Visit the Villa Tiepolo Passi near Venice - guided by Count Passi himself!! Your guided tour winds through the main rooms of the Venetian Baroque style villa with paintings by Frigimelica and frescoes by Antonio Cerva, nicknamed “il Bolognese” (1675). From the front steps of the villa, you’ll be able to enjoy the perspective onto the elegant Italian park with fountains, a fish pond and statues by Antonio Canova’s teacher Torretto. Your guided visit then takes you through the enchanted garden to the chapel (1774) with frescoes by Giambattista Canal, Canaletto's nephew. The tour ends at the stables where you will get a taste of the preserves made with organic fruit from the farm orchard Villa Tiepolo Passi.
Guided tour for groups, minimum group size 15, maximum 40.
Availability: every day from 8:30am to 8pm.
Duration: 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Price includes the guide, the entrance to the villa and gardens, the chapel, and the stables.
Languages: Italian, English, Spanish.
For cancellations from booking to 4 days before the day of the visit, cancellation penalty is 30% of the total amount
No refunds for cancellations less than 4 days before the booked visit.
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A splendid illustration of a post-Palladian Venetian Villa in rich Venetian Baroque style, Villa Tiepolo Passi is situated outside Treviso, close to Venice (40 km/25 miles). The Villa dates from the early 17th century, yet achieved its present size throughout the following century because of Ermolao Tiepolo, Procurator of San Marco and Senator of the Venetian Republic. By the middle of the 18th century, the Villa - which many artists had notably changed and decorated over time - passed to the Counts Passi de Preposulo, a famous family from Bergamo that still lives there today. Frescoes from the 17th century by Pietro Antonio Cerva (called "il Bolognese") decorate some of the rooms on the main floor.
Villa Tiepolo Passi looks out over a rich Italian garden with fish pond and statuary by Torretto (whose most famous pupil might well have been Canova, who completed the sculptures seen here). The statues punctuate the perspective and layout of the grounds. The edges of the picturesque English park are dotted by hills, caverns and old trees. The private chapel boasts a roof with frescoes by Giovan Battista Tiepolo Canal and school. The visit closes with a tasting of organic products from the Villa Tiepolo Passi farm at the old stables.
Price per person (15 to 40 participants per group):
Guided visit: € 8.00
Online reservation fee: € 2.00
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