In the places of Palladio and Fogazzaro.
Villas, churches and ancient ruins make the whole territory of Vicenza rich of fascination, making it an ideal destination for lovers of culture, architecture and art, and even potential location for weddings and ceremonies. The Vicenza area, however, is not only linked to the name of Palladio but also to another famous protagonist of our literature: Antonio Fogazzaro.
This area of the Berici includes a part of the Walking Fogazzaro-Roi, a walk along narrow paths and riverbanks in the province of Vicenza, among the treasures of art and nature in the places narrated by the famous novelist. The Way Fogazzaro-Roi touches places and villas described by the writer Antonio Fogazzaro, and also loved by his great-grandson, the Marquis Giuseppe Roi, a "diplomatist" of culture and beauty of the Veneto region in the world.
The tour starts from Barbarano Vicentino where you can visit the Villa Godi Marinoni (called "the Castle"), Villa Sangiantofetti Rigon, Villa Pedrina and the church with the convent of San Pancrazio.
The second step is to visit in Orgiano Villa Fracanzan Piovene, a private residence where furniture, paintings and family heirlooms are part of the house-museum ("Daily life and work in Villa").The last city you'll visit is Villa Fogazzaro Colbacchini Montegalda , place described in "Piccolo Mondo Moderno" and loved by the writer for the scenario of rural beauty.
The journey will be enriched by short stops during which it will be possible to read some literary work of Fogazzaro, with particular reference to the nature and to the territory of the Berici. One way to revive the work and the inspirations of the great artist directly inside their original place rich of art and nature to be experienced.
The tour operator recommends:
Overnight stay at the hotel, entrances to attractions with specialized guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, guide book and where possible audioguide, 5 postcards of villas, lunch in a farm with wine tasting and typical menu, a copy of the book "Piccolo Mondo Moderno" with a personalized cover.
Price per person (minimum two people) in a double room € 250.
The price includes: Double room in hotel or BB, n. 1 dinner and 1 lunch, guided tours of the first and second day, inputs villas Colbachini, Marinoni, Sangiantofetti Rigon, Pedrina and Convent of San Pancrazio.