Le Dimore del Quartetto

CASA GRANDE, VALMADRERA (LC)

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Casa Grande”in Valmadrera is a villa built in the early XIX century by the architect Bovara. It is surrounded by a beautiful English garden designed by the architect Balzaretto, the same that has designed Milan’s public gardens. In 1817 Giuseppe Antonio Gavazzi bought the villa from Teresa Casati Confalonieri, wife of Federico, patriot and Carbonaro, that due to his political activity was imprisoned at the Spielberg for 15 years.
The residence is still a property of the Gavazza family which inhabits it and takes care of it.