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  • Standing on the southern foothills of the Lessini Mountains, just north of Montebello, south of Montorso, to the left of the provincial Val di Chiampo road, Zermeghedo is not only the smallest of the nine towns of the Chiampo Valley, but also the smallest town in the entire Veneto region. Its name is of Lombard […]

  • Trissino spreads over two hilly areas in the Lessini mountains between the Chiampo and Agno-Guà rivers. To the west it gradually connects with the low sides of the mountain range of volcanic origin of the Monte Faldo, while to the east there are the steep slopes of the ridge of Castelgomberto, whose meridian direction matches […]

  • Sovizzo is located 10 km west of Vicenza and its area ranges across the foothills of the southern Lessini mountains and Berici Hills. The landscape seen from above looks like an open hand, where the palm is the plain at the centre and the fingers are the valleys that extend into the hills of Montecchio, […]

  • By population, Schio is the third-largest town in the province of Vicenza, situated at the entrance to the Leogra Valley and surrounded by a mountainous amphitheatre that did not promote the development of rural cultures and trade for the benefit of industrial development (especially the wool industry) as a livelihood. The origin of the name […]

  • San Vito Leguzzano is known for being the only town in Vicenza’s province with an octagonal bell tower. It was originally only called San Vito, but then from the second half of the 19th century, with the addition of the Benedictine Chapel in Leguzzano the name was changed to its current one. The territory, according […]

  • Montorso Vicentino is located in the heart of the Chiampo Valley, between the hills of Fratta and Grime. Formerly called “Montursium” or “Montursio“: the name apparently derives either from “upstream” and the Roman name “Ursius” or “Ursus” or the name of the nobleman Orso (belonging to the ancient Trissino family), which built the old castle […]

  • Among the hills of volcanic tufa soil with important emerging limestone typical of the area of Monteforte d’Alpone, there is ​​an ideal symbiosis of environment and vines to produce great quality white wines. It is located in the extreme south of Val d’Alpone and covers 1900 acres of agricultural land, 1500 of which are dedicated […]

  • Montecchio Maggiore lies to the west of Vicenza, in the confluence of the Chiampo and the Agno valleys and it is here that the Agno river changes its name to Guà. The terrain is mostly flat. The name probably derives from Monticulus, a small mountain, and it seems that the strategic importance of Montecchio dates […]

  • Montebello Vicentino is at the border with the province of Verona. The town is located at the foot of the Lessini Mountains, at the entrance to the Chiampo Valley, and the Berici Hills are not that far away either. It is crossed by the Chiampo river, the Guà river and Rio Acquetta. According to the […]

  • Malo welcomes visitors and takes them to the heart of its history. Indeed, the area still has traces of Roman land division, rustic villas and farmhouses, guarding findings by the Lombard Curtis Màladum (a Lombard administrative centre). A legacy, which is also found in the names of places, people and common dialect. The construction of […]

  • Isola Vicentina is crossed by two rivers, Orolo, which passes through the centre of the town, and Timonchio: the river bed does not usually have a lot of water because these rivers have the characteristic of being, for most of their path, dry almost all year round. It is indeed quite common to find people […]

  • Located at the exit of the Chiampo valley in a scenic position on the plain in the Veneto region, Gambellara is on the border between the provinces of Verona and Vicenza, about 22 km from the regional capital. The peculiar geographical position of the town, the historical memories associated with an important episode that occurred […]