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Reviewed November 9, 2018

This is one of Palladio's best known villas. Site, architecture and decorations fuse in a splendid way. The Veronese frescoes are awe inspiring and the Nymphaeum is quite unique. A minor point is that you are not allowed to take photographs even after paying a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert d
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I would put it like that - while visiting Veneto region the visitation of one of the villas is enough, because as we concluded all of them are decorated in similar style. So I would suggest to visit Villa Rotonda near Vicenza which is the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Monika Z
Reviewed July 1, 2018

The Villa Barbaro is one of Palladio's more famous villas from the latter half of the 1500s. Palladio lived his adult life in Vicenza where you can see many of his designs but he also did churches and villas away from Vicenza. This is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank unclelouie
Reviewed November 1, 2017

This villa is a gem and worth seeing if you are a student of architecture or Veronese's frescos. The central part of the house - Palladio's original concept of the area for living space - is open to the public but the side wings, called...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank J0anned568
Reviewed October 28, 2017

This villa is still used as a family home hence only a few rooms are open but these are delightful. The wall paintings are light and mostly landscapes. There are lots of fanciful touches which give the rooms a sense of fun. It would be...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The villa is magnificent; I wanted to add this review because I think the website and reviews do not pay justice to the restaurant, which has delightful wines and truly special local plates. I would highly recommend eating lunch here.

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank Joseph F
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Magnificent villa. 6 rooms open to the public. Frescos on the walls. Not cheap..9 euros and you see it all in 30 minutes...but a fine example

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank UrbaneForker
Reviewed September 27, 2017

If you've read Sally Gable's "Palladian Days" and want to see a good example of a Palladian villa, but can't make it to Villa Cornaro on the days it is open, this is a good example of a Palladian Villa. The docents are knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Eljer88
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Great and picturesque location among natural perks and vineyards. Exceptional frescos by Veronese. All this in the still inhabited historic villa.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

The most beautiful Palladian villa I have visited! The paintings be Veronese are so delicate and elegant! The owner still lives on the villa so you can't visit it all. If you visit the region you definitively have to go there.

Date of experience: August 2017
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