The Province of Vicenza is celebrating Andrea Palladio’s 500th year anniversary with guided visits to the major works of the great renaissance architect. It is an initiative that is being brought back for the 500th anniversary of the birth of the architect from Vicenza. Tours are organized every weekend between April 26th and November 2nd to teach visitors about the most influential person in Western architecture and to introduce more than 400 villas conceived and inspired by the artist in both Vicenza and the surrounding towns. It will also be possible to visit the underground areas of Palazzo Thiene in the historic town of Vicenza