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Arzignano

In this chapter we discuss one of the most developed, lively and characteristic localities of the Alto Vicentino, Arzignano. Arzignano owes its name to “Arzene”, or embankment, a Venetian term with which we want to witness the hard work of moving the riverbed from the center of the valley. This town is located along the …

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Valdagno

In this chapter we discuss one of the most developed, curious and lively cities in the Valle del fiume Agno and in the Vicenza area, Valdagno. Valdagno is an enterprising city located among the green hills of the Vicenza foothills, near the thermal area of Recoaro Terme. Despite being surrounded by greenery, between the hills …

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Recoaro Terme

In this chapter we discuss one of the most famous, quiet and characteristic cities of the province of Vicenza, Recoaro Terme. Known for its elegant Art Nouveau architecture and its waters, Recoaro Terme is a beautiful reality located along the Agno stream, between the Pasubio mountains, not far from Valdagno and Schio. Like so many …

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Villa Francanzan Piovene

In this chapter we discuss one of the most fascinating and characteristic villas in the province of Vicenza, Villa Francanzan Piovene. Villa Francanzan Piovene, considered one of the most beautiful villas in the Veneto region thanks to its characteristic barchesse and the extraordinary park in front, is located in Orgiano and was built in 1700 …

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Villa Thiene

In this chapter we discuss one of the Vicenza villas of Andrea Palladio, located in the center of Quinto Vicentino, Villa Thiene. Villa Thiene is located in Quinto Vicentino in the province of Vicenza and is also part of the list of Venetian villas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, since 1996. This simple villa is …

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Villa Saraceno

In this chapter we discuss another work of the architect Andrea Palladio, located in the countryside of the lower Vicenza area, Villa Saraceno. Villa Saraceno, located in the isolated Vicenza countryside between the historic center of Vicenza, and the wonderful walled cities of Montagnana and Este. In this area of the Vicenza province, we find …

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Villa Pojana

In this chapter we discuss one of the most precious gems of the lower Vicenza area, made by the architect Andrea Palladio, the Villa Pojana. Villa Pojana is another incredible work by the architect Andrea Palladio, who designed this villa around 1546, in Pojana Maggiore, in the province of Vicenza. The work was commissioned by …

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Villa Pisani Bonetti

In this chapter we discuss one of the most elegant villas in the Vicenza area, located near the city of Lonigo, the Villa Pisani Bonetti. Villa Pisani Bonetti is located about thirty kilometers from Vicenza, in the hamlet of Bagnolo, in the municipality of Lonigo, among the vineyards and crops of the wonderful Berici Hills. …

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Villa Piovene

In this chapter we discuss one of the masterpieces of the architect Andrea Palladio, immersed in the green hills of Vicenza, Villa Piovene. Villa Piovene is an important and characteristic villa in the Vento region, located a few steps from Villa Godi Malinverni in Lonedo di Lugo, in the hills of the upper Vicenza area. …

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Covolo di Butistone

In this chapter we discuss one of man’s most incredible and surprising works, located in the heart of Valsugana, the Covolo di Butistone. The Covolo di Butistone is a natural cave suspended on the rocky wall overlooking the Brenta river, located in the narrowest point of the Valsugana in the province of Vicenza. Until the …

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