The Palladian Villas are a collection of Venetian villas concentrated in the provinces of Venice, Treviso and Vicenza built around the middle of the sixteenth century by the architect Andrea Palladio to the most important families of the place.
Between 1994 and 1996, 24 Palladian villas have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Your driver will guide you to discover two of the most beautiful Palladian villas combining visits with a stop in Treviso, charming Veneta Province, and Asolo, the pearl of the Treviso hills.
DEPARTURES FROM VENICE OR TREVISO
– Treviso, a charming town with its canals and its medieval buildings many of which frescoed by Tommaso da Modena.
– Asolo, the city of 100 horizons. Pearl of the Treviso hills, the fifteenth-century village, offers glimpses mozzafiatoed picturesque corners. Asolo was chosen as a destination by Robert Browning and Eleonora Duse, muse of D’Annunzio.
– Villa Barbaro, completed in 1565, was designed by Andrea Palladio for Daniele Barbaro, Patriarch of Aquileia and ambassador of Elizabeth I of England. Inside, frescoes by Paolo Veronese and sculptures by Alessandro Vittoria. Villa Barbaro was declared a World Heritage Site in 1996.
– Villa Emo, designed by Andrea Palladio in 1559 for the Emo family of Venice and remained their property until 2004, when it was sold. From 1996 it is preserved as part of the World Heritage.
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