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Nervesa della Battaglia, Province of Treviso, Veneto

The small town is situated along the right bank of the Piave river and on the southern slopes of the Montello. The area is celebrated for its wines, and the little town has a flourishing industry of textiles and footwear.

Info

  • Altitude: 78 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 6700 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 31040
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0422
  • Frazioni & Localities: Bavaria, Bidasio, Dus, S. Croce, S. Andrea, Sovilla, SS. Angeli.

History

It seems that monsignor Giovanni della Casa wrote his Renaissance classic the "Il Galateo" while staying at the local Abbey of Sant'Eustachio. The small town gets its name "della battaglia" because it was one of the battlefields during WW1.

What to see

  • Ruins of the Abbazia di Sant'Eustachio, a Benedictine monastery of the early 11th century.
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