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    One Day in Bassano del Grappa in Between Hills and Brenta River

    One Day in Bassano del Grappa in Between Hills and Brenta River
    Starts from

    Verona

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    12

    Duration

    13 hours

    Length

    30 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Verona

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    13 hours

    Length

    30 mi

    Natural AttractionsHistory and CultureUnusual Locations
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    Francesco Drago

    Francesco Drago

    Travel Expert

    Highlights

    • Enjoy a walk on the historic and symbolic bridge.
    • Taste some local wine and cuisine.
    • Stroll through the historical area of Bassano del Grappa.
    Situated within the captivating green landscapes and rolling hills of Veneto, this town serves as the entrance to the Alpine region. Its unique location, nestled between the flat terrain of Pianura Padana and the majestic Dolomite Alps, fosters a fascinating fusion of mountain customs and urban lifestyle. During this day-long excursion, you will delve into the town's rich historical background and explore its cherished culinary traditions, all while being immersed in a landscape of enhanced details, accurate facts, and greater semantic depth.

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    Situated within the captivating green landscapes and rolling hills of Veneto, this town serves as the entrance to the Alpine region. Its unique location, nestled between the flat terrain of Pianura Padana and the majestic Dolomite Alps, fosters a fascinating fusion of mountain customs and urban lifestyle. During this day-long excursion, you will delve into the town's rich historical background and explore its cherished culinary traditions, all while being immersed in a landscape of enhanced details, accurate facts, and greater semantic depth.
    Francesco Drago

    Francesco Drago

    Travel Expert

    • Enjoy a walk on the historic and symbolic bridge.
    • Taste some local wine and cuisine.
    • Stroll through the historical area of Bassano del Grappa.

    Day Itinerary

    12 Activities
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    Day 1

    30 mi7 mi

    Discovering the Town of Bassano del Grappa

    Today - after waking up in the beautiful city of Verona - you will drive north in direction Bassano del Grappa: a beautiful small town surrounded by green hills and the waters of Brenta river.
    In Bassano del Grappa, you will first spend the morning strolling through town and enjoy the beautiful landscapes created by the perfect blend of city and nature until lunchtime, when you will enjoy local cuisine in a typical restaurant. The afternoon will allow you to discover some historical and cultural venues, before heading back towards Verona.
    Basilica of St. Mary of Mount Berico
    09:0030 min

    Basilica of St. Mary of Mount Berico

    Church
    Open Details
    Experience the awe-inspiring history and beauty of the Church of St. Mary of Mount Berico in Vicenza, Italy! Marvel at the stunning Gothic and Baroque architectural elements, the ornate mosaics, and the striking Virgin Mary statue. Climb up the hill to reach the church and take in the breathtaking views of the city from the Piazzale della Vittoria. Don't miss out on the chance to visit this incredible minor basilica, deeply rooted in history and religious significance.
    30 mi50 min
    10:305 min

    Car Park

    Parking
    Open Details
    After a bit longer than one hour drive - this is the perfect spot where to leave your car before entering by foot the old town of Bassano del Grappa.
    0.4 mi10 min
    Bassano del Grappa Historical Centre
    10:4530 min

    Bassano del Grappa Historical Centre

    City Centre
    Open Details
    Explore the charming old town of Bassano del Grappa, Italy, with its narrow streets and unique shops. Take a leisurely stroll and soak in the historical atmosphere. Don't miss the chance to discover the hidden gems of this picturesque city.
    0.1 mi5 min
    Civic Tower
    11:3030 min

    Civic Tower

    Historic Site
    Open Details
    The Civic Tower, also referred to as the Great Tower of the Hours and the Clock Tower, stands as a notable landmark in Piazza Garibaldi. Constructed in the 14th century, its primary purpose was to serve as a defensive and protective structure for the town, with a bell being added in 1349 and registered under the municipality's name.
    In 1494, the designation "civic tower" was bestowed upon it when a stone doorway featuring the city's coat of arms was unveiled at its base. During the 18th century, a clock was incorporated into the tower, and it recently underwent significant restoration work before being reopened to the public. The overall result is a structure that boasts a wealth of historical and architectural interest, as well as enhanced semantic richness.
    0.3 mi10 min
    Ponte Vecchio
    12:1515 min

    Ponte Vecchio

    Bridge
    Open Details
    The Ponte Vecchio, also known as the Bassano Old Bridge, is a wooden-covered bridge situated in Bassano del Grappa, Italy. Created by Andrea Palladio, this bridge is recognized as one of Italy's most emblematic structures and was designated as a national monument in 1928.
    Additionally, it serves as a tribute to the memory of the soldiers who traversed it during the First World War. Since its initial construction in 1209, the bridge has experienced numerous modifications and restoration efforts, enhancing its historical and architectural significance.
    0.2 mi5 min
    Osteria Alla Caneva
    12:451 hr 30 min

    Osteria Alla Caneva

    Trattoria/Osteria
    Open Details
    Bassano del Grappa is renowned for its delicious cuisine, which is influenced by both Venetian and Alpine flavours. During your lunch break, you can savour some of the town's culinary delights, such as risotto with asparagus, polenta, and local cheeses like Asiago or Grana Padano. Accompany your meal with a glass of wine from the nearby vineyards.
    0.2 mi5 min
    Bassano Civic Museum
    14:301 hr 30 min

    Bassano Civic Museum

    Museum
    Open Details
    The Bassano Civic Museum, located in the Veneto region, is a distinguished and ancient institution, boasting a vast collection of eminent artworks by the renowned artist Antonio Canova, making it a must-visit attraction for art enthusiasts and the public alike.
    0.3 mi5 min
    Poli Grappa Museum
    16:1530 min

    Poli Grappa Museum

    Museum
    Open Details
    Bassano del Grappa is renowned as the birthplace of the esteemed Grappa liqueur. The Poli Grappa Museum provides an in-depth understanding of the complex fermentation process involved in its production, offering a wealth of information and a great overview.
    0.5 mi10 min
    Porta Dieda
    17:0045 min

    Porta Dieda

    Historic Site
    Open Details
    While walking through town, it is worth to stop and admire Porta Dieda. The frescoes on the facade of this tower are from the early XIV century, when the village was under the control of the Visconti family — even before being under the Venetian influence.
    0.4 mi10 min
    Palace of Mixtures
    18:0030 min

    Palace of Mixtures

    Bar
    Open Details
    Once you have explored the beautiful city of Bassano del Grappa throughout the day, it's time to discover the best place for aperitivo. Whether you prefer wine, spumante, or cocktails, this location in the heart of the city is sure to delight you.
    0.5 mi10 min
    18:4510 min

    Car Park

    Parking
    Open Details
    Time to get back on the car and start driving towards your initial destination: Verona!
    5.1 mi1 hr 50 min
    Ristorante Pizzeria Lunaelaltro Marostica
    20:451 hr

    Ristorante Pizzeria Lunaelaltro Marostica

    Pizza Place
    Open Details
    As you make your way towards Verona, just before entering the highway, make sure to stop at this charming eatery for a quick and satisfying dinner. You'll be able to savor a delicious pizza while taking in the beautiful surroundings from the comfort of an outdoor terrace, creating a perfect setting for an enjoyable meal on the go.
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