Villa Valmarana ‘Ai Nani’
From La Rotonda, a charming footpath leads about 500m to the elegantly neoclassical Villa Valmarana ‘ai Nani’, the interior of which...
The Palladian Basilica dominates the Piazza dei Signori, its enormous copper dome reminiscent of the hull of an upturned ship. Palladio...
Piazza dei Signori & Around
The heart of historic Vicenza is Piazza dei Signori, where Palladio lightens the mood of government buildings with his trademark play of...
Drink in the history at this marble-topped bar serving bracing espresso and pastries made on the premises. There are also tempting jars...
Savour the taste of summer in Maria's datterino tomato and mozzarella salad or nurse a glass of Recioto with your stuffed quails or...
Via della Rotonda 45 · interesting places nearby
La Rotonda information
No matter how you look at it, this villa is a show-stopper: the namesake dome caps a square base, with identical colonnaded facades on all four sides. This is one of Palladio’s most admired creations, inspiring variations across Europe and the USA, including Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.