PALLADIO’S TOWN, THE GENIUS OF VICENZA
Palladio’s town, Vicenza is one of the most important art city of the Veneto region. As a result, the nobleman Trissino took Palladio under his protection. And then, he helped him to improve his culture and intellect background. In Vicenza, the nobles found the young Palladio as the best architect of that time. In fact, he renews the conception of the city palace. It is rare to find a city of equal importance of Vicenza. As we can see, so uniformly redrawn by the genius of a single person. First of all, Palladio works in the town of Vicenza without changing the structure of the past. Hence like the routes and the features of the medieval and the fifteenth century city. Even with a complete and modern revision of all the image of the city that remains the same until now.
PALLADIO AND UNESCO
The UNESCO declared 23 buildings in the town a world heritage site. For sure, Palladio made urban buildings, as well as villas and other works in the Veneto. And we can find some works also in the region of Friuli. And then he leaves an imprint on the architecture worldwide. His work creates an architecture style known as Palladian. Which it spreads to England and other European countries, and also to North America.
This excursion is made with a guide. And it focuses in the historic center where there are the most important buildings by Palladio. The price includes the entrance ticket to visit the Olympic Theatre. Furthermore, it is very easy to reach Vicenza by train. Hence, we can book it from the place where you are and facilitate the meeting with your professional guide. The price shown does not include the cost of the train ticket. Please contact us for information on costs and train schedules.
And also we suggest some other art cities of the Veneto region to visit during a guided walking tour.