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Veneto lies between the Alps and Adriatic Sea. Etruscan and Greek civilizations populated the region and comprise its early historical record.
Veneto later developed under the Roman Empire and collapsed along with it. The resources of its part maritime/part mountainous location sustained the region during the Middle Ages. However, feudal disagreements subdivided the region into 7 sections.
Today, Veneto consists of 7 states with borders similar to their original feuds: Belluno, Padua, Treviso, Rovigo, Venice, Verona, Vincenza.
Venice and Verona are the most well known attractions among international tourists. Venice is the luminous, infamous port city and Verona conjures romantic memories of Romeo and Juliet.
Between the mountains and the Adriatic shoreline lie a proliferation of lakes, forests, and small towns. Not to mention, there a good number of fortresses that will catch the traveler's eye in the countryside.
The finest food such as high grade asiago cheese, fruity wine bouquet and olive oils are widely available in this region. Enjoy comedic theater while you dine on these local commodities and try to grasp the many dialects of Venetian.
Local folk may initially seem skeptical, but often extend a hearty welcome. Venetian culture, like other Northern Ital