History has left clear signs on the mountains of the Asiago’s plateau. Starting from its habitants, that are taught to descent from the ancients Cimbri of the North. The Cimbra language, fallen into disuse, it is still present in the places’ names and in many families’ nicknames. Millennial rites and customs, ancient legends about gnomes, fairies and other bushes’ creatures fascinate the visitors of the Sette Comuni.
The Great War that devastated towns and landscapes of Asiago it’s a far away experience, but it’s still tangible through the remains of thousands of fortifications, foxholes and museums. The archeological sites contribute to add further fascination at the discover of this unique land.
The 83 kilometers long cycling loop path it’s a medium difficulty, always on a cycle path. It starts from Asiago and it goes towards Mount Corno/Lusiana passing through Turcio.
The path goes up to Mount Mortisa and it reaches Lugo di Vicenza, then you take the road towards Piovene Rocchette and the Astico valley. You pass by the towns of Rocchette, Meda, Arsiero up to San Pietro Valdastico. Then the route goes back down to Pedescala, reaching Asiago through Rotzo and Roana.
Variation: Once reached the crossroad near Pedescala, take the right towards Castelletto.
City of departure: Asiago
City of arrival: Asiago
Length (Km): 83
Discipline: Racing bicycle
Type of Itinerary: Half Day
Difference in height (m): 1170
Difference in downhill (m): 1170
Highest point (m): 1240
Lowest point (m): 180
Duration (h.): 2