A UNIQUE BLEND OF HISTORY AND ART
Top. One of Vicenza's artistic marvels, the Teatro Olimpico is included in UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. Left, Giotto's magnificent frescoes, narrating events in the lives of the Virgin Mary and Christ, cover the walls of the Scrovegni Chapel (Padua). Above, Piazza delle Erbe in Verona was the town's forum during the time of the Roman Empire. Right, the beautiful castle of Miramare (10 km from Trieste) offers a charming panoramic view.