Palladian Events



MAY 31, SUNDAY - IN 500 FOR PALLADIO'S 500 YEARS

A Fiat 500's rally at the discovery of Palladio's villas in the south of Vicenza's province. From Villa Saraceno in Agugliaro, to Villa Pojana in Pojana Maggiore, to finish with Villa Pisani in Bagnolo di Lonigo. The tour will end in Parco Ippodromo in Lonigo's town-centre.

Booking: required
Cost: euro 12 for booking and wine-tasting (when booking, you can also book lunch at an agreed price)
Starting-point:Piazza Simposio -Ponte di Nanto 9.00 am
Info: ww.colliberici.it - 0444/638188 0444/830948
email: consorzio@colliberici.it



JUNE 14, SUNDAY - SAILING DOWN THE BISATTO
The old stonecutters' route

River itinerary: participants will use their own boats (no motorized vehicles).
Biking itinerary participants will use their own bycicles, leaving from Longare, Lonigo e Noventa Vicentina.

Starting-point : Longare
Arrival and lunch : Albettone
Cost: 15,00(10 for the lunch, 5 for the organization)



JULY 4/ 5, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY - PAINTING PALLADIO
Contest of Portraits of Palladian villas

Organizzazione: Pro Loco Agugliaro e Consorzio
Models to be portraied: Villa Saraceno and other villas in Agugliaro.

Prize-giving: to take place in Villa Saraceno in Agugliaro.
Inscription fee: 10 euro.
For rules, details and prizes check www.colliberici.it



JULY 05, SUNDAY - OPEN VILLAS
"Lesser" art at hand

Guided visits to villas, oratoris, churches and monuments in Berici Hills. Every associated pro Loco chooses a site of interest in its territory and with the help of volunteers gives visitors the chance of seeing it and hearing explanations about it. The list and schedules of visitable sites will be available on this website from June onwww.colliberici.it



JULY 19, SUNDAY - SAILING WITH PALLADIO
After getting py bus to Villa Malcontenta (designed by Palladio) participants will embark the motorship Tiepolo to sail all the way down the Canale della Riviera del Brenta to Venice. The ship will then journey down the Grand Canal up to Isle of S.Giorgio Maggiore, where participants will visit the church, cloister and refectory. They will then move to the Isle of Torcello. Finally, the will cross the whole of the Lagoon and arrive to Chioggia, where the ship will start sailing back down the Brenta up to Pontelongo, where the bus is waiting.

Organized by: Consorzio/Pro Loco Nanto/Pro Loco Pontelongo .
Leaving by bus from Nanto, sailing on a reserved 90-place ship, guided visits, Alpine breakfast, lunch on board, evening snack, return by bus from Pontelongo to Nanto.
Partecipation fees include journey by bus, ship, landing fee, on board meals, guides, entrance tickets, and amount to:
- euro 75,00 for Pro Loco members
- euro 80,00 for other participants
When booking a security deposit of 40 euros will be required.
Visitors are infrmed that an all-time-open bar will be working aboard of the ship.

Guides: Francesca Olivotto and Ilaria Marobin

Detailed tour programme at www.colliberici.it


Piazza Garibaldi Bisatto Villa Saraceno Villa Barbarigo Villa Repeta Villa Malcontenta