Maybe not everyone knows that even the Belluno prison can boast a famous story of escape: that which is known to history as the Baldenich Joke when twelve partisans managed to free seventy political prisoners.
An unpolluted, gracious, Northern Italian town, Instantly wipes out stress and frown, Embraced by the most beautiful mountains, called the Dolomites, A Natural Heritage for its might and rights!
The Bridge Xtreme Festival: The first Italian summer festival on a bridge in the heart of Belluno Dolomites.
Interesting exhibition at the Belluno Civic Museum, located in piazza Duomo (Cathedral square)
Belluno is a city of water where the Ardo meets the river Piave, it is also crossed by many small streams that flow through the land and the countryside. Belluno is also rich in fountains, within the towns and villages they total 270. Stone buildings, carved friezes and the traditional granite tanks, troughs and sinks.… Continue reading A city of springs
Within an ancient circle of high walls, with towers and turrets, as well as a castle, the city today has many reminders of its rich past: the three ancient gates - Dojona, Dante and Hugo, the precious fountains, the Cathedral with the incredible works of art and outstanding bell of Juvarra. The Gothic Church of… Continue reading Art and beauty of Belluno
Mother Nature has certainly made herself at home in Belluno. Part of the territory falls within the Belluno Dolomites National Park (the only town in Italy to do so) and the mountains that surround the city have UNESCO World Heritage status. Belluno is surrounded by greenery, touched by water, and crowned by mountains, nestled as it… Continue reading Nature in Belluno
Where there is nature there is often sport. It is no surprise, then, that Belluno has plenty of sports facilities; tennis, bowling, swimming, and diving, to name a few. However, outdoor and adventure sports is what we do best. Offering meadows and forests to explore by foot or horseback, rivers for paddling or fishing, and… Continue reading A city where sport is champion