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[27 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
The grandest villa of the Riviera del Brenta: Villa Pisani, Stra’

The noble Pisani family’s villa, Villa Pisani Nazionale, is probably the most grandious Venetian villas along the Riviera del Brenta, tucked away in the small city of Stra’, nearby Padua.Built in the 18th century, this building is a magnificient symbol of the aristocratic family’s grandeur. Straight from the outside, the Villa welcomes the visitors with an imposign facade but it’s when you wander around its salons or lose your way in the enchanting, huge park that Villa Pisani captivates you.

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[29 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
I-Padova – your audio guided tours around Padua

We step already into an era of Pod-domination and Italy is trying to catching it up with the new way of getting information “on-the-go”.
The city of Padua, in the heart of Veneto, has launched 5 podcasts for travelers wishing to discover Padua at their own leisure.

These audio tours will guide the visitor around the city of Padua on 5 tourist trails:

from the Roman Arena to the caffè Pedrocchi
the Palazzo della Ragione and the squares around it
the jewish Ghetto and the Reggia Carrarese
the Prato della Valle and the Cittadella Antoniana
the Walls …