Welcome to the Villa

What you need to know

The Valmarana family welcomes you to La Rotonda, one of Andrea Palladio’s greatest works of art. You’re welcome to explore the villa’s interior and its surrounding gardens during opening hours. You can do this in a number of ways: independently, with one of our expert guides, or even with our family members. Special tours and tailored events can be arranged upon request.



Welcome to the Villa

What you need to know

The Valmarana family welcomes you to La Rotonda, one of Andrea Palladio’s greatest works of art. You’re welcome to explore the villa’s interior and its surrounding gardens during opening hours. You can do this in a number of ways: independently, with one of our expert guides, or even with our family members. Special tours and tailored events can be arranged upon request.



Opening Times

The gardens are open to the public during normal visiting times (Tuesday to Sunday). Please note that the noble floor is only open to the public on Fridays, on Saturdays and on Sundays from March 16 to November 23.

Private tours can be arranged outside visiting hours.

Both gardens and interiors are open to the public on the following national holidays: May 1st, June 2nd, August 15th and November 1st. We’re closed on Easter Sunday and Monday, December 25th, 26th and 31st, January 1st and 6th.

Interior (noble floor) and gardens
Wednesday10:00 am - 12:30 pm2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 12:30 pm2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Gardens and Private Tour

Last Entry to the villa is 15 minutes before closing time on any given day.



Tickets

Entry Fee: € 5 per person

Free entry:

  • Senior Vicenza Residents over 65;
  • All Children under 6. The third child below 14, if accompanied by a parent;
  • Italian and foreign guides with identification card;
  • School teachers (2 per class/ minimum 30 students);
  • Disabled visitors and their carers.

Entry Fee: € 10 per person

Entrance reduced to 5: minors between the ages of 7-14 accompanied by a parent.
Free entry: All Children under 6. The third child below 14, if accompanied by a parent. Italian and foreign guides upon showing Tourist Guide ID Card; School teachers (2 per class/ minum 30 students).

Group ticket on reservation only: € 250 for 30 students including 2 Free teacher tickets (includes a visit to the gardens and the villa).

There is no need to pre book public visits. At the entrance we only accept cash payments; the ticket office closes 15 minutes before closing time.



Pre booked tours

Villa “La Rotonda” is open for pre booked tours throughout the year (except Mondays)

This is a private tour of the noble floor and of the gardens (without a guide). Groups of 16 people and under can purchase a collective ticket for the price of €400 ; larger groups can purchase individual tickets for the price of €25.

This private tour includes a visit to the villa’s noble floor, gardens, foundations and the ornamental kitchen (without a guide). Groups of 15 people or less can purchase a collective ticked for the price of €600; larger groups can purchase individual tickets for the price of €40.

Private tour of the gardens and the noble floor accompanied by the landowners. Groups of 15 people or less can purchase a collective ticket for the price of €600; larger groups can purchase individual tickets for the price of €40. Preferred tour slots: 9am, 12pm, 2pm and 6pm.



Opening Times

Interior (noble floor) and gardens
Wednesday10:00 am - 12:30 pm2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 12:30 pm2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Gardens and Private Tour


Tickets

Entry Fee: € 5 per person

Free entry:

  • Senior Vicenza Residents over 65;
  • All Children under 6. The third child below 14, if accompanied by a parent;
  • Italian and foreign guides with identification card;
  • School teachers (2 per class/ minimum 30 students);
  • Disabled visitors and their carers.

Entry Fee € 10 per persona

Entrance reduced to 5:  minors between the ages of 7-14 accompanied by a parent.
Free entry: All Children under 6. The third child below 14, if accompanied by a parent. Italian and foreign guides upon showing Tourist Guide ID Card; School teachers (2 per class/ minimum 30 students).

Group ticket on reservation only: € 250 for 30 students including 2 Free teacher tickets (includes a visit to the gardens and the villa).

There is no need to pre book public visits. At the entrance we only accept cash payments; the ticket office closes 15 minutes before closing time.



Pre booked tours

This is a private tour of the noble floor and of the gardens (without a guide). Groups of 16 people and under can purchase a collective ticket for the price of €400 ; larger groups can purchase individual tickets for the price of €25.

