Friday, 22 May: visit to the Palladian Villas

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by intern No Comments

Co-curricular visit to the Palladian Villas

Friday, May 22, all day

villa barbaro outside   Vedelago_Villa_Emo_08

The activity is compulsory for students attending the course S1502: Art and Architecture of Renaissance Venice. For all students enrolled in this course, the visit is sponsored by VIU.

Students and professors wishing to join the visit can add their name on the roster in corridor 9, according to availability.                                                                                                                                                   The cost will be of 15 euros for the entrance tickets (transportation cost is covered by VIU). Money will be collected at the Front Office no later than Wednesday 20 at 3 pm.

This trip will give you the unique opportunity to visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites, see two of the most beautiful villas designed by Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio in the second half of the 16th century: Villa Barbaro and Villa Emo.

Program:

9.15 am: meeting point at the Tronchetto boat stop
9.30 am: departure from Tronchetto by private bus
11.15 am - 1 pm: visit to Villa Barbaro (Maser)
1 – 2.30 pm: lunch break
3 – 4.15 pm: visit to Villa Emo (Fanzolo)
4.30 pm: departure from Fanzolo
6.00 pm: arrival at Tronchetto

 

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