5 REASONS TO VISIT
VICENZA - ITALY'S
A GREAT DAY TRIP FROM VENICE!
Discover five reasons
to visit Vicenza - an underrated Italian city of Renaissance palaces, artisan jewellers, and a local dish that is almost 600 years old...
Halfway between Venice and Verona, Vicenza also has one of Italy's most important sanctuaries and is the birthplace of the original author of 'Romeo and Juliet'...
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Vicenza is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on account of its many Palladian buildings. They were designed by Andrea Palladio - the most influential architect of the last 500 years...
2. TEATRO OLIMPICO
The world's oldest indoor theatre is here. It's still used for concerts and
has the world's oldest
stage set, too...
3. MONTE BERICO
One of Italy's most important sanctuaries dedicated to the Virgin Mary is in Vicenza. It was built in the 15th century after the Virgin appeared twice to a local girl...
4. BACALA ALLA VICENTINA
This traditional dish is almost 600 years old. Its main ingredient comes from Norway's
5. ROMEO AND JULIET
The original author of 'Romeo and Juliet' was born in Vicenza in the 15th century. He found inspiration in two nearby castles to write the first version of the world's most famous love story...
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