Vicenza is a renowned tourist destination for iconic monuments defining high cultural value of this area. This province takes fourth place in Veneto region by number of inhabitants. Vicenza city is often referred as the "City of Palladio", considering the significant presence of works created by this famous architect in the 16th century, developing it to the level that UNESCO declared World Heritage Site in 1994.
In addition to cultural heritage of Vicenza, this province is characterized by high spread of small and medium-sized enterprises that contribute to Italian economic development. The most important sectors here areengineering, textile and above all goldsmith: Vicenza is well-known as the main Italian city for gold working.
Among the major centers in Vicenza province Bassano del Grappa stands out on the slopes of Venetian Prealps boasting among its typical products signature Grappa drinks worth of presentation in entire museum. Speaking of typical and artisan culinary specialties in Vicenza it is mandatory to mention Asiago, a mountain resort known not only for winter and summer tourism offer, but also mostly for its dairy products beloved by gourmets over the world. We are talking about inimitable Asiago cheese popular among locals and added to most exquisite recipes worldwide.
Visit pages dedicated to the main towns in the province of Vicenza and explore cultural and enogastronomic attractions in the area.