1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Vicenza
  4. Olympic Theater, Vicenza

Vicenza: Private Walking Tour with Teatro Olimpico

Product ID: 303413
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Escape the touristy crowds of Venice and Verona and marvel at the still lesser-known Veneto region. Visit the city of the great Andrea Palladio and explore the fascinating Olympic Theater with a private guide.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the world famous and unique Olympic Theater of Vicenza
  • Walk through the old town to see the elegant "piazze," palaces, and churches
  • Discover the Loggia del Capitaniato and the beautiful Basilica Palladiana
  • Spot the most characteristic boutiques and typical food places
Full description
Enjoy a private tour and explore a lesser-known jewel of the Veneto region, the beautiful city of Vicenza. With a dedicated guide, enter the unique Olympic Theater, the first enclosed theater in the world. Constructed by architect Andrea Palladio between 1580 and 1585, it boasts interiors made of wood, stucco and plaster, and is now included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.    

Next, walk through the Vicenza historic center to see its most important sites, such as Chiericati Palace, the "Ca’ d’Oro," Piazzetta Santo Stefano, Sesso-Zen-Fontana Palace, Negri-De Salvi Palace, Thiene Palace, Contra’ Porti, Porto-Festa, Porto-Colleoni, and the Porto-Breganze e Barbaran-Porto Palaces.  

Visit the beautiful Piazza dei Signori to marvel at the great Basilica Palladiana, one of Andrea Palladio’s masterpieces. Since 1994, this basilica, together with other Palladian buildings in and around Vicenza, has been part of the City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Includes
  • Private guide
  • Ticket to the Olympic Theater
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Entrance tickets to any sites, besides the Olympic Theater
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Cathedral entrance.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable footwear and clothing, as this is a walking tour

From US$ 145.93 per person

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Product ID: 303413