In this chapter we talk about the wonderful Palladian Villas, world heritage of the Vicenza area, designed by architect Andrea Palladio.
The Palladian Villas were recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO in 1994, together with the historic center of Vicenza, thanks to the numerous interventions of the architect. Inspired by classical Roman architecture, it strongly influences the urban planning of the medieval city, bringing a touch of classical antiquity and Venetian Gothic style.
In the Palladian Villas, some functional aspects of land and field management emerge, embellished with monumental stairways, crowned by important pediments supported by large columns.
The villa has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1996, along with other Palladian villas in the Veneto region. Not to be missed... ⇒ Continue
Palladio, to respect the religious needs of Paolo Almerico, conceived for him a suburban residence that could be both... ⇒ Continue
It is one of the most significant architectures by Andrea Palladio, who designed it in 1542 for the Pisani brothers, who at the time were one of the... ⇒ Continue
Inside the main floor is dominated by a large room decorated by the sculptor Bartolomeo Ridolfi and the painters Bernardino India and Anselmo Canera... ⇒ Continue
After the death of one of the brothers and the displacement of family interests away from Vicenza, the villa was no longer completed, leaving us as the only one... ⇒ Continue
◊ THE VICENZA PROVINCE ◊
It is one of the most industrialized and richest areas in Italy but, at the same time, still maintains many green and wild areas. You’ll beamazed by the charm of this city thanks to its Palladian villas, sumptuous palaces, the great green valleys that run throughout the territory, such as the Valsugana, and the great enchanted woods of the Seven Municipalities Plateau. Do not miss the typical towns of Vicenza, set in the territory as precious diamonds, which preserve works and typical products of the highest prestige. This province, famous for the nicknames about cats, will surprise you day by day for its artistic beauties scattered throughout the territory. Plan your holidays in the province of Vicenza, our tips and suggestive photographs will help you to take the right path for your trip.
◊ SPECIAL CATEGORIES ◊
The Veneto Region, nestled in the north-east of Italy, is a mix of history and traditions and, all of it, is enriched by the liveliness of its inhabitants and by a wide range of typical products all to be savored. From the highest peaks of the Dolomites, he embraces and welcomes each visitor with brotherly warmth, accommodating him among the many lounges of his cities of art, giving him unforgettable emotions. Turning between the pages of this site, you can organize your next holidays in the Veneto region and thanks to the many photos published, everything will be very simple.
In this chapter we discuss Sport, that is, from the easiest sports activities for families to the most complex and demanding ones.
In this chapter we discuss the incredible world of Venetian cuisine, from the typical local products to the recipes typical of our mothers.
In this chapter we discuss the Nature that surrounds us, a territory rich in biodiversity and particularly fragile, therefore absolutely to be respected.
In this chapter we discuss the history which, over time, has transformed, shaped and marked the territory of the Veneto region.