Villa Barbaro, Maser (TV)


Maser, province of Treviso, altitude 142 m/466 feet above sea level; train station at Cornuda, 3 km/2 miles to the east.

Open to the public:

March through October: Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 3:00 to 6:00 pm

November through February: Saturday, Sunday and holidays 2:30 to 5:00 pm

Among the most famous achievements of Palladio, the villa blends perfectly into the slopes of the Colli Asolani [Asolo hills]; the structure has a central block and two wings similar to Villa Emo at Fanzolo. The villa is famous also for its interior frescoes by Paolo Veronese.

For other information see the site Villa di Maser.

All photos by Paolo Bonavoglia

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