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This marvelous bridge made in wood, named Ponte Degli Alpini, is dated from 1209, although it was rebuilt some times along the centuries. It is also called Ponte Vecchio, and the view one can enjoy from it, over the Brenta river and facing the Alpes...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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36061 Bassano Del Grappa, Italy
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All reviews the river wooden bridge old bridge many times beautiful view famous bridge worth a visit original structure day trip first world war famous bar take pictures interesting shops local grappa sunny day across the bridge great place to visit
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We visited Bassano by train from Treviso - around 70 minute trip. Bassano del Grappa is a pretty mediaeval town in the Veneto region. On entering the town, we found a pretty square with an open air market in full swing in front of the...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you ever drive to Bassano Del Grapa, just walk around the small streets and Cross this very old bridge! Fantastic and now renewed !

Thank apioantunes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice bridge. You have to visit with a guided tour, otherwise you miss the main aspects. At the end, there's a Grappa shop where you can enjoy thousands of grappa at decent price or you can just try a bit for free

Thank dellderek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This town and its charming bridge are just delightful. The bridge is currently being refurbished, but it doesn't make the pretty structure against the dramatic mountain backdrop any less beautiful. There is a cute little restaurant nearby named Al Saiso and a grappa museum where...More

Thank nancyen
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The bridge is under construction - on the bridge there are iron fences, but no work is being done, looks like it is stalled. Very nice to look and take pictures from the side, but no when you are on the bridge.

Thank Ziggy-SLO
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Bassano has an old center to the city and much larger new parts of town. But it was the old bridge that was designed by the famous late Renaissance architect Palladio that brought us to Bassano del Grappa. Yes, it had to be reworked after...More

1  Thank unclelouie
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We were staying in Treviso & took 2 trains to the Northen hills of Italy. It was well worth it & a great day trip. This is a famous landmark with the wooden bridge & the stone wall around the town. The bridge is made...More

Thank noelmclean
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Beers on tap, tasty paninis, and experienced staff to settle you in. Great views of Ponte Vecchio, and the crystal clear river.

Thank bizcoach27
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The bridge was under extensive repair at the time we visited. The guide was eager to tell us that this was Palladio's famous wooden bridge. What we were not told was that it had been blown up in WW2 and this was almost a complete...More

1  Thank LindylooCleveland
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is NOT the same bridge that Palladio designed and constructed in 1569 - it has been through several incarnations!. But historically speaking, it is of great value as the only remaining extant example of Palladio's work beyond that of the magnificent Villas in the...More

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Angela H
28 May 2017|
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Response from Henri E |
The works are still ongoing (end of August) and are far from being over. But the bridgr is still well worth the detour as the whole historicakl center of Bassano
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Angela H
28 May 2017|
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Response from freqtraveller2017 | Reviewed this property |
Well, the restoration was planned to be finished before the high season, however, who knows. Anyway , it worth a detour, and the bridge is open for pedestrians . Enjoy it.
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