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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VILLA DI COSONA, PIENZA (SI)

The villa of Cosona is situated in the countryside near Pienza, on a hilltop between Val d’Orcia and Crete Senesi – a Unesco heritage territory – offering a timeless panorama as far as the eye can see.The origin of the name dates back to the Etruscans (Cusna, kusunias), the first[…]

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VILLA DI GEGGIANO, CASTELNUOVO BERARDENGA (SI)

Villa di Geggiano was given to the Bianchi Bandinelli family as the dowry of Girolama Santi when she married Girolamo Bandinelli in 1527.Its majestic appearance today, including its elegant 18th century furniture and decorations, is the result of radical rebuilding and restoration by various family members during its history. Originally[…]

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VILLA DI TECOGNANO, CORTONA (AR)

This beautiful hillside villa, built in the late 1700s, embodies all the positive characteristics of Tuscany. An arched gate and a cypress-lined road, for instance, mark the entrance. The private drive is flanked by vineyards and olive groves, as well as a secular towering pine tree and an old stone[…]

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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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