In Italy, at around 90 km. from Venice there is a village called Asolo, less than 10.000 inhabitants. It is a pearl in the middle of a green landscape, founded in Paleolithic era and passed then under Romans, it offers a lot of ancient buildings. It is on a hill and from the castle you can see the small villages, the mountains and the green meadows of the surroundings.
Walking around the hill in the small streets of Asolo visitors can find beautiful corner, decorated buildings and a very nice church with important old paintings. It is not far from Treviso town and well connected by road and railroad as well. If you want to see Veneto region, stay in a quiet place, but especially to jump into the past, you have to choose this village. The atmosphere looks like the one lived in the past centuries.
In the medieval village, few steps from the main square of Asolo you can find a real luxury accomodation, where the exclusivity is the key word of the hospitality. The five stars Hotel Al Sole it is a lovely surprise. The village is quite well know because of the beauties, the history and the location in the area, but you do not expect such a great place for tourists.
Hosted in an ancient building, the hotel welcomes the guests with a modern entrance and reception. The staff is really very kind and helpful, ready to satisfy any request of the client. The rooms are spacious and very well equipped. Refined in furnishingand very elegant, each room has a good combination of style and tradition. I tried for you a superior room with a nice view on the village.
There are as well family rooms and the suites with balcony. The facilities are interesting. Infact the structure is recognized as small luxury bike hotel, because it is a perfect starting point for who wants to explore the area with the bicicle, some bikes are available for free for the guests. The clients can also use the relax room for a massage and the gym. If you travel by plan or train, the hotel will provide for you the shuttle.
Quite singular is the Tesla Destination Charging Stations, ready for you if you are travelling with an electric car. A special mention I have to reserve it to the restaurant, also because the dinner I had there was really superb. La Terrazza is called like that because it has a dining room plus a terrace, where during the warm season you can enjoy your meal and the breakfast in the morning, watching the fabulous Asolo.
Th first impression comes from the table, decorated with flowers and unique glasses, made by hands. Drinking some wine or a Spritz you can read the menu and choose among delicious recipies prepared with seasonal ingredients. There is always a green menu for vegetarians, as expression of the best land products of Veneto region. You can taste the best Italian food and also, if you like, you can ask to the chef the secrets of the cuisinea and take part in a real lesson to learn how to prepare some special dish.
Inside the Hotel Al Sole you can find the Emporio, a shop with the best Italian products from the tissues to the oil, passing for the cook book, the pasta and many other articles. I strongly recommend you to spend a luxury weekend in Asolo, you will feel like a king and it will be really lovely to see the village and to go around discovering Veneto and its beautis, inclued the Palladio’s villas.