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Villa Contarini

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Via L. Camerini, 1, 35016, Piazzola sul Brenta, Italy
+39 049 877 8273
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Reviewed 26 September 2014

We found this by accident while we were looking for where Andrea Mantegna was born. It is a splendid place to visit and a tour of the villa will cost you 7 euros and you can stay on in the park and have a picnic...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I know the Villa like it was my own home and always a pleasure to re visit it. Weekends the massive park with lake is open. Get the guided tour definitely worth it.

Thank DesmoII
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

It is one of the most amaizing palaces I ever saw. It is a combination of baroque and 19th century, very good preserved. The villa can be visited only with a guide, but the price is very low (7 euro), you just have to check...More

Thank aura m
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Villa Contarini is a patrician villa in Piazzola sul Brenta. A province of Padova in northern Italy. The villa is designed in the Baroque style and is backed by a 40 hectare park with lakes and walking paths. The central building construction began in 1546....More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We arrived and were greeted by two very helpful members of staff. The next guided tour was in an hour and as it was a beautiful day they suggested we took a stroll in the park. The park is so relaxing and beautiful especially near...More

Thank sarahbia3
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Villa sits on the ruins of an ancient castle built by the Dente family around the year 1000. After many years it became one of several properties of the Carraresi family, rulers of Padua, and then inherited by a member of the Contarini family....More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Even though it's not a Palladio villa it still has a lot of the same feel also due to the location and the landscape settings . I particularly love the park behind and the large piazza in front with its curved portici lined with food...More

Thank w0rldtraveller-360
Reviewed 24 July 2016

From Vicenza, approx 30 minute drive to Villa Contarini - highly recommended on a sunday in summer. Whilst our purpose was to visit the wonderful art and craft market set in the Palladian architectural extravaganza opposite the villa, in the porticoed hemicircle piazza - we...More

Thank paula j
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We were in Piazzola for Young and Bonamassa's concerts and decided to visit Villa Contarini. The Villa is really monumental and magnificent, built in baroque style in the 16th century for Paolo Contarini, belonged afterwards to the Camerini family and finally property of the Ghirardis....More

Thank MartinaJ496
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Villa Contarini is worth a visit, rich and interesting history, very original inner decorations , large park with a lake where is also possible to do a tour on a real Gondola in summer saturdays and sundays .

Thank GiorgioXT
Reviewed 6 May 2016

An hour's drive from Venice and 45 minutes from Vicenza, where we were headed, we stopped in front of the gates in an almost empty giant car park. Open daily, except Wednesdays, entry is 7 Euros but a 1 hour guided tour is obligatory and...More

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