Dolo, Province of Venezia, Veneto
Dolo was an ancient town, but the great part of the town is modern. Along the banks of the Brenta river, it was a place visited by the Venetian aristocrats, who built in the area luxury mansions. The Riviera del Brenta is an area of green woods and meadows along the river that connects Padua to Venice.
- Population: about 14400 inhabitants
- Zip/postal code: 30031
- Dialing Area Code: +39 041
- Frazioni & Localities: Arino, Sambruson.
The territory of Dolo is located at the center of the Riviera del Brenta, extending on both banks of the Naviglio, which is a minor branch (27.37 km) of the river Brenta between Stra and Padua; from Stra the Naviglio flows into the Venetian lagoon near Fusina, crossing the towns of Fiesso d'Artico, Dolo and Mira. At the center of Dolo, the Naviglio doubles forming the so-called Bassa Island. The area is crossed by numerous other watercourses, small streams and drains such as the Seriola, the Serraglio, the Brentoncino and the Tergolino.
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