Asolo

Rich of historic and cultural depositions, Asolo represents one of the most beautiful suburb in Italy. It is enclosed by a splendid hills and landscape scenery which offer visitors unnumbered possibility for fun and sightseeing; walking around and horse-riding, naturalistic and geological itineraries, cycle-tours and many others itinerary on the surroundings areas can be practised from the visitors.

All along destination for artist and poets, Asolo presents a landscape unusual and unique with its harmony and a long traditions of gastronomy.

 

On request ( Ufficio Cultura - Culture Office 0423 524637) and in conjunction with events and shows it is possible to follow themed routes with the assistance of a guide. 

 

The possibilities offered grouped by theme:

Historical itineraries

- CATERINA CORNARO LADY OF ASOLO (2 hours)
Town museum-Corsair section; Cathedral - font; Castle of the Corsair Queen

- A FIFTEENTH CENTURY WORKSHOP (1.5 hours)
Maglio di Pagnano (ancient forge)

- PLACES AND THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH DIVINE ELEONORA (2.5 hours)
City Museum - Duse Section; Duse Theatre; Casa Duse; Cemetery - Duse Tomb

Archaeological itinerary 

- FROM THE FORTRESS TO THE FORTRESS (2,5 hours)
Mount Ricco and the Fortress; Aqueduct and Roman baths; Casa Gotica, City Museum - archaeological section

Artistic itinerary

- -THE PAINTED CITY (2 hours)
City museum and Sala/Loggia della Ragione; Cathedral; Casa del Preposto; Oratory of Christ; Church of St. Gottardo; Church of Santa Caterina

For further information about Asolo click on: www.asolo.it