|The portici of Monte Berico stretch up the hillside|
Designed by Francesco Muttoni in the 18th century, the arcade was built to take worshippers to the Sanctuary of Monte Berico at the very top of the hill. It has 150 arches, with a small chapel after every 10th arch.
Those who make it to the top can explore the magnificent Sanctuary. It is also a short walk to the Villa Valmarina ai Nani (Villa of the Dwarfs, adorned with stone statues of dwarfs) and to Palladio’s famous villa, La Rotonda.