1567

Monsignor Paolo Almerico entrusts Palladio with building his new suburban villa in the outskirts of Vicenza.


1590-1620

Realisation of the frescos and stucco in the dome, dressing rooms and in the noble floor’s four corner rooms.


1650

Around this date the chapel is built according to Girolamo Albanese’s designs.


1700

Louis Dorigny’s fresco decorations in the main hall date back to the first years of the century.


1725

Francesco Muttoni’s structural interventions.


1980

La Rotonda is once again opened to the public.


1994

Villa Almerico Capra, known as La Rotonda, becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


1976

Restoration works begin.


1912

After a few changes of ownership La Rotonda is purchased by the Valmarana counts of Venice, who own it to this day.


1591

Villa Rotonda is sold to two brothers, Odorico and Mario Capra, whose family keeps the property until the beginning of the 19th century, contributing to maintaining the villa’s decoration aligned with the changes in taste through many generations.