In this proposal you find only architecture and poetry to intoxicate your view during this intense two days to discover some of the most interesting villas in the province of Vicenza.
It starts, accompanied by the guide who will reveal all the secrets of these beautiful buildings, from Noventa Vicentina, which hosts the sixteenth century Villa Barbarigo, around which the entire village has developed. Then we'll approach with Villa Prosdocimi, built in the sixteenth century and renovated in the eighteenth; the Renaissance Villa San Florian and Villa Albrizzi, the eighteenth-century Villa Rossi Bellin. The villas are located within the municipality and the guided tour is also a beautiful tour through the landscapes of Noventa Vicentina.
The next morning we depart from Agugliaro, nearby town rich in valuable architectures: Villa del Verme, noble country house from the XV century in Venetian Gothic style; Villa Saraceno, extraordinary unfinished work of Palladio; the sixteenth-century Villa Saraceno also called "Palace of Trumpets" attributed to Sanmicheli, and then the seventeenth-century Villa delle Rose and Villa Saraceno Franchin, manor house full of gothic elements. After a stop for lunch-tasting of local products, is expected to reach Albettone, where the tour ends with a visit to Villa De Negri Salvi, also called "Villa Campiglia", from the noble family that commissioned and inhabited the building.
The villa is also known for being a place where the poet Maddalena Campiglia lived, woman with a complex personality. The verses written by Campiglia conclude the enchanting ride through the villas of the area, among the most famous in the world, set in a landscape of great charm.
The tour operator recommends:
Overnight stay in Noventa Vicentina, dinner and breakfast in farm-based local products and preparing baskets for lunch-tasting of the following day.
Cost per person with a minimum of two participants in a double room € 60.
The fee includes: half board in a farmhouse, basket with local produce for lunch the second day.