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Sep 26, 2017 - To the castella of Marostica

Sept. 26 Strolling to Marostica Still recovering from the gourmet meal we had last night in Mason Vicentino-only ristorante in town and it turned out to be a 4 star culinary experience. Waking today to the Breganze hills laid out out in morning sunshine in front of our treehouse. Hot and sunny today for a great walk through the vineyards and orchards leading to Marostica. We we walking on what they call the Stradacerisa or the Cherry Road- it is an area famous for 20 different varieties of cherries. Instead of rose bushes at the end of rows...

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Oct 25, 2009 - Delicious food and drinks in Marostica

Another day in this splendid land. Began our morning going to the market of Marostica just to see what there was on sell. We stopped on the cheese stall and let the owner make us taste some of the local cheese like Asiago, Bastardo del Grappa (it means the bastard from Mount Grappa: what a silly name), and a delicious kind of cheese which is drunk!! Yes, It is drunk. It’s a cheese that is put in the middle of fermented grapes (vinasse in English I think). The taste of the cheese is very good, it is like to eat cheese with the taste of wine....

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Oct 24, 2009 - Amazing Marostica. A place to fall in love with...

We woke up at eight o’ clock and had an abundant breakfast at Due Mori. We were now ready to go sightseeing this fabulous little town. We visited first the famous chess square. The Chess game is played since 1954, after an artist had the idea of representing an old legend. The legend says that in 1454 two noble gentlemen of Marostica, Rinaldo d’Angarano and Vieri da Vallonara, were contending to marry the daughter of the Lord of Marostica (Taddeo Parisio). The two noblemen challenged into a duel, the winner (or survivor) could have married...

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