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Eating and Sleeping Along the Strada del Prosecco

Although you could complete the 31-mile Strada del Prosecco in Italy’s Veneto region in less than a day, it’s more pleasant to take your time and draw out the experience.  You can’t eat your way through Veneto’s pleasures – gustatory and otherwise – in 24 hours, and who would want to? Traveling the Strada del …

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Day Tripping in The Veneto: Castelfranco del Veneto

Approximately 40 miles inland from Venice and forty-five minutes’ drive from Asolo is the medieval walled town of Castelfranco del Veneto. Whether you’re en route to or from Venice, this medieval walled town makes for a lovely layover or stopover. A moat and crenellated walls enclose the remains of a 12th century castle from which …

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Day Tripping in The Veneto: Asolo

When looking for sights in Italy to visit, do not forget about beautiful Asolo. Little Asolo is located thirty miles north of Bassano del Grappa and is tucked into the foothills of the Dolomites. This picturesque town with its cypress-covered hills served as a strategic stronghold in Roman times, a summer retreat for well-heeled Venetians …

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Day Tripping in The Veneto: Bassano del Grappa

  Situated at the foot of Monte Grappa, Bassano del Grappa is about a two hour drive northwest from Venice, making it an ideal day trip destination in The Veneto. This picturesque, pastel colored village on the River Brenta has two strong claims to fame: its Old Bridge, or Ponte Vecchio, and The Nardini Distillery, …

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