"The most illustrious Signor Niccolò Molino Cavaliere, according to our designs, made a place called La Mandria ... The appearance of the factory looks to Sirocco: before it passes the main road and runs the Bacchiglione, a very navigable river”(Vincenzo Scamozzi, from The Idea of Universal Architecture).
Located between Padua and the Euganean hills, Villa Molin overlooks the waters of the Bacchiglione, showing itself in all its magnificence, perfectly faithful to Scamozzi's project.
The villa was built in 1597 for Niccolò Molin, Savio di Terraferma, ambassador of the Serenissima to the court of England, husband of the daughter of Doge Alvise Grimani.
The Venetian patricians competed with each other with the construction of the sumptuous residences, therefore, when Niccolò Molin,