Vicenza Car Rental
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Hiring a car in Vicenza is a new way to discover the Venetian foothills. Book your car on GoCarRental.com now, our user-friendly search engine will helpu book the car you in a few simple clicks. Vicenza is located halfway between the cities of Verona and Padova, protected by the Berici Hills to the south and the foothills of the Alps to the north. The city has its origins in Roman prehistoric times, and it grew in importance thanks the wool industry in the Middle Ages. At the centre of a perfect quadrilateral with Valdagno and Schio at north-east, Asiago at north, Bassano del Grappa, Castelfranco Veneto at east and Padova at south, it becomes an important hub during the Venice Republic era, and it was the starting point for the development of the flourishing wool industry of Valdagno and Schio between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Rich in art, it finds its greatest and best-known exponent in Palladio.
Things to do in Vicenza
Visiting Vicenza with a rental car means starting right from the eighteenth-century architect. A large number of building of the old town of Vicenza are his works, from his birth house and the Olympic Theatre. Moving around the centre isn’t difficult: walk along the course, the road is the ideal centre of the city, clearly dedicated to Palladio, surrounded by numerous Renaissance buildings. The home of the famous architect is placed at the entrance of the street, while later you will see Palazzo Chiericati, the seat of the Civic Museum, the Picture Gallery and Palazzo da Schio e Bonin, and finally the town hall. In the bottom of the course, you will find Piazza dei Signori, the ancient forum of the Roman city. Before you go back to your rental car, don’t miss the Basilica of Vicenza, a unique work of art created by the genius of Palladio, located between the beautiful Tower square and the Loggia del Capitaniato, and the Gothic Cathedral.
Top 3 Must See:
Go across Ponte St. Michele
Walk along the Strada delle 52 Gallerie (“Road of 52 tunnels”) to the Massif Pasubio
Visit Querini Park
Drive Around Vicenza
Now we are ready to move towards Valdagno and Schio. With a rental car, the ideal thing to do would be to leave from Lake Garda, from Rovereto, near Trento, and then move to the various valleys that wind up to Bassano del Grappa and reach Asolo. It is wonderful to enjoy these ancient spaces that once made the glory of this land. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the hidden areas of these lands, and a special mention goes, of course, to the food. Drive to Montecchio Maggiore, Thiene, the already mentioned Valdagno and Schio, and then come up in Asiago. Try the fantastic local food and wine of the Monti Berici, the famous Asiago cheese the BiancoRosso of Valdagno. Thanks to its strategic position, Valdagno can be the perfect starting point for a trip to the Venetian lands. From here, indeed, the beauty of Verona and Lake Garda, Padua and Venice are just a few kilometres away. Furthermore, don’t miss Castelfranco Veneto and Treviso, as well as the architectural gem of the small villages of Asolo and Montebelluna. In addition, the Venetian lagoon and the Alps are at hand. GoCarRental.com in Vicenza is the best way to visit this ancient and fascinating region. Don’t wait any longer, book your car on our website, now!