Castello di Thiene

Castello di Thiene

The Thiene Castle is an extraordinary example of a pre-Palladian Villa; unique in its genre, it is considered a milestone in the evolution of Venetian Villas.

It combines the features of a castle with the characteristics of Venetian palaces, in particular the so-called casa fondaco which was, at the same time, a house, warehouse and trading facility. The Thiene Castle, attributed to the architect Domenico da Venezia, was built during the 15th century on behalf of the illustrious Porto family from Vicenza.

Its halls still host the original furniture, as well as clothing, accessories and a large collection of portraits. Another prominent feature is the cycle of frescoes by Gian Battista Zelotti and Gian Antonio Fasolo.

It is then possible to admire the magnificent stables, designed by the architect Francesco Muttoni and built between the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as a small monumental complex comprised of a church dedicated to the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The Castle, which is the symbol of Thiene, is located in the historic center and surrounded by a 12,000 sq. m. park. The historical gardens include: the century-old magnolias of the “noble courtyard”, the citrus-tree pergola in the park, the renaissance grotto, and the 16th-century ice house.

The Thiene Castle preserves its original character offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy life in the Villa.

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Informations

Duration of visit: 60 minutes, autonomously with listening to the guide from your smartphone through the QR code

Duration of full visit, Groups only: 60 minutes

Number of people: Min 1 - Max 150

Cancellation policy: 7 days in advance

Architectural barriers: Partial for the upper floor

Car parking: Outdoor area near the Castle

 

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Contacts

Corso Garibaldi, 2
36016 Thiene (VI)

+39 0445 380879 +39 329 8541962

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Accomodation

Accomodation

Castello di Thiene offers lodging on the first floor, sleeping up to 8

Weddings and Events

Weddings and Events

Castello di Thiene offers the opportunity to organize catered events

Outside catering on request, seating for max. 250 guests

With the support of:
Regione Veneto Istituto Regionale Ville Venete Associazione Dimore Storiche Italiane
Official sponsors
Argo Broker di assicurazioni Terradice - Atelier del Paesaggio EnerGas
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Credit Agricole SKM - Specialisti della deumidificazione

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