If you've never been to Venice you may wonder where you could play a game of golf there. You can: On the elongated lagoon island of Alberoni. Once there the Venetian Republic was defended, today the handicaps.
Legend has it, that the Golf Course of Alberoni was build in 1928 according to a wish of Henry Ford, the automobile mogul, who wanted to play golf. Anyway: The Circolo Golf Venezia is among the 10 most challenging golf courses in Italy and is worth a visit in any case.