CASTELLO E PARCO DI MASINO, CARAVINO (TO)

A centuries old Royal Residence in the heart of Canavese. More than a thousand years of history in a 19th century park overlooking the stunning landscape of the Moraine Amphitheatre of Ivrea, it is a suggestive corner of Canavese. Former residence of the Counts Valperga, descendants of Arduino, the first[…]

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CASTELLO GALLI, LA LOGGIA (TO)

The Galli estate of La Loggia is immersed in a 3-hectare park, silent and rich in fauna, characterized by a frame of over 200 tall old trees. The rural houses are distributed along the walls that surround the estate, while the castle is located in the center of the park.[…]

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CASTELLO MACKENZIE, GENOVA

Castello Mackenzie was built between 1893 and 1905 by the young and Florence architect Gino Coppedè on commission of the Scottish insurer Evan Mackenzie. The castle was inhabited by the Mackenzie family for 27 years. Four years after Evan’s death, in 1935, her daughter Isa sold it to a real[…]

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CASTELLO MEDIOTEMPLARE, CAMPOLATTARO (BN)

The first historical record of this Castello comes from the tenth century with the beginning of the settlement and fortification of the town. Around the year 1000 the Castello consisted only of the Torre dei Normanni watchtower, which dominated Campolattaro from 1043 to 1139 as a defensive fortification for the[…]

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CASTELLO MONTELIFRÈ, SAN GIOVANNI D’ASSO (SI)

The name Montelifré probably derives from Lombard etymological origins, possibly Liutfrido or Lifredi.The first written documentation of the castle’s presence dates to before the year 1000 A.D. The first definitive documentation of the entire town, from the year 1213, states: “The heads of sixteen families of the land declared their[…]

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CASTELLO NOBILI VITELLESCHI, LABRO (RI)

The current castle is built above what were, until the fifteenth century, the walls of a stone fortress.The halls of the villa, still inhabited by the noble Vitelleschi family, are completely furnished with family heirlooms, paintings and furniture handed down through the generations. Of particular interest is the intact family[…]

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CASTELLO RUSPOLI, VITERBO

Located between Rome and Florence, Castello Ruspoli offers visitors the possibility of exploring cultural activities, unique travel experiences, and an immersion in local culture and in the history of the Ruspoli family.Pope Paul III donated both the castle and the land of Vignanello to his niece Beatrice Farnese in 1531,[…]

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CASTELLO SONNINO, MONTESPERTOLI (FI)

King Umberto I, Vittorio Emanuele III, poet Gabriele D’Annunzio and statesman Giovanni Giolitti were just some of the illustrious guests who stayed at Castello Sonnino in the early years of the twentieth century. The Castello di Montespertoli is located in an important strategic position, only 20 km from Florence, on[…]

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CERTOSA DI PONTIGNANO, CASTELNUOVO BERARDENGA (SI)

Certosa with villain the heart of Chianti, just a few km from Siena, for an unforgettable stay in Tuscany. Enchanting garden, conference halls,parking area, wifi.The Certosa di Pontignano (Pontignano Charterhouse), also known as the Certosa di San Pietro, is a Carthusian monastery and church in the neighborhood of Pontignano, within[…]

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CORTE BEBBI, BIBBIANO (RE)

The ancient name of the place where this elegant rural court is located was “Ager baebianus” which indicated the ownership of the Latin Bebii family. Corte Bebbi has therefore a very long and articulated history, which has left its mark in the name given to this elegant rural courtyard dating[…]

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