Bassano del Grappa (8
The Temple of Canova, the Gypsoteca, the richest in numbers of Canova’s stunning operas, and his birthplace home, a very well kept villa.
It retains all its charming medieval structure, with The Fortress that dominates. To be seen, the Civic Museum, with memorabilia ofEleonora Duse. Every second Sunday of each month (excluding summer), the Antique Market is held in the square of the medieval citadel. In San Vito di Altivole you can visit the Cemetery Brion ( 1969-78), one of the most original architectural works of Carlo Scarpa.
Maser (20 Km):
Marostica (24 Km):
Castelfranco (25 Km):
Vicenza (48 Km):
Included since 1994 in the World Heritage List of UNESCO, it still retains the charm of the past, with its churches and its beautiful old buildings, mostly designed by Andrea Palladio. Do not miss the central Piazza dei Signori, with the Palladian Basilica, Chiericati Palace, which hostes the Pinacoteca Civica, Palazzo Barbaran da Porto, home of the Museum and the Palladian Teatro Olimpico, one of the most famous theatres in the world for the marble scenography which reflects a triumphal arch.
Treviso (49 Km):
The heart of the city is Piazza dei Signori, where stands the Palazzo dei Trecento and its frescoed loggia. Behind the square, beyond the historical palazzo del Monte di Pietà, it develops the maze of alleys and canals which is the romantic heart of the city, full of picturesque views. The modern part of the centre incorporates the beautiful shores of the river Sile, so suitable for a walk, and the nineteenth-century buildings near the docks fate.
Padova (56 Km):
It offers the majestic and solemn Basilica of St. Anthony (Il Santo), but also The Chapel of Scrovegni, frescoed by Giotto, the Church Eremite and Eremitani Museums, the Palazzo della Ragione and the surrounding squares (Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza dei Frutti and Piazza dei Signori) homes of a colourful daily market. From the squares, in a few minutes, you can reach the Duomo with the preciousBaptistery and the Prato della Valle, monumental elliptical square, overlooked by many historic buildings and ancients beautiful houses.
Venezia (70 Km):
The artistic and architectural jewel of the Veneto, Venice, is without doubt, the city of lovers, known all over the world. Draw up a list of the most evocative of Venice is impossible because the whole city, with its fountains and flickering lights, abounds beauty in any street or alley. The most famous places of Venice still remain Piazza San Marco (Basilica, Campanile, the Ducale Palace, the Clock Tower Ponte di Rialto on the Canal Grande and the Ponte dei Sospiri.
Verona (110 Km):
Its monument symbol is the Arena, the amphitheatre with nearly two thousand years of history behind, which is the background of the famous Piazza Bra. And while in the palaces and courtyards hovers the myth of Romeo and Juliet, Verona continues to enchant the world. It 'impossible, however, mention all the masterpieces of Verona, which instead should be discovered slowly, perhaps losing themselves in the streets which at times become a maze for even the most skilled of tourist.