Long time ago this area was defined “marca gioiosa et laboriosa”, maybe because of the ancient people living there, who liked to enjoy life but without neglecting their work.
How to get there
Treviso is located approximately 50 km from Eraclea Mare. From Eraclea drive towards San Dona’ di Piave, pass the bridge over the Piave river and after a few kilometers turn right and take the road “Treviso Mare”, then follow the road that leads directly to Treviso.
Things to see…
Treviso is a city that, in addition to being a wealthy city, also offers visitors a wide range of cultural visits from wine and food tasting to many other pleasant excursions. Visitors can park by the city walls at the north of the city or near the railway station.
Some of the most important churches include: the imposing Temple of San Nicolò, (14th Century); the Cathedral and the closeby Baptistery (11th and 12th Century) and the Church of San Francesco, whose construction was started in the first half of the thirteenth century.
- The Palazzo dei Trecento.
- Piazza dei Signori, the central square of the city.
Nearby places of interest
From Treviso towards Oderzo, (a city with Roman origins, a Public Museum and Cathedral), drive towards Conegliano (with its Cathedral and ancient Scuola dei Battisti), along the panoramic “Via dei Colli” to Vittorio Veneto (Bishop’s residence and the magnificent Castle of San Martino). From there drive towards Valdobbiadene (where the well known Prosecco and Cartizze wines are produced) along the famous “White wine road” that crosses one of the most charming hills in the whole Veneto region. Not far from there, you will find Possagno (home town of the neoclassical sculptor Canova, author of important sculptures in the Scuplture Gallery and the Canovian Temple), then Asolo (one of the most fascinating old town in the Veneto region for its breathtaking hills, rich in monuments and many churches such as the Cathedral and the Church of San Caterina), Maser (where visitors can admire the magnificent Villa Barbaro by Palladio), followed by Montebelluna (a busy little town that preserves a number of villas) and finally, Castelfranco (the city of Giorgione, with the house in which he was born, the eighteenth century academic theatre and a number of residences).