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Frazione di Cesuna

Cesuna, Cimbrian language Ka-Sune or Kan-Züne, is one of the 6 districts of the municipality of Roana. The country, located at 1052 metres above sea level, is located about 8 km from Asiago to Roana.

Cesuna is a pleasant destination for the summer holidays due to its cool climate, the lush Woods of beech and fir trees that surround it and the beautiful walks and excursions available in the immediate surroundings of the village.

And Cesuna is also possible to practice many sports. In its territory, in fact, there are 2 football pitches, a tennis court, a petanque area, a skating rink and a summer and winter sports track. There is also a movie theater and a library.

Cesuna is a great winter destination, especially for lovers of Nordic skiing. Enjoys a Centro Fondo with 40 km of pistes, connected with Asiago and Fund Centre with the Centro Fondo Monte Corno, and also has two special tracks for snowshoes. The Centro Fondo Val Magnaboschi Cesuna is the closest to plain and so easy to reach even for short stays.

For the Alpine skiing, Cesuna offers the Ski Mount Zovetto, also suitable for families with children.

A Cesuna definitely worth visiting the Museum of Cuchi, located 2 km from the Centre of the village, where they exposed thousands of "cuchi", traditional terracotta whistles of every shape and color from around the world. The popular tradition wants that the boys give these small wind instruments like the promise of love to your in love the 25 April, the feast of St. mark.

Near Cesuna there are also historic sites such as the British war cemetery Val Magnaboschi where 183 British soldiers lie dead on the Asiago plateau during the great war, and the trenches and military stations on the mountain and mount Zovetto une mise au point. There is also a historical documentation center related to war events of World War I.

Many traditional festivals held during the summer in Cesuna: Venigallia, the Celtic Festival of Veneto, with reconstruction of a Celtic village, duels and Celtic music, which takes place between July and August; the feast of St. Antonio, which takes place in June in Val Magnaboschi, with games and music; the Interregional Meeting of the Infantry, which takes place on the third Sunday of June in Val Magnaboschi, a commemorative ceremony in memory of the fallen of the first world war; the feast of Cyclamen in mid-August.

Susan Morabito

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