Treviso is a city located in the region of Veneto, in the northeast of Italy. The city's history goes back 2,000 years and it has been ruled by many, including the Venetians, the French and the Austrians, over the centuries. As most small Italian cities, its cobbled streets, porticos and churches are the most characteristic and interesting aspect of the city. Treviso itself has various beautiful religious buildings, such as the St Nicholas church, the St Francis church and the Duomo (the Cathedral). The squares are no less charming: Piazza dei Signori (the Lords' Square) with the Palazzo di Podestŕ facing it, and the Piazza Rinaldi, with three palaces built by the Rinaldi family, historically one the most powerful in the city. Treviso and the surrounding area abound with old villas, some of which dating mainly from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Villa Emo, Villa Minelli, Villa Passi and Villa Maser are only a few of these. Treviso Airport is very close to the city (but also only 12 miles from Venice), and has flights arriving from many other Italian cities as well as international destinations such as direct flights from London, Barcelona, Kiev, Palermo, Valencia, Cagliari and Malta. If you're searching for a cheap flight, use our online flight comparison tool to compare different travel options and find yourself a cheap deal.
Once you arrive, you can get to the city centre by taxi or by bus. The journey time into the city shouldn't be more than 20 minutes. The local tourism board offers tourists the opportunity of buying a TrevisoCard, which provides free, unlimited use of the city's public transport, entry into various museums and discounts on over 100 partners (restaurants, shops, etc.).You cannot visit Italy without trying the local cuisine, famous all over the world. Treviso and the surrounding region of Veneto are home to some of Italy's finest traditions, such as prosecco wine, tiramisu, many varieties of cheese (Morlacco and Bastardo del Grappa), and potato polenta, just to mention a few. The city is also home to the Benetton family, whose clothing brand is known all over the world: Benetton is a name associated with local volleyball, basketball and rugby clubs, among the best in the country. If you have the chance, you should try seeing a game. The beautiful cities of Padua and Venice are very close, if you wish to explore the region of Veneto.