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Bassano del Grappa Travel Guide: 64 reviews and 201 photos

The city where I was born...

Bassano del Grappa is a beautiful town in Veneto, far about 70km from Venice to the north.
It's here that I was born 27 years ago... And it is here that I grew up with my family, but 5 years ago I moved to Venice to study and work...

Why the Alpines?

The most famous monument of Bassano del Grappa is the Alpines wooden bridge on the River Brenta. There are lot of places where you can see a beautiful panorama of Bassano del Grappa near it :)

This monument is dedicated to the Alpines, a military corp very important for this city, expecially during the I World War. In the mountains near here there were lot of battles (expecially on the Monte Grappa) and also during the II W.W. lot of alpines were sent to Russia and many of them lost their life there... so in this place you often breathe the Alpine's air, specially in the Nardinis' inns (one is near the wooden bridge, the other in Viale delle Fosse)... Alpines here in Italy are famous also for their love for the wine, beer and - obviously - the Grappa! :))))

...the medieval city...

The town of Bassano is, imho, very pretty... lot of medieval buildings here, you can breath a soft area in all the town.

I've choosed to put my internal pics in "sepia" mode, as usually for my "medieval places" photos :)

  • Last visit to Bassano del Grappa: Feb 2004
  • Intro Updated Feb 23, 2004
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  • YvonneMT's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2010 at 5:47 PM

    I went to Passagno to see some of Canova's work: I didn't know about his works in the Civic Museum. Next time, for sure.

  • uglyscot's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2008 at 10:06 PM

    This looks a lovely unspoiled Italian town. I'd love to visit.

  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    Oct 13, 2007 at 1:03 AM

    Nice page. I'm going there next friday for a shopping trip. I hope you're fine. Ciao!

  • painterdave's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2007 at 1:30 PM

    Thanks for putting up the photos of Bassano. You did a very nice job of your home town, they should be proud of you for such a nice presentation.

  • Jun 5, 2006 at 2:24 PM

    What a lovely town this is. Was lucky enough to visit in 2004, got some good pics of the alpines bridge. Didn't really have long enough there to explore all of the town. Will get back there again some time

  • rpsteve's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2004 at 5:45 PM

    i have just returned after an unexpected trip to Bassano and what a great place for my first visit to Italy. The food and wine the clothes and the way the girls wear them were fantastic also went flying around the area and i am definatly coming back

  • mapakettle's Profile Photo
    Sep 10, 2004 at 3:23 PM

    Bassano del Grappa is on our list of places to visit within the next few weeks...thanks for the info. Good pages, good pics. Actually, this is our second posting, we're off to Bassano in the morning. Thanks for the visit. Pa

  • JetlagCity's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2004 at 1:22 PM

    What a beautiful medieval town you were born in! I love the look of your sepia pictures, very nice.

  • sim1's Profile Photo
    May 12, 2004 at 8:08 AM

    Great page and beautiful photos Roberto! You grew up in a beautiful place! :-))

  • Krystynn's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2004 at 12:12 AM

    Beautiful pictures. Beautiful description. Una città bella! Pozzo fatto...


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