Viale Asiago 196, Bassano Del Grappa, Veneto, 036061, Italy
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amazing bottle collections
bell tower close up
Risotto agli Asparagi Bianchi
Travel Tips for Bassano del Grappa
Palazzo del Comune
The Palazzo del Comune, one of the most attractive building in Piazza Liberta, was built in 1582 but the graceful loggia decorating it belongs to the 15th century. On the facade, overlooking Piazza Liberta, one can admire the great Orologio (Clock) constructed by B. Ferracina in 1747 and decorated with the signs of the Zodiac, and the important 16th century fresco representing St. Christofer.
Hanggliding paragliding and ultralights
If aviation is your thing a trip to Bassano is a must, a poular fling site for hangglider and paraglider pilots flying from Mounte Grappa from several take off pionts allow for all day flying over the thermal producing country side. If power is your thing a active ultralight field can be found at the base not far from the town. a few self launch sailplanes also opperate from this strip as well The people are friendly and are keen to have visiting pilots fly their skies be warned keep your eyes open as on a normal day can see quite a few pilots in the air . for those who arn't endorsed to fly several pilots offer tandem flights with both paragliders and hanggliders. an instructer is available for flights in an Italian ultralight called the flashlight at a very cheap priece and is a fantastic way to see the area. just don't fly over the villa with the black cars parked in the drive ok bring your own or hire. a camera is a must. for info on sites and license requirments visit the shop in Semonzo near the landing site oppersite"Tilly's pilot paradise" the pilots bar
The Civic Musuem is one of the oldest in the Veneto region. It was built in1828 on the site of the convent of St Francis. It houses a collection of paintings by the Da Ponti family, Guariento and Magnasco, a collection of prints by the Remondini family. There is also an archaeological section and pieces by Antonio Canova.
Ponte Vecchi - Ponte degli Alpini
The bridge was destroyed during last world war, it was reconstructed by ANA (National Association of Alpine Infantry), and from that day is known as Ponte degli Alpini (Bridge of the Alpine Soldiers).
It is the town's symbol nowadays.
A shop in Piazzotto Montevecchio
This shop is still in ancient style, and it's not the only one you can find in Bassano. If you are in Piazzotto Montevecchio, don't miss to eat the bread in "Beltrame shop"... it's very very good, probably the best you can find in Bassano (and in all this town you can find a superb bread).