In Veneto, Asolo and the Great Women

Asolo and its Great Women: Caterina Cornaro, Eleonora Duse and Freya Stark


Asolo, a medieval village in the heart of the Prosecco hills, in the charming Venetian hinterland, defined by Carducci the "City of a Hundred Horizons" is a milestone duty for a vacation in Veneto, especially for women! Caterina Cornaro, Eleonora Duse and Freya Stark are the three women of Asolo, those who have created with this village a great relation.
For this stay, we propose a unique dwelling that combines perfectly with the elegance and beauty of this village. Villa Cipriani will welcome you with a unique hospitality, in its elegantly appointed rooms, luxurious amenities and exclusive comfort.
A 3 days - 2 nights tour to explore the women's Veneto, from Asolo to the wonders of Antonio Canova, to the flavors of "Ghisola" the traditional cake of Asolo, with a recipe of ancient flavors, in the heart of the Prosecco hills.


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Day 1 - In Asolo, a walk in the footsteps of the Great Women

Arrive in Asolo, in the exclusive Hotel Villa Cipriani and walk in the village, in the footsteps of Caterina Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus, of the fascinating and beautiful actress Eleonora Duse,  authoress of the big love with Giosuè Carducci, and of the adventurer Freya Stark, explorer and writer who in Asolo decided to stop and rest in the last years of her long life.
In the evening, 4-course gourmet dinner inspired by Eleonora Duse, at the Villa Cipriani restaurant and overnight.

Day 2 - The feminine grace expressed by Antonio Canova

To stay in the atmosphere of the feminine elegance, we offer an exclusive tour with transfer and guide to Canova Museum, to discover the places and the house of the great neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova. In the Plaster Cast you will appreciate the wonderful plaster of the greatest works of the artist: Cupid and Psyche, the Three Graces, Paolina Borghese, and in this period, the beautiful marble Venus of Leeds, that enhances the feminine beauty. *
In the evening, "pink" aperitif in a winery in the Asolo area and tasting. You will taste the new cake of the tradition of Asolo, signed by the great Italian pastry chef Leonardo Di Carlo, the "Ghisola", whose name refers to the nickname given to the Duse from her beloved Carducci **.

* In some exclusive dates, at the Canova Museum, we propose the charming visit of the museum with lanterns' light.
** Cooking class on request

Day 3 - Asolo, the fashion and the Made in Italy

The offer, specific for women, propose for the third day, the exclusive visit, with driver and guide, to some Made in Italy "Botteghe": fine fabric with unique colors and yarns, the skins and the hand crafted leather of exclusive bags, an atelier of perfumes of a great fragrance designer... you will enter in the heart of some local companies of the Made in Italy, which lead to the world their products and their art.

Price per person: from € 990.00 - exclusive tour with 2 persons *
Individual rate with overnight stay in double room (breakfast always included).
* PRICES FOR GROUPS ON DEMAND


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Asolo of the Great Women

Price per person: from € 990.00 - exclusive tour with 2 persons *
Individual rate with overnight stay in double room (breakfast always included).
* PRICES FOR GROUPS ON DEMAND


2-nights stay with breakfast at Hotel Villa Cipriani in Asolo. Escorted walk in the historical centre to discover the women of Asolo. Gourmet dinner "Eleonora Duse" at the hotel. Private tour with driver and guide in the Canova Museum, visit and tasting in a Prosecco DOCG winery. Private excursion with guide and driver during the tour of "botteghe", visiting three firms of the local Made in Italy.
* Transfer to and from Venice Airport on deman

Details of this travel experience in italy

2-nights stay in the exclusive Hotel Villa Cipriani in Asolo and tours discovering the women from Asolo, Eleonora Duse, Caterina Cornaro, Freja Stark, and the Master of the female grace's representation Antonio Canova.