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Top Reasons to Go to The Veneto and Friuli–Venezia Giulia

Giotto's frescoes in the Cappella degli Scrovegni: In this Padua chapel, Giotto's expressive and innovative frescoes foreshadowed the painting techniques of the Renaissance.

Villa Barbaro in Maser: Master architect Palladio's graceful creation meets Veronese's splendid frescoes in a onetime-only collaboration.

Opera in Verona's ancient arena: The performances may not be top-notch, but even serious opera fans can't resist the spectacle of these shows.

Roman and early-Christian ruins at Aquileia: Aquileia's ruins offer an image of the transition from pagan to Christian Rome, and are almost entirely free of tourists.

Updated: 2014-04-10

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