7 Sights in Valbrenta, Italy (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Valbrenta, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Valbrenta, Italy.List of cities in Italy Sightseeing Tours in Valbrenta
1. Calá del Sasso
The Calà del Sasso is a path leading down from the village of Sasso di Asiago towards the town of Valstagna, province of Vicenza, north-eastern Italy. It has 4444 steps, is 2.546 km long, and is the longest staircase in Italy as well as the world's longest staircase open to the public. The highest and lowest points on the path differ by 744 m. Next to the staircase runs a gully. Both gully and steps are paved in limestone. The gully was used to transport timber from Sasso downhill. Once in Valstagna, Calà del Sasso ends near the river Brenta, where the logs were floated to Venice; here, in the times of the Republic of Venice, they were used in the local arsenal for the construction of boats.
2. Ex Forte Tombion
Fort Tombion is one of the first fortifications of the Italian defensive system that was built as soon as Veneto was annexed to the Kingdom of Italy, in 1866, or after the end of the third war of independence. The fort is located in the northern part of the Brenta Canal, about one kilometer from Cismon del Grappa (VI), with the function of blocking the main road artery.
3. Grotte di Oliero
The caves of Oliero are a cave complex that is located on the slopes of the Sette Municipality Plateau massif, near the town of Oliero, in the province of Vicenza. From the caves it flows most of the water that penetrates through the above plateau, a classic example of karst.
4. Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate
The archpriestal church of Sant'Antonio Abate is the parish church of Valstagna, formerly an independent municipality and now part of the scattered municipality of Valbrenta, in the province of Vicenza and diocese of Padua; it is part of the vicariate of Valstagna-Fonzaso.
5. Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo
The church of Saints Peter and Paul is the parish church of Carpanè, a hamlet-capital of the scattered municipality of Valbrenta, in the province of Vicenza and diocese of Padua; it is part of the vicariate of Valstagna-Fonzaso.
6. Forte Tagliata delle Fontanelle
The strong cut of the fountains was a military fortress built in defense of the Italian border against the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The Fort is located in the municipal area of Valbrenta, at the Primolano hamlet.
7. Forte Tagliata della Scala
Fort Tagliata della Scala was a military fortress built to defend the Italian border against the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The fort is located in the municipality of Valbrenta, near the hamlet of Primolano.
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