VENETO: LAND OF VILLAS
Our itineraries will let you discover the architectural masterpieces of Venice mainland territory. From XVI century Palladian villas, mainly focused on the farming activities, to the sumptuous houses where XVIII century aristocracy liked to stay and flaunt their wealth. Unforgettable routes among history, art, legends and enchanting landscapes.
VILLAS, GARDENS AND CONTEMPORARY ART
Villa Cordellina, Villa Marzotto, Fondazione Bisazza and Valdagno
An evocative route between Montecchio Maggiore and Valdagno, among the colours of contemporary design and the ancient fragrance of some of the most fascinating villas near Vicenza. All places are easy to reach, close to the motorway exit of Montecchio Maggiore. The area abounds in typical restaurants where you can take a break and taste local products: the Colli Berici wine, the soppressa, the broccolo fiolaro and many other top quality specialities..
Duration: full day
Note: each single Villa can be combined to the visit of Vicenza
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PALLADIO’S VILLAS AROUND VICENZA
The southern area of Vicenza district allows visitors to admire the rural face of Veneto, the great variety of farming and the breathless beauty of the countryside, which have been frequently praised over the centuries. A both natural and cultural heritage, considering that some of the most suggestive Palladian villas were built in these places. The area is easily accessible thanks to the new motorway exit of Agugliaro. : Villa Pojana, Villa Pisani and Villa Saraceno.
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Northward, instead, it’s possible to immerse yourselves in the gentle landscape of piedmont hills studded with villages and towns of antique charm and modern industriousness. An itinerary which gives visitors the opportunity to know the history of some of the most famous villas of Vicenza’s territoryInfo : email@example.com
THE PALLADIAN VILLAS OF TREVISO AND ASOLO
Villa Barbaro with the splendid cycle of frescos painted by Paolo Veronese and the marvellous Villa Emo are unmissable experiences which will make your journey in Treviso and Asolo territory really memorable.
THE VILLAS OF BRENTA
The Riviera del Brenta and the splendour of Venetian XVIII Century
Guided tour along the romantic river Brenta, the ancient canal between Venice and Padua, famous for the many wonderful villas which Venetian aristocracy built for their leisure and entertainment