This private tour includes a visit to the villa’s noble floor, gardens, foundations and the ornamental kitchen. Groups of 15 people or less can purchase a collective ticked for the price of €600; larger groups can purchase individual tickets for the price of €40.

Private tour of the gardens and the noble floor accompanied by the landowners. Groups of 15 people or less can purchase a collective ticket for the price of €600; larger groups can purchase individual tickets for the price of €40. Preferred tour slots: 9am, 12pm, 2pm and 6pm.



Getting here

  • Take the Milan-Venice A4 motorway, turn off at Vicenza Es and head towards Riviera Berica. 
  • A car park is available with limited parking spots at the petrol station, located at Viale Riviera Berica 46, Vicenza. 
  • Via della rotonda is a residential area; illegally parked cars could be fined or removed by local authorities: pay attention to the local parking regulations.  
  • Taxi (Radiotaxi Vicenza +39 (0)444 920600), around €10 from Vicenza Railway Station.
  • From Vicenza Railway Station, on Viale Venezia 14/b, Vicenza. 
  • Bus number 8 towards Debba or Lumignano, from Viale Venezia (in front of the Railway Station) at Riviera (in front of the petrol station).
  • The Villa is a 30 minute walk from Vicenza Railway Station and a 6 minute walk from both the Riviera Berica and the service station car park.
  • Bicycles can be rented at the Railway Station: https://www.comune.vicenza.it/vicenza/muoversi/enviparkstazione.php
  • You can take the Fogazzaro Roi Stage 1 or Stage 2 paths through the city centre to catch a glimpse of other monuments on your way here.


Accessibility

Unfortunately, the interior of the villa is not accessible to wheelchair users due to the large steps, typical of Palladian architecture.  Access to the garden is also restricted for wheelchair users due to the gravel paths. However, we do welcome wheelchair users (with physical disabilities) to visit the external part of the villa for free. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for further information regarding accessibility.

Bookshop

Bookshop

The bookshop, located in the ‘barchessa’ of the villa, is open from Wednesday to Sunday but only during summer hours. There may be some exceptions.

The bookshop is an essential stop at the end of each visit. Here you’ll find books about Palladio and the villa, posters, gadgets, stationery, clothing and local handmade products. Take away with you the memories of your visit to the Rotonda.



Getting here

  • Take the Milan-Venice A4 motorway, turn off at Vicenza Es and head towards Riviera Berica. 
  • A car park is available with limited parking spots at the petrol station, located at Viale Riviera Berica 46, Vicenza. 
  •  Via della rotonda is a residential area; illegally parked cars could be fined or removed by local authorities: pay attention to the local parking regulations.  
  • Taxi (Radiotaxi Vicenza +39 (0)444 920600), around €10 from Vicenza Railway Station.
  • From Vicenza Railway Station, on Viale Venezia 14/b, Vicenza. 
  • Bus number 8 towards Debba or Lumignano, from Viale Venezia (in front of the Railway Station) at Riviera (in front of the petrol station).
  • The Villa is a 30 minute walk from Vicenza Railway Station and a 6 minute walk from both the Riviera Berica and the service station car park.
  • Bicycles can be rented at the Railway Station: https://www.comune.vicenza.it/vicenza/muoversi/enviparkstazione.php
  • You can take the Fogazzaro Roi Stage 1 or Stage 2 paths through the city centre to catch a glimpse of other monuments on your way here.


Accessibility

Unfortunately, the interior of the villa is not accessible to wheelchair users due to the large steps, typical of Palladian architecture.  Access to the garden is also restricted for wheelchair users due to the gravel paths. However, we do welcome wheelchair users (with physical disabilities) to visit the external part of the villa for free. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for further information regarding accessibility.



Bookshop

The bookshop, located in the ‘barchessa’ of the villa, is open from Wednesday to Sunday but only during summer hours. There may be some exceptions. 

The bookshop is an essential stop at the end of each visit. Here you’ll find books about Palladio and the villa, posters, gadgets, stationery, clothing and local handmade products. Take away with you the memories of your visit to the Rotonda.