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Walking from via Roma, at the crossroad with via Cardano, on the way to the Town Hall (Jappelli palace) you can see a restored building, that’s the municipal theatre: The Philharmonic Theatre of Piove di sacco. It’s a pink charming building decorated with stucco and tender stone and marble mirrored. In 1861 a society named “del teatro filarmonico” was born to erect a theatre room. The next year started the works and the design was entrusted to the engineer Giuliano Facchinetti, while the facade is attributed to Giovanni Battisti Tessari (first teacher of the “pratic design school for artisans” born in Piove di Sacco in 1852). The appearence of the current building is very similar to the original one, built in 1860. Inside the Philharmonic Theatre of Piove di Sacco The warm interior has an amazing ceiling decorated by Giuseppe Ponga (1892) showing a sky welcoming muse of music and some cherubs with signs saying the names of famous composers such as Verdi, Rossini and Puccini. Over the proscenium a stucco enclosed the portray of the first major of italian Piove: Enrico Breda. The original one was made by Oreste da Molin but unfortunately missed. It was switched with a […]
Via Cardano Piove di Sacco
Philharmonic Theatre in Piove di Sacco
The church of St. Paterniano in Tognana is documented since 1221 and is part of Piove di Sacco parish of St. Martin. It is described in the report of the pastoral visitation made by bishop Barozzi (1489) with an almost square plant (9×8 meters) and only one altar. Then two new altars were built and this is how in 1571 bishop Ormaneto saw the church. A renovation was made after the flood in 1882, even thought the building had needed one since 1774. Chiesa di San Paterniano in 900s After that year a lot of renovations took place: in 1914 they rebuilt the chorus and extended the aisle. Few years later everything left was demolished but the chorus was kept to build three new central aisles in romanic and byzantine style. In 1938 the floor was covered with marble and the following year the chorus was elevated to adapt it to the building. In 1952 works ended with the bell tower and in 1970 the new main altar was consacrated. The outside is in visible bricks and a little porch precedes and protecs the inside. Inside of Chiesa di San Paterniano The inside has three aisle divided by thin and […]
Via San Paterniano - Piove di Sacco
Church of Tognana
Casone Ramei, also called Casone Bianco (“white Casone”), was built at the end of 19th century by Zecchin family, who lived there until 1979. Later, Piove di Sacco’s council bought the “casone” to restore it during ’80s. The interior, including original objects and forniture, were partly bought by the city administration and partly donated to the population. The architectural features are a tipical of the venetian “casone”, a common building in the Saccisica’s area. Today the Casone di Via Ramei hosts the folk culture and rural civilization museum and consist of two buildings: the main one is the ancient two-storey log house (whose hub is the kitchen with the tipical fireplace “la cavarzerana”) to which a new body of the building were joined to host the extended family, with a maximum of twelve people. Once the second building used to host the cellars and the tool shed, while the small attic was used to be a barn. The casone is surrounded by a significant park. Casone Ramei today Nowadays Casone Ramei is managed by the “Gruppo del Cason” association of Piove di Sacco, born in 1996 and made of ten volunteers, who helped to reopen the place and also encourage […]
Via Ramei Piove di Sacco
Casone of Via Ramei (Casone Bianco of via Ramei)
Contarini Zorzi palace is located in Piove di Sacco, in via Cavour (called “via larga” in the 19th century and earlier “contrà di san Francesco”). The building borders with Contarini – Gallo palace and consists of a main structure facing the road and two outbuildings connected to the main body into an L-shape. Napoleonic land register demonstrate the presence of the noble family Contarini, owner of the main house with garden since 16th century (in 1593 it was called “casa da hortolan”), but probably it was built earlier. According to some documents the building was also country house of venetian doges. Contarini Zorzi palace: the architecture In the two-story building, dated maybe 18th century, there is a mezzanine above street level by a plinth, the main entrance reached by climbing 5 wide stone steps. The most interesting part is definitely the ground floor, in which are situated four wide portals crowned by ashlar. Since it’s located in Piove di Sacco’s city centre, the palace is the ideal place for unforgettable receptions, thanks to the activity of the same-named association. Particularly interesting is the square , where every year takes place the historical re-enactment “San Martino a cavallo”. Three 18th-century rooms […]
Cortile San Martino Piove di Sacco
Contarini Zorzi palace in Piove di Sacco
The pumping station of Fogolana, as the name says, is located in the Valle Millecampi halfway between the area of the Spiaggia della Boschettona and the Cason delle Sacche.
Via Corte Fogolana
Pumping station of Fogolana (dewatering pump of Fogolana)
Maritan house is a noble dwelling dated back to the 17th century. The building belongs t the municipality of Sant’Angelo di Piove di Sacco.
