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The Shadow of Palladio: Legends and Mysteries Guided Tour

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Vicenza, Italy
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Overview

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.
  • 3-hour tour of Palladio’s Vicenza with a local guide
  • Learn about Palladio and discover the mystery that surrounds his death
  • Hunt for clues and listen to riddles on a tour of central Vicenza
  • Check out the Church of Santa Corona, Basilica Palladiana, and more
  • Enjoy a drink and local snacks with your group
Start your tour at Piazza Matteotti in the middle of Vicenza. Listen as your guide explains the life of Andrea di Petro della Gondola, aka Palladio, who was famous for his architectural prowess during the High Renaissance. While much is known about the architect and his work, little is known about his final days, and the circumstances of his death are unknown.

Hear the legends and myths that shroud Palladio’s death in suspicion, and work your way around town. As you collect clues, you’ll pass some of the city’s must-see sights. Look out for the Church of Santa Corona and stroll through Piazza dei Signori to see Basilica Palladiana. Corso Palladiana, Piazza Castello and the Church of San Lorenzo are other highlights along the route. 

The tour includes a drink and some local specialties to enjoy as you puzzle over the mystery of Palladio’s death. You’ll finish back at the start point.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Palazzo Chiericati
the monument will be visited only from the outside.
Duration: 45 Minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chiesa di Santa Corona
the monument will be visited only from the outside.
Duration: 25 Minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Corso Palladio
the monument will be visited only from the outside
Duration: 25 Minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica Palladiana
the monument will be visited only from the outside
Duration: 25 Minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chiesa di San Lorenzo
the monument will be visited only from the outside
Duration: 25 Minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza Castello
the monument will be visited only from the outside
Duration: 25 Minutes
Admission Ticket Free

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