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Day Trips from Venice

Vicenza (a day trip)

Vicenza is an hour drive from Venice and worth touring if time permits.  The city in a UNESCO World Heritage Site and features many works of Andrea Palladio, a 16th Century Renaissance architect who defined the Palladian Style.  Palladio’s buildings are marked with bi-lingual signs, thus it is easy to tour the town in search of his architecture.  Two places designed by Palladio that we visited were the Olympic Theater and Villa Capra (la Rotunda). Continue reading “Day Trips from Venice”