HISTORIC MONUMENTS IN MONTECCHIO MAGGIORE
Montecchio Maggiore in the province of Vicenza is defined by a series of monuments of high historical value, narrating stories of great personalities like the architect from Vicenza Andrea Palladio.
Among the most interesting monuments you will discover one of the most visited and appreciated Duomo. Neo-Gothic style building was constructed in the nineteenth century through the use of stones extracted directly from the hills of the area above Montecchio.
Together with churches and other religious symbols of history, Montecchio Maggiore is also known for its majestic Palladian-style villas including Villa Cordellina Lombardi preserving frescoes by Giambattista Tiepolo inspired by Alexander the Great. One more Villa Gualda was built at the beginning of ‘550 to accommodate the emperor Charles V, later in the nineteenth century it was converted in an agricultural villa for the production and processing of grapes and cereals.