Vicenza’s Jewel

Vicenza—as I already wrote—is a beautiful city filled with Palazzi (see VICENZA NEEDS MORE THAN A DAY or VICENZA (PART II) THE VIEW FROM THE HILLS), sumptuous streets, and many villas in the immediate vicinity (see A WALKING TOUR IN VICENZA),  Thanks to Andrea Palladio who was a real busy man, Vicenza has a lot to offer, but […]

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Vicenza (Part II) the View from the Hills

While in Vicenza one thinks of Palladio’s beautiful Palazzi, and the—in my modest opinion—most beautiful theatre of all times—Teatro Olimpico, and Villa Almerico Capra Valmarana known as La Rotonda. And all that is surely worth the time of tourists, Art lovers, and connoisseurs.  Monte Berico However as the season opens up, the temperatures are milder, […]

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Vicenza Needs More than a Day

I’m very fond of this city. My family originated from Vicenza, and at some point I lived there. I know the town well, and I was uncertain how to write about Vicenza.  All at once, or in installments?  There is so much to know. Perhaps in installments is a better way to cover the most […]

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