Map of Vicenza Italy
Map of monuments and other points of interest in Vicenza Italy
Quick guide to Vicenza Italy
Piazza dei Signori - A 15 minute walk from the B&B (0.8 miles), the main square in town is surrounded by numerous historic monuments.
La Rotonda - Also known as Villa Capra, Palladio's masterpiece was the model for Jefferson's Monticello and the capital building in Washington D.C.
Teatro Olimpico - Designed by Andrea Palladio but only completed after his death, Teatro Olimpico was the first indoor theater in the world.
|Villa Valmarana - Just behind the B&B, the Villa of the dwarves has frescoes by father and son Giambattista and Giandomenico Tiepolo.|
|Arco del Trionfo - Designed by Andrea Palladio, the steps leading up to the church offer nice views of downtown Vicenza.|
|Valle del Silenzio - Green area behind La Rotonda which makes for a nice picnic or hike up thru the woods to the Parco Guiccioli.|
|Santa Caterina - On the way to downtown Vicenza, the Oratorio di Santa Chiara dates back to the the 15th century.|
|Palazzo Chiericati - Designed by Andrea Palladio, Palazzo Chiericati in front of Teatro Olimpico hosts the civic museum.|
|Monte Berico - Overlooking Vicenza, the church has a wonderful painting by Paolo Veronese in the back room behind the courtyard.|
|Ponte San Michele - The stone bridge leading to the square is a scene from the past, and a romantic spot in the evenings.|
|La Basilica - Palladio's first major work, La Basilica with its arches forever revolutionized the way architects would think.|
|Santa Corona - Next to Teatro Olimpico, the altar of Santa Corona is a work of art, with inlaid marble figures and a long history.|
|Criptoportico - Just in front of the duomo and now completely underground, this Roman villa is the best preserved criptoportico in Italy.|
|Il Duomo - The facade of this Gothic cathedral is over 5 centuries old, built on the ruins of an 8th century basilica.|
|Porta Castello - One of the main gateways to the city, Porta Castello and its enormous tower stands at the top of Corso Palladio.|
|Giardini Salvi - Just past Porta Castello this quiet park and little stream is a great place to relax after touring, it houses La Loggia Valmarana.|
|Train Station - Right downtown with a beautiful park in front of it, the train station is just a 15 minute walk (0.8 miles) from the B&B.|
|Bob and Jenny - The B&B is at the foot of the Berici hills halfway between La Rotonda and Piazza dei Signori, a 10 - 15 minute pleasant walk.|
It's about a 15 minute
walk (8/10 mile) to most points of interest.
It's about a 2 minute walk (1/10 mile) up our road to the supermarket, spaghetteria and pizzeria:
Piazza dei Signori
Ponte San Michele
Bob and Jenny
Arco del Trionfo
Valle del Silenzio