Italy & Germany Chapter
Chapter173 is headquartered in Vicenza, Italy, a city located in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy, an elegant town nestled between Venice and Verona. A great destination for architecture enthusiasts. Vicenza is approximately 37 miles west of Venice and 120 miles east of Milan. Vicenza is a thriving and cosmopolitan city, with a rich history and culture, many museums, art galleries, piazzas, villas, churches and elegant Renaissance palazzi. With the Palladian Villas of Veneto in the surrounding area, and the renowned Teatro Olimpico (Olympic Theatre), the "city of Palladio" has been enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994.