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9 Oct 2018
“Nice position, impressive paintings”
31 Aug 2018
“amazing!”
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Via Dei Turisti 9 | Malcontenta di Mira, 30034, Mira, Italy
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

It's a really nice view arriving from the road along the channel, reflecting in the water. Short pleasent walk after parking along the river. The lady at the shop, selling the tickets, seems completely busy at the phone, or not visible at all, difficult to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aa27
Reviewed 1 September 2018

to see a Palladio villa maintained as this one has is an experience beyond compare. Indeed a treat! Not to be missed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

La Malcontenta is a little jewel from Palladio. Hidden away just appear to you at the end of a secluded garden. Very beautifully proportioned only “il piano nobile” can be visited and photos are not allowed of the inside. The garden is well proportioned as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Unfortunately, we only saw the exterior (and I am not sure if the interior can be seen), but what we saw was quite impressive. The building is quite huge and its front is quite different from its back facade. Its front facade reminds of Venetian...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mira V
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This small gem is located on the Brenta Canal, and best viewed from it, as Palladio designed. Only the gardens and one floor ( piano nobile) are open - and only for 2 days a week - so check the website first, and when on...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank ihbScotland
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This villa was designed by the famous Palladio after which Thomas Jefferson style his designs. You can tour the main level and enjoy all the frescoes but the furnishings are not of the period. No photos are allowed inside. On a dark rainy day, it...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Check the limited visiting hours, as this villa is well worth visiting - you see the genius of Palladio's design set in beautiful gardens. We would have liked to explore the lower floors too, but these weren't open. There is a bus stop nearby but...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank MargaretAdelaide
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Villa Foscari is only open to the public on Saturday and Tuesday mornings from 9.00 to 12.00. We travelled from Padua on the 53 bus leaving at 8.25 and arriving at Malcontenta at 9.20. We nearly missed the bus as we waited at the wrong...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank ES1211
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I was surprised by the less than favorable reviews as we loved this villa. It has retained its support buildings and its setting on the canal and the interiors are simple and beautiful. The grounds are not in pristine condition but i cannot imagine the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank StLawrencelover
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