VILLA BRESSANELLA, ALBAVILLA (CO)

This house, built in 1962 by architect Luigi Caccia Cominioni, is located in the zone of Carcano in the township of Albavilla, province of Como, where the Battle of Carcano saw the forces of Frederick I Barbarossa fight the Milanese in 1160. The house boasts a particularly beautiful view that[…]

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VILLA CASTELBARCO PINDEMONTE REZZONICO, IMBERSAGO (LC)

The villa, originally built as the Summer residence for the Counts of Castelbarco Pindemonte Rezzonico, dates back to the late seventeenth century (ca 1690). During the course of the centuries the villa has experienced a number of changes to the original plan; the last one took place at the end[…]

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VILLA CHANDON, CONCA DEI MARINI (SA)

Close to Amalfi, on the coast towards Positano, Villa Chandon overlooks the sea in the small gulf of Conca dei Marini.It was the summer residence – from the 1960s to the 1990s – of the Chandon family, the famous champagne producer. It was originally a fishermen’s house. Riccardo di Sangro,[…]

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VILLA CHICCA, CERNOBBIO (CO)

Villa Chicca, situated in the district of Saint Stefano Square in Cernobbio, has been built in the last century. It enjoys an emotional panoramic view of the city of Como and of its famous lake. The large living room, separated from the main building of the house, is the ideal[…]

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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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