Luxury 140sqm apartment sleeping up to 6 people in a historical 'Palazzo' in the center of Asolo, viewing the magnificent Queen Cornaro’s Castle.
ASOLO: “la Città dei cento orizzonti” (G. Carducci)
Historical memories and natural panoramas, medieval views and Renaissance villas blend into a single landscape surrounding Asolo. Nestling gently in the contours of the surrounding hills, Asolo is crowned with the soft, warm shapes of a Mediterranean scene of olive groves, vineyards and cypresses.
Asolo is a spectacular, medieval village called the 'Pearl of Veneto’ offering a variety of cultural and artistic amenities in an area of outstanding natural beauty: for centuries it has been frequented by illustrious figures, such as Gabriele D'Annunzio, Eleonora Duse, Giosuè Carducci, Robert Browning, Ernest Hemingway, Henry James, Hugo von Hofmansthal, Freya Stark, Arnold Schoemberg and many others.
Asolo is close to some of the most beautiful world-famous PALLADIAN VILLAS and is strategically located near important cities such as Treviso, Venice, Padua, Vicenza and Verona.
Thanks to its fine cuisine and excellent wines (don’t miss the ‘Colli Asolani Wine Road’) it is also the perfect destination for wine and great-food lovers.
Set in the main square of Asolo, this perfectly restored property has mantained intact its spirit of authenticity in the 18th Century frescoes and 'marmorini' as well as in the unique pieces of furniture.
It is composed of a huge salon and a dining area, a modern & fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, kettle, homemade jam..), one additional 'sala'/bedroom, two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a laundry (with washing machine & dryer). A storage is also available for bicycles and golf equipments, and free wi-fi connection is provided throughout the building.
At the ground floor, a hisotoric Cafè animates the central Piazza of the town.
For those willing to take away a very special memory of their holiday, PHOTO SHOOTS can be arranged upon request to the owner. Due to its elegant interiors, this apartment is very suitable for photo shoots of the Guests (Family portraits, friends..) made by a professional photographer at a very special price.
Together with its spectacular surroundings, Asolo is a must-see destination set in one of the most interesting historical and artistic parts of the Veneto region. In the sixteenth century, with Veneto’s architect Andrea Palladio (1508 – 1580) a new type of mansion was born: the temple-villa, like the near-by Villa Barbaro in MASER.
In ALTIVOLE it is worth mentioning the ‘Barco della Regina Cornaro’, the country residence of the former Queen of Cyprus Caterina Cornaro, built at the end of the 15th Century, adorned with beautiful gardens, hunting grounds, canals and watergames.
POSSAGNO is also very easy to reach: it is the home of the neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova, where his birthhouse and the ‘Gipsoteca’ temple can be visited in a truly inspirational environment.
CASTELFRANCO VENETO is renowned for being the birthplace of the famous painter Giorgione. Within its spectacular medievalwalls, the ‘Museo Casa Giorgione’ allows visitors to explore the history and evolution of the town under the influence of this artist.
BASSANO DEL GRAPPA is a medieval city well-known for its pictoresque wooden bridge, the ceramic stores and the wine bars where to taste the traditional distillate of the city: the ‘grappa’. This alcoholic beverage has been made in the town's distilleries since 1779, when the ‘Nardini’ factory (still one of the most renowned, along with ‘Poli’) was founded.
Besides its centenary-old distilleries, the city is mostly renowned for Palladio’s ‘Ponte Vecchio’ (Old Bridge), probably one of the most famous symbols of Italy: architect Andrea Palladio was commissioned to design it in 1569.
Bassano is also noteworthy for the ‘Museo Civico’, one of the most ancient in Veneto, hosting over 500 paintings from the 13th Century to nowadays.
Few minuets away from Bassano stands MAROSTICA with its stunning human Chess Game. This famous game is the ultimate expression of a local tradition and a magical moment for this town, that is also known as the ‘City of Chess’.Get the full listing »