dish of the city

It is in the Veneto region at the northern base of the Monte Berico, where it straddles the Bacchiglione River.

Vicenza is approximately 60 km west of Venice and 200 km east of Milan.

Po (river)

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Longest river in Italy.

Longest river in Italy.

Horse riding along the Po Delta.
The Po in San Mauro Torinese in July 2012.

The Po then extends along the 45th parallel north before ending at a delta projecting into the Adriatic Sea near Venice.

The Po Delta wetlands have been protected by the institution of two regional parks in the regions in which it is situated: Veneto and Emilia-Romagna.

Brenta (river)

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The Brenta Canal (light green line, marked "Brenta Nova") between the rivers Brenta and Bacchiglione

The Brenta is an Italian river that runs from Trentino to the Adriatic Sea just south of the Venetian lagoon in the Veneto region, in the north-east of Italy.

A branch of the Brenta, named Naviglio del Brenta, was left to connect directly Venice and Padua (which was a kind of second capital of the Venice Republic).