VILLA DOSI DELFINI, PONTREMOLI (MS)

Masterpiece of the Baroque of Pontremoli, Villa “dei Chiosi” was built in the late XVII century by the will of the brothers Carlo and Francesco Dosi, two rich businessmen that found in the Grand-Ducal Potremoli the ideal place where to develop their prosperous trades between the port of Livorno and[…]

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VILLA E COLLEZIONE PANZA, VARESE

Contemporary art in a historic villa This historic villa, with its magnificent Italianate gardens, in the 1950’s inspired visionary art patron Giuseppe Panza di Biumo to create what was to become one of the most important collections of post-war American art outside the U.S. Today, over 150 works that celebrate[…]

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VILLA ELISA, BUSCA (CN)

Villa Elisa is located in the municipality of Busca, halfway between Saluzzo and Cuneo, at the foot of the hills.The current structure of the house keeps visible traces of its origins. At the end of the fifteenth century it was a convent of Frairs minor with annexed frescoed church. In[…]

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VILLA FELICE, ALASSIO (SV)

From the end of the 19th century up to the 1950’s, many wealthy British families used to spend the winter season on the Italian Riviera. During this period, Alassio became a real British Colony with more than 2000 English residents. There was a chaplain to celebrate service in the colony’s Anglican[…]

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VILLA FOGAZZARO ROI, VALSOLDA (CO)

A little world from the past on Lake Lugano Overlooking the Italian shores of Lake Lugano, the villa houses books and artefacts that belonged to the writer Antonio Fogazzaro, who wrote and set his masterpiece “The Little World of the Past” there. Journey into the 19th century through its furniture, paintings[…]

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VILLA GHISLANZONI CURTI, VICENZA

Surrounded by a park of over 30,000 square meters, Villa Ghislanzoni is a venetian villa dating from the eighteenth century, in a complex architectural extensive and detailed, which is also Villa Gazzotti Marcello, designed and built by the famous architect Andrea Palladio, Unesco world heritage since 1994. Precious eighteenth-century statues[…]

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VILLA GUARDATOIA, PESCIA (PT)

Villa Guardatoia, owned by the Cecchi de Rossi family, is located in Pescia and overlooks the surrounding plain. It is set in Tuscany, in a land well known for its historical garden’s heritage and for the tradition of excellent nursery gardening.  Il Giardino di Villa Guardatoia, the villa’s garden, opens[…]

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VILLA I CEDRI, FLORENCE

Villa I Cedri was built in the XVI century on a smaller pre-existing cluster dating back to the XIV century. It was first property of the Bardi and subsequently of the Compagnia del Gesù.In 1765, following the suppression of the church’s property, the villa was bought by Giovanni di Antonio[…]

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VILLA IACHIA, RUDA (UD)

Not far from the splendid Grado and Aquileia, Villa Iachia is a historic house from the eighteenth century protected by the Belle Arti, which opens the doors of this “corner of paradise” to provide a unique and charming holiday in its rooms full of history.The huge park and the meticulously[…]

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VILLA IL CASTELLANO, PORTO SANT’ELPIDIO (FM)

Villa il Castellano lies between the rivers Chienti and Ete Morto. It is stands on the site of a Roman outpost and a subsequent medieval castle belonging to the Archdiocese of Fermo. In the 16th century, Giorgio Arianiti Comneo and his wife, the princess Colonna di Corsica, moved here from[…]

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