Elevation 72 m (236 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Province Province of Vicenza
Postal code 36075
|Province / Metropolitan city Vicenza (VI)|
Area 30.67 km²
Local time Saturday 2:10 AM
|Frazioni Alte Ceccato, Bernuffi, Ghisa, Santissima Trinità, Sant'Urbano, Valdimolino|
Weather 8°C, Wind N at 6 km/h, 78% Humidity
Montecchio Maggiore is a town and comune in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. It is situated approximately 12 kilometres (7 miles) west of Vicenza and 43 km (27 miles) east of Verona, SP 246 passes through it.
- Map of 36075 Montecchio Maggiore Province of Vicenza Italy
- Main sights
- Twin towns Sister cities
Map of 36075 Montecchio Maggiore, Province of Vicenza, Italy
Montecchio Maggiore borders the following municipalities: Altavilla Vicentina, Arzignano, Brendola, Castelgomberto, Montebello Vicentino, Montorso Vicentino, Sovizzo, Trissino, Zermeghedo.
The land of Montecchio Maggiore has been inhabited since the late Stone Age, though it was invaded and occupied many times. Two castles built about 975 are claimed to be the inspiration for the Romeo and Juliet legend. Luigi da Porto of Vicenza set the story here in his novel of 1552.
Twin towns – Sister cities
Montecchio Maggiore is twinned with:
ReferencesMontecchio Maggiore Wikipedia
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