Things To Do or What To See in Veneto – Italy (Part 3)

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34. Glass Museum (Murano)

Glass Museum (Murano)

The Murano Glass Museum is a museum on the history of glass, including local Murano glass, located on the island of Murano, just north of Venice, Italy.

35. Burano


Picturesque Burano is known for its brightly colored fishermen’s houses and its casual eateries serving seafood from the lagoon. The Museo del Merletto has exhibits on the development of lace-making in the area, and shops sell lace products like linens and clothes, as well as the local butter cookies called “bussolai buranei.” The ancient Chiesa di San Martino has a leaning 17th-century bell tower.

36. Porta Borsari

Porta Borsari

Porta Borsari is an ancient Roman gate in Verona, northern Italy. It dates to the 1st century AD, though it was most likely built over a pre-existing gate from the 1st century BC. An inscription dating from emperor Gallienus’ reign reports another reconstruction in 265 AD.

37. Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana

Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana

The Marciana Library or Library of Saint Mark is a public library in Venice, Italy. It is one of the earliest surviving public libraries and repositories for manuscripts in Italy and holds one the world’s most significant collections of classical texts. It is named after St Mark, the patron saint of the city.

38. Sant’Anastasia, Verona

Sant'Anastasia, Verona

Sant’Anastasia is a church of the Dominican Order in Verona, northern Italy. In Gothic style, it is located in the most ancient part of the city, near the Ponte Pietra.

39. Scrovegni Chapel

Scrovegni Chapel

The Scrovegni Chapel, also known as the Arena Chapel, is a small church, adjacent to the Augustinian monastery, the Monastero degli Eremitani in Padua, region of Veneto, Italy. The chapel and monastery are now part of the complex of the Museo Civico of Padua.

40. Chiesa di San Barnaba

Chiesa di San Barnaba

The Chiesa di San Barnaba is a small Neoclassical-style church in the sestiere of Dorsoduro in Venice. It is dedicated to the Apostle Saint Barnabas.

41. Palladian Basilica

Palladian Basilica

The Basilica Palladiana is a Renaissance building in the central Piazza dei Signori in Vicenza, north-eastern Italy.

42. Murano


The island of Murano is renowned for its long tradition of glass-making. Ferry-loads of visitors come to explore the Museo del Vetro, which tells the story of glass through the centuries, and to shop for locally crafted souvenirs. Built in the Romanesque style, the Church of Santa Maria and San Donato has a colorful mosaic floor and supposedly houses the bones of a slain dragon.

43. Torcello Basilica

Torcello Basilica

The Church of Santa Maria Assunta is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto, and containing the earliest mosaics in the area of Venice.

44. Three Peaks Nature Park

Things To Do or What To See in Veneto – Italy (Part 3) -

​11,635-hectare natural park with a visitor center, rock climbing & hiking/cross-country ski trails.

45. Church of Saint Cassian

Church of Saint Cassian

San Cassiano is a 14th-century Roman Catholic church located in the San Polo sestiere of the Italian city of Venice. A church has stood on the site since 726 with the present building dedicated to Saint Cassian of Imola being consecrated in 1376 and re-modelled during the 17th century.

46. Ponte degli Scalzi

Ponte degli Scalzi

The Ponte degli Scalzi, is one of only four bridges in Venice, Italy, to span the Grand Canal. The bridge connects the sestieri of Santa Croce and Cannaregio. On the north side, Cannaregio, are the Chiesa degli Scalzi and the Santa Lucia railway station. The south side is the sestiere of Santa Croce.

47. Santo Stefano, Venice

Santo Stefano, Venice

The Chiesa di Santo Stefano is a large Roman Catholic church at the northern end of the Campo Santo Stefano in the sestiere of San Marco, Venice, Italy.

48. Scuola Grande di San Rocco

Scuola Grande di San Rocco

The Scuola Grande di San Rocco is a building in Venice, northern Italy. It is noted for its collection of paintings by Tintoretto and generally agreed to include some of his finest work.

49. Chiesa di San Geremia

Chiesa di San Geremia

San Geremia is a church in Venice, northern Italy, located in the sestiere of Cannaregio. The apse of the church faces the Grand Canal, between the Palazzo Labia and the Palazzo Flangini. The edifice is popular as the seat of the cult of Saint Lucy of Syracuse, whose remains are housed inside.

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