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Castelfranco Veneto, Province of Treviso, Veneto

The native town of one of the most important painters in the Renaissance, Giorgione (c. 1477-1510), born Giorgio Barbarelli da Castelfranco, whose life was described in Giorgio Vasari's "Vite". Only a very few paintings are known for certain to be his work, and at his sudden death from plague he probably left some works unfinished. Inside the walls the town is always the same as in the paintings by Giorgione, while the outer districts were transformed fastly in the Venetian style.

Info

  • Population: about 31500 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 31033
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0423

What to see

  • The public square Giorgione
  • The Ponte della Salata.

Where to stay

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