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The medieval town walls of Cittadella offer the rare opportunity to walk along a perfectly preserved defensive parapet, and admire both the original architecture and the views across the surrounding hills. This ticket gives you access to the 800-year-old parapet ring 15 meters above ground, and a number of historic halls, towers, and a panoramic terrace incorporated into the walls.
Visit Villa Valmarana ai Nani near Vicenza and discover the stories behind the Palladian villa's famous dwarf statues and Tiepolo frescoes. With a multimedia tablet as your guide, you'll explore the frescoed rooms of the owner's residence and guest house along with the historical park and gardens. Learn about the Valmarana family who originally commissioned the artwork, and hear their story as the villa owners through to the present day. Most visits typically last around an hour.
Near the pastoral village of Valeggio su Mincio lies Parco Giardino Sigurtà, a lush and expansive landscape of medicinal, aquatic, and flower gardens. The park is also home to Mediterranean cypress, olive trees, oaks, maples, box trees, and several varieties of palm. Explore by foot, bike, or scenic train, discovering highlights like the labyrinth, animal farm, and the avenue of roses along the way.
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Discover the quaint northern Italian city of Vicenza on a 2-hour guided walking tour. Admire the beautiful architecture in the historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, designed by the famous Italian architect, Andrea Palladio. Visit they Palladian Basilica, the Loggia del Capitaniato, the Duomo, and more as you listen to informative commentary from your guide about the history of the city.
Vicenza is the city of one of the most famous architects in Italian history, Andrea Palladio, and during the tour we can visit many of his marvellous creations: palazzos, monuments and the Teatro Olimpico, built in the late 16th century, the oldest covered theatre in the world based on a study of ancient Roman theatres.
You'll be amazed by the number of elegant streets, cafés and romantic corners you can find in Vicenza. Together with the Palladian villas, Vicenza is a Unesco World Heritage site.
Explore the beautiful northern Italian countryside on a half-day private tour to the Berici Hills. Discover the beautiful natural landscapes as you walk along the path of the 12 medieval water mills. Then head to the small village of Costozza to visit a local farm and vineyard for a wine tasting and traditional Venetian lunch made from local products.
You can't visit Italy without trying at least one pasta dish... So, we'll teach you two!
Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta (filled pasta + fresh pasta) from scratch with your Cesarina.
As the icing on the cake you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu.
Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture.
• Learn to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand
• Learn to make 2 iconic pasta types
• Learn to make the iconic tiramisu
• Small-group cooking class with a maximum of 12 people. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine with other lovely guests
• Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-up
Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country. They are welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Collect clues and decipher riddles to solve the mysterious death of Andrea Palladio, the eminent Italian architect from Vicenza. On a 3-hour tour of the city, you’ll learn about the architect’s work during the Renaissance, and hear intriguing theories about his death. What did he do in his final days? How did he meet his untimely end? Puzzle it out, and see some of Vicenza’s impressive monuments at the same time. Wine and snacks are included.
Take a day trip to historic Bassano, known for its World War I history and traditional alcoholic beverage called grappa. Your guide eliminates the hassle of navigating on your own and points out easy-to-miss landmarks along the way. Cap off the day with a complimentary grappa tasting, and then relax on the way back to the doorstep of your accommodations.
Meet the guide at the Vespa rental in Valeggio sul Mincio to collect Vespa scooters (125cc). It will be a fun and easy drive to discover the beautiful area of the morainic hills. The journey winds through the medieval villages of Volta Mantovana, Cavriana, Solferino, Madonna della Scoperta, Castellaro Lagusello and Monzambano. During the trip we stop in some of the most spectacular places of historical interest for a short visit and photos. Have a coffee break or typical italian aperitif in a small picturesque village, immersing yourself in the taste and flavors of the area. The way back to Valeggio features some of the most scenic routes of Parco del Mincio.
Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine.
During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional pasta recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Your day in Vicenza is just winding down, the sun's about to set... It's time for an Aperitivo. This glamorous Italian tradition is loved all over the world, and this is your chance to learn how to prepare it for yourself, the perfect souvenir.
Preparing the perfect aperitivo is an art; you will learn how to prepare a selection of five elegant nibbles to pair with with a refreshing glass of fizz, ideal for sharing with friends in the early evening. Your aperitivo will be a bite-size representation of its local culture, using typical regional ingredients and local wines, such as a sparkling prosecco or a light red.
This experience is held by Cesarine: Italy’s oldest network of 1000+ home cooks all over the country in more than 500 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Would you like to discover the most authentic side of Italian gastronomy and share it with other enthusiasts of the “cucina italiana”?
Enjoy this shared Market tour and typical Dining experience.
Visit the vibrant local market and learn about the seasonal produce and secret ingredients.
Then, head to your Cesarina’s house to enjoy a 3-course dining experience, showcasing the authentic regional dishes stored in the cookbooks of your host.
You will take part in an experience which is so much more than just a lunch or dinner. You will make new friends, feel like one of the family and live like the Italians do.
Dive into Vicenza like a local foodie. Explore your Cesarina's most trusted artisanal food shops, tasting as you go.
Visit a selection of small local shops, learn about the typical products of the city while tasting them.
A delicious way to discover Vicenza and its gastronomy!
