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“Impressive inside and out”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Villa Emo

Villa Emo
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Fanzolo
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Villa Emo, ubicata presso Fanzolo di Vedelago, al confine tra l’ampia pianura padana e la fascia pedemontana ai piedi delle prealpi feltrine, rappresenta un esempio indiscusso della bellezza e dell’armonia dell’architettura palladiana nel trevigiano.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator
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“Impressive inside and out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2012

This villa by Andrea Palladio has a monumental staircase that rises to the temple fronted main floor. Not only is the ascent grand but it useful for threshing grain - very helpful on a working farm, per Palladio's original design. Inside there are Zelotti's frescoes that are so real the figures seem to be climbing off the walls. This villa has side buildings usually included in Palladio's design but not often constructed. Well worth a visit to this remote location for this fabulous original Palladian villa. A world heritage site. Check out http://www.cisapalladio.org/veneto/scheda.php?sezione=4&architettura=8&lingua=e Easy to visit this and Villa Barberon in Maser on the same trip.

Visited October 2011
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