The Artist-Designed Landscape (30 Minutes)
This ¼ mile-long walking tour focuses on the integration of landscape and architecture in the siting and design of Olana’s Main House. The route follows the historic carriage road entrance from the site of Frederic Church’s painting studio, past the Mingled Flower Garden, to culminate in the dramatic planned approach road with panoramic views of the Hudson River Valley and Catskill Mountains.
This fully-exterior tour covers approximately 1/4 mile over unpaved roads, and is not ADA accessible. Tour proceeds rain or shine; please plan on appropriate dress and footwear.