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Velo d'Astico | Vicenza Province

Communita di Velo d'Astico

VELO D'ASTICO, VICENZA PROVINCE

This pleasant village was immortalised in the writings of Italian author Antonio Fogazzaro, who spent summer vacations at the villa Velo. There is a medival castle overlooking the valley. The church of San Giorgio contains several nice works of art and actually sits on the site of a Longobard settlement.

The town sites surrounded by mountains M. Novegno and M. Cengio and the Astico river has carved a gorge out as it passes.  The river is a source of the local industrial power and at one time provide the water source to local beer bewery's.  The Brewery is no longer in operation but there is a historical beer hall to stop at as you enter the valley. 

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