Villa dei Vescovi FAI

Northern Italy - Veneto - Torreglia - (PD)

Historical Mansion

Sixteenth century Villa on a podium overlooking the countryside of the Euganean Hills, owned by the FAI, offers its wide open spaces for different types of event.

  • PositionOut of town, Countryside
  • OpeningAll year round
  • N° Meeting halls4
  • Plenary capacity160 seats
  • Further halls/rooms from 90 to 160
  • Spoken Languages Italian, English, French, German, Japanese
  • Affiliations: FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano
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A villa of delights antiquity transplanted in Veneto from the early sixteenth century, hosted the summer residence of the bishops of Padua.

Sublime work of famous architects such as Giulio Romano and decorated by Flemish painter Lambert Sustris.
Humanistic cultur where architecture and nature come together in the spaces of the loggias and terraces.

In the 2,400 sqm of park, surrounded by the beautiful backdrop of hills, you can walk between the vineyard and the abundant fruit trees, pond frogs, the marascheto, the garden, the Avenue of the hydrangeas and picturesque passageway of the villa.
Companies and privates may organize:
– private events, exclusive lunches and dinners
– business meetings, conventions and team building
– pic nic
in the park and lunches in the vineyard
books presentations e products launches
– film sets and photo shoots
weddings

FAI properties nearby: Olivetti’s shop, Venice; Avio Castle, Sabbionara d’Avio (Trento).
Points of interest in the surroundings: Scrovegni Chapel, Eremitani Church, Civic Museums, Palazzo Vescovile and Sant’Antonio Basil.

Photos ©: Matteo Danesin, Fabio Santagiuliana.

Awards

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 and 2015

Atmosphere

Peaceful atmosphere surrounded by nature, in a dominant position in the countryside. By open loggias the sweetness of the landscape and the park with vineyards, orchard, vegetable garden, cherry garden and the frogs pond can be admired.

History

Built in the '500 by the Padova’s episcopate for bishop Francesco Pisani as a sumptuous summer resort. The project was inspired by Florence achitecture. The villa was conceived as a city palace,an hangout for intellectuals and humanist circles

Surroundings

In the "heart" of the Colli Euganei Regional Park famous for fine wines and olive oil production, 8km from Abano Terme and 20km from Padua. Less than an hour's drive from Venice.

Spaces

  • Number of halls4
  • Plenary capacity160
  • Further halls/roomsfrom 90 to 110
  • Exibition area sqm3350
  • Park/Garden
  • Terraces
NOTES: Free Wi-Fi.
Disabled access to Halls: by tracked vehicle to transport wheelchairs. No electric wheelchairs. The Guest House does not have wheelchair access.

Services

  • WiFi
  • Storage
  • Car parking for70
NOTES: Hostess.
Catering agreement or customer's choice

Meeting rooms

Piano Nobile
mq 245

  • Theater160
  • Dinner/Tables180
  • Buffet240

Salone Centrale
mq 115

  • Theater110
  • Dinner/Tables110
  • Buffet140

Sala Convegni
mq 150

  • Theater90
  • Dinner/Tables90
  • Buffet90

Piazza Terrazzo Interno
mq 160

  • Dinner/Tables150
  • Buffet150

Restaurants

  • Restaurants1
  • N° Seats 50
  • Buffet200
  • Bar1

Distances

  • Airport

  • Highway

  • Rail Station

  • City

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  • N° Meeting halls: 3
  • Total rooms: 220

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  • Congress Centre / Multipurpose Area
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  • N° Meeting halls: 12
  • Total rooms: 173

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  • Hotel 4 stars / Congress Centre / Restaurant
  • Plenary capacity: 280
  • N° Meeting halls: 5
  • Total rooms: 247

Villa Widmann Rezzonico Foscari

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  • N° Meeting halls: 6