Vicenza can found between Verona and Venice which can both be reached by road in around thirty minutes. Treviso Airport is just a one hour drive away. It is located centrally in the Veneto Region which is renowned for the many architectural delights it possesses. Visitors coming to Vicenza will probably find it easiest to land in Venice Marco Polo Airport or Treviso Airport. Our car hire service is available at either of these airports or else you can try our car rental Vicenza service.
In Vicenza you will find plenty of gothic palaces which offer a glimpse into the cities past links with Venice. It is quite a prosperous city being Europe’s biggest producer of textiles.
Vicenza has held on to much of its medieval history with some parts of the city centre still surrounded by medieval walls. One thing that you simply must check out if in this region is the human chess game which takes place in Marostica which is about twenty five kilometres to the north of Vicenza. Five hundred and fifty locals dress in black and white for the occasion. The history behind the game apparently comes from when a townsman decided to use the game as a challenge between two men looking to marry his daughter. The event is held in early September.
There are various music festivals at Arena di Verona during the summer months. These include opera, ballet and popular music.