POLI DISTILLERIE, among the 10 best in the word for Lonely Planet

Poli distillerie among the 10 best in the word for Lonely Planet.

The distillery is located in the province of Vicenza and it is active from late 1898 producing distillates, Venetian and aged brandy, liqueurs. The distillery Poli has been included in “Best in Travel 2017”, section of the famous guide that suggests each year the most interesting things to do or see in 10 countries, 10 cities, 10 regions, etc.

To read the article dedicated by the distillery to Lonely Planet guide to Vicenza grappa follow the link http://www.lonelyplanetitalia.it/articoli/best-in-travel-2017-microdistillerie

To celebrate the distilleries organized two tours in the cellar with an aperitif on Monday 27th and Tuesday, March 28 at 10 am or at 15:00. For info please ask to our reception.

POLI DISTILLERIE Via Marconi 46, 36060 Schiavon (VI) – Italy, tel +39 0444 665 007

POLI MUSEUM OF GRAPPA Via Gamba 6, 36061 Bassano del Grappa (VI) – Italy, tel. +39 0424 524426 info@poligrappa.com | www.poligrappa.com

Visit the distillery can be a good excuse to visit Vicenza’s area and two very picturesque old towns, Marostica and Bassano del Grappa. Ask info to the front desk of our Relais Santa Corona on possible tours and routes!


Vicenza Light 2016 has provided the lighting of the Christmas lights and Christmas tree on Saturday November 26 in the presence of the mayor Variati Achille.

Many are the events scheduled for Christmas, such as exhibitions, concerts and themed markets.

The energy-efficient lights have been installed in the streets of the old town and especially in the Piazza dei Signori, the heart of the city where as usual a cascade of light descends from Bissara Tower. The lights have also been installed in front of our Relais Santa Corona in Contra Santa Corona as well as in major city squares: Blade Square, Piazza Castello and Piazza Matteotti. In the latter, and in Piazza dei Signori we were set up two large artificial trees octagonal aged 12 and 14 meters, in the city street lights installed circular and star. Special openings of the Palladian Basilica are scheduled from Thursday 8 to Sunday, December 11 from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 15.00 to 20.00, as well as in the days 17-18-23-24 and from 6 to 8 January 2017.

For more information on the opening hours of museums in Vicenza and events please consult the relevant page of the Giornale di Vicenza http://www.ilgiornaledivicenza.it/territori/vicenza/natale-2016-il-calendario-degli-eventi- 1.5306189

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Vicenza Jazz 2016, XXI edition, from the 6th to the 14th of May

From the 6th to the 14th of May 2016 there will be the event Vicenza Jazz, XXI edition.

The festival was born in 1996 and since then the artistic director is Riccardo Brazzale. For ten days will be involved the main sights of Vicenza, such as the Palladian Basilica, the Teatro Olimpico, churches, palaces, bars and squares of the old town. International artists and emerging will perform.

The festival is an excellent opportunity to visit Vicenza.

For further information please consult the website is dedicated http://www.vicenzajazz.org/it/index.phpvicenza jazz 2016

STRA VICENZA 2016, running competitive race Sunday, March 20 at 9:30 am

Sunday, March 20, 2016 along the main streets of Vicenza there will be the competitive running race over 10 km called StraVicenza.

We are now at the sixteenth edition, the route will wind through the streets of the old town and everyone can participate; there will be different routes. They will be involved the various green areas in Vicenza, Campo Marzio, the Giardini Salvi and Querini Park.

The non-competitive version for families will be 2 km, then the paths will be of 5 or 10 km depending on the preparation’s degree.

The race will start in Viale Roma, the end will be in Campo Marzio.

For all information please visit the page http://corsa.stravicenza.it/

During the race the will be the initiative stravicenza 2016 with the traffic’s block in the historic city center. For our customers who want to use their cars simply fill out a self-certification by following the above link http://www.comune.vicenza.it/fotonot/143611-ordinanza_domenica_ecologica_20_03_2016.pd

JEWELS FOR PEACE exhibition at the Museum of the Jewel of Vicenza

until 7 January 2015, the Jewellery Museum in the Palladian Basilica in Vicenza will host an exhibition on the theme of peace . Young international emerging designers will parcipitate at the temporary exhibition elaborating these important subjects with educational and social order .

The jewels were never approached before in this concept , staying away from any political or religious ideal ; but there are many artists , writers , singers who have touched and explored the theme , from John Lennon to Gandhi , Albert Schweitzer to Alfred Nobel . For further information please visit the Jewellery Museum www.museodelgioiello.it

CHRISTMAS idea 2015!

If you have not bought the Christmas gift for your family yet, we give you an idea : an open date stay in Vicenza to be decided in the course of 2016!

An original idea is to gift a stay in a city rich in art history and charm as Vicenza.

” Perhaps never architectural art has reached such a level of magnificence “. Goethe wrote these words when he stopped in Vicenza a week in the 1786 , admiring the beautiful architecture on the occasion of his trip in Italy .

He loves to mingle with the local people , walk along Piazza dei Signori admiring the Palladian Basilica , stop at the Loggia del Capitanio . He also admires the Santa Corona , located in Contra Santa Corona where the is also our Relais, and especially the “Adorazione dei Magi” by Veronese .

For all information ask at the reception of our Relais Santa Corona by calling 0444 324678 or send an email to info@relaissantacorona.it

ANTIQUE MARKET in the historic center of Vicenza on the 8th of November 2015

Come back the traditional antiques market in the historic center of Vicenza Sundayon the 8th of November 2015. The event begun in 2002 and take place in the main squares and streets of the historic center: Piazza dei Signori, Piazza Biade, Piazzetta Palladio, Piazza delle Poste , Piazza Castello. The market takes place in Vicenza every second Sunday of the month. Also interesting will be the appointment in Corso Fogazzaro “living Fogazzaro” and Contrà Cesare Battisti “Remake and bric-a-brac. The exhibits will range from vases to ornaments, to dinner services in mirrors, furniture and old paintings with prices all budgets.

For information visit the organization web-site  http://www.iltritone.info/

FLOW, contemporary art exhibition in Basilica Palladiana

Until the 1th of November inside the Basilica Palladiana there will the temporary exbition FLOW, italian and chinese art dialogue.
The exhibition involve 25 chinese and italian artists which try to create a communication beetween two different cultures, the east and the west. It’s a group exhibition but also individual becouse every artist has his own space for show two operas. The exhibition can be interpreted in three different ways: the personal gaze, the contact with the artist’s vision, the relationship beetween the old and the new, the artist’s role in our society. In the exhibition there will be videos, paintings, projetcs. The curators are Peng Feng and Maria Yvonne Pugliese, for more information visit her web site www.mariayvonnepugliese.it

The ticket costs just 5 euro and gives the possibility to visit also the Palladiam Loggias of the Basilica.

ABILMENTE, international atelier exhibition for the creative mind

From the 15th to the 18th of October, the Vicenza Fair will host this famous exhibtion. the entrance is open to everyone and it’s easily accessible by car in 10 minutes from the city centre or by bus. If you have any queries ask to the Relais Santa Corona’s reception for more informations or visit the web-site www.abilmente.org