Welcome to Vicenza, the City of Palladio!

Welcome to Vicenza, one of the most charming cities in Veneto, located between Venice and Verona. Our city is famous for the works of the Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, who left an indelible mark on the urban landscape. Hotel New Genziana is pleased to be your home while you explore the beauty of this fascinating city.

Vicenza is known as the "City of Palladio," thanks to the numerous works of this famous architect that can be admired in the city. Among the main sites to visit are:

  • Villa La Rotonda: one of Palladio's most iconic works, this square-shaped Renaissance villa is surrounded by a lush garden and offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
  • Teatro Olimpico: a masterpiece of Palladio and considered the first modern indoor permanent theater, the Teatro Olimpico is famous for its architectural perspectives and the frescoes that adorn the interior.
  • Basilica Palladiana: this imposing building, which dominates Piazza dei Signori, is characterised by a facade with white marble loggias and has given its name to the Palladian style. Inside, there are numerous temporary exhibitions and displays.

  • Piazza dei Signori: the beating heart of Vicenza, this square is also home to the Torre Bissara, an ancient civic tower that offers breathtaking views of the city.

In addition to Palladio's works, Vicenza boasts an abundance of churches, museums, and historic buildings that tell the story of the city through the centuries. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the Museo del Gioiello, which celebrates Vicenza's goldsmith art, and take a stroll along Corso Andrea Palladio, the main shopping street.