Upper Padova

In this chapter we deal with the symbolic places, the imposing villas and the most characteristic cities in Upper Padova territory.

We have divided the Upper Padova into the following chapters:

Cittadella

Cittadella

In fact, when the latter around 1195 started the construction of Castelfranco Veneto, as a military outpost near the torrent Muson, the inhabitants of Padua replied with the  Continue...

Villa Contarini

Villa Contarini

Villa Contarini or Camerini is one of the largest Venetian villas designed by Andrea Palladio and dates back to the years of its formation and preparation between 1540 and 1550 and  Continue...

Villa Cornaro

Villa Cornaro

All this thanks to the architect’s trips to Rome between 1540 and 1548, which confronted him with the tradition of classical Rome and with the architectural developments  Continue...

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