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  • Address: Via dei Turisti, 9, Mira, Italy
  • Hours: May-Oct: Tues-Sat 9am-12pm or by reservation
  • Admission: €10

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Villa Foscari (La Malcontenta) Tours

With its temple-like colonnaded façade flanked by weeping willows and bordering the glittering Venetian lagoon; the stunning setting of Villa Foscari begs to be photographed. The striking villa, also known as La Malcontenta, was built in 1559 for Nicolò and Alvise Foscari, and makes up one of a number of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palladian villas.

The work of acclaimed architect, Andrea Palladio, Villa Foscari combines traditional Venetian, Greek and Roman architecture to give a palatial feel, aided by the villa’s elevated location, looking out over the Brenta River. The regal atmosphere continues inside, where visitors can admire magnificent frescoes from the likes of Battista Franco and Gian Battista Zelotti.

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Villa Foscari is located on the Venetian Lagoon, around 15km west of Venice by road, and is open from May to October from 9am to midday (or by reservation). Admission is €10.

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Full-Day Venice to Padua Burchiello Brenta Riviera Boat Cruise, Venice, null
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Full-Day Venice to Padua Burchiello Brenta Riviera Boat Cruise

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Enjoy a 9-hour romantic cruise among the Venetian Villas of the Brenta Riviera, a trip through art and history by Burchiello boat. The cruise departs from ...  Read more

Location: Venice, Italy
Duration: 9 hours

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