Treviso is a cute town 18 miles from Venice famous for the Radicchio Trevigiano and place where aristocrats from Venice would go for relaxing.
The area around Treviso is full of a variety of different landscapes and it’s nearby the estuary of the river Po.
You can find lagoons, rivers, lakes, hills and interesting buildings and art.
The climate is always darkish because of the rain, but the cute little villages around Treviso will definitely entertain you.
Not to mention the Montello Peak, a nice mountain peak completely covered of oak trees and trails to hike.
Treviso is well known also for its vineyards and fine wines. If you want to visit a nice very city in Veneto apart from Venice, Treviso is a good choice.
The city center of Treviso is beautiful and very easy to visit even by walking. The city is not too big and you probably won’t get lost.
The big Palazzi and rich people residences are mainly outside of the city center but still if you have the chance to drive around it will be a good deal.
This city is in a strategic location and you will be able to see the flat region of the Po Valley, the hills, the mountains and not too far the beach.
The Duomo also called Cattedrale di San Pietro is a must see and very famous church located in the city center.
Treviso is very famous for its elegance and classy people living in it, there a lot of canals you in the city center and you can have a trip on them.
There are a lot of famous Villas outside of the city center constructed during the Venetian Republic. For instance, you can visit Villa Fabrizi Franchetti, an aristocratic mansion with a magnificent park.
Certain villas are designed by Palladio a famous architect that influenced the whole region back in the days. The most famous and gorgeous in the area is Villa Emo.
The architecture is mainly from the Renaissance, the Middle Ages and even from the Roman emperor.
The city of Asolo just a few miles away from Treviso is called the city of the hundreds landscapes. For someone like me, this is very fascinating.
Another must-see is Possagno, a small town located in an awesome scenario, where you can find a neoclassical temple in the green.
This one is the place where you can find some of the most interesting sculptures from Canova.
Some buildings and monuments worth to visit:
And so much more, this is just the tip of the multitude of stuff you can visit. Every Italian city is usually full of things to see that will probably take you a lifetime to see.
The city walls and gates are also extremely beautiful and characteristics, in fact, you should walk around and take pics of it.
Treviso is famous all over the world for its Radicchio Trevigiano! A purple chicory absolutely awesome for the bitter taste that leaves in your mouth.
There are millions of uses of this awesome vegetable but the Risotto alla Trevigiana is definitely the most famous plate worldwide.
Of course, this city is not all about the Radicchio but if you are talking to someone about Treviso probably the first thing in the discussion will be the Radicchio.
If you want to visit an awesome website full of recipes from treviso check out this list. You might need a translator and understand Italian a bit.
Sopressa polenta e Funghi (mushroom) is a typical dish from Treviso, it combines the flavors of the forest with mountain flavors.
Frittata (Omelette) con gli Sciopetti and the Sopa Coada made with broth and pigeon meat!
Peverada is a tasty sauce used to accompany white meats, game, and birds such as rabbit, guinea fowl, and pheasant.
You might know the Tiramisu right? Rumors say that the first Tiramisu was made in Treviso.
Treviso is full of awesome stuff, a lot of people visiting Venice don’t even know about this city and it’s a shame.
Venice is very touristic and you won’t be able to discover the real Italy from there. If you have a car just drive to Treviso, otherwise go to the station and grab a train.
The city center is not very big and you will be able to visit some interesting museums, the canals, and awesome landscapes.
The surroundings of Treviso are crowded with famous villas and monuments from the top artists and rich people of the Venetian aristocracy.
If you get bored with all this art you can go for a hike or a small trip either in the mountains or the hills.
The beach is not very far as well but probably if you are in the area you don’t want to go to the beach but visit all the beautiful stuff in Treviso and around.
If you are in Veneto you can check out Treviso but also many other pretty cities in the area like Venice, Padova, Belluno, etc…
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