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Visit Villa Valmarana ai Nani near Vicenza and discover the stories behind the Palladian villa's famous dwarf statues and Tiepolo frescoes. With a multimedia tablet as your guide, you'll explore the frescoed rooms of the owner's residence and guest house along with the historical park and gardens. Learn about the Valmarana family who originally commissioned the artwork, and hear their story as the villa owners through to the present day. Most visits typically last around an hour.
Vicenza is one of the most elegant small cities in Italy, home to architectural treasures like the Palladian Basilica and Teatro Olimpico. With this walking tour, skip the hassle of a map and guidebook and take in the highlights with a guide. Learn about the history and culture of this UNESCO-listed gem, and enjoy the individual attention and slower pace of a private tour.
Discover the quaint northern Italian city of Vicenza on a 2-hour guided walking tour. Admire the beautiful architecture in the historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, designed by the famous Italian architect, Andrea Palladio. Visit they Palladian Basilica, the Loggia del Capitaniato, the Duomo, and more as you listen to informative commentary from your guide about the history of the city.
You’ll be amazed by the number of elegant palazzi, cafés and romantic corners you can find in Vicenza and its surroundings: visiting the Palladian villas will become a real emotional journey that will awaken all your senses.
Most of the palladian Villas were built to become the aristocratic summer dwellings of important families and were decorated by the most brilliant artists of the time. With this tour you'll enjoy some of the most scenographic and elegant villas, set in a lovely and idillic enviroment. The most relaxing way to get to know italian art and architecture.
You can match this tour with "Vicenza and Palladio" 69120P2 for enjoying a full day experience
Our itinerary starts in Vicenza at Palazzo Valmarana Braga, a noble masterpiece of the great Palladian Architecture. Inside the palace, the vault masterfully frescoed by Zelotti, tells the stories of an ancient world. The tour continues with the discovery of two great villas of Palladio: Villa Caldogno where its magnificent frescoes narrate the lavish banquets and entertainments of that time and Villa Godi Malinverni in Lugo where the first acknowledgement to Palladio’s career took place.
A tasty lunch with traditional dishes will be accompanied with local wines of Braganze DOC Area.
The second part of the journey will lead you to the city of Marostica, surrounded by its massive castle walls, with its world famous “Piazza degli Scacchi”. Finally, you will arrive at the majestic Villa Angarano for a wine tasting session and Bassano del Grappa to visit its medieval town squares and its legendary “Alpini Bridge”, where the typical “mezzo e mezzo” cocktail is served.
Take a day trip to historic Bassano, known for its World War I history and traditional alcoholic beverage called grappa. Your guide eliminates the hassle of navigating on your own and points out easy-to-miss landmarks along the way. Cap off the day with a complimentary grappa tasting, and then relax on the way back to the doorstep of your accommodations.
The medieval town walls of Cittadella offer the rare opportunity to walk along a perfectly preserved defensive parapet, and admire both the original architecture and the views across the surrounding hills. This ticket gives you access to the 800-year-old parapet ring 15 meters above ground, and a number of historic halls, towers, and a panoramic terrace incorporated into the walls.
Take a break from the crowds and hustle of Venice for the day and explore a landscape of vineyards, villages, and medieval castles on a private cultural food tour. Visit a dairy farm and vineyard in the morning, then, in the afternoon, visit an olive oil mill and ham and sausage factory.
The Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio designed villas that shape luxury architecture even now and his work around Venice and Vicenza holds UNESCO World Heritage status. This private tour lets you visit three of the finest—La Malcontenta, Villa Emo, and Villa Barbaro—and look at privately-owned Villa Cornaro from outside. Your chauffeur will provide general information as you travel, but visits to the mansions are self-guided.
Meet the guide at the Vespa rental in Valeggio sul Mincio to collect Vespa scooters (125cc). It will be a fun and easy drive to discover the beautiful area of the morainic hills. The journey winds through the medieval villages of Volta Mantovana, Cavriana, Solferino, Madonna della Scoperta, Castellaro Lagusello and Monzambano. During the trip we stop in some of the most spectacular places of historical interest for a short visit and photos. Have a coffee break or typical italian aperitif in a small picturesque village, immersing yourself in the taste and flavors of the area. The way back to Valeggio features some of the most scenic routes of Parco del Mincio.
