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Comune di Asiago

Located at an altitude of 1001 m above sea level, Asiago is undoubtedly the most famous of the resorts of thePlateau of the Seven Municipalities,also known as the"Asiago Plateau". The tourist offer, the historical and naturalistic points of interest, the scenic beauties, the events,the ski slopes,the trails,etc. are however distributed throughout the territory of thePlateau among its laughing resorts really all to discover.

Asiago is arguably the most vibrant city ofseven Municipalities Plateau. Its two main squares and Corso IV Novembre are the beating heart of the country, with many shops, hotels, pizzerias and restaurants, bars and pastry shops, delis and other activities of interest.

Asiago, razed to the ground during the first world war, it was rebuilt with the original layout and was honored, despite its small size, the title of "City" to the merits of the war.

 piazza asiago con targa foto epoca Theelegant city centre is surrounded by meadows and pristine forests and features contrade.

Asiago in the summer offers you the possibility to make excursions on foot or by mountain-bike, to practicehorse riding, the tennis courts, the golf, the ice skating and roller-skating.

In the winter season in Asiago you can practice a variety of sports, including cross-country and downhill, the snowboard, the telemark, the tobogganing, snowshoeing and ice skating.

THINGS TO SEE

Asiago Military Sacrament

Between 1932 and 1936, the Military Sacrament of Asiagowas built on the Leiten Hill, home to the remains of more than 55,000 Italian and Austro-Hungarian soldiers who died in the fighting on the Plateau during the 15-18 War. Inside the Ossario there is an interesting museum open to the public where are exhibited memorabilia, remnants of war and photographic documents of the time.

City Hall

Between Piazza Carli and Piazza II Risorgimento stands the town hall built of red and white marble of Asiago. The municipal palace, redeployed after the First World War, is equipped with a bell tower with the Lion of St. Mark carved on white marble.

Piazza Carli, the Fountain of the Faun, the Cathedral of St. Matthew

In Piazza Carli,completely renovated in 2011, you can admire the Fountain of the Fauno with a red marble base of Asiago, the only element of the square left unchanged and subject only to restoration. There is also the Cathedral of St. Matthew,the city's patron saint. Inside the church of St. Matthew, also destroyed during the Great War and then rebuilt, are preserved two shovels works by Francis from Ponte the Younger and the other of Francis da Ponte the Elder. Outside, on the south side of the Cathedral, in 2003 theancient sundit in the shape of a triptych with painting in the center of St. Matthew was relocated.

Other points of interest in the city

In the city centre still noteworthy are the statue of blessed Giovanna Maria Bonomo located in the middle of the Course IV November, in front of her birthplace, and the Church of St. Rocco always along the main course of Asiago.

Parks and trails near the center of Asiago

The Remembrance Park,which is a sacred area in honor of the fallen and missing in Russia, is a green area very close to the center just a few meters from st. Matthew's Cathedral. Here stands the Church of St. Mary Liberatrice. Much larger is the Regina Brigade Park,also known as Millepini Park,within which there are a children's playground, paths along which you can walk easily and where you can also practice cross-country skiing, an adventure park,three tennis courts and a skiing court,the Millepini Tourism Palace with its recently renovated theater.

Adjacent to the Queen Brigade Park is the Ice Palace or Pala Hodegart,the covered ice stadium where Asiago's A-League Hockey team (Hockey Club Asiago) plays Hockey Championship games and where you can practice ice skating at all times of the year. Easily within walking distance of central Asiago is the Lumera Pond,a small reservoir, where you can also practice sport fishing. Here you can walk along a picturesque dirt road shaded by a row of poplars.

Prisons Museum

This unique Museum is located in the building that, until the late 1960s, housed the prisons of the Seven Communes Plateau. Abandoned for decades, it was completely renovated respecting its original structure and used as a Museum, where the main exhibitions of the Asiago Plateau are organized.

"Patrizio Rigoni" Museum of Educational Naturalistics

The Museum is located in the elementary schools "Mount Ortigara" of Asiago, in Victory Avenue (the avenue that leads to the Military Sacrament). This museum houses dioramas, i.e. reconstructions of pre-alpine environments, and collections of birds (local birds) and other animals.

Water Museum

Born from the idea of the Seven Municipalities Speleological Group, the Water Museum, located in Kaberlaba,aims to study and treat the karst phenomenon that characterizes the Asiago Plateau and the consequent shortage 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 is worth the war cemeteries that house the bodies of soldiers who died during the First World War in the rugged fighting that took place on the Asiago Plateau, namely: the British Military Cemetery of the Boscon,the British Cemetery of Granezza,the British Cemetery of Barenthal,the British Cemetery of the Stake and the Austro-Hungarian Cemetery on Mount Mosciagh.

Golf course

In Meltar, 5 km from the city centre, is the Golf Club Asiago, whose 18-hole golf course is considered one of the best in Europe.

Ski slopes

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

Asiago Golf Arena Fund Centre – Nordic ski area with 4 different slopes (Golf, Prunno, Fratta and Barenthal) for a total of 42.5 km
Kaberlaba – alpine ski area with low and medium-difficulty downhill slopes
Linta School Field – downhill ski slope for children and beginners, located just outside the center of Asiago in the direction of Bassano
Ski Area Val Formica, CimaLarici – easy difficulty downhill track. Since 2 February 2014, the new Asiago 2000four-seater chairlift has been in operation, carrying up to 1200 people per hour.

Live Webcam

Thanks to Asiago.it's live webcams you can stay up to date on what happens in real time in various areas of thePlateau,in all seasons.
Watch live webcams to find out what's going on at the City of Asiago,to see what weather is doing right now, to check the snow situation or just to enjoy the beautiful views of the Alps.

Webcam Live Cathedral and Piazza Carli

Webcam Live Interrupted and Pond Lumera

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