LE STANZE DELLA MUSICA, BORGOMALE (CN)

Sandra and Andrea want to warmly welcome you to “Le Stanze della Musica” (The Rooms of Music), neither a mere Bed&Breakfast nor a hotel, but rather a place open to all keen travellers, particularly inclined to “playing music on holiday”. Since music is also made of silence, absolutely respectful of the relax and[…]

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LEISTON ABBEY, LEISTON (SUFFOLK)

Leiston Abbey is one of Suffolk’s most impressive monastic ruins and has some spectacular architectural features. It was founded in 1182 by Ranulf de Glanville, King Henry II’s Chief Justiciar, and was dedicated to St. Mary. The abbey was home to Augustinian canons who followed the Premonstratensian rule. After the[…]

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MAGAZZINO MUSICA (MAMU), MILAN

Magazzino Musica is a large room dedicated to classical music, located in Milan, in a welcoming interior courtyard in the Porta Romana area. It is an independent bookshop and a musical instruments shop which also houses the lutherie workshop of Stefano Gibertoni and Valerio Nalin. Above all, it is a[…]

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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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MANOIR DE SOISAY, BELFORÊT-EN-PERCHE (NORMANDY)

Soisay manor was built by François du Grenier around 1530. The manor house remained in his family until September of 1600, when it was sold to Anselme de Fontenay. Anselme de Fontenay and his wife Marie de la Martelière undertook major works to extend and embellish the manor for themselves[…]

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MARE CULTURALE URBANO, MILAN

Mare Culturale Urbano is an Urban Cultural Centre in Milan. Here at MARE, we share a vision of bringing local and international communities together through culture and art. We are looking to build a stronger relation between artistic knowledge and practices in order to spark off a cultural contamination that[…]

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MASSERIA SPINA, MONOPOLI (BA)

The first settlements of Masseria Spina are among the most important examples of rupestrian civilization, developed between roughly the ninth and twelfth centuries in Puglia. The rocky settlements stood near watercourses of torrential origin, called “lame” or “mene”, and were generally made up of an organic complex of caves each used[…]

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MONTEVETRANO, SAN CIPRIANO PICENTINO (SA)

At the foot of a medieval fortress, the Azienda Agricola Montevetrano is located on a 27-hectare land that a long time ago was part of a great estate owned by the Borbone family. In the 1940s, the villa was acquired by the Imparato family and, forty years later, Silvia Imparato[…]

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MULINO DI ROVEZZANO, FLORENCE

The Mulino di Rovezzano sees its origins in 800 D.C, where the families of millers worked wheat and spelt. In the following centuries it underwent various changes, and became a convent in 1300, a period in which 4 towers were built to protect the inhabitants. The mill activity continued until the[…]

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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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