The province of Vicenza covers an area of 2,722 sq.km and is bordered to the north and west by the region of Trentino-Alto Adige, to the north east by the provinces of Belluno and Treviso, to the south east by the province of Padova and to the west by the province of Verona.
Province of Vicenza, Veneto
It consists of an area of the Po Valley known as the 'Venetian Plain', the foothills of the Vicenza and the Venetian Alps and a series of valleys including Leogra, Agno and Chiampo.
Basilica Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico, Vicenza
Unlike other provinces in the region of Veneto it is fairly mountainous with several peaks over two thousand metres above sea level, the most noteable being Mount Grappa and Mount Novegno. The Brenta Canal also runs right through the province of Vicenza.
Mount Grappa at sunset - Photo: Nordawind
Brenta Canal - Photo: Nordawind
The capital city of the province is Vicenza with the second city being Bassano del Grappa.
Town of Valdagno by night - Photo: Nicola Anzoni
Other main towns in the province of Vicenza are:
- Montecchio Maggiore
- Romano d'Ezzelino