Villa Foscari

Local nameVilla Foscari, detta "La Malcontenta"
LocationVenice, Italy

Villa Foscari is a patrician villa in Mira, near Venice, northern Italy, designed by the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. It is also known as La Malcontenta, a nickname which - according to a legend - it received when the spouse of one of the Foscaris was locked up in the house because she allegedly didn't live up to her conjugal duty.

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Villa Foscari, also… @ Hans A. Rosbach
Padua to Venice Boat Cruise of the Brenta Riviera from 109 USD
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Saturday 9-12am

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Coordinates 45°26'12.373" N 12°12'6.015" E

Tours and activities: Villa Foscari

Padua to Venice Boat Cruise of the Brenta Riviera

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Venice to Padua Full-Day Brenta Riviera Boat Cruise

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Venice: Countryside Bike Tour

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