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Jun 2, 2019 - Day 19 - Bassano del Grappa

Day 19 - Sunday 2 June 19 - Basano Del Grappa We were up at 0600hrs waiting to hear of Alex and John’s plans for the day. It was decided by SMS that we would pick them up from their accomodation and tour the Prosecco area 35 km east of Bassano DG. In the meantime Kaye and I drove to Marostica, 10 km west to visit CastelBrando. This fortification caught our attention as we passed yesterday. Originally built by the romans it appears today as a line of walls and towers that rise from road level up and around a hillside immediately bringing to...

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Jun 1, 2019 - Day 18 - Bassano Del Grappa

Day 18 - Saturday 1 June 19 Late last light we advised our host at Basano Del Grappa that we planned to leave Sirmione at 0830 hrs and would meet him in front of his address at 1430 hrs. The timings were based on driving the 161 kms direct to the Sacrario Militare Del Monte Grappa to view the Ossuary that was built after the first world and to experience the 24km drive to the mountain top; a recognised significant feat for cyclists. Although we didn’t get away until 0900 hrs, we achieved walking the Ossuary by 1300 hrs finishing with a...

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Sep 27, 2017 - When in Grappa...

Sept.27 Bassano del Grappa For our last walking day on the Veneto.."A glorious walk" announces our route directions today... and they're right! A hot sunny 13 km stroll up and over and down and up and over the rolling green Breganze hills again, the prettiest terraced vineyards ladened with purple grapes, and ancient olive groves. We climb high above the towns below and have our picnic on the hillside in an olive grove, inspiring Doug to channel his dear dad and sing 'Don't sit under the olive tree with anyone else but me.." Good lord, what...

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