Villa Almerico Capra

Palladio's Rotunda

La Rotonda is a villa and much more. Visited by poets and artists, rulers and statesmen, scholars and art lovers, travelers and tourists from all over the world, after 500 years, the Roundabout designed by Andrea Palladio for Paolo Almerico, it remains a place of pure beauty capable of transmitting inspiration, culture and joy to its visitors.

Read more
Timetables


Villa Almerico Capra

Palladio's Rotunda

La Rotonda is a villa and much more. Visited by poets and artists, rulers and statesmen, scholars and art lovers, travelers and tourists from all over the world, after 500 years, the Roundabout designed by Andrea Palladio for Paolo Almerico, it remains a place of pure beauty capable of transmitting inspiration, culture and joy to its visitors.

Read more

Timetables



UNESCO

Heritage since 1994

Probably the most famous Palladian building, “La Rotonda” has become a UNESCO heritage site together with the city of Vicenza and the other Palladian villas scattered throughout the Veneto region.

How to get
The territory

“Perhaps never has architectural art reached such a degree of magnificence”

- JW Goethe



UNESCO

Heritage since 1994

Probably the most famous Palladian building, “La Rotonda” has become a UNESCO heritage site together with the city of Vicenza and the other Palladian villas scattered throughout the Veneto region.

How to get

The territory



A Renaissance microcosm

Enter the Rotunda cosmic forces: the equinoxes and solstices enter the building with an ever new light and the landscape appears different with the alternation of seasons.

Every month has its colors, every hour its light: we invite you to visit the garden at different times of the year and to let yourself be moved with the ever new atmosphere that envelops the Palladian villa.



The Numbers of the Rotunda

19

Steps for facade

20

Statues in total

20

Windows per floor

11m

Central hall diameter

80+

Replicas around the world

50+

Publications on the Rotonda

10.80m

Dome diameter

470.000

Google results with "Rotonda Palladio"



A Renaissance microcosm

Enter the Rotunda cosmic forces: the equinoxes and solstices enter the building with an ever new light and the landscape appears different with the alternation of seasons.

Every month has its colors, every hour its light: we invite you to visit the garden at different times of the year and to let yourself be moved with the ever new atmosphere that envelops the Palladian villa.



The numbers of the Rotonda

19

Steps for facade

20

Statues in total

20

Windows per floor

80+

Replicas around the world