Le Dimore del Quartetto

ABBAYE LONGUES, LONGUES-SUR-MER

  At the exit of the village of Longues-sur-mer, the old Saint Marie Abbey, built in the 12th century, is hidden along the small road leading to Bayeux. At first glance, visitors cannot imagine its importance or splendour. When one enters the first courtyard, surrounded by the abbey lodge, the[…]

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CASTLE BLATNA, BLATNA

The castle and grounds at Blatna are without doubt one of the most important monuments of their type in this country today from an architectural and historical standpoint. The castle’s long history, which starts in the late 12th century, its distinct architectural style in a rare surviving environment of parks[…]

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CHELSEA HOUSE, LONDON

Chelsea House is located in Chelsea, one of the most beautiful and elegant areas of the cosmopolitan city of London. Thanks to the landlady’s passion for music, the house is often the meeting place for artists, music critics and patrons. The welcoming and cozy atmosphere, as well as the excellent acoustic,[…]

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GROOT-BIJGAARDEN CASTLE, BRUXELLES

The castle in the village of Grand Bigard (Groot-Bijgaarden), 7 km from Brussels, is surrounded by a large moat, its deep waters reflect the centuries-old beech trees. A five-arch bridge, headed by two heraldic lions from 17th century, leads the visitor to the drawbridge that gives access to the fortified[…]

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ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA, PARIGI

The Italian Institute of Culture (Istituto Italiano di Cultura) is an organism of the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, with the aim of promoting the Italian language and culture.The istitute organizes many initiatives on the cultural, artistic and scientific Italian life, in addition to  numerous classes of[…]

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JERÓNIMOS HOUSE, MADRID

  The name of the house derives from the district it is located in, in central Madrid. It is a quite big and well oriented flat top flat in a 1900 building. The luminosity of its spaces make it an ideal place where to study.The house has also an upright[…]

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LA ROSA DE LOS VIENTOS, SANTANDER

The building is facing the bay of Santander and was built in 1890s, right in front of the Santander Yacht Club, very near to the Botin Center, on the same street. In this building the great grandmother, the grandfather and the father of the current owner were born.It is located[…]

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MAISON DE L’ITALIE, PARIS

Maison de l’Italie is a university house, hosting professors, researchers and students from all over the world. Funds for the construction of Maison de l’Italie were raised in large part by the Italian senator Enrico Falck, president of the Committee for the Italian Students House in Paris.  The house was[…]

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ORANGERIE DE LANNIRON, QUIMPER (BRITTANY)

Situated on the West Coast of Brittany, this former summer palace of the Bishops of Quimper is a wonderful 38-hectare oasis of parks and gardens on the banks of the Odet river. This extraordinary place will delight lovers of nature (sea, birds, wildlife, fishing and gardens) and seduce fans of[…]

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PLACE DE VOSGES, PARIS

  Place des Vosges, located in the Marais neighborhood, is the oldest square in Paris. Caterina de’ Medici in 1563, after the death of her husband Henry II, had the Hôtel des Tournelles demolished, which since 1388 had been the royal palace. She initiated the construction of the Tuileries palace[…]

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