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LUSIANA-Sentinel of the Asiago plateau. The first point of contact with the plateau and its magical mountains; great cross-country skiing centre

Lusiana - Altopiano di AsiagoThe Comune di Lusianacimbro, Lusàan, between the municipalities ofAltopiano di Asiago to place further down (752 m ) and to the South, on the early slopes of Monte Corgnon, or Cornione, the historic Summit of the territory of Lusiana.

Shielded by a wall of mountains, almost to the Sentinel Altopiano di Asiago 7 Comuni, Lusiana is a pleasant little town immersed in the nature of Alpine pastures dotted with Alpine meadows, FIR and beech forests.

Lusiana is a mountain town but with an eye toward the pianura veneta, is in a privileged location, just off the road from Bassano del Grappa, Asiago port, on the Southern Highland appendages, which offers panoramic views that are difficult to find in other municipalities.

To Lusiana is made from fir forests, houses and small districts full of history and legends. In the village of Santa Caterina is a church which houses an altarpiece attributed to Jacopo Bassano and always by the same artist, in the Church of St James, can you find a Nativity.

In Lusiana resides the oldest Bell, dating from 1388, of Highland 7 municipalities and in the Veneto region, in the small village of steeple Campana Lusiana.

Winter in the territory of Lusiana transforms the charming natural landscape with a candid white touch and makes it among the favorite destinations by lovers of cross country skiing. The cross-country ski trails surrounding the Monte Corno (1384 m) up to 60 km, of which 10 for snowshoeing.

Not far from Asiago, a natural trait that runs through the rugged Grandeur Valley leads to the Bottom Center Fountain; This outpost surrounded by the nature ofthe plateau of 7 Municipalities can give spectacular views. Close to ski in Asiago and Cesuna, is also the Centro Fondo Monte Corno.

SUMMER IN LUSIANA

Natural area by the undeniable charm, the territory of Lusiana offers many opportunities even in summer.

La Valle dei Mulini. The ancient hydraulic machines, still working, use of the force of the waters of the river White Chiavone to grind grain, barley shine, strike while the iron and sawing beams and planks of wood. A beautiful location with beautiful viewpoints allows you to go through the Valle dei Mulini.

This route is just one of six places gathered in the Museum of Lusiana, a project created with the aim of enhancing the natural, historical and cultural heritage of the municipality of Lusiana. The Museum includes the prehistoric village of Monte Corgnonarchaeological site, with traces of human presence dating back to the Middle Paleolithic. In this environment, located at 910 metres, through the techniques of experimental archaeology, was rebuilt a prehistoric village from the bronze age.

From the center of Lusiana you can reach Mount Corgnon along a pleasant walkthrough a natural environment of rare beauty. Guided tours within the prehistoric village you will discover how our ancestors lived, also through experimental techniques firsthand, such as clay working, using bows and arrows and starting the fire.

On sunny days, climbing to the top of Mount Corgnon you can admire the view until you see in lonananza the Venice lagoon and push the look up profiles of the Apennines.

Another place to visit around Lusiana is the Alpine Botanical Garden of Monte Corno. It is aunique natural oasis across the Altiplano, with over 350 species of herbs, shrubs and trees typical of the subalpine flora.

In the heart of Lusiana you can also visit the Ethnographic Museum Palazzon. It is a series of rooms that reproduces in detail the lifestyle and customs of the rural civilization of the Asiago plateau. Like a journey through time, step into a world of rituals, customs and ancient works now lost.

Last stop is the Park of Sojo, Covolo di Lusiana, a environmental and historical interest with a series of sculptures of contemporary art. There are approximately 60 installations and you can see them through the path of 3 km of medium difficulty through the meadows and forests of the Park.