Golfing enthusiasts will find some of the most prestigious golf courses in Veneto just a few kilometers from the hotel. The Hotel Antico Mulino is just 5 minutes away from the 18 + 9 holeGolf Club Ca’ della Nave di Martellago. Designed by Arnold Palmer, this challenging course features a myriad of scenic water hazards. The Golf Zerman association […]
Treviso The Hotel Antico Mulino is just 15 minutes from Treviso, a delightful city enclosed by 16th century walls with medieval alleys in its historic center and crossed by the Sile and Cagnan, crystal clear rivers with flowing spring waters providing picturesque views of the stately homes and historic palaces mirrored within them. Don’t miss […]
Is the route which winds its way from Conegliano to Valdobbiadene, along the foot of the Trevigiano mountains, discovering Prosecco, the prestigious white wine of refined perlage renowned the world-over. From the Hotel Antico Mulino, it’s just a few kilometers to arrive at the foot of the wine-producing hills, then enjoy the route which takes […]
In addition to being situated near Venice the Hotel Antico Mulino is also close to Treviso, in the heart of the production area for the exquisite tasting Radicchio Rosso di Treviso, at Scorzè. As for prestigious wines, red radicchio (chicory) has the honor of having a route (strada) dedicated to it, crossing through the countryside […]
The Scrovegni Chapel, a masterpiece in the history of painting in Italy and Europe in the 14th century, is considered to be the most complete series of frescoes executed by Giotto in his mature age. Colour and light, poetry and pathos. Man and God. The sense of nature and history, humanity and faith are mingled […]
The 18th century traveller who – in the course of his traditional Grand Tour of Italy aboard a private burchio, a typical barge – decided to climb the Brenta from Venice to Padua, could not but help admire one of the jewels of late Venetian baroque, Villa Widmann Rezzonico Foscari and its estate, at a […]
Once through the gateway defended by statues of Caesar and Alexander – names reminding us of Cesare Alessandri who commissioned them – and having passed under the three arches of the portico, and slipped past the glaring gargoyles on the keystone, and climbed the staircase that leads to the reception rooms of the Foresteria Alessandri […]
This was the residence of Marco Foscarini, Procurator of Venice and future Doge – friend of the writer Gaspare Gozzi, author of the celebrated history of the princess Turandot, later set to music by Giacomo Puccini. The names of the architects who worked on Villa Foscarini-Rossi are truly distinguished. The complex seems to have been […]
An imposing and monumental edifice, Villa Pisani could be deemed without doubt queen of the villas on the banks of the Brenta. It represents the heights of 18th century architecture when the splendour of the baroque blended with the harmony of classicism on a par with great palaces like Versailles or Caserta. The construction of […]
The spread of the aristocratic villas along the course of the Brenta from Malcontenta to Stra was a phenomenon that was a sign of the power of Venice for a couple of centuries between 1500 and 1700.It showed the propensity of its ruling class for the most lavish theatricality even in its moment of decline. […]
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