- Valdobbiadene cathedral
- San vigilio church
- Cistercian abbey
- Molinetto della croda
- San pietro di feletto parish church
- Villa brandolini
- Collalto castle
- Susegana castle
- Conegliano castle
- The loggia of serravalle
Aside from the beautiful hills embroidered with vineyards, the docg region offers a wealth of historical and artistic treasures to explore
The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta features neoclassical architecture. It’s situated on the site of the ancient parish church where, for centuries, local people would worship. A curious feature is its onion-domed bell tower: more typical of South Tyrolean architecture, this example is the most southerly in Europe!
San vigilio church
Located in enchanting surroundings, the church dominates the whole valley, with views stretching beyond the distant Piave River. The original chapel (dating from the 11th and 12th centuries) was enlarged and embellished with valuable frescoes. Subsequently, an apse and bell tower were added in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Built on the site of a twelfth-century Benedictine building and renovated in the Cistercian era, the current church is home to a number of valuable works.
These include a splendid cloister which predates the church.
Molinetto della croda
Set in an enchanting place, this watermill is one of the few still functioning. Seeing the water mill working is an interesting experience, and it still grinds corn flour to make polenta as it’s been doing since it was built in 1600.
San pietro di feletto parish church
This splendid work dates from the time of the Lombards. It was built around the year A.D. 1000, but has been used as place of worship since the 7th and 8th centuries. In fact, it was the only church to have a baptismal font. Inside, it’s home to major Byzantine frescoes from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries.
The Collaltos were a noble family from Lombardy of great importance to the history of the province of Treviso. The castle was probably built in the 12th century. The fortification of the village dates back to around 1100, to serve as a checkpoint on the Piave river.
Villa brandolini d’adda
Located in Pieve di Soligo, this is one of the most important Venetian villas in the northern part of the province of Treviso. It was built in the 18th century as a country villa. The interior is decorated with very fine Venetian-styled stuccoes. A tree-lined path leads off from behind the Villa to the top of the hill, which offers outstanding views of the surrounding area.
Between the 12th and 13th centuries, the Collalto family settled between the Prealps and the Piave river and commissioned the castles of Collalto and San Salvatore in Susegana. During the Renaissance, the latter was a major meeting place for artists, poets and musicians, including, Monsignor della Casa and Cima da Conegliano.
Castello di conegliano
This 12th-century Castello is today famous for its Torre della Campana, seat of the Civic Museum, which includes a prehistoric section and a well-appointed art gallery. It’s worth seeing the large canvas depicting Delivery of the keys to St. Peter (17th century) by Palma il Giovane, and the Madonna and Saints by Pordenone (16th century).
The building was constructed in 1462. It features three-light windows, with a gothic balcony and coats of arms on the front. It houses the Museo del Cenedese, with prehistoric, Roman and medieval archaeology sections, sculptures including a relief by Sansovino in papier-mâché (Madonna with Child), paintings, an altarpiece by Francesco da Milano and sections of detached frescoes.
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