Venice is capital city of the Veneto region, it is one of the most unique cities in the world. Venice was constructed on 118 islands within a lagoon in the Gulf of Venice. To explore Venice is to sample a water based lifestyle in the midst of a city which receives thousands of visitors throughout the year.
Venice was actually the port for the Italian Navy which had exercised its’ power throughout the Mediterranean and up to Constantinople. Venice, once a free republic, was defeated by Napoleon and sold to Austria at one time.
The north of Veneto is mountainous and has some beautiful alpine summits. The south enjoys an Adriatic coastline with many tributaries, canals and lagoons, as well as some very fine sandy beaches.
Veneto is famous for wine production and has some very old origins. The region produces some excellent wines, including Valpolicella, Gambellara, Merlot, Pinot and Sauvignon. The region is also famed for its’ variety of dishes which combine fish and sea food from Lake Guarda and the Adriatic and cheeses and salamis produced in the mountain areas.
Above everything, the most memorable thing you will see in Veneto will be the City of Venice itself which is one of the most fascinating sights, it has an original beauty like nowhere else in the world.
If you are searching for self catering Veneto or Venice holiday rental accommodation, relax. Veneto and Venice are well developed for tourism and there is an extensive choice of holiday rental accommodation including ski chalets, studios, apartments, villas, duplexes, townhouses, farmhouses and even mansions, to provide you with perfect holiday accommodation facilities. Find a suitable holiday home in Veneto and book direct with the owner. If you prefer self catering accommodation there are plenty of choices, otherwise you can choose from Italian bed and breakfast or hotel accommodation.