From Palazzo Valmarana Braga, starting point, the streets and sumptuous palaces of Vicenza train the eyes to the beauty of the city and the lands shaped by the genius Palladio. In the air the delicate scent of the roses in the garden announces the elegant presence of Villa Valmarana ai Nani, adorned by the precious frescoes of Tiepolo. From the terrace of the Café, it is time for refreshment in the tranquility of the Villa’s garden. A few pedals further on, the perfect symmetries appear in all the harmonious beauty of Villa La Rotonda, which dominates the entire surrounding landscape from the top of its hill.
Along the Riviera, the sweetest of the arts is displayed in the appetizing showcases: artisans of taste elaborate the finest pastry, to offer a delicious moment of relaxation. A few pedals further on, Vicenza reveals itself like a precious stone in a breathtaking panorama. At the old bars tables of Palladio’s tiny square, the traditional venetian aperitif is served.
Riding the E-Bike, this tour leads to the discovery of the Villas of the Riviera, elegant country residences dating back to the era of Venetian nobility.
In the fountain of Villa Pisani in Strà, it is not difficult to imagine the memories of times gone by from the reflections of the elegant residence.
Cycling along the Brenta River, the natural beauty of the Riviera del Brenta accompanies you to the trattoria for lunch.
In the afternoon, the simplicity of the architectural forms of Villa Widmann Rezzonico welcomes visitors. Inside, the large mirrors and chandeliers of fine Venetian workmanship reflect the elegant taste of the nobility who lived in
these beautiful rooms.
In Villa Foscarini Rossi, the halls preserve the ancient furnishings and house the collection of the Rossimoda Museum: through unique footwear discover the history of Venetian costume and Italian high fashion. In the delightful
Barchessa Barbarigo, a guided tasting invites you on a journey through local delicacies.
In the heart of the city of Vicenza begins this journey to the lands of Lonigo, places of the Pisan noble family. The architecture of Villa La Rotonda narrates the history of the nobles who dwelt and lazed around in these places. From the oven comes the scent of tradition: homemade cakes for the sweetest of the snacks. After a slow wander, the innkeeper of the traditional restaurant welcomes the travellers for lunch. After the banquet, it’s time to leave and reach the Lonigo Lands. From the top of the hill, Rocca Pisana welcomes the travellers. In its presence, the sensation of dominion hits the ones observing the panorama. Once in Villa Pisani Bonetti, the Villa’s large garden and the formal simplicity of the spaces designed by Palladio are the perfect frame for refreshment. The scents of the Osteria del Guà awaken the senses to prepare the appetite for the house aperitif:delicacies accompanied by a glass of delicious wine. In the saddle of the e-bike, it is time to return to Vicenza.
From the gentle slopes of the Berici hills, this E-bike tour leads to the discovery of some Villas that long time ago were property of the noble families, between perfect symmetries and the genius of Andrea Palladio.
With the bright reflections of Fimon Lake, the delicacies are served in the typical restaurants.
In the afternoon the journey through the Hills keep going on between linen fields and mulberry rows.
On the way back to Vicenza, the perfumes of the pastries straight from the oven of bakeries are the sweetest tentation: before the last stage it's time for a coffee break to rest the body and mind.
Arrived in the city center, it’s time for a toast: the Palladian Basilica pays homage to the heroes with her eternal beauty, and the old bar welcomes the bikers with an aperitif in a timeless experience.
Your day in Vicenza is just winding down, the sun's about to set... It's time for an Aperitivo. This glamorous Italian tradition is loved all over the world, and this is your chance to learn how to prepare it for yourself, the perfect souvenir.
Preparing the perfect aperitivo is an art; you will learn how to prepare a selection of five elegant nibbles to pair with with a refreshing glass of fizz, ideal for sharing with friends in the early evening. Your aperitivo will be a bite-size representation of its local culture, using typical regional ingredients and local wines, such as a sparkling prosecco or a light red.
This experience is held by Cesarine: Italy’s oldest network of 1000+ home cooks all over the country in more than 500 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
This E-bike journey starts from Possagno, the birthplace of the intriguing sculptor Antonio Canova, discovering the metamorphosis of the feminine shapes at Gypsoteque plasters collection.
Riding the E-Bike, it's time you discover the land of the Queen of Cyprus, Caterina Cornaro. Once we reach Asolo, it's a pleasure discovering this ancient hamlet, surrounded and protected by its walls. This was a well known destination for writers, poets, artists and travellers from around the world.
