Thiene is a unique city with more than 21,000 inhabitants, in the province of Vicenza, in northern Italy. It is located approximately 75 kilometres west of Venice. The city has an active industrial sector, but it is also a living display of rich history of the city. The Castle of Thiene, for example, located in the heart of the city, is an ancient center of Roman origins. The old town that surrounds the Castle is a perfect place to have a walk through the streets where shops and bars are hosted inside historical buildings, which tell the story of the city. With market traditions dating way back, the center of Thiene comes alive with the Antique and Modern thrift market, where in addition to furniture, it offers a wide range of items, value of old things handcraft collectibles. One of the top-ranked Italian boardwalks is located here.