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Bar in Bassano del Grappa

Nardini

Flanking Bassano del Grappa's 16th-century Ponte degli Alpini, this historic distillery is a great place to grab a few bottles of Nardini's famous grappa, or to simply kick back with a glass of bitter-sweet mezzo e …
Museum in Bassano del Grappa

Poli Museo della Grappa

Explore four centuries of Bassano's high-octane libation at this interactive museum, which includes tastings and the chance to tour the distillery of esteemed producer Poli (book tours online). Although grappa is ma…
Venetian in Bassano del Grappa

Osteria alla Caneva

Behind yellow-tinted glass lies this old-school favourite, with its hung pots, worn wooden tables and inter-generational regulars washing down rustic regional grub with a glass or three of vino from local wineries l…
Bridge in Bassano del Grappa

Ponte degli Alpini

Spanning the river is Palladio's photogenic 1569 covered bridge, the Ponte degli Alpini. Fragile as the wooden structure seems, it is cleverly engineered to withstand the rush of spring melt waters from Monte Grappa…
Museum in Bassano del Grappa

Museo Civico

Bassano del Grappa's Museo Civico is beautifully housed around the cloisters of the Convento di San Francesco. Endowed in 1828 by the naturalist Giambattista Brocchi, the museum houses an extensive archaeological co…
Ristorante in Bassano del Grappa

Ristorante Al Ponte

With beautiful views of the River Brenta, this rather upmarket restaurant serves seasonal fare such as Bassano-style asparagus and local radicchio as well as year-round dishes such as Vicenza codfish. The (pricey) d…
Osteria in Bassano del Grappa

Officina del Gusto

Recycled timber, brickwork and peeling tin lamps set a warm, contemporary vibe at this new-school wine-bar. Scan the blackboard for regional, well-priced wines by the glass, best paired with a tagliere (platter) of …