Bassano del Grappa is a jewel at the foot of the Italian Alps. With a population of over 40.000 residents, Bassano is an extremely lively city that can offer an incredible destination for your trips in the region of Veneto.

Ponte Vecchio

Its landmark, the “Ponte Vecchio” is on its way to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was recently renovated and it is now back to its original beauty. It is a lovely spot to take a break and appreciate the beauty of the surrounding landscape.

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The bridge was fully renovated in recent years. Photo by Roberto Pozzi

Libreria Palazzo Roberti

Another iconic building in the city is the “Libreria Palazzo Roberti“, a library imbued with history. Legend say that Napoleon slept in one of its rooms! It is also an incredible opportunity to find a nice book to truly enjoy your Italian holidays.

Monte Grappa: a hiking paradise!

As Bassano del Grappa is very close to the Alps, you will have plenty of fun if you are really fond of hiking! Monte Grappa in particular, which gives the name to the city, has breathtaking views and fascinating paths to offer.

Bassano del Grappa: a jewel at the foot of the Italian Alps
The view from the top of Mount Grappa towards the Pre-Alps and the Dolomites. Photo by Rics1299

Also, if you are particularly interested in the events of World War I in Italy, the War Memorial in Cima Grappa will be the perfect destination for you. Learn about the history and the scope of the consequences of the war in Italy in this colossal monument. Always be respectful in this place as it might be a touristic attraction for many, but for others it is a place of memory and meditation.

Bassano del Grappa: a jewel at the foot of the Italian Alps
The monumental scope of the War Memorial in Cima Grappa. Photo by Gabriele Dalla Porta

These, and many more, are the reasons why Bassano is truly a jewel at the foot of the Italian Alps!

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