Visitare la Riviera del Brenta: la nostra piccola guida

Riviera del Brenta Partendo dall’agriturismo Ca’ Marcello che si affaccia direttamente sul naviglio, si arriva a Stra fermandosi nei vari paesi e ville visitabili.(Per approfondimenti su ogni singola villa e paese menzionato cliccare sui link). La Riviera del Brenta si può percorrere in bicicletta: non c’è una ciclabile, ma la strada che costeggia il naviglio […]

Riviera del Brenta: Villa Valmarana

Villa Valmarana si trova di fronte a Villa Widmann, a Mira, a circa cinque chilometri dall’agriturismo Ca’ MarcelloIn realtà la villa non esiste più, ma rimangono le due barchesse, e una sola è visitabile.Ma andiamo con ordine. Una domenica di autunno mia figlia ed io decidiamo, di andare a visitare la barchessa di Villa Valmarana […]

Riviera del Brenta: Villa Widmann Rezzonico Foscari

 Villa Widmann was built in 1719 together with the barchessa and the oratory and owes its current appearance to the renovation carried out in the second half of the same century to adapt it to the rococo tastes of the then owners. The interior of Villa Widmann As soon as you enter the villa you […]

Riviera del Brenta: the palladian Villa Foscari

Villa Foscari is the only one of Palladio, along the Riviera del Brenta, and the first villa that you meet coming from Venice. The Villa was built around 1560 by Palladio for Nicola and Alvise Foscari. Palladio chose to build the villa in a narrow Brenta bend where the sailors were forced to slow down. […]

Riviera del Brenta: Villa Pisani in Stra

Villa Pisani is the most impressive of the villas on the Riviera del Brenta. This casket shows its visitors the frescoed rooms by Tiepolo, by Guarana, the scenic stables, and the spectacular labyrinth. The park of the villa has won the “Most beautiful park in Italy 2008” award. The interiors of  Villa Pisani The central […]

Riviera del Brenta: walking around in Dolo

“Barche da Vicenza, Frassene, Este  e Monselice: andar in su soldi quattro, a venir in zo soldi tre” (Boats from Vicenza, Frassene, Este and Monselice: going up four coins, going down three coins) echoes the 1656 price list carved at the gates of Dolo.This inscription shows how the Brenta was busy. The history of Dolo […]

(Italiano) Riviera del Brenta: Villa Badoer Fattoretto

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An itinerary in Brenta Riviera by bike

Ring route from the agriturismo Ca’ Marcello to Dolo and back The cycling route of the Riviera del Brenta from Stra to Malcontenta / Fusina, is a classic that we often advice to do. This round trip  includes a part of the tour along the Riviera del Brenta. Seriola The round bike tour starts from […]

Riviera del Brenta: Villa Tito

Villa Tito is one of the villas on the Brenta Riviera, recently made accessible thanks to VilleCard. It is one of the villas damaged by the tornado of July 2015 which hit a part of the Riviera del Brenta. Villa Tito has suffered damage in the garden. Visiting Villa Tito in Riviera del Brenta Villa […]

Villa Venier Contarini, Riviera del Brenta

Villa Venier Contarini is one of the many villas  along the Riviera del Brenta in the area of Mira. It is not among the most known, and despite being small, it is worth to visit it. The villa was built at the end of the sixteenth century by the Venier familywho inhabited for about two […]