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Andrea Palladio left magnificent examples of his architectural designs all over Venice and the Veneto. For anybody interested in architecture a tour of some of them is well worthwhile. Therer are several good books to provide guides and information.
Andrea Palladio (1508 - 1580) -
Caroline Constant - The Palladio Guide - Princeton
Architectural Press 1993 (There may be a more recent edition, useful
guide with location maps for all Palladio's designs in the Veneto, Vicenza and Venice)
Robert Tavernor - Palladio and Palladianism - Thames &
Hudson 1994 (General introduction to Palladio, his background and
influence on architectural design not only in Venice but in Europe and
Tracey E. Cooper - Palladio's Venice - Yale University Press
2005 (Sumptuous book,. well illustrated, describing both the people and
buildings associated with Palladio in Venice).
Manfred Wundrum & Thomas Pape -Palladio: The Complete Buildings. Taschen
2008. ( Large format book with excellent photographs by Paolo Marton of
all Palladio's buildings plus detailed room plans)