Every Sunday, 10.30 am

Villa Valmarana ai Nani offers visitors the opportunity to take a guided tour to the whole complex. During the visit of the Villa the guide will illustrate the historical park, the Palazzina with frescoes by Giambattista Tiepolo and the Foresteria with frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo.  A journey through charm, history and beauty. The cost of the guide is 3 € per person in addition to the price of the admission ticket. The villa can be reached on foot from our Relais Santa Corona, located in the center of Vicenza, in 30 minutes on foot.

Tel 0444 321803


Tutte le domeniche, ore 10.30

Villa Valmarana ai Nani offre ai visitatori l possibilità di effettuare una visita guidata all’intero complesso. Durante la visita della Villa la guida illustrerà il parco storico, la Palazzina con gli affreschi di Giambattista Tiepolo e la Foresteria con gli affreschi di Giandomenico Tiepolo. Un viaggio attraverso fascino, storia e bellezza. Il costo della guida è di 3 € a persona in aggiunta al prezzo del biglietto d’ ingresso. La villa è raggiungibile a piedi dal nostro Relais Santa Corona, collocato nel centro di Vicenza, in 30 minuti a piedi.

Tel 0444 321803



Italia - Veneto - Vicenza - Villa Valmarana ai Nani - Veduta della facciata sud della villa e il giardino all'italiana con i nani sul muro di cinta

Italia – Veneto – Vicenza – Villa Valmarana ai Nani – Veduta della facciata sud della villa e il giardino all’italiana con i nani sul muro di cinta

The planned tour will last about one hour and the cost is 3 Euros in addition to the ticket price.

The villa dates back to the ‘700 and is famous for the frescoes by Giambattista and Giandomenico Tiepolo.

It is called “the dwarves” for the legend that wants that the owner’s daughter was suffering from dwarfism and for this reason waiters and janitors were also hired dwarves. One day a handsome prince came to the house, and the girl, realizing his situation, killed himself by jumping from the tower. The dwarves were petrified in pain.

The main building presents a series of paintings linked to mythological classic themes like the Iliad, the Aeneid, excerpts from Jerusalem Delivered by Tasso or Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso.

The villa is a “memory space” in which the characters of the epic dialogue beetween them as in a virtual theater scenes. The guesthouse has a more innovative style that recalls the Enlightenment with everyday scenes of the country life.

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