Teatro Olimpico Comune di Vicenza

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Incontro sulla Tastiera

Il mio Piazzolla

02/05/2023 - ore 21:00


Incontro sulla Tastiera

A. Simoni, flauto - L. Lavuri, pianoforte

25/05/2023 - ore 21:00

Olympic Theatre: world’s most ancient indoor theatre

Masterpiece and last work by Andrea Palladio, the Olympic theatre was commissioned in February 1580 by the Olympic Academy, a partnership of prominent personalities in Vicenza related to literature, sciences, and arts, of which Palladio himself was a member. The design was inspired by the “ancient” style theatre, in the wake of Vitruvius studies revival during the Renaissance. It was also a self-celebratory work for Vicenza aristocracy, taking inspiration from the same classic ideals supported by the members of the Academy.

Official website of the Olympic Theatre of Vicenza update by the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Vicenza

Teatro Olimpico

Piazza Matteotti, 11
36100 Vicenza
Tel.: +39 0444 222 800

Winter opening times

From 1st of September to 30th of June: Tuesday to Sunday, 9am - 5pm (doors close at 4.30 pm)

Early closures

Sunday 25th September at 4 pm
Sunday 2nd October at 4 pm
Friday 7th October at 4 pm (last POP show at 2.30 pm)
Thursday 20th October at 1 pm
Thursday 27th October at 4 pm

Summer opening times

From 1st of July to 31st of August: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am - 6pm (doors close at 5.30 pm)


The Teatro Olimpico is closed every Monday and on 25 December and 1 January.

Ticket office

Ufficio IAT del Comune di Vicenza (Vicenza tourist information and assistance office)
Piazza Matteotti, 12, 36100 Vicenza

Call Centre: +39 0444 964380
Monday to Friday 9am — 1pm, 2pm - 6pm
(closed on 25 December and 1 January)

E-mail: booking@comune.vicenza.it

Schools and other groups must book in advance with the centre for guided visits
Send requests to booking@comune.vicenza.it or call the Booking centre +39 0444 964380
Monday to Friday 9am — 1pm, 2pm - 6pm

In more than 400 years of life, the Olympic Theater has never been artificially heated, therefore the shows will be held only between May and September.

The Olympic Theater is open to visitors evryday.