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at the VENETO and in VENICE

JUNE 01-06, 2022

Concept and expert guiding: Marion Kuzmany / ARCH ON TOUR; Gabriele Schöberl / ATELIER HOCHSTRASSE, as well as other architects and experts in numerous villas and museums

Tour operator: Mondial GmbH & Co. KG


At the beginning of the tour, the footsteps of Andrea Palladio lead us to a walk through the old town of Vicenza, to the impressive Teatro Olimpico and to the overwhelming Basilica Palladiana, the heart of the historical center, where also our "oldest hotel of Vicenza" is located. Inspiring bus tours to the best Palladian villas as well as to Carlo Scarpa's masterpiece - the Tomba Brion - describe the dense but  contemplative days in Veneto, ending at the gorgeous Villa Michelangelo, which, embedded in the hilly landscape south of Vicenza, reveals a magnificent view of the idyllic surrounding.

A boat trip through the Brenta with further villa-visits on the banks of the river navigates us through the lagoon to the Riva Schiavoni in Venice, where the following two days round off the theme of "Palladio and Scarpa" with other key projects of the two local architects, who influenced the architectural history in very different aspects.

Numerous expert guided tours, interior visits, city walks, private boat trips, excellent food and wine tastings in villas and other authentic places characterize the rich program, which also allows time for individual explorations.​


here to the ROUTE

here to the TOUR PRICE


as of May 11th, 2022, subject to change

Sunrise - sunset Vicenza: approx 05:25 - 20:55


Wednesday, June 01, 2022 / Palladio in Vicenza

individual check-in

08:30 individual boarding at the departure gate / Vienna Airport

09:10 - 10:15 flight Vienna - Venice with OS521

meeting at the arrival at Venice Marco Polo Airport

bus transfer from Marco Polo Airport to Piazza Matteotti, Vicenza

approx. 10 min. on foot with luggage

Albergo Due Mori check-in, baggage deposit

common lunch at "Osteria Bertoliana" in Vicenza

Teatro Olimpico / Andrea Palladio, 1580 / completion and interior design Vincenzo Scamozzi, 1585

Palazzo Chiericati / Andrea Palladio, 1550, etc.

guided walk through the city center, including further buildings by Andrea Palladio (Casa Cogollo, Palazzo Thiene, Palazzo Barbarano, Palazzo Iseppo Porto), 

Palladio Museum in the Palazzo Barbaran da Porto / Andrea Palladio, 1569-1570

end at Basilica Palladiana, Piazza dei Signori (Basilica, Loggia del Capitaniato)

free time and individual evening in Vicenza

1st night at Albergo Due Mori , Vicenza


Thursday, June 02, 2022 / Palladio and Scarpa at the Veneto

breakfast at the hotel

bus departure from Piazza Matteotti

Villa Emo, Fanzolo / Andrea Palladio, 1564  

Villa Barbaro di Maser, Asolo / Andrea Palladio, 1554-58  

common lunch in the "Osteria Ristorante Jodo"

Tomba Brion, San Vito d´Altivole / Carlo Scarpa, 1978 (tomb, pavilion, chapel)

Canova Museum, Possagno / Francesco Lazzari, 1836; extension by Carlo Scarpa, 1957

Villa Angarano, Bassano del Grappa / Andrea Palladio, approx. 1550 (guided tour through the vast estate including villa, barchesse, park, chapel, ancient stables)

Wine and oil tasting with local delicacies at the Villa Angarano winery

ca. 20:30 bus end at Piazza Matteotti, free evening

2nd night at Albergo Due Mori, Vicenza


Friday, June 03, 2022 / further Palladian highlights

breakfast at the hotel, check-out

departure bus, Piazza Matteotti

Villa Badoer, Fratta Polesine / Andrea Palladio, 1556-63

Lunch stop in Montagnana: time for individual walks and individual lunch 

Castello di San Zeno, Torre di Ezzelino

Villa Poiana / Andrea Palladio, 1549 

Villa Pisani-Placco / Andrea Palladio, 1552

Villa Pisani Bonetti , Bagnolo di Lonigo / Andrea Palladio, 1542-44

bus end at Villa Michaelangelo, Arcugnano 

Hotel Villa Michaelangelo , check-in, relax at the pool

common dinner and night at Villa Michelangelo, Arcugnano


Saturday, June 04, 2022 / along the Brenta

breakfast at the hotel, check-out


Villa Capra - La Rotonda / Andrea Palladio, 1567-1571

Villa Valmarana Ai Nani / Francesco Muttoni, 1669 - frescoes by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

bus end at Dolo

private boat trip along the Brenta Canal

picnic with local specialties and wines on board

Villa Widmann / Antonio Triali, 1719 (guided tour, visit to the villa and garden)

