Via Romea Germanica XIX: Ospitale di Brenta to to Piazzola sul Brenta

Starving on the road to Rome

The Villa Contarini, Piazzola, Italy. All photos by author.

Sundays and Mondays are blighted days on the Via, the dire slice of the week when Italian eateries in the smaller towns and villages shut down. After a brisk Friday and Saturday, the next two days offer a respite, a weekend for workers in the Italian hospitality industry. In the larger cities, one…




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Via Romea Germanica XVIII: Bassano del Grappa to Ospitale di Brenta