Veneto Region

Veneto Region Notth-East Italy

The Veneto is a northeastern Italian region bordering the Dolomite mountains and the Adriatic Sea. It was part of the powerful, independent Venetian Republic for more than 1,000 years, during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Venice, its regional capital, is famed for its canals, Gothic architecture and elaborate carnival celebrations. (Click on the map for a larger view)