A JOURNEY AMONG THE ART OF CATERINA CORNARO'S LANDS
Duration: 10 hours
Price: from € 145.00 (per person)
Departure/ Arrival: Vicenza
Transfer: Vicenza/Possagno; Possagno/Venezia
This E-bike journey starts from Possagno the birthplace of the intriguing character and renowned sculptor Antonio Canova, discovering the metamorphosis of the femenine shapes at Gypsoteque plasters collection.
Riding the E-Bike it's time you discover the land of the Queen of Cyprus, Caterina Cornaro. . Once we reach Asolo, it's a pleasure discovering this beguiling ancient hamlet, surrounded and protected by its old walls. This was a well known destination for writers, poets, artists and travellers from around the world.
After a stop for lunch at a local restaurant enjoy the scenic beauty with an amazing vista across on the countryside. We will then visit Villa Barbaro, one of the greatest masterpieces of the superlative brilliance of Palladio, discovering the Portrait of the Ladies of Villa Maser by Paolo Veronese.
Pedaling among the gentle slopes of the Asolo Hills, the landscape of vines tells the ancient vocation: in the enchanting local winery, a glass of sparkling Prosecco Superiore DOCG refreshes the tastes, before the last restoring ride to Possagno.
Finally, in Possagno it’s time to relax in the van and come back in Vicenza.
The Court of Caterina amidst the Asolo Hills
1 . The artistic female shapes of Canova's art: a journeys through the Gypsoteque
2 .Feeling the breeze of the Venetian foothills: E-Bike journey
3 . Asolo, the Queen of the Hills: visit to the city
4 . The Ladies of Villa Barbaro Maser welcome from Veronese's frescoes
5 . The sparkling bubbles of Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG