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Largo Luchino Visconti, 4
22012 Cernobbio (COMO)
Italy

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Veneto

Villa Zileri Motterle

Monteviale, Vicenza

Giardino storico
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Coffee house & Restaurant
Overnight stay
Parking
Partially wheelchair accessible
Pet Friendly
Wi-Fi Area

History

Villa Zileri Motterle is a historic monument just outside the city of Vicenza, set within a vast historic park which is surrounded by open country.
The Historic Park around the Villa is remarkable for the perfect harmony between the natural environment of the surrounding countryside and the historic-cultural nature of the monumental park containing several rare species of spontaneous flora and majestic ancient trees.

The Park was created in the mid 1800s by Antonio Caregaro Negrin based on a project by the Milanese architect Balzaretti. The architect Antonio Marchi modified the preexisting garden by introducing the canons of the English romantic style with curvaceous flower beds, scented flowers and bright colours.

From the artistic point of view Villa Zileri is renowned for being the first villa in Vicenza to have been frescoed in the early 18th century by the emerging artist Giambattista Tiepolo. He had been commissioned by Niccolò Loschi to paint the civil virtues of his noble dynasty, surpassing traditional allegorical schemes in the vivacious invention of patterns and freedom of colour.
There is a “Shell Grotto” on the ground floor, a vaulted room commissioned by Alfonso Loschi to astound his visitors with its rich decoration of shells covering the walls and ceiling, framing frescoes of mythological scenes from the School of Giulio Carpioni.

The Saint Francis Chapel is connected to the Villa. It was commissioned by Countess Elisabetta Poiana, wife of Fabrizio Loschi, in 1600 and subsequently rebuilt by the architect Caregaro Negrin for Countess Drusilla Dal Verme.

Villa Zileri Home

The complex of Villa Zileri Home, set within the historic context of Villa Zileri itself, is placed next to the former stables. Surrounded by the greenery of the villa's park, it includes apartments, all equipped with modern technology, designed and built with an approach aimed at energy saving and environmental sustainability. Today, each apartment is a duplex with well distributed spaces. In some units a private garden is included. As for architectural appearance, environmental constraints have guaranteed a perfect restoration of the external ancient structure and shape, perfectly integrating the complex within the historical context of the Villa. There are three types of residential units, differing in size and number of tenants they are intended to host. Each unit can be reached via pleasant walkways, guaranteeing privacy and quiet. Ample parking is available for guests, with easy access to the homes via staircases or a lifts.
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Information
Opening hours
All year round

Winter Time (1 November to 31 March)
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 16:00
Friday: 10:00 - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00

Summer Time (1 April to 31 October):
Monday to Thursday: 10:00 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 17:00
Friday: 10:00 - 12:30
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

Extraordinary Closures
Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December
Saturday 23, Sunday 24, Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 December
Saturday 30, Sunday 31 December
Monday 1 January
Entrance
Tiepolo Hall + Park
Full price: € 12.00
Reduced price (Over 65 and young people 12-25 years old): € 6.00
Groups (12 - 25 pax): € 8.00
School groups: € 5.00
Under 12: free of charge
Disabled persons: free of charge

In addition, to the cost of € 5.00 you can visit:
  • Cave of Shells
  • Church of St. Francis
Contact us
Viale Zileri, 4/6
36050 Monteviale (VI)

M. +39 351 5345013

www.villazileri.com
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