CHÂTEAU DE SAINT LOUP, SAINT GERMAIN-CHASSENAY (BURGUNDY)

The Château de Saint Loup, built between 1845 and 1848, was designed by Louis Visconti, who was “l’architect de l’empereur” , the architect of the emperor, and with its park is classified “Monument Historique”, the French national trust, by the French government. The house is situated in a 25 hectare[…]

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CORTE BEBBI, BIBBIANO (RE)

The ancient name of the place where this elegant rural court is located was “Ager baebianus” which indicated the ownership of the Latin Bebii family. Corte Bebbi has therefore a very long and articulated history, which has left its mark in the name given to this elegant rural courtyard dating[…]

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CORTE MAINOLDA, SARGINESCO (MN)

Corte Mainolda is a cosy land house in the middle of Mantua’s countryside.The ancient 16th century building has been recently restored and converted into an agritourism by the family.There are four suites, two of those, have been realized in the old granary while the other two has been obtained from[…]

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DISTILLERIE BERTA, MOMBARUZZO (AT)

A family, three wonderful places: Distillerie, to discover all the secrets of the ancient grappa art, surrounded by the charming Monferrato landscape. Founded in 1947 by Paolo Berta who opened the first distillery in Nizza Monferrato, Distillerie Berta has also been able to enhance the culture of welcoming and hospitality,[…]

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DOMENIUL CANTACUZINO, FLOREȘTI (ROMANIA)

Cantacuzino House is located in Florești (75 km North of Bucharest) and was build by the grand-grandfathers of the current owner. It is a huge estate, with the remnants of a replica of the Grand Trianon in Versailles, a few other houses (still occupied by a hospital that was installed[…]

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DOMENIUL ION GHICA, GHERGANI (ROMANIA)

The Ghica estate is situated in Ghergani, 35 km North-West of Bucharest and consists of a mansion under restoration and a family chapel, in front of which the owners have been organising concerts for the past 4 years. Both of them are immersed in a wonderful 12-hectares park. ph: Daniela[…]

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DON SERAFINO, MILAN

The house Don Serafino stands out against the great green lung on the western boundaries of the city of Milan. Its panorama includes the gallop track of Milan (Ippodromo del galoppo), the large park of Trenno and the mountain massif of the Monte Rosa. The house is inspired to the[…]

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DYNAMO CAMP, SAN MARCELLO PISTOIESE (PT)

Dynamo Camp Association (ONLUS) offers Recreational Therapy free of charge to youngsters and children aged 6 to 17 with serious and chronic illnesses, their families and healthy brothers and sisters. The activities are conducted at Dynamo Camp and through an Outreach programme in hospitals, homes families and on the Dynamo[…]

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EMBASSY OF FRANCE TO THE HOLY SEE, ROME

Since 1950, the French Embassy to the Holy See has been installed in Villa Bonaparte, near “Porta Pia”. The building was erected in 1749 for Cardinal Silvio Valenti Gonzaga, Pope Benedict XIV’s secretary of state. Undoubtedly, it was the proximity of the Palazzo del Quirinale, where he held the position[…]

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EMBASSY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC, LONDON

From 1970 until the break-up of Czechoslovakia in 1993 the Czechoslovak Embassy has been located on the corner of Kensington Palace Gardens and Notting Hill Gate. The new building, designed by the architects Šrámek, Bočan and Stephansplatz, is a tribute to the so called brutalistic style and in 1971 won[…]

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