Le Dimore del Quartetto

CASA SANTA CATERINA, NOTO (SR)

Casa Santa Caterina is built on the foundations of a modest upper-middle-class residence from the late 19th century that was known as “the doctor’s house”, home to a well-respected surgeon in the neighborhood of Santa Caterina di Noto, an intricate maze of narrow streets, courtyards and small blind alleys at[…]

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ORATORIO DEL SS. ROSARIO IN SANTA CITA, PALERMO

The Fellowship of the SS. Rosario in Santa Cita was founded in 1570 after the split with the homonymous company based in San Domenico and ushered in his oratory in 1686. The company, one of the richest and most prestigious, constrained to a rigid behavioral protocol, he devoted himself to[…]

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ORTO BOTANICO, PALERMO

The Orto Botanico di Palermo (Botanical Garden of Palermo) is both a botanical garden and a research and educational institution of the Department of Botany of the Palermo University. Nowadays it hosts a public library, a conference hall and numerous expository halls. The origins of the Orto Botanico can be[…]

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PALAZZO BISCARI, CATANIA

Palazzo Biscari, the most magnificent private building in Catania, is unique in terms of structure, outlay and decoration. After the earthquake of 1693 destroyed nearly the entire city, Ignazio Paternò Castello III Prince of Biscari obtained permission from the Deputy General Giuseppe Lanza to build the new palace on the[…]

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TENUTA BUONIVINI, NOTO (SR)

For five centuries and through seventeen generations, our family has been involved with the course of agricultural evolution in Sicily. Our history is the story of a journey through time and space, through the five areas – Menfi, Vittoria, Noto, Etna, Capo Milazzo – where today we produce our wines,[…]

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TENUTA DORILLI, VITTORIA (RG)

For five centuries and through seventeen generations, our family has been involved with the course of agricultural evolution in Sicily. Our history is the story of a journey through time and space, through the five areas – Menfi, Vittoria, Noto, Etna, Capo Milazzo – where today we produce our wines,[…]

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TENUTA ULMO, SAMBUCA DI SICILIA (AG)

For five centuries and through seventeen generations, our family has been involved with the course of agricultural evolution in Sicily. Our history is the story of a journey through time and space, through the five areas – Menfi, Vittoria, Noto, Etna, Capo Milazzo – where today we produce our wines,[…]

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VILLA BORDONARO AI COLLI, PALERMO

  Built in the 18th century for His Majesty King Ferdinand and Her Majesty Queen Carolina of Borbone during their exile in Sicily, Villa Chiaramonte Bordonaro ai Colli is today the house of the Barons Chiaramonte Bordonaro. Baron Luigi Chiaramonte Bordonaro Alliata, described by the international press as the “last […]

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VILLA LAMPEDUSA, PALERMO

  The Villa Lampedusa is a splendid example of a suburban residence, founded by Don Isidoro Terrasi in the early 18th century. The current appearance is thanks to the Classicist renovation done by the Alliata princes of Villafranca at the end of the 1700s. The villa is known for its[…]

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VILLA PULEJO, MESSINA

Villa Pulejo represents the epitome of charm and refinement of Sicilian historic homes. Like a journey through time, the nineteenth-century elegance is interpreted with personality and taste, while maintaining its unique style that has sentimental roots. Drawing on this inspiration, we wanted to give something unique to our city, Messina,[…]

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