Questo sito o gli strumenti terzi da questo utilizzati si avvalgono di cookie necessari al funzionamento ed utili alle finalità illustrate nella cookie policy. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie, consulta la cookie policy. Chiudendo questo banner, scorrendo questa pagina, cliccando su un link o proseguendo la navigazione in altra maniera, acconsenti all'uso dei cookie.

Accetta

 

english

  • Dalisa Holiday Farm

    Dalisa Holiday Farm

    Holiday Famhouse Rooms Bed and Breakfast Apartments Accommodation Neapolitan Riviera Tramonti Amalficoast Salerno Campania Italy

  • Hotel Marina Riviera Amalfi

    Hotel Marina Riviera Amalfi

    Charming Quality Accommodation 4 Stars Superior Boutique Hotel Swimming Pool Amalfi Neapolitan Riviera Amalficoast Salerno Campania...

  • Amalfi BB B&B Al Pesce d'Oro

    Amalfi BB B&B Al Pesce d'Oro

    Bed and Breakfast Rooms Accommoadtion in Amalfi Coast Neapolita Riviera Salerno Campania Italy

  • Hotel La Posta Vecchia Ladispoli

    Hotel La Posta Vecchia Ladispoli

    Charming Luxury 5 Stars Hotel Accommodation Exclusive Wellness Resort Health & Beauty Club Ladispoli Rome Latium Italy

  • Acquamarine B&B Maiori

    Acquamarine B&B Maiori

    B&B in Maiori, B&B in Amalfi Coast, bed and breakfast in Maiori, bed and breakfast in Amalfi Coast, holiday in Maiori, vacation...

you are here: Home Veneto Venice Surroundings Dolo

Stay

Visit a locality browsing the menu on the left. In each Italy area you can then choose the best touristical structures we are proposing.

Print this page Send to a friend by e-mail

Share:
fb-like
g-plus

Dolo

Description

There is no harmony of opinions about the origins of the town's name: for some historians it derives from the Latin name " Davus", while according to others, from the name of the family Dauli and, finally, according to another argument, to the fact that, in the XV century, these places were used as a place of confinement. Dolo is a town in the province of Venice, situated on both banks of the Naviglio, a minor branch of the Brenta, in the point where it divides and creates the "Isola Bassa" (Lower Island).
Although it is certain that the area was inhabited since ancient times, the town was founded in relatively recent ages. The center had a great development due to the presence of rivers that provide a quick connections between Venice and its hinterland and allowed the transportation of people and goods. With the growth of Venice, who conquered the territory in the XV century, also Dolo grew economically. Since the conquest of Napoleon until the annexation to the Kingdom of Italy, the events that have affected the town were similar to those that affected the entire district.

Attractions:
- the Cathedral, entitled to San Rocco, was completed in 1776. It is an impressive classical-looking structure, the side entrances are located below the base of the pair of columns, which enrich both sides and sustain the front gable. Imposing is the central portal and the two side openings are embellished by two niches with statues, while another three statues mark the three angles of the tympanum. The nave's ceiling is decorated with paintings of the artist Cedini and XVIII century sculptures. The building is flanked by a XIX century Bell Tower, similar to the one of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta in Nogara and San Marco, presents a particular series of colors and fine nuances of light and shadow. The structure has a square base with belfry surmounted by a drum and a spire;
- the XVI century Villa Ferretti Angeli in the district of Sambruson and several other Venetian villas and noble palaces;
- the Squero, the XVI century shipyard;
- the Museum of Villano of Villas Badoer Fattoretto;
- the Mills.

Map

This town web page has been visited 29,345 times.

Choose language

italiano

english