Treviso offers the visitor many opportunities to
get to know its history, culture and art. You
only need to take a slow walk under the arcades,
along the roads and in the squares. "Piazza
dei Signori" is the city's elegant lounge
from where you can admire the "Palazzo dei
Trecento" and the "Palazzo del Podestà" with the
Civic Tower. It is an ideal starting point for a
visit that will take you to see "Monte di Pietà"
with the beautiful frescoes by Fiumicelli, the
church of St. Francesco and the church of St.
Nicolò, the Cathedral and the Baptistery, the
"Loggia dei Cavalieri" and many other
interesting sites such as the characteristic
"Peschiera" on an island of the Sile.
In the strip of land at the foot of the hills to
the north of the city, there are the
beautiful medieval village of Asolo,
residence of the refined court of Queen Caterina
Cornaro and Valdobbiadene, known for its
In the north there is the Cansiglio Wood,
which have been for century the wood reserve of
the Serenissima Republic shipyards. Eastwards
between Piave and Livenza you can reach
Oderzo, the centre of an area rich in
archaeological finds from the Roman and
Pre-roman times. In the west there is
Castelfranco, a beautiful walled town near
the source of the river Sile whose course is now
a Regional Park. Then there is Terraglio, the
old tree-lined road framed by wonderful Venetian
villas that joins Treviso to Venice.