Top Things to Do in Vicenza

Top Things to Do in Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy (B)

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Vicenza, midway between Venice and Verona, may not be as well known as its neighbours. However its historic centre is a World Heritage Site, packed full of Palladian architecture. And the city is brimming with museums, cafés and restaurants. So, whether you are visiting for a day or a little longer, what are the top things to do in Vicenza?

For most visitors the main attraction of Vicenza is the buildings designed by Andrea Palladio, one of the most influential architects of all time. Wherever you go in the city you will find the perfect proportions and classical facades that are characteristic of his designs.

In the historic centre don’t miss the Basilica Palladiana or the Teatro Olimpico. La Rotonda (just over 2 km from the centre), one of Palladio’s many country villas, is widely regarded as one of his most perfect creations. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top Things to Do in Vicenza
Guide Location: Italy » Vicenza
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Karen Warren
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Basilica Palladiana
  • Teatro Olimpico
  • La Rotonda
  • Palazzo Leoni Montanari
  • Museo del Gioiello
  • Palladio Museum
  • Palazzo Chiericati
  • Corso Andrea Palladio
  • Piazza dei Signori
  • Torre Bissara
  • Roman Criptoporticus
  • Duomo
  • Dominican Chiesa di Santa Corona
  • San Lorenzo
  • Monte Berico
  • Villa Valmarana ai Nani