After a stop for lunch at a local restaurant, we will then visit Villa Barbaro, one of the greatest masterpieces of the superlative brilliance of Palladio, discovering the Portrait of the Ladies of Villa Maser by Paolo Veronese.
Pedaling among the gentle slopes of the Asolo Hills, the landscape of vines tells the ancient vocation: in the local winery, a glass of sparkling Prosecco Superiore DOCG refreshes the tastes, before the last ride to Possagno.
Finally, in Possagno it’s time come back in Vicenza.
From Vicenza city center, this E-Bike tour leads to the vineyards of Villa Valmarana ai Nani, enlightened from the golden light of the morning sun. On the Riviera Berica, the Lady of the Hills, Villa La Rotonda shines from its own eternal beauty. Perfect is the fusion between its proportions and Nature around the Valletta del Silenzio (Silence Valley). Riding on the green quite path, the architecture of Villa Trento and Villa da Schio pay homage to the passers on the bucolic landscape of these rich lands. Ancient is the tradition of the local Trattoria: precious lunch to taste.
The afternoon sun gives vital energy to the fruit of the green gold, the tasty DOP Olive Oil. In the mill, the expert leads the senses to the discovery of its aromas. The journey of taste continues in the vineyards where the grapes give the award-winning Tai Rosso Doc. The last stop is Monte Berico: from the large square of the Santuario, Vicenza shows itself in all its divine beauty.
Vicenza is the city of one of the most famous architects in Italian history, Andrea Palladio, and during the tour we can visit many of his marvellous creations: palazzos, monuments and the Teatro Olimpico, built in the late 16th century, the oldest covered theatre in the world based on a study of ancient Roman theatres.
You'll be amazed by the number of elegant streets, cafés and romantic corners you can find in Vicenza. Together with the Palladian villas, Vicenza is a Unesco World Heritage site.
Explore the beautiful northern Italian countryside on a half-day private tour to the Berici Hills. Discover the beautiful natural landscapes as you walk along the path of the 12 medieval water mills. Then head to the small village of Costozza to visit a local farm and vineyard for a wine tasting and traditional Venetian lunch made from local products.
Valpolicella is one of the most important wine regions of Italy. This is a tour with a professional English speaking driver to visit 2 wineries (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) and to taste some important Italian red wines like the Amarone.
This E-Bike tour, starting from Verona, leads to the discovery of the historic landscape of the Hills, which was once the inspiration for the world famous tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Starting from Verona’s city center, the tour
continues along the Adige river. Along the glistening riverbanks, the nature and the landscape tell the story of this land among charming villages and views of the beautiful vineyards of Amarone.
In Villa Serego Alighieri, we raise a glass and toast tradition while the enthusiastic words of the expert guide the tasting. In the frescoed hall of Villa Quaranta lunch is served: the taste buds crescendo in the dishes of the exclusive restaurant. In the afternoon, cycling through the hills towards Lake Garda, thanks to the mild climate the landscape is enriched with olive groves.
On the horizon, the fortified tower of the ancient castle signals the arrival in the Lake Garda village of Lazise, where we find time for a relaxing stroll.
There’s a treasure in the Verona Hills: in a picturesque landscape of vineyards, the Bottled Gold “Amarone” is a world-renowned wine. In this tour you will cycle through the “Valpolicella” area, starting from one of the historic landmarks of the city of Verona: “the Arena”, where once a young Palladio started his studies. In the Valley of Wine, the mighty shapes of Palladio’s architecture of Villa Serego, the enological vocation of this historical cellar and wine tasting is a unique experience.
In the Villa surroundings, the beautiful Romanesque church of Santa Sofis is a jewel to visit. The second stop of this tour is at Villa Giona, where the balance of the wine blending, contributes to the perfect harmony of fragrances and flavours of the bottled gold. In the shadows of the ancient parish of San Giorgio di Valpolicella, lunch is served.
In the second part of your tour the old rituals of eternal youth captivate the body and mind at the therapeutic spa of Aquardens in Verona. Enjoy!
Dive into Vicenza like a local foodie. Explore your Cesarina's most trusted artisanal food shops, tasting as you go.
Visit a selection of small local shops, learn about the typical products of the city while tasting them.
A delicious way to discover Vicenza and its gastronomy!
• Street food tasting tour
• Explore your Cesarina's most trusted artisanal food shops
• Sample some of Vicenza typical street food staples
• Do some sightseeing in Vicenza as you walk from tasting to tasting
• Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people for an authentic food experience
Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.