Villa Foscari - La Malcontenta / Andrea Palladio, 1550-1560 (guided tour, visit to the villa and garden)

19:00 end of the cruise in Venice, Riva degli Schiavoni, Museo Navale

on foot with luggage to the hotel (approx. 5 min)

check-in Hotel Ca´dei Conti, Calle della Pietà 3651, Castello 

free evening

1st night at Ca´dei Conti , Venice


Sunday, June 05, 2022 / Scarpa in Venice

breakfast at the hotel

Querini-Stampalia Foundation / Carlo Scarpa, 1958-1963

Olivetti showroom / Carlo Scarpa, 1958

individual lunch and free afternoon


exclusive cocktail reception at the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Malipiero Trevisan


Facade of San Francesco della Vigna / Andrea Palladio, 1565 (church: Jacopo Sansovino, 1554)

common dinner in the "Osteria ai Do Pozzi"

2nd night at Hotel Ca´dei Conti, Venice


Monday, June 06, 2022 / Palladio in Venice

breakfast at the hotel, check-out, luggage deposit

Vaporetto Linea 2: from San Zaccharia to San Giorgio

San Giorgio Maggiore / Andrea Palladio, 1566-83 (visit to the church and the bell tower)

Fondazione Giorgio Cini / guided tour through the building complex, cloisters by Andrea Palladio and Giovanni Buora (with cypress grove, Palladian refectory, ...) and the

Vatican chapels / 10 chapels by international architects built for the 2018 Architecture Biennale

common lunch at the "San Giorgio Café" 

optional afternoon program:

Le stanze del vetro


Vaporetto Linea 2: from San Giorgio to Redentore

Il Redentore / Andrea Palladio, 1577

Vaporetto Linea 2: from Palanca to San Zaccharia


16:30 private boat taxi from San Zaccharia to the airport

19:05 - 20:15 flight Venice - Vienna with OS530



2022/06/01 / flight  Vienna - Venice 09:10 - 10:15 with OS521 / sightseeing on foot in Vicenza / night at Albergo Due Mori in Vicenza, historical center

2022/06/02 / visits by bus at the Veneto / night at Albergo Due Mori in Vicenza,  historical center

2022/06/03 / visits by bus at the Veneto / night at Hotel Villa Michelangelo in Arcugnano

2022/06/04 / visits by bus at the Veneto / boat trip along river Brenta from Dolo to Venice / night at Hotel Ca´dei Conti in Venice, Castello

2022/06/05 / visits on foot in Venice / night at Ca´dei Conti in Venice, Castello

2022/06/06 / visits on foot and by Vaporetto in Venice / Flight Venice - Vienna 19:05 - 20:15 with OS530

TOUR PRICE per person in a double room: 2,130 EUR (incl. tax), single room supplement: 310 EUR

including: direct flights (economy class) with Austrian Airlines Vienna-Venice, Venice-Vienna; 5 nights with breakfast in selected central hotels (2x in the Albergo Due Mori ** / Vicenza center, 1x in the Hotel Villa Michaelangelo **** / Arcugnano, 2x in the Ca´dei Conti ****, Venice Castello),

6 common meals (including drinks: house-wine, water, coffee), 1 wine tasting with local specialties, 1 exclusive cocktail reception at Palazzo Malipiero Trevisan; coach and airport transfer, private airport boat taxi in Venice, private boat trip on the Brenta Canal including picknick and wine on board, Vaporetto tickets; all entrances to villas, museums, etc.; tips; expert guiding as well as program and handouts by Arch. DI Gabriele Schöberl and Arch. DI Marion Kuzmany

not included: individual meals, individual drinks, coffee-breaks, etc. and individual program




IMPORTANT: This tour requires good walking ability!



Photos: ARCH ON TOUR archive; Gabriele Schöberl / Atelier Hochstrasse



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