Malinverni, Godi, Angarano, wooden bridge, Palladio

 150,00 Vat incl.

min 4 to max 8 people

Day excursion to see 4 works by Andrea Palladio. This tour doesn’t include a professional guide, this day excursion is for people that are looking to discover just buildings built by Palladio. Most of them are private residence, not open to the public. 4 masterpieces included in the UNESCO World Heritage List: Villa Godi Malinverni, Villa Piovene Porto Godi, Villa Angarano and the Ponte Vecchio on the Brenta river. For any doubt, please contact us before booking
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Description

Malinverni in one of the 4 works of Palladio that you see in this day excursion.

MALINVERNI VILLA GODI 

Completed in 1542, the villa stands in a huge park you a large panoramic view. It’s one of the first “villa homes”, if not the very first one, of Andrea Palladio. For sure conceived before the journey in Rome that will give to his whole work an accentuated classic imprint. Hence in this villa the middle part is recessed and opened in the piano nobile by a triple-arch loggia. Hence, the architecture of the Villa harks back to the late Gothic palace. Overall, a conception more closed, more severe than that Palladio elaborates in the rest of all his works. Inside magnificent cycle of frescoes decorating the main rooms of the villa.

VILLA PIOVENE PORTO GODI 

Very close to the Villa Godi Malinverni we can find this building. For sure in a great position that enhances its structure. Hence this villa is the result of additions and amendments. All done over the two centuries, from the sixteenth to the eighteenth. Therefore there is no news of the project fatherhood, even if the attribution is to Palladio. As a result, the whole complex is elegant and beautiful. And it’s one of the most attractive Venetian villas.

VILLA ANGARANO in BASSANO 

This villa dates back the 17th century. And The architect B Longhena builds it in his favored style. However, the central section is interesting.  Most of all the arched windows are relevant. Because a balustrade connects them. And pilasters separated them. But the feature of the curved tympanum with statues is unusual. Hence Two doric porticos frame the villa that are works of Palladio. Consequently, the right side portico ends with the chapel of the villa.

Villa Angarano – private residence

PONTE VECCHIO ON THE BRENTA RIVER

Bassano del Grappa is the town where we can find this bridge. We also call it Ponte degli Alpini (Alpine’s bridge). Hence Andrea Palladio designed this covered wooden bridge in the 1569. Therefore the bridge collapsed many times during the centuries for destructive flood. And the last time in World War II. But the reconstruction respects always the Palladio’s design. The bridge spans the river Brenta.

In the section “Villas and Palaces by Andrea Palladio” you find other tour excursions on Palladio’s works

Additional information

Roules

The Tour includes:
– vehicle hire with professional driver;
– Highway tolls, parking fees.

The Tour doesn't include:
– Entrance ticket to the villas of visit;
– Professional guide;
– clients lunch/dinner;
– gratuities;
– what it is not reported on "tour includes"

Excursion

– the price is calculated for an excursion starting from di areas of Venice, Padua, Vicenza, Verona, and Treviso. From other locations contact us;
– this is a shared day excursion with minimum 4 people up to 8;
– The service is confirmed with minimum 4 places purchased;
– For a private service please contact us.

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