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Villa Emo Capodilista "La Montecchia"

A late Renaissance jewel
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Villa Emo Capodilist "La Montecchia" in Selvazzano Dentro

Villa Emo Capodilista, also called "La Montecchia"Dominates a small hill, surrounded by vineyards, in a fortunate position halfway between Padua e Vicenza.

The villa, a masterpiece oflate-Renaissance architecture, from the time of His edification has always belonged to the same noble family.

The villa has been recently restored and furnished, and is exceptionally possible rent it exclusively for stays (12 beds). It can also be organized there group visits, for minimum 15 people.

The history of Villa Emo Capodilista

The villa, a masterpiece of late-Renaissance architecture, from the moment of its construction is
always belonged to the same noble family.

The construction work of Villa Emo Capodilista began in 1568, commissioned by Gabriele Capodilista and on a project by Dario Varotari (Verona 1539 - Padua 1596), architect and painter, student of the Veronese.

The square plan is reproduced in the distribution of the interiors: there are in fact four rooms on the ground floor and four on the first floor, connected by a monumental staircase four flights with a Greek