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 can host guests and are designed to meet every kind of need.
Inside you’ll have the possibility to arrange spaces for every kind of party during summer, autumn and winter.
Contarini Zorzi palace, in Piove di sacco’s city centre, is an alternative location for your event, party or company dinner.