Via San Marco, 62, 35020 Sant'Angelo
The municipality of Brugine is located about 17 km south of Padua on the way to Piove di Sacco (with which borders on the east). It is situaded in a fertile area full of fields, despite having just two rivers (except the Bacchiglione that runs south): the Fiumicello and the Schilla. The municipality of Brugine borders as well as with Piove di Sacco, also with other five municipality, all memebers of the province of Padua. North with Legnaro and Sant’Angelo di Piove di Sacco, west and south-west with Bovolenta and Polverara and south with Pontelongo. link to the official municipality of Brugine website
Municipality of Brugine
Valeri Pinato palce is located in via Garibaldi in Piove di Sacco and is Diego Valeri’s birthplace, illustrious citizen, teacher at Padua university, writer and poet. According to the tripartite model, the building is dated to the 16th century and until early 90s it was place of “Albert Einstein” scientific lyceum. In order to adapt it to the scholastic role, the palace have always been modified, even the original structure was changed. Valeri Pinato palace – The history In a drawing dated 1726 first appeared the two-story building with a noble floor over the porch in groundfloor. While a floor plan dated 1816 and found to the State Archive of Padua, shows the property used as workshops and warehouses on groundfloor with a stair to link the upper floors, and on the other side there was the stable. The barn, beyond the court, has been property of Pinato Giammaria and Simonetti Caterina at least since 1829. Furthermore in another floor plan dated 1816 it’s written “Plant of some workshops, warehouses, barn and other in front of Pinato’s noble palace in Piove di Sacco”. So maybe Giovanni Pinato lived in the building across the street, the current Corazza palace. When Giammaria […]
Via Garibaldi Piove di Sacco
Valeri Pinato palace in Piove di Sacco
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It was born on the model of Parisian Marchè aux puces and London Portobello. The flea market in Brugine, in Villa Roberti is one of the oldest markets in Veneto region and one of the first in Italy. Over the years has hosted exhibitors from Tre Venezie, Lombardia and Emilia-Romagna. The souls of the Flea Market the market has two souls: unter the porch of the barn there are antique and modern art, while the garden is meeting point for friends that brings scrap materials found at home. For a while the market is promoter of recycling and respect for the environment: It encourages to use recyclable materials, such as wicker baskets from old bikes. Episodically takes part also “Scuola Waldorf di Padova”. The flea market is open from 8.00 a.m. to the sunset. official website
Flea Market in Villa Roberti, Brugine
Municipality of Piove di Sacco created a flea market called “Mercatino dei Portici” which takes place every second Sunday of the month in the city center, from dawn till dusk.
Flea Market “Mercatino dei Portici” in Piove di Sacco
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Piove di Sacco
The “City of the Porticoes” offers to his visitors and inhabitants an enchanting day, focused on flowers, but also on their aromas and colours. You will find producers and exhibitors with their specialities, such as craft creations, plants, flowers, oil, wine, cold cuts and other products. It’s a festive occasion for everyone in Saccisica, both adults and children. During this day the streets become pedestrian area and shops are open. The whole centre will be occupied by flower workshops, play areas, bouncy castles and much more.
Piove in Fiore
Piove di Sacco
The city stops to reconfirm the vow made on the first Sunday of May 1676, when there was the deliverance from the plague. In the morning takes place the solemn mass. In the afternoon begins the traditional procession, during which the statue of The Virgin is carried on the shoulders of 12 barefoot carriers, through the streets and across the wood bridge built for the event.
Festival of the vow in Pontelongo
Legnaro’s pro loco yearly organizes “Festa del Cavallo” (Horse festival). The event focuses on traditional food and wine of saccisica and in particular on horse meat specialties. In 2019 the event reaches its 20th edition.
Horse festival in Legnaro
During summertime land of Saccisica and Conselvano become the most charming stage. It’s time for Scene di Paglia, festival of casoni and waters. The event is a reference in Italy for the quality of the proposal and the originality, in which the landscape is connected to the show. And this is what year by year has make Scene di Paglia so special. The art director Fernando Marchiori chooses and proposes to the festival high-quality shows : from the prose to the narrative theatre, from dance to puppet theatre and musical.
Scene di Paglia
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VisitSaccisica in English! Saccisica’s places for the world
It is with great pleasure that we announce the English version of VisitSaccisica: the first and only private web platform for the promotion of the Saccisica area, points of interest and places to visit of the Saccisica and Saccisica events Today Tourists are looking for unusual and original experiences, so they seek (and fortunately, find) more and more places like ours: the great Saccisica between Padua, the Euganean Hills, Venice and Chioggia. The English version of VisitSaccisica is therefore focused on the needs of the foreign public and therefore deals with mapping purely tourist points of interest and not yet companies, parking lots and institutions. Are you a tourist coming in Saccisica? Thanks to the English version of VisitSaccisica you can get an interactive guide, optimized for mobile, accessible from smartphones and tablets to visit the whole Saccisica territory and all the places that are part of it. You will find the “magic” button #planmyroute in every point of interest’s page. Click it and you will easily build an itinerary to visit all the points of interest of Saccisica’s area. Your will NOT be forced to install additional applications on your smartphone or tablet because the website is 100% responsive. […]
Saccisica and its Casoni @ Fuorisalone 2019 in Milan!
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Saccisica and its Casoni are present in one of the events of the Fuorisalone 2019 in Milan. The event, organized by the Terra Migaki Design team, is held in Milan at the Francesco Messina Studio Museum between 8 and 14 April 2019; among the partners there are the Municipality of Milan and the Polytechnic of Milan. Materials and information on the houses were provided by Territori Online to the TMD team. We are proud of this contribution that we have succeeded in giving to the visibility of the territory of Saccisica in a more international context than ever. Terra Migaki Design, TMD19 Terra Migaki Design (TMD) is an international team of professionals united by the desire for growth and international exchange on green building issues and in particular on the development of raw earth design. The annual Milanese appointment dedicated to design represents an opportunity for the team to relaunch the themes of sustainability and in particular the use of raw earth as an in-depth study, absolutely unique of its kind, on green design. The international vocation of the competition in recent years has activated collaborations with international bodies and subjects […]