PALAZZO MALMIGNATI, LENDINARA (RO)

Palazzo Malmignati is an imposing building overlooking the Adigetto, along the San Biagio di Lendinara riviera, in the province of Rovigo. Probably built on the ruins of the medieval castle of the Cattaneo family, lords of Lendinara, the palace was built around 1705 and around 1716, according to a project[…]

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PALAZZO MARESCALCHI BELLI, ROME

Palazzo Marescalchi Belli, a noteworthy construction dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, was designed by the architect Felice Nori and numbers among the aristocratic buildings of the Rione Campo Marzio, one the oldest areas of the city. The basement of the building houses the beautiful San Gregorio[…]

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PALAZZO PESCE, MOLA DI BARI (BA)

Palazzo Pesce, is an historic house dating back to the end of the 18th century, born in the heart of Mola di Bari, an ancient town in Apulia overlooking the sea.The first owner was the noble Roberti family, who sold the house to the Martinelli’s in 1777, to move to[…]

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PALAZZO SORLINI, CALVAGESE DELLA RIVIERA (BS)

Palazzo Sorlini, where MarteS (Sorlini Art Museum) is located, is a typical seventeenth-century Brescian building, a complex structure whose impressive architecture can be fully appreciated from the inside. The main entrance, defined by an elegant ashlar gate, marks the main perspective axis crossing the entrance hall and the large courtyard,[…]

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PALAZZO TIEPOLO PASSI, VENEZIA

The Palazzo Tiepolo Passi is located in Venice in the San Polo district, facing the Grand Canal between the Palazzo Soranzo Pisani and Palazzo Giustinian Persico. This palace was built in the mid-16th century on the site of an older palace probably of Byzantine origin. The architect is unknown. The[…]

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PALAZZO WILSON-GATTAI, FIRENZE

The English artist Frederick Wilson, born in Hull (England) in 1828, came to Florence to study the Renaissance, fell in love with the city its green, its hills and therefore settled there.In 1870, when Florence became the capital of Italy, he designed his residence in the new piazza d’Azeglio and[…]

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PAZO DE CHAIOSO, MACEDA (GALICIA)

The Galician word Pazo comes from the Latin Pallatium. Even though this house has been a rural house of the noble families, the word Palace suits the dimension and the sumptuousness of the buildings and of the garden. The historical complex of Pazo de Chaioso, including a private chapel, dates back to the end[…]

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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 abandoning the[…]

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PODERE AI VALLONI, BOCA (NO)

Podere ai Valloni was the first winery to be registered as a Boca DOC producer. The ancient Cà Finazzi started producing Boca in the 18th century.The Boca DOC was born in 1969, but sadly, after only a few years the vines almost disappeared in the whole region.In 1980 Guido and[…]

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PODERE LE BAGGINE, LUCCA (LU)

Le Baggine was born in the 1400s, as a storehouse for agricultural products and tools, immersed in a valley hidden between the hills of Lucca, in an area rich in water springs. In the eighteenth century the farm took the name “Le Baggine”, and a delegation of friars settled there,[…]

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