Golf Hotel Villa Bonomo
Travel Blogs from Asiago
... for wedding photos. We decide to return to the hotel for a rest while the shops are closed, and then make another trip into centro later when the shops reopen. We're now getting familiar with the maze of streets that run into the town centre and between the old buildings. Looking forward to our next stop in Venice, but now filled with a little sadness at leaving this beautiful place and the family who have been so fantastic and made us feel so ...
... find ourselves ascending the mountains north of Bassano, on some very windy but well maintained roads. The number of cyclists heading up the mountains is amazing, particularly the fact that many appear to be in their 50s and 60s, despite many of the inclines being 10% or more. We keep a steady pace as we negotiate the roads, given the combination of being unfamiliar and driving on the opposite side of the road, and we pull aside several times ...
This is one of the busiest times during our trip, as we attempt to see the local sites around Bassano Del Grappa, attempt to see relatives and visit former family homes and other important places for the family history. To squeeze everything in, there's no time for sleeping in and we meet Renato again as he's kindly offered to drive us up the windy mountain roads to Rubbio, for the Brunello history tour. Rubbio is a ...
... house, including the stables and kitchen downstairs, and some of the upstairs bedrooms. It has an eerie feeling, yet it is amazing to think of how it fits in with the family ancestry of at least four generations. We leave here after about half an hour, and visit the village for a quick catch up with some other relatives, and then return to Bassano for a pre-dinner drink at Nardini grapperia at the end of the Ponte Vecchio. The drink is called 'messo e messo' which ...
... 8217;t think I will rush back for more!
Laura & I walked back past the Il Sacrario Militare Di Asiago
monument and discovered there is a 2 km track though the farmland that comes
out in Rendola right next to where we are staying. We had fun playing with the filters on
Laura’s camera taking photos of the monument and the dramatic sky behind
(another thunderstorm lurking) There was a swamp filled with frog noises but ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility