Votive offering of a raft owner on the Piave river, 18th century.
" Water is the eternal symbol of life, the place where man and nature find their necessary reconciliation, the domain of scientific research, of intelligence and artistic inspiration, essential condition for any human settlement”.
The Centro Internazionale per la Civiltą dell'Acqua gathers, selects and elaborates scientific, cultural, planning information and testimonials from water-related civilisations. This Centre, founded on 28th March, 1998, is connected with an area where the presence of water is particular in the shape and life of the territory, in the landscape and in the environment.
The promoting bodies are: the Veneto Region, the Province of Belluno, Treviso and Venice, the Municipality of Mogliano, the Fondazione Benetton Studi e Ricerche and the Consorzi di Bonifica Brentella, Dese, Sile and Destra Piave.

Villa Albrizzi-Franchetti,
via Terraglio, 201 Preganziol (TV)
From Venice, S.S.13, Terraglio,  towards Treviso, follow the signs for Preganziol (c. 20 km)
From San Doną, towards Treviso, follow the signs for Casale sul Sile - Preganziol (c. 42 km)
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