The B&B Agriturismo San Michele is ideal for a short relaxing vacation, as well as for a business or study stay. Badge access to the facility allows guests complete autonomy during their stay. Numerous excursions and walks can be taken through the beautiful natural trails that start from the Colli Berici area, where the Agriturismo is located. Convenient to commercial facilities, the exhibition center, and the convention center. Just 3 kilometers from the historic center of Vicenza and a 5-minute drive from the industrial area and both Vicenza East and Vicenza West highway exits, easily accessible via the ring road.
Visiting Vicenza essentially means following the traces of the life and works of Palladio. Starting from Piazza dei Signori, with the Palladian Basilica and the Palazzo del Capitaniato, continuing to the Teatro Olimpico, and discovering the complexity of Palladian production along Corso Palladio. One is amazed by the harmonious lines of Villa La Rotonda.
Villa Capra 'La Rotonda' is a Renaissance villa in Vicenza, northern Italy, designed by Andrea Palladio. The correct name is Villa Almerico-Capra. It is also known as La Rotonda, Villa Rotunda, Villa La Rotonda. The name 'Capra' derives from the Capra brothers, who completed the building after it was ceded to them in 1591. Like other work by Palladio in Vicenza, it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.The site selected was a hilltop just outside the city of Vicenza. Then and for centuries to follow, it was fashionable to be what is today called 'a gentleman farmer'; buoyed by arcadian values, prosperous Italians wished to enjoy 'the simple life.' As a single man, Almerico had no need of a vast Palazzo but wished for a sophisticated Villa, and this is exactly what Palladio poduced for him.Web site
Villa Valmarana to Nani is a Venetian villa located in the city of Vicenza, on the ground of Monte Berico. Properties of Valmarana noble family, is still partly inhabited by the family. It is characterized by stone sculptures representatives of dwarfs, once scattered in the park, now aligned on the wall (hence the nickname by which he is known). The villa is located within walking distance from the Villa Capra called Round of Palladio. The avenue of access to the villa branching apparent from the road to Rotonda, which is a few hundred meters. The main building and guest house were painted by Giambattista Tiepolo and his son Giandomenico in 1757. In particular, the main building looks back mythological and classical themes, with scenes from the Iliad, by mythology, liberated Jerusalem from Torquato Tasso, and the Orlando Furioso of Ariosto. The guest instead reflects a more modern style, which recalls the Enlightenment, with scenes of daily life, the representation of the Venetian to the distant China.In this part of the villa appear more frequently hand Tiepolo son, who denies the sublime taste of fatherly. At the guest arise even the stables, built on two floors with access from the path in the villa and the square above.Web site
Vicenza is a city in northern Italy, is the capital of the eponymous province in the Veneto region, at the northern base of the Monte Berico, straddling the Bacchiglione. Vicenza is approximately 60 km west of Venice and 200 km east of Milan. As of 2007 Vicenza had an estimated population of 114.268. Vicenza's area was a location of fights in both World War I and World War II. After the end of the latter, strong economic development made it one of the richest cities in Italy. Vicenza is home to the United States Army post Caserma Ederle (Camp Ederle), also known as the U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza. In 1965, Caserma Ederle became the headquarters for the Southern European Task Force, and today is the central U.S. military installation in Southern Europe. The city has an active and lively industrial sector, which is especially famous for jewelry and clothing factories. The Gold Exposition is world-famous and it takes place in Vicenza three times per year (January, May, September).
Villa Fracanzan Piovene is one of the most interesting historic homes in the Veneto region. Built in 1700 by Francis Muttoni, baroque architecture, is at the center of a large complex of ancient buildings. Famous is the kitchen, with its collection of arms el'acquaio red marble that Napoleon wanted to bringe to the Louvre. Rooms with four-poster beds, living room of the plebiscite and billiards, large halls and dining rooms, furniture and witnessed the history of centuries past.
Located at the food of hills Berici, this 'historic' is in the middle of a tour of Palladian villas, protected by UNESCO. Italian and foreign tourist, fans of parks and gardens, architects and visiting schools for over fifteen years, this important task. For the quality of the furnischings and the vast interior and exterior spaces, Villa Fracanzani Piovene is an ideal location for events of high quality. All visits are guided and have a duration of 1 hour. They include the villa, the museum 'Daily life and work in the villa' the farm buildings and the collection of agricultural tools and tractors, the house of Gastaldo. At the end of visti to the park and access to the garden is free.