Other proposals for the Castle of Thiene
Guided tour for individuals (up to 20 persons).
Tour times - from mid March to mid November as follows:
- Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday at 3:00pm, 4:00pm and 5:00pm
- Saturday at 10:00am and 11:00am
Duration: 50 minutes.
Languages: Italian, English, French, German.
The cost includes the guided tour to the castle.
Accessibility: partial architectural barriers to access ground floor, upstairs is not accessible to people with physical disabilities.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The villa will automatically confirm the closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, if your preferred time is no longer available.
For cancellations from booking to 4 days before the day of the visit, cancellation penalty is 30% of the total amount
No refunds for cancellations less than 4 days before the booked visit.
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PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive two emails. The first email contains your order summary (this one you receive immediately after placing your order), the second email confirms your successful payment (one business day after placing the order). In order to receive these two emails, please make sure that you enter your email address correctly and check that antispam or antivirus filters do not block emails from our [email protected] address. Users of AOL, Comcast and Sbcglobal.net need to pay special attention to this, please. Vouchers will also be available, one business day after the request, at your dashboard.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, will be automatically confirmed if your preferred time is no longer available.
Castle of Thiene: Guided Visit for Individual Visitors
The castle of Thiene is an outstanding example of a pre-Palladian villa: the only example of its kind, it is considered a milestone in the evolution of Venetian Villas. Combining the features of the castle with those of a Venetian Palace and in particular the "casa-fondaco,” it is at the same time living space, storage place, and place of business.
Attributed to the architect Domenico from Venice, the castle of Thiene was built in the mid-15th century at the behest of the illustrious family Porto, from Vicenza. The rooms of the castle retain original furnishings, clothes, accessories and an extensive collection of portraits. Of note is the cycle of frescoes created by Gian Battista Zelotti and Gian Antonio Fasolo. The magnificent stables, built between the 17th and 18th centuries by architect Francesco Muttoni, and the small monumental complex of the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary are remarkable.
The Castle is located in the historic centre of the village, and is its symbol. It is surrounded by 12,000 square meters of parkland. The historic gardens include "the Noble Court" with Magnolia trees, the park with a cedar grove, a 16th century icehouse and a Renaissance cave.
The privately owned castle of Thiene still preserves its original character, offering visitors the opportunity to experience life in the villa.
For cancellations from booking to 4 days before the day of the visit, cancellation penalty is 30% of the total amount No refunds for cancellations less than 4 days before the booked visit.