CASTELLO DI RONCADE, RONCADE (TV)

The Castello di Roncade is one of the most unique examples of living Renaissance architecture in Northern Italy. It is the only pre-Palladian villa to be surrounded by Medieval walls with crenellations and towers. The castle stands right in the heart of Roncade, a small town in the Veneto countryside[…]

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CASTELLO DI THIENE, THIENE (VI)

The Castello di Thiene displays many varied characteristics that make it difficult to describe, a unique example in the history of architecture in the Veneto. Called a “castello” (castle) due to its ramparts crowned with merlons and the severe fortified walls that delineate the property, in reality the structure has[…]

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FONDAZIONE GIORGIO CINI, VENEZIA

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini is a non-profit cultural institution based in Venice, Italy. It was founded by Vittorio Cini in memory of his son Giorgio, with the aim of restoring the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore (devastated after 150 years of military occupation) and of creating an international cultural centre that[…]

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FORESTERIA DI VILLA VALMARANA AI NANI, VICENZA

Villa Valmarana ai Nani is composed of three buildings, the Palazzina (Owners’ Residence) built in 1669, the Foresteria (Guest-House) and the Scuderia (Stables) built in 1720. They are embraced by a large historical park with rose gardens, a “giardino all’italiana” with its open air theatre and well, a double hornbeams[…]

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FRASSANELLE, ROVOLON (PD)

The Frassanelle park extends for more than 60 hectares at the foot of the northern offshoots of the Euganean Hills Regional Park, halfway between the cities of Padua and Vicenza. Its strategic position, very close to the main communication routes, makes it an excellent starting point to visit all the beauties of the Veneto region,[…]

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PALAZZO GUARNIERI, FELTRE (BL)

Palazzo Guarnieri is located in the very centre of Feltre (Bl), in the Piazza Maggiore, an ancient city in the Dolomiti National Park, Unesco heritage. The angle of a XVth Century house, with its gothic windows, which had survived the catastrophic fire of 1510,  inspired the architect Giuseppe Segusini, who[…]

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PALAZZO MALMIGNATI, LENDINARA (RO)

Palazzo Malmignati is an imposing building overlooking the Adigetto, along the San Biagio di Lendinara riviera, in the province of Rovigo. Probably built on the ruins of the medieval castle of the Cattaneo family, lords of Lendinara, the palace was built around 1705 and around 1716, according to a project[…]

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PALAZZO TIEPOLO PASSI, VENEZIA

  The Palazzo Tiepolo Passi is located in Venice in the San Polo district, facing the Grand Canal between the Palazzo Soranzo Pisani and Palazzo Giustinian Persico. This palace was built in the mid-16th century on the site of an older palace probably of Byzantine origin. The architect is unknown.[…]

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VILLA ALBRIZZI, ESTE (PD)

  The Villa Albrizzi complex includes the villa, called the Barchessa, a festival pavilion with original stucco from the late 18th century, and a park in 19th century style. It is located at the edge of the city of Este, a few hundred meters from the Duomo and Piazza Maggiore.[…]

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VILLA ALBUZIO, ZERO BRANCO (TV)

Villa Albuzio is a Venetian villa located in the Treviso area dating back to the last years of the 16th century and presents itself from the outside, rich of trees that hide its sight; the building is preceded by a vast lawn surrounded on three sides by rows of ash[…]

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