• Street food tasting tour
• Explore your Cesarina's most trusted artisanal food shops
• Sample some of Vicenza typical street food staples
• Do some sightseeing in Vicenza as you walk from tasting to tasting
• Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people for an authentic food experience
Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Enjoy a private tour to explore a still partially unknown jewel of the Veneto region, the beautiful city of Vicenza.
With a dedicated guide, you'll enter the very unique Olympic Theatre, the first indoor theater in masonry in the world. With interiors made of wood, stucco and plaster, it was constructed by architect Andrea Palladio between 1580 and 1585 and it's now included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
You'll walk through the historic center to see its most important sites, such as Chiericati palace, the "Ca’ d’Oro", Piazzetta Santo Stefano with Sesso-Zen-Fontana palace, Negri-De Salvi palace, Thiene palace, Contra’ Porti with Porto-Festa, Porto-Colleoni, Porto-Breganze e Barbaran-Porto palces.
You'll also visit the beautiful Piazza dei Signori: there you might marvel at the great Basilica Palladiana, one of the masterpieces of Andrea Palladio.
Discover the best wines and cheeses from Italy in our cheese tasting and bar hopping in Downtown Vicenza. We meet at 4pm at the old Vicenza castle, where you will taste seven different cheeses and taste our local sparkling wine called Durello. After the cheese tasting, we will start our bar hopping in Vicenza. We will visit four different bars and taste another four different wines. In each bar you will learn about each wine and about the history of the bar.
Get hands-on during this private cooking class in Vicenza with a chef guide to teach you the basics of Italian cooking. Each participant in your small group will have their own utensils and workstation, so you can truly learn how to prepare a meal instead of just watching an instructor. Then, sit down to enjoy your meal together and talk to your host about Italian culinary history.
• 3-hour Segway tour lead by an expert local guide
• See top Vicenza attractions including: Contrà Porti, Piazzetta Santo Stefano, the Church of Saint Corona. The Olympic Theatre, the architectural masterpiece of Andrea Palladio and the first indoor theatre in the world, and Chiericati Palace, the most representative Palladian building in the city. The Villa Capra Valmarana, better known as “Villa La Rotonda”. Brief stop at San Paolo Bridge to see San Michele Bridge on the other side of the River Retrone. Through Piazza delle Erbe, the ancient market area, we will arrive into Piazza dei Signori, the main square, and we'll find the Basilica, Palladio’s first public building and the Loggia of the Capitaniato, Palladio’s most famous attempt to use coloured architecture.
• Hear tales of colorful history from a knowledgeable guide
• Enjoy a Segway sightseeing tour that’s suitable for all fitness levels
• Small-group tour with a maximum of eight people ensures a personalized experience
Want to entertain your friends and family in your home away from home? Le Cesarine is your perfect solution; our expert local home cooks will come to your accommodation to create an authentic culinary experience you'll never forget. Put your feet up and relax with your loved ones while our Cesarina takes care of everything for you (clean up included!).
Enjoy an aperitivo with sparkling wine and nibbles followed by a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert and drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars).
How does it work? After you have booked the experience we will contact you asking for the address of your accommodation and any specific requests or preferences including timings. We will then match you with the perfect local home cook from our world-famous network.
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities.
Discover Vicenza with your friendly local guide. Visit typical bacari (bars), taste cicchetti (local food). Walk along picturesque streets, discover hidden corners and architecture masterpieces before enjoying a cooking class. Taste the fruits of your labor in a convivial atmosphere.
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Cycling through the ancient lands of the early Venetians, descendants of Antenore, the founder of Padua, this tour explores the city of Padua and the villas surrounded by vineyards in the Euganean Hills.
In Villa Emo Capodilista, the harmony of the forms of the architecture blends with the surrounding landscape. In the historic cellar, the balanced blends of grapes rest in oak barrels.
Among the hills, we retrace the paths of the serene life of the Bishops in retreat in the villa in the countryside among terraces, vineyards and beautiful frescoes.
The appetite of the tired Palladian biker is restored on the panoramic terrace of the restaurant; local wines pair perfectly with the traditional dishes.
In the afternoon, the tour continues along the hills leading to the discovery of the ancient Castle of Veneza.
Along the riverbanks of Bacchiglione, the rural landscape leads to the magnificence of Grimani Castle. Later, the aromatic wine notes are a pleasure before coming back to Vicenza.
Riding the E-Bike, this tour leads to the discovery of the Villas of the Riviera, elegant country residences dating back to the era of Venetian nobility.
In the fountain of Villa Pisani in Strà, it is not difficult to imagine the memories of times gone by from the reflections of the elegant residence.
Cycling along the Brenta River, the natural beauty of the Riviera del Brenta accompanies you to the trattoria for lunch.
In the afternoon, the simplicity of the architectural forms of Villa Widmann Rezzonico welcomes visitors. Inside, the large mirrors and chandeliers of fine Venetian workmanship reflect the elegant taste of the nobility who lived in
these beautiful rooms.
In Villa Foscarini Rossi, the halls preserve the ancient furnishings and house the collection of the Rossimoda Museum: through unique footwear discover the history of Venetian costume and Italian high fashion. In the delightful
Barchessa Barbarigo, a guided tasting invites you on a journey through local delicacies.