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ASOLO - Classic Tour PDF Print Email

Asolo is one of the most beautiful towns in Italy where, for centuries, artists and writers have found inspiration, stay and abode: Carducci Browning, Berenson, Freya Stark, Eleonora Duse, Giorgione, Lorenzo Lotto, Pietro Bembo, D'Annunzio, Igor Strawinsky, Hemingway, Filippo de Pisis, Carlo Scarpa, Giovanni Comisso, Francesco Malipiero ...

Its development has ancient origins, attested by
the prensence of a Rocca on the top of the hill;
But it is with the arrival (1489) Of Caterina Cornaro,
Queen of Cyprus, which Asolo defines its urban structure,
on the slope of the hill with a beautiful panoramic view.
Today, in this town, still home of Poets and Painters,
there are many precious crafts shops.

The Guided Visit includes:

Adding an hour, you can visit the Civic Museum, located
in Palazzo della Ragione or the Villa Freya Stark Garden

Times employed: 1h, 30 min

NOTES:

Possibility to rent radio-microphone system
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CASTELFRANCO VENETO - Classic tour PDF Print Email

This city was founded at the end of the 16th century by Treviso inhabitants, which built mighty square walls surrounded by a river to emphasize their defensive role.

The life of Castelfranco life is related to illustrious names, first of all Giorgione.

The Guided Tour includes: The tour around the walls, the Duomo,
with the famous Giorgione ball and the sacristy, a real art gallery
with many works, including frescoes by Veronese,the Academic Theater (1746),
the Mount of Pietà,the Conservatory, Casa Costanzo,
the Church of San Giacomo, and Palazzo Preti
During the visit you can add the Casa Giorgione Museum,
which preserves the famous frieze of the artist.

Adding about half an hour, you can visit the park of Villa Revedin Bolasco.

Time employed: 1h, 30 min

NOTES:

Possibility to rent a radio-microphone system

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CONEGLIANO - Classic tour PDF Print Email

Situated on the soft hills of Prosecco, this city was often used as a subject for the paintings of G. B Cima, one of the most important Renaissance painters.

The Guided Visit includes: the Duomo with an Altarpiece by
Cima da Conegliano
, depicting the Madonna
with Child
and Saints
, Works by Francesco Beccaruzzi, Palma jr;
Sala dei Battuti with frescoes by Francesco da Milano and
Pozzoserrato; Contrada Granda now known as Via XX Settembre,
with elegant palaces often decorated with frescos,
the walls built under the Scaligeri’s reign;
The three city doors (Rujo, Monticano and S. Polo),
the Mount of Pietà, the Convent of San Francesco,
the birthplace and the house of Cima da Conegliano.

Adding about one hour, you can also visit the Museum of the Castle
with valuable frescoes and paintings including the works of Palma jr
and Pordenone and the Jewish cemetery,
one of the most suggestive and scening places in the city.

Times employed: 1h, 30 min

Possibility to rent radio-microphone system
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