The Palladian Villas: the early years

Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
Unfortunately villas do have some steps and are not accessible to walking impaired.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Half-day tour

This tour includes two among the best early Palladian villas: Villa Godi and Villa Pisani.
Being the first Palladian work ever, Villa Godi has a peculiar, immature Renaissance charme that conquers visitors at every step into its breathtaking frescoed rooms and gardens.
On the contrary, Villa Pisani is the first real masterpiece planned by Palladio, who conceived it for the estate of the rich venetian Pisani family. Still surrounded by a beautiful scenery among vineyards and rice fields, out of the beaten track, these privately owned countryhouses express the most authentic classical Italian lifestyle.
These villas open on demand. Therefore, before booking please contact me so that I can check availability.


Villa Godi and Villa Pisani- both interiors and exteriors.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Preferably Vicenza railway station

End location: Vicenza's railway station or other location on demand (price may vary).

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.


The villas are located in the countryside and transportation (car and driver) can be provided on demand.

What’s Included

Other: Guided service to Villa Godi in Lonedo and Villa Pisani in Bagnolo (Vicenza).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 € - Entrance tickets

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance tickets, transportation, food, beverages, souvenirs.


I am a qualified tourist guide and have access to any landmark in Vicenza, its territory and the Villas of the Veneto region.
Driving: if not specified, transport is available only on demand.

Private tour guide Francesca M.

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