In this chapter we deal with one of the largest municipalities of the plateau, rich in traditions and sports activities throughout the year: we’re talking about Gallio.

Gallio is the highest municipality of the plateau and, with its 1093 meters above sea leavel, is also the highest municipality in the province of Vicenza. Completely immersed in the green meadows and large shady woods of the plateau, it is located in a strategic passageway, which leads from the village of Asiago to that of Enego and its famous plain of Marcesina.


The origin of the name has always been the subject of discussion, some sources refer to the Teutonic idol Ghelle, anciently worshiped on the Ekele hill, where they later built the parish church. Others say that it derives from Gelb, that is the yellow color that brings with it the clayey earth of the Ghelpach stream, which crosses the village, leaving on its banks a particular yellowish color. Today, an active and lively municipality thanks to its warm inhabitants, it has been the border position between the Austro-Hungarian and Italian lines, and consequently targeted throughout the conflict by clashes and attacks.


Like a storm that swept away houses and production activities, this was the impact of the First World War on these lands, which were also completely sacked by the Austro-Hungarian Empire. After the conflict, the town was a pile of rubble, fields riddled with bombs, woods burnt by gas and destroyed houses.

With the tenacity that distinguished them, the inhabitants of these places began the reconstruction, rectifying the streets and modernizing the inhabited center.

Always linked to Gallio are the Melette, a group of mountainous reliefs whose highest peak is Fior Mount with its 1824 meters. Although today they represent a destination both in winter, for alpine skiing, and in summer for the bike park, these mountains were once the scene of great and bitter clashes, as the writer Lussu remembers and writes, on "A year on the plateau" . Rare and precious pearl of this municipality is the church of the small hamlet of Stoccareddo, dedicated to San Giovanni Battista, unique for its Gothic-Alpine lines on the outside and its "liberty" style on the inside. Village festival of Stoccareddo: "Festa del Villeggiante", which takes place every year between July and August. Gallium village festival: "Festa di San Bartolomeo", held on 24 August.


Seven Municipalities Plateau

A surprising territory in summer and very welcoming in winter.


The Vicenza Province

Famous for the nicknames about cats.


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.



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.


In this chapter we discuss Sport, that is, from the easiest sports activities for families to the most complex and demanding ones.


In this chapter we discuss the incredible world of Venetian cuisine, from the typical local products to the recipes typical of our mothers.


In this chapter we discuss the Nature that surrounds us, a territory rich in biodiversity and particularly fragile, therefore absolutely to be respected.


In this chapter we discuss the history which, over time, has transformed, shaped and marked the territory of the Veneto region.


In this chapter we treat My Way, a useful window to start planning and defining a nice weekend among the wonders of the Veneto region.
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