Treviso: handpicked hotels and insider tips
Situated on the banks of the Sile River, in a vast area of supremely fertile land, Treviso is the capital city of the Veneto province, an agricultural center with flourishing industries, producing glass, paper and flour.
Treviso also has extremely old gastronomic traditions, including those specialties made with a famous quality of lettuce known as Radicchio. The sites to visit are numerous: the Cathedral of Treviso, the Baptistery, the Church of St Nicolo, the Bishops Seminary, The Ethnographic Museum of the Indios of Venezuela, the Museum of Archeology and Paleontology of pre-Columbian South America, the Giuseppe Sciarpa Zoological Museum, the Luigi Bailo Civic Museum, the Canoniche Vecchie, the Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art.
The Palazzo dei Trecento, Palazzo del Podestà, Palazzo Pretorio, the Civic Tower, the Loggia dei Cavalieri, Palazzo Monte di Pietà, the Church of St Lucia and St Vito, the Church of St Caterina dei Servi di Maria.
Featuring among the festivals and fairs of Treviso are the Radicchio Fair, the Rogo of the vecia, Cose d'altri tempi and the Natale in Borgo Christmas fair.