Belluno trip planner
Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free
day by day itinerary for free
Belluno, is a town and province in the Veneto region of northern Italy. Located about 100km north of Venice, Belluno is the capital of the province of Belluno and the most important city in the Eastern Dolomites region. With its roughly 36,000 inhabitants, it is the largest populated area of Valbelluna. It is one of the 15 municipalities of the Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park.GeographyThe ancient city of Belluno rises above a cliff spur near the confluence of the Torrente Ardo and the Piave River. To the north is the imposing Schiara range of the Dolomites, with the famous Gusela del Vescovà (Bishopric's needle), and Mounts Serva and Talvena rising above the city. To the south, the foothills of the Alps separate Belluno from the Venetian plain. Further to the south is the Nevegal, in the Castionese area, well known for its skiing resorts. The average annual temperature in Belluno is 9°C, and the average annual precipitation is 137cm.HistoryThe name of the city is derived from Celtic belo-dunum which means "splendid hill." The name was inspired by the favorable position within the valley.It is conjectured that the population of the area that became Belluno was largely Venetic with a strong Celtic minority. However, as the Romans expanded northward into the Alps, the Celtic either emigrated or were absorbed. The people of the area swore friendship to Rome in the 225 BC conflict with the Gauls and again during the invasion by Hannibal in the Second Punic War. Founded perhaps around 220-200 BC the initial influence of Rome was military and commercial. Strategically located, the town protected cities to the south. Belluno also became a supplier of iron and copper. Already within the Roman sphere of influence, the town was juridically and politically incorporated into the Roman Republic by the second century BC.Use our Italy tour itinerary planner to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Belluno.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Belluno
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top tours near Belluno
$270 BOOK WITH VIATOR From Bolzano: Private Day Tour by car: The Great Dolomites Road
Duration: 6 hours
$204 BOOK WITH VIATOR Dolomite Mountains and Cortina Semi Private Day Trip from Venice
Duration: 9 hours
Hidden gems in Belluno
Popular things to do in Belluno
Side trips from Belluno
Historic Sites in Belluno
Outdoors in Belluno
Nature in Belluno
Places to visit with Belluno
Venice Trip planner BEST FOR: Water Body, Historic Walking Area, Architectural Building Verona Trip planner BEST FOR: Opera, Specialty Museum, Landmark Padua Trip planner BEST FOR: Church, Landmark, Nightlife Valdobbiadene Trip planner BEST FOR: Winery / Vineyard, Nightlife, Mountain Treviso Trip planner BEST FOR: Landmark, Historic Walking Area, Historic Site
Recently planned trips to Belluno
10 days in Belluno BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Cimitero Di Guerra Sorgenti · Lago di Dobbiaco · Tre Cime di Lavaredo 1 day in Belluno BY A USER FROM ITALY Belluno 17 days in Croatia, Italy & Ljubljana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Venice · Verona · Bolzano 22 days in Italy & Innsbruck BY A USER FROM MALTA Garda · Trento · Bolzano 3 days in Belluno BY A USER FROM FRANCE Museo Civico · Latteria Agricola di Tisoi · Forre del Torrente Ardo 4 days in Belluno BY A USER FROM GERMANY Kinderland - Hotel Rainer · Tre Cime di Lavaredo · Drau Cycle Route