Along the Brenta Canal with Doges and Artists

Tour Number

Activity Level

112849


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

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

Tour of some of the most famous Venetian Villas


The tour is an occasion to visit some of the famous "second houses" or "vacation houses" of the Venetian noble families. The tour includes the visit of Villa Pisani with the original maze (labyrinth) and the huge palace with 114 rooms; Villa Foscarini Rossi that houses the Shoe Museum with over 1, 700 examples of shoes design by Rossimoda for Givenchy, Porsche Design, Dior, Fendi, Kenzo, etc. The tour also includes the visit to Villa Foscari Malcontenta, one of the masterpieces by Andrea Palladio, designed for the great family Foscari, doges of Venice.

Itinerary

Along the Brenta Canal we will visit the most important and beautiful Venetian Villas: Villa Foscari Malcontenta, Villa Pisani and Villa Foscarini Rossi with the Shoe Museum.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: 1. Padua, railway station
2. Venice, Piazzale Roma
3. Your hotel if it is in the area between Padua and Venice

End location: 1. Padua, railway station
2. Venice, Piazzale Roma
3. Your hotel if it is in the area between Padua and Venice

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

Up to 2 persons, a Range Rover Sport, modern safe and clean.
Over 2 persons, a Mercedes Viano, air conditioned, 7 seat minivan + driver.

What’s Included

Other: Guided tour, entrance fee to Villas, transportation.
Villa Foscari is privately owned. Usually it is opened on Tuesdays and Saturdays. In case you are coming on other days, the villa will be substitute with another one.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 Euro - For light lunch and souvenirs

What’s Extra

Other: 1. Personal shopping, souvenirs
2. Transportation from other areas in the Veneto Region. I can provide it, please contact me to arrange it, I will customize this tour according to your request.

Restrictions

No restrictions

Private tour guide Deborah

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