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Discover the Enchanting Charms of Veneto at Mississauga Italfest!

As we gear up for the upcoming Mississauga Italfest, we are thrilled to unveil the featured region for this year's celebration of Italian culture: Veneto! Nestled in the northeastern part of Italy, Veneto is a region brimming with captivating beauty, rich history, and delectable culinary delights. Get ready to be transported to this enchanting corner of Italy right here in Mississauga.

Veneto, with its diverse landscapes and vibrant cities, offers a multitude of experiences that will leave you captivated. Here's a glimpse into the alluring features of this magnificent region:

Venice: Known as the "Floating City," Venice is undoubtedly the crown jewel of Veneto. Experience the romance of the gondolas gliding along the picturesque canals, explore the exquisite architecture of St. Mark's Square, and immerse yourself in the artistic masterpieces housed in the Doge's Palace and the Galleriedell'Accademia. Venice is a city that will mesmerize you with its unique blend of history, art, and undeniable charm.


Verona: Famously known as the setting for Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," Verona is a city steeped in romance and history. Walk through the ancient streets, visit Juliet's House with its iconic balcony, and explore the well-preserved Roman Arena. Verona's captivating beauty and vibrant atmosphere make it an ideal destination for those seeking a glimpse into Italy's past.

Lake Garda: The largest lake in Italy, Lake Garda, is a breathtaking natural wonder nestled between the dramatic Alpine mountains. Its serene waters, picturesque villages, and lush landscapes create a perfect setting for relaxation and exploration. Take a boat trip across the lake, visit the charming towns of Sirmione and Malcesine, or indulge in outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, and windsurfing.

Prosecco Wine Region: Veneto is home to the world-famous Prosecco wine, and exploring the Prosecco Wine Route is a must for wine enthusiasts. Embark on a scenic journey through rolling hills, vineyards, and quaint villages, and savor the sparkling excellence of Prosecco with vineyard tours and tastings. Raise a glass and toast to the region's winemaking traditions.

Palladian Villas: The architectural marvels designed by Andrea Palladio adorn the Veneto countryside. These elegant villas, with their harmonious proportions and classical elements, are a testament to the region's rich cultural heritage. Visit Villa Barbaro in Maser or Villa Emo in Fanzolo to witness the timeless beauty and artistic grandeur of Veneto's Palladian architecture.


At Mississauga Italfest, we are thrilled to showcase the charms and cultural treasures of Veneto.Immerse yourself in the region's captivating art and history. Veneto's presence at Italfest will transport you to Italy where you, family and friends will have an unforgettable experience.


Stay tuned for an exciting exhibit of Veneto. Join us as we celebrate the splendor of Veneto and embrace the rich tapestry of Italian culture in the heart of Mississauga.


Save the dates for Mississauga Italfest and get ready to embark on a journey to Veneto that will leave you longing for more!