Piazzola sul Brenta e Bassano del Grappa

Piazzola sul Brenta is along the road that leads from Padua to Bassano del Grappa.

Piazzola is known for its splendid Villa Contarini and the antique market, which is held every last Sunday of the month and hosts more than 700 exhibitors.

For people who enjoy hiking, from Piazzola of the naturalistic area of ​​Brenta.
It is a bike or horse trail that runs along the river and which ventures into the woods with climbs, descents, fords to cross and reach the area of ​​the quarries, a magical landscape reminiscent of the desert that extends up to Tezze sul Brenta , 25 km to the north.

Immersed in the beautiful landscape that stretches from the plains to the north-east of Vicenza and the Valsugana, along the banks of the Brenta is Bassano del Grappa.

The Old Bridge or the Alpini, designed by Palladio and reused, rebuilt, is its symbol.

Bassano del Grappa was the birthplace of Jacopo da Ponte called Bassano, an extraordinary painter of the '500, known for its particular use of color and sensitivity to natural data, which the Civic Museum and the church of the Holy Trinity preserve many paintings.

It was the seat of the printing Remondinis whose many works are now in the Civic Museum, and the famous pottery, preserved the Sturm Palace Museum.

But Bassano is famous for its brandy, whose history is well represented in the palace-museum next to Ponte Vecchio, the seat of the ancient Nardini distillery.