The Veneto

Which is Italy’s most vis­ited region? Tuscany? Lazio? The lakes? No it’s the Veneto. The Veneto has some­thing for every­one: there’s Venezia obvi­ously, and then the Veneto is home to some of the most dazzlingly gor­geous parts of the Dolomites, and then there are a fist­ful beau­ti­ful small cit­ies from Verona, to Vicenza and Padova to lesser-known gems like Montagnana with its medi­ev­al walls, Treviso, Vittorio Veneto and Feltre.

When it comes to cyc­ling there’s plenty of vari­ety from access­ible cyc­ling through tran­quil wet­lands and water­ways, to explor­ing the winegrow­ing areas of the ‘PreAlps’ and full-on moun­tain climbs through the Dolomites with some of the great icon­ic climbs of Italian cyc­ling his­tory.


In this section:

Cycleways

  • the Lunga via delle Dolomiti is a traffic-free cycle­way run­ning from Toblach (Dobbiaco) in the north to Pieve di Cadore in the south via Cortina d'Ampezzo. It would be my nom­in­ee for Italy's most beau­ti­ful cycle­way;

There are three inter­na­tion­al cycle routes that pass through the Veneto

Tour guides

Image galleries

Neighbouring regions

Sunset in the Dolomites near Forno di Zoldo (Veneto)

Sunset in the Dolomites near Forno di Zoldo (Veneto)

Burano, laguna di Venezia

Burano, laguna di Venezia

Cyclist in Padova

Cyclist in Padova