In this chapter we will discuss the Vicenza area, with its famous cities and its traditional products, starting our journey from Bassano del Grappa to Sandrigo.
The chapter from Bassano del Grappa to Sandrigo brings together all the excellences of these incredible lands and its most characteristic artistic works, which have marked the history of the province of Vicenza. A territory located at the foot of the Seven Municipalities Plateau, between green hills and the Po valley, a protected area that once favored several human settlements. We start from Bassano del Grappa, crossed by the Brenta river is a city of a thousand talents and a thousand flavors, thanks to a generous territory and artists of the highest level.
In fact, one cannot fail to mention the painter Jacopo da Bassano, who represented landscapes and animals with a perfect use of light and the famous prints of the Remondini family, famous throughout Europe, who in the eighteenth century gave work to about a thousand citizens. Behind it stands the imposing Grappa Mount massif which with its 1775 meters, is the main peak of the mountain group of the same name and is located in the Venetian Prealps between the Brenta canal, the Piave valley and the Feltrino.
Mount Grappa, the scene of hard decisive clashes during the First World War and some events in the Second World War, is known for the Military Shrine, in whose central body are preserved the remains of 12,615 fallen Italian and Austro-Hungarian soldiers of which 10,332 unknown.
Marostica is very famous for "The Castle", a term by which we mean the set of two castles, the "Upper Castle" and the "Lower Castle", joined by a complex of walls, about 1800 meters long and about 10 meters. When it comes to this beautiful city, one cannot fail to mention its typical product, or "Marostica cherries", with the I.G.P.
In fact, one cannot fail to mention the painter Jacopo da Bassano, who represented landscapes and animals with a perfect use of light and the famous prints... ⇒ Continue
Over time it became first Roman, then Lombard territory and, during the Middle Ages, it was, like all of Veneto, invaded by the Huns... ⇒ Continue
The town of Breganze is very famous for Torcolato wine, a particular wine with a golden color, obtained by pressing vespaiole grapes dried in January... ⇒ Continue
◊ THE VICENZA PROVINCE ◊
It is one of the most industrialized and richest areas in Italy but, at the same time, still maintains many green and wild areas. You’ll beamazed by the charm of this city thanks to its Palladian villas, sumptuous palaces, the great green valleys that run throughout the territory, such as the Valsugana, and the great enchanted woods of the Seven Municipalities Plateau. Do not miss the typical towns of Vicenza, set in the territory as precious diamonds, which preserve works and typical products of the highest prestige. This province, famous for the nicknames about cats, will surprise you day by day for its artistic beauties scattered throughout the territory. Plan your holidays in the province of Vicenza, our tips and suggestive photographs will help you to take the right path for your trip.
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The Veneto Region, nestled in the north-east of Italy, is a mix of history and traditions and, all of it, is enriched by the liveliness of its inhabitants and by a wide range of typical products all to be savored. From the highest peaks of the Dolomites, he embraces and welcomes each visitor with brotherly warmth, accommodating him among the many lounges of his cities of art, giving him unforgettable emotions. Turning between the pages of this site, you can organize your next holidays in the Veneto region and thanks to the many photos published, everything will be very simple.
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In this chapter we discuss the history which, over time, has transformed, shaped and marked the territory of the Veneto region.