VILLA CIANCIAFARA, MESSINA

  Villa Cianciafara was built at the end of the eighteenth century on a pre-existing installation of medieval origin. It is one of the few in Messina, perhaps the only one, that has remained basically intact until today with its original functional division of spaces and the design of the[…]

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VILLA CLERICI, ERBA (CO)

The historyThe history of the Clerici family has its roots back in the eighteenth century and extends to the present day, shaped by those who were the most prominent exponents and influenced the course with their own choices and vicissitudes. Belonging to the Lombard middle class, many of them lived[…]

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VILLA CORINNA, VILLANOVA MONDOVÌ (CN)

  Villa Corinna is a historic villa of the territory of Mondovì, in the province of Cuneo. It was born as a farmhouse in the late 1700s and converted into a summer residence in 1868. The surrounding agricultural land was transformed into an English garden, and a turret was added[…]

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VILLA DA SCHIO, CASTELGOMBERTO (VI)

Villa da Schio was originally built at the beginning of 17th century, close to the existing national road, but after several flood of the Agno River the construction site was relocated to the current position on a higher and safer level.In the initial stages of construction, there were two different buildings,[…]

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VILLA DEI PINI, BOGLIASCO (GE)

Located in the fishing village of Bogliasco near Genoa, in a region of extraordinary beauty whose landscape has stimulated creative expression for centuries, the Bogliasco Foundation offers one-month residencies to individuals who can demonstrate notable achievement in the Arts and Humanities: those disciplines that seek to understand our place in[…]

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VILLA DEI VESCOVI, LUVIGLIANO (PD)

The renaissance in the Euganei Hills A country retreat from the turn of the 16th century and inspired by antiquity dominates the landscape of the Euganei Hills. Built as a summer residence for the Bishops of Padova, it is the sublime work of famous architects, including Giulio Romano, and is[…]

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VILLA DEL BALBIANELLO, TREMEZZINA (CO)

A villa of wonders on the shores of Lake Como Cascading from atop its headland to the very edge of the waters, Villa del Balbianello comands unrivaled views over majestic Lake Como. Built for a Cardinal in the 18th century, the villa was frequented by literati and travelers until its[…]

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VILLA DEL BONO, CREMELLA (LC)

Villa del Bono is a 19th century historic home situated in the heart of Brianza, a region evoking the gentile charm, and refined elegance of the bygone eras. It is strategically located at 15 km from Como and 35 km from Milan.Villa del Bono, on the top of a hill, is surrounded by[…]

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VILLA DEL GRUMELLO, COMO

  The seventeenth-century Villa del Grumello overlooks the first basin of Lake Como a few steps from the city center and is set in a secular park of great naturalistic value and landscape uniqueness: the Romantic Park is embellished with blooms in every season – including a rich collection of[…]

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VILLA DI BIVIGLIANO, VAGLIA (FI)

The Villa di Bivigliano is an austere and imposing building built in the style of Bernardo Buontalenti. The current villa was built on the remains of an ancient castle belonging to the Cattanei di Cercina family and was restored by the Ginori family at the end of the 16th century.At[…]

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