Veneto is everything you can imagine, from countless wonders to visit, emotions to experience all in one single region. In just a few hours’ journey and within a few kilometres, extraordinary sights are to be discovered. Nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a rich artistic and cultural tradition and a variety of landscapes, the ideal destination for turning a business trip into an unforgettable stay.
What is there to do after a busy day of meetings and conferences?
Explore the cities of art such as Venice and its lagoon, Verona, the city of the Arena with the second largest Roman amphitheatre in Italy featuring a rich program of summer performances, including the renowned Opera Festival; Vicenza, the city of Palladio; Padua, the city that boasts two World Heritage Sites; Treviso, the so-called garden of Venice; Belluno, the gateway to the Dolomites; and Rovigo, a location with lush green landscapes. Alternatively, discover an unusual Veneto by visiting the small villages, walled towns, villas and castles that adorn the area.
The Dolomiti Bellunesi, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, offer breathtaking views and sport activities for everyone, both in summer and in winter such as trekking, cross country, alpine skiing and paragliding.
From the mountains to the hills, from the lake to the sea, Veneto has kilometres of trails suitable for all levels of training. Through the ‘Veneto outdoor’ app, it is possible to download the itineraries: between the provinces of Verona, Vicenza, Treviso and the Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene, also UNESCO Site, there is the Pedemontana area which offers bridleways, cycling or walking trails in enchanting landscapes, to discover the testimonies of the Great War or the Venetian Villas and the glorious past of the Serenissima Republic of Venice.
For those who wish to relax, the Euganean thermal area surrounded by the green landscapes of the Euganean hills is ideal for a health and wellness holiday.
Lake Garda is the right place to try out countless water sports such as wind surfing, sailing, canoeing, and SUP.
The golden sandy beaches along the Veneto coastline, awarded with the “Blue Flag” certification, offer plenty of fun and outdoor sport activities.
Numerous are also the navigable waterways, along which one can admire the prestigious Venetian Villas and the Po Delta with its meandering courses between land, water and sky, as well as the picturesque passages surrounded by unspoilt nature.
Art exhibitions, folklore events, historical re-enactments and a variety of excellent wine and food products complete the tourism offer. Modern accommodation facilities and innovative infrastructures able to host conferences, congresses and business meetings, make it a complete destination. The Venice Region Convention Bureau Network is the network of the regions’ 7 convention bureaus with each destination maintaining regional authority and its own characteristic and uniqueness. However, all regional areas complement each other when it comes to conferences and post-conferences offerings and facilities.