Online travel guide to Vicenza
Discover Vicenza and its surroundings
The palaces and buildings of the famous Renaissance architect and forerunner of classicism, Andrea Palladio, dominate the city of Vicenza and the surrounding area. Countless visitors come annually to the city to admire the grand mansions and monuments which are all UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Basilica Palladiana, the Teatro Olimpico and the Villa Rotonda are just a few of his most famous works. There are also numerous attractions and great places to admire on the outskirts of Vicenza. It’s worth visiting the mountain Monte Grappa, the town of Bassano del Grappa and the Asiago high plateau no matter what.
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Travel guide Vicenza: In the footsteps of Andrea Palladio
If you come to Vicenza, there’s one thing you can expect: monumental buildings and grand structures of the famous Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. The architect Palladio was born in 1508 in Vicenza. He is considered to be the forerunner of classicism and his works can be admired throughout the city. The Basilica Palladiana, the Teatro Olimpico and the Villa Rotonda are among his masterpieces. But the streets of Vicenza are not only lined with Palladio’s palaces. Many other beautiful palaces, medieval fortresses and Roman excavations are part of the unique cityscape. ZAINOO offers Vicenza travellers not only plenty of background information about Vicenza, but also ensures that you do not miss any of the main attractions.
Travel guide Vicenza: Attractive region in Veneto
The surroundings of Vicenza offer travellers many beautiful places and sights. Bassano del Grappa, with the unique bridge Ponte degli Alpini's, is one of the highlights in the region of Vicenza – don’t forget to try a grappa there. There is also the Monte Grappa, the National Shrine of the Italians from the First World War, the medieval jewel of Marostica, and the beautiful cathedral of Lonigo should not be missed. If you’re more interested in relaxation and a sporty alternative then there’s Recoaro Terme, the plateau of Asiago and the nearby recreation area of Vicenza – the Monti Bérici. There are numerous reasons to visit the region around Vicenza.
The ZAINOO online guide to Vicenza offers a comprehensive platform with detailed information and tips for your stay in Vicenza and the surrounding area.