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ASIAGO - Heart of the Plateau of the 7 Municipalities. The ideal destination for stays in contact with nature and relaxing, sporting and fun in every season.

Asiago - Altopiano di Asiago

Located at an altitude of 1001 m above sea level, Asiago is undoubtedly the most famous among the towns of the Altopiano dei Sette Comuni (which have become 8 since 1796), also known as the "Asiago plateau". The tourist offer, the points of historical and naturalistic interest, the beautiful landscapes, the events, the ski slopes, the routes, etc. are however distributed throughout the territory of the plateau among its charming places really to be discovered.

Asiago is undoubtedly the liveliest city of the Altopiano dei Sette Comuni. Its two main squares and Corso IV Novembre are the beating heart of the town, with numerous shops, hotels, pizzerias and restaurants, bars and pastry shops, delicatessens and other activities of tourist interest.

Asiago, razed to the ground during the First World War, was rebuilt respecting the original urban structure and was awarded, despite its small size, the title of "city" for war merits.

Piazza Asiago con Targa Foto EpocaThe elegant city center is surrounded by pristine meadows and woods and characteristic districts .

In summer Asiago offers the opportunity to go hiking or mountain biking, horseback riding, tennis, golf, ice skating and schettinaggio.

In the winter season in Asiago you can practice a wide range of sports activities, including cross-country and downhill skiing, snowboarding, telemark, tobogganing, snowshoeing and ice skating.


Military Memorial of Asiago

Between 1932 and 1936 the Military Memorial of Asiago was built on the Colle del Leiten, which houses the remains of over 55,000 Italian and Austro-Hungarian soldiers who died in the fighting that took place on the plateau during the War of 15-18. Inside the Ossuary there is an interesting museum open to the public where relics, remnants of war and photographic documents of the time are exhibited.

The Town Hall 

Between Piazza Carli and Piazza II Risorgimento stands the Town Hall of the city built in red and white Asiago marble. The town hall, rebuilt after the First World War, has a bell tower with the Lion of St. Mark carved on white marble.

Piazza Carli, the Fountain of the Faun, the Cathedral of San Matteo

In Piazza Carli, completely renovated in 2011, you can admire the Fountain of the Faun with a base in red Asiago marble, the only element of the square remained unchanged and subject only to restoration. Here also stands the Cathedral of San Matteo, patron saint of the city. Inside the church of San Matteo, also destroyed during the Great War and then rebuilt, there are two altarpieces, one by Francesco da Ponte the Younger and the other by Francesco da Ponte the Elder. Outside, on the south side of the Duomo, in 2003 the ancient sundial in the shape of a triptych with a painting in the center of San Matteo was relocated.

Other points of interest in the city

In the city center still worthy of note are the statue of Blessed Giovanna Maria Bonomo located in the middle of Corso IV Novembre, in front of her birthplace, and the Church of San Rocco always along the main street of Asiago.

Parks and trails near the center of Asiago

The Parco della Rimembranza, which is a sacred area in honor of the fallen and missing in Russia, is a green area very close to the center a few meters from the Cathedral of San Matteo. Here stands the Church of Santa Maria Liberatrice. Much larger is the Parco Brigata Regina, also known as Parco Millepini, within which there are a playground for children, paths along which you can walk easily and where you can also practice cross-country skiing, an adventure park, three tennis courts and a schettinage court, the Palazzo del Turismo Millepini with its recently renovated theater .

Adjacent to the Regina Brigade Park stands the Ice Palace or Pala Hodegart, the indoor ice stadium where the Asiago Serie A Hockey team (Hockey Club Asiago) plays the games of the Hockey championship and where you can practice ice skating at all times of the year. Easily reachable on foot from the center of Asiago is the Laghetto Lumera, a small artificial basin, where you can also practice sport fishing. Here you arrive along a picturesque dirt road shaded by a row of poplars.

Le Carceri Museum

This evocative museum, unique in its kind, is located in the building that, until the end of the 60s, housed the prisons of the Altopiano dei Sette Comuni. Abandoned for decades, it was completely renovated respecting the original structure and used as a museum, where the main exhibitions of the Asiago plateau are organized.

Educational Naturalistic Museum "Patrizio Rigoni"

The Museum is located in the elementary schools "Monte Ortigara" of Asiago, in Viale della Vittoria (the avenue leading to the Military Memorial). This museum houses dioramas, i.e. reconstructions of pre-Alpine environments, and collections of birds (local birds) and other animals.

Water Museum 

Born from an idea of the Speleological Group Seven Municipalities, the Water Museum, located in Kaberlaba, aims to study and treat the karst phenomenon that characterizes the Asiago plateau and the consequent lack of water on the surface. The Museum, also through a special educational path, addresses the theme of water in order to make visitors understand the importance of this priceless asset.

War cemeteries

A visit deserve the war cemeteries that house the bodies of soldiers who died during the First World War in the fierce fighting that took place on the Asiago plateau, namely: the British Military Cemetery of Boscon, the British Cemetery of Granezza, the British Cemetery of Barenthal, the British Cemetery of the Cavalletto and the Austro-Hungarian Cemetery on Mount Mosciagh.

Golf course

In Meltar, 5 km from the city center, there is the Asiago Golf Club, whose playing field, with 18 holes, is considered one of the best in Europe.

Ski slopes

The ski area of Asiago offers the possibility of practicing both cross-country skiing and downhill skiing. Below is the list of slopes in the municipal territory of Asiago with the essential info:

• Centro Fondo Asiago Golf Arena – ski area for Nordic skiing with 4 different slopes (Golf, Prunno, Fratta and Barenthal) for a total of 42.5 km

• Kaberlaba – ski area for alpine skiing with low and medium difficulty downhill slopes

• Campo Scuola Linta – downhill ski slope for children and beginners, located just outside the center of Asiago in the direction of Bassano

• Ski Area Val Formica, Cima Larici – downhill slope of easy difficulty. From 2 February 2014 came into operation the new four-seater chairlift Asiago 2000, able to carry up to 1200 people per hour.

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