Vittorio Veneto

Historical Highlights

Already with the ancient Venetian fortifications had to exist on the high seas that with the invasion of the barbarians, Goths and Lombards then, were consolidated and expanded on the heights on either side of the "close". Around the nucleus castrense, founded in the twelfth century by Guecellone Camino, formed a fortified village, which blocked the passage between the rocky hill of the “Castle” and ridges of S. Anthony. At the time of Gabriel III da Camino defense system had to be based on deep-sea forts (Rock of Montesel and Bigonzo), as they were set to the walls of the outermost, with the Lower Gate (Today Clock) to the south and the east door of the Terraglio. In 1337 Serravalle was among the first cities in the Mainland gained from Venice, who arranged to strengthen the extensive city walls, reconstructing even large tracts (as the walls of Piai). The defenses were partially adapted to the new firearms, up to 1509, when, Faced with the danger of imperial, the town was evacuated and immediately after recovery from the Venetians.

Monuments

- Porta Nuova or the Clock (open externally).
- These city walls “Mura Berengarie” (open externally).
- Rock of S. Augusta – Sanctuary (open before and after the religious ceremonies).
- Torre Nera (open externally).
- Castle – The Castello di Serravalle (the walls can be visited internally prior agreements).
- Gate S. John (open externally).
- Walls of Piai (externally visible).
- Palazzo Minucci De Carlo (from March to November – Sunday pm 14,30 pm 18,00).
- Cathedral (open before and after the religious ceremonies).
- Cathedral Tower (only externally visible).
- Community House or Lodge Serravallese – Cenedese Headquarters Museum.
- Church of St. John the Baptist (open before and after the religious ceremonies).
- Church of Santa Giustina (open before and after the religious ceremonies).

Events

- The Court Caminese – reenactment – first Sunday in October.
- Fiera di S.Augusta – fireworks on the night of 21 August and il religious festival 22 August .
- Sagra dei Osei – 15 August.
- National Exhibition of wrought iron – at the end of September.
- Antiques Market – first Sunday of each month.
- Fair market the biological product – the end of August.
- Sapori di Serravalle – the third Sunday of the month.

Inner-city

The tour starts entering the Porta Nuova or the Clock and immediately, on his right, is the small church of S XV. Lorenzo or Battuti, with important frescoes. From here we could go straight, in v. Martyrs of Liberty to admire the beautiful medieval and Renaissance palaces such as the Palace Threaten De Carlo, home to an interesting museum, but, to simplify the itinerary, from the church of S. Lorenzo continue to v. Paietta up at the bridge over the river Meschio, where once there were two towers on either side of the river, these marked the southern limit of the walls. Before the bridge turn left alongside the river, until you reach the Piazza Flaminio Renaissance of the sixteenth century, on which, over the Meschio, overlooking the Duomo, reconstruction of the eighteenth century, with the next block Romanesque bell tower of the former church. From here the walk continues on V. Calcada until you reach the base of the monumental stairway of S. Augusta, that leads to the Sanctuary; Notice to the left of the staircase remains of the city wall, the so-called “Mura Berengarie”, with battlements and concluded by a round tower. Equipped with comfortable footwear you can continue; you cross the door of the gate valve, which introduces the Rock of S. Augusta, from the square in front of the Sanctuary you can enjoy the sight of a beautiful landscape. With a brief sitting, you reach the summit of Mount integration Venetian Marcantone and the remains of the Black Tower. Back down in the square M. Flaminio, overlooking the corner of Via Roma Palazzo della Loggia Serravallese Community or the 1462, the Museum of Cenedese. Proseguendo with your Roman, you pass Port de Yandre, until you reach the southern walls of the Castle, commonly called Castrum (ancient fortified residence of the noble Da Camino). The castle is open to visitors by appointment. On the right of the monumental staircase leading to the Castrum, after a small porch opens the door arch survivor of the Pusterla or the Spalto, from which once gave access to the river Meschio. Along the Castrum, you pass the Gate S. John or Muda or de Sora; turning left, you can see the remains of one of the towers shielded and a section of the north wall of the curtain. Going back and go straight you can see the north side of the Castrum on which stands the round tower bastion. A little further, proseguendo your v. Caprera, on the right side there is the Romanesque church of S. John the Baptist, founded in 1357, with frescoes of the fifteenth century. Continue for a few hundred meters to the north, is a must visit to the Church of S. Giustina, built in 1226 together with a monastery no longer exists, by the nobles From Fireplace; inside there is the important tomb of Rizzardo Camino. On the way back, taking away Piai at the Museum of Cenedese, a challenging walk door to coast along a stretch of the walls of Piai, to go beyond the ruins of the church of S. Antonio Abate, up to the peaks above where you can see the ruins of ancient fortifications. We recommend that you finally, through the modern center of Vittorio Veneto in a southerly direction, to visit the monuments of the "Roman" Ceneda: Museum of the Battle, or Lodge of Sansovino (Old Town Hall), the Cathedral and the Castle of S. Martin probably of Lombard origin, for centuries the beautiful bishop's residence.

Useful links

www.comune.vittorio-veneto.tv.it

www.turismovittorioveneto.gov.it/Vittorio/Eventi,en

https://www.guidatour.it/audioguide-di-vittorio-veneto-treviso/