Tour of Asolo and Villa Barbaro

Tour Number

Activity Level

104200


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Japanese (fluent)

The charming countryside of Treviso


A day dedicated to Asolo, known as "the Pearl of the province of Treviso". Asolo was the home of the exiled 15th century Queen of Cyprus, Caterina Cornaro and a place of inspiration to artists such as Ernest Hemingway and Robert Browning.
Not far from Asolo is one of the villas included on the UNESCO World Heritage list, the magnificent Villa Barbaro in Maser, designed by Palladio and frescoed by Paolo Veronese. In its rooms the beautiful colors of the frescoes describe everyday life in the 16th century, as well as, allegories and the Greek Gods on Mount Olympus. The Villa is surrounded by hills and vineyards, from which its owners still produce a delicious wine.

Itinerary

From your hotel or a close railway station, visit of Villa Barbaro and walking tour of Asolo. Possibility to enjoy local wine and food at the Villa or in one of the nice little osteria in Asolo.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Private car will meet you at your hotel in one of the cities of the Veneto Region, or at a close railway station (i.e. Verona, Padua, Vicenza, Venice). If you are already in Asolo please let me know and I will customize the tour without the cost of the car.

End location: Back to your hotel or railway station

Duration: 4 hours

It can be longer if the clients decide to have a wine tasting at Villa Barbaro or in Asolo.

Transportation

Private car or minivan. According to the number of people, up to 2 persons, the car can be a Range Rover Sport or a Mercedes Benz. Over 2 persons, I provide a minivan, a Mercedes Benz Viano V6, 7 passengers + driver.

What’s Included

Other: Entrance fee to Villa Barbaro, transportation and guided tour.
The Villa is opened from April to October.
In winter it is possibile to visiti it only on Saturdays and Sundays.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

35 Euro - For a snack and little souvenirs.

What’s Extra

Other: This tour can be customized with a lunch stop at the Villa to taste local wine produced by the Family owner of Villa Barbaro. The price for this light lunch and wine tasting varies according to type of wine, food and other clients' requests. Please contact me for a more detailed offer.

Restrictions

No restrictions

Private tour guide Deborah

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