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A neoclassical weekend
A lovely Art Weekend
From Canova to Palladio - Possagno, Maser, Fanzolo, Altivole
A rich itinerary among the plains “of the hundred bell towers” and the hills of Asolo and Monte Grappa. A landscape of “hunderd horizons”, as Giosuè Carducci wrote, where you can immerse yourself in the rich landscape of forests and fruit trees, savoring the gastronomical delicacies of a generous land and great traditions. You will be able to admire how the great artists of various epochs, including Palladio, Canova and Scarpa, all interpreted and evaluated the characteristics of the landscape, with its harmonious forms and colors, designing and building architectural and artistic masterpieces that are famous all over the world.
Possagno houses the natal home of the great neo-classical sculptor, Antonio Canova, the Temple designed and desired by the artist and the splendid Collection of plaster casts with casts, plaster casts and pictorial works.
The architectural genius of Palladio can be discovered at Villa Emo Capodilista of Fanzolo and in the splendid villa of Maser, also embellished by the frescoes of Paolo Veronese. In the beautiful Asolo hills is produces the famous Prosecco wine DOCG, the excellent olive oil and cherries of Maser.
At Altivole visit the Barco of Queen Cornaro. Queen Cornaro, was welcomed in Asolo in 1489 with all her court, after she has given the kingdom of Cyprus to the Republic of Venice. Place of banquet and meeting of artists, including Pietro Bembo, is the testimony of the only court of the sixteenth-century in the territory of Venice. In Asolo visit the castle which now houses the Teatro Duse and fortified fortress.
At S.Vito you can admire the watergames and light of the monumental Brion Tomb, the masterpiece of Carlo Scarpa, built between 1970 and 1975 in the small town cemetery. Visit upon reservation.
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