Treviso is a province in the Veneto region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Treviso. The province has an area of 2,477 sq. km, and a total population of 795,264 (2001). There are 95 municipalities in the province. The province is replete with the amenities of the 21st century, situated within beautifully preserved renaissance settings just northwest of Venice and the Adriatic. It is noted for cultural, historical, gastronomical, manufacturing, agricultural, and ecological highlights.
The province of Treviso is one of Europe’s most dynamic growth regions. In addition to its art and history treasures, the province of Treviso is considered to be the most dynamic in Italy. Treviso and the Veneto region in which it is located have enjoyed one of Europe’s highest rates of economic growth. A large part of that growth can be directly attributed to the entrepreneurial efforts of the business community in developing international markets. For young professionals working toward an international career, this is unquestionably an important area to know and to understand.
The Province of Treviso takes in different areas with various characteristics: mountains, hills and plain north to south. It goes from a few kilometers from the sea all the way up Mt.Grappa and the Cansiglio in the Prealps.
In the Province of Treviso there are many production companies, mainly small and medium size, specialized in the mechanical field, textile, furniture, construction and paper milling. The agriculture yields white and red vintage wines and others typical products like the famous Radicchio rosso di Treviso (Red Treviso chicory). Traditional craftsmen still produce arms, bells, wrought iron, glasswork, ceramics, embroidery and fabric.
Treviso in Depth
A visit to the Province of Treviso means traveling through centuries of history immersed in a hospitable environment, made of green countryside and gentle hills and carved by numerous watercourses bound for the Adriatic. The union between this environment, shaped by traditions and typical tasty cuisine and the passion for culture, offers the tourist infinite stimuli for a program whether it be naturalist or gourmet, but especially if it is historical/cultural.
Treviso, a town where proportions and rhythms are still accessible to man… The vegetation, the rivers, the hillside and foothill scenery were the ideal setting for great displays of human art: churches, castles, villas and frescoed houses, in Treviso as well as in Asolo, Castelfranco and Conegliano, which are birthplaces of artists such as Giorgione, Cima and Canova. Events are hosted in prestigious places, which for their history and beauty alone, are well worth a visit: artists’ houses, magnificent Venetian villas and historical buildings.
Treviso is famous in the world for the products of its land, which are able to offer a rich gastronomic panorama thanks to the creativity of its restaurants. In this Trevigiana land the gourmet should also be cheerful. And cheerful he is indeed, seeing the vitality and qualities of a few typical dishes: sopa coada, risotto with mushrooms, lasagne with Red Radicchio, guinea hen “in salsa pevarada”, roasted goose with celery, stewed.
Treviso is situated not far from the major artistic and economic centers of the Veneto, such us Venice (reachable by train in 20 min.), Padova and Vicenza and near the seaside resorts of Jesolo, Bibione and Caorle, the spa resort of Abano and the magnificent Dolomites. Treviso, which is easily reachable by plane thanks to its own airport and the nearby airport of Venice, can be considered as an ideal base for visiting all Venetian beauties.
Together with a rich gastronomic panorama Treviso and its province offer a first-quality wine production with Prosecco of Valdobbiadene Conegliano and a particularly prestigious type of Prosecco, which is Cartizze as well as other types of D.O.C wines (Controlled Denomination of Origin) such as: Rosso del Montello, Raboso del Piave, Verdisio, and others.