The Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore

In this chapter we discuss one of the most famous works of the architect Andrea Palladio, located in the San Marco basin, the Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore. The elegant and sumptuous Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore is located in the small island of San Giorgio Maggiore and overlooks the San Marco basin. The church … Read more

Giudecca Island

In this chapter we will deal with the incredible Giudecca island, located along the historic center of Venice and seems almost to protect it. The Giudecca Island, at the time of the Republic, was a large park with magical houses and lush gardens, an evocative stage of which only a few could enjoy. Once upon … Read more

Villa Emo

In this chapter we discuss one of the most historic and characteristic buildings in the province of Treviso, located in Fanzolo, Villa Emo. Fanzolo is a fraction of the municipality of Vedelago, located between the walled city of Castelfranco Veneto and the village of Asolo in the province of Treviso. This quiet town of the … Read more

Villa Barbaro

In this chapter we discuss one of the most beautiful and famous villas of the Marca Trevigiana, located in Maser, the marvelous Villa Barbaro. Roses, wisteria and climbing breezes welcome the courtyard to one of the undisputed masterpieces of the architect Andrea Palladio, the Villa Barbaro. Located in the small town of Maser in the … Read more

Basilica Santa Maria of Salute

In this chapter we discuss one of the most beautiful, prestigious and characteristic buildings in Venezia, the Basilica Santa Maria of Salute. The Basilica Santa Maria of Salute was built as a mark of gratitude for the end of the plague in 1630, (from this fact derives the name “of Salute”), based on a project … Read more

Villa Cornaro

In this chapter we discuss one of the masterpieces of the architect Andrea Palladio for the Venetian countryside, Villa Cornaro, located in Piombino Dese. Villa Cornaro or Cornèr is one of the masterpieces designed by architect Andrea Palladio for the Venetian countryside and especially for Giorgio Cornaro who commissioned the work in 1553. The villa … Read more

Villa Contarini

In this chapter we discuss one of the largest villas in Europe, where many events and cultural exhibitions take place: 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, for a … Read more

Upper Padova

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

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 and is also part of the list of Venetian villas, a World Heritage Site. It was built by architect Andrea Palladio from 1542, probably inspired by … Read more

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.