The nature of the Delta: mutant landscapes and endless atmospheres. The Delta is an extraordinary natural stage where the waters of the great river move majestically, among the “golene”, until the meeting with the Adriatic through a labyrinth of...
The estate goes back to the early 17th Century and was a shooting lodge belonging to the Zen, a Venetian aristocratic family.
At that time many Venetians came to the Delta to reclaim and cultivate the land, building imposing country houses and shooting lodges for their free time.
The varied rural architecture of Polesine shows that the Delta was land to be conquered and exploited between the Papal State and the Venetian Republic.
These are the two principal reasons why the architecture of Polesine is simpler and less sumptuous than the imposing villas built along the Brenta Riviera.