The main focus of this walking tour through Vicenza old town will be the importance of the worldwide famous Palladio architect in shaping the beauty of this little town.
In Vicenza you will see numerous monuments that Andrea Palladio (1508 - 1580) designed for this area. The aim of this guided walk is to illustrate the history of Vicenza through its art, especially the masterpieces of Palladio, undoubtedly one of the greatest architects of the Renaissance, emphasizing the evolution of Vicenza's town planning, in particular from the XV to the XVI centuries.
You'll be amazed by the Basilica Palladiana, a very particular and fascinating building right in the middle of Piazza dei Signori; you'll see the Teatro Olimpico, the first covered theater of the whole Europe and walk on Ponte degli Angeli, one of the symbols of the town with its evocative monument.
You'll have the chance to see the very typical bars, corners and hidden streets of the town where locals like to spend their free hours for a good coffee or delicious aperitivo.
One final tip: you might want to bring along your camera!