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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CORTE MAINOLDA, SARGINESCO (MN)

Corte Mainolda is a cosy land house in the middle of Mantua’s countryside.The ancient 16th century building has been recently restored and converted into an agritourism by the family.There are four suites, two of those, have been realized in the old granary while the other two has been obtained from[…]

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DON SERAFINO, MILAN

The house Don Serafino stands out against the great green lung on the western boundaries of the city of Milan. Its panorama includes the gallop track of Milan (Ippodromo del galoppo), the large park of Trenno and the mountain massif of the Monte Rosa. The house is inspired to the[…]

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DYNAMO CAMP, SAN MARCELLO PISTOIESE (PT)

Dynamo Camp Association (ONLUS) offers Recreational Therapy free of charge to youngsters and children aged 6 to 17 with serious and chronic illnesses, their families and healthy brothers and sisters. The activities are conducted at Dynamo Camp and through an Outreach programme in hospitals, homes families and on the Dynamo[…]

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EMBASSY OF FRANCE TO THE HOLY SEE, ROME

Since 1950, the French Embassy to the Holy See has been installed in Villa Bonaparte, near “Porta Pia”. The building was erected in 1749 for Cardinal Silvio Valenti Gonzaga, Pope Benedict XIV’s secretary of state. Undoubtedly, it was the proximity of the Palazzo del Quirinale, where he held the position[…]

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EX CORDE MONTIS, FLORENCE

This elegant Umbertine residence was built in the period during which the Italian capital was transferred from Turin to Florence. The house overlooks the new Viale dei Colli that connects the city to the panoramic viewpoint of Piazzale Michelangiolo.Sober and majestic, the house was built for a German businessman who[…]

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FARMACIA DEGLI INCURABILI, NAPLES

One of the most beautiful examples of the encounter between science and art is the historical Farmacia degli Incurabili, which is also remarkable as the best preserved hospital pharmacy of the old Realm. Artistically the pharmacy is an unsurpassed masterpiece of Baroque-Rococo style. From a historical perspective, the pharmacy gives[…]

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FATTORIA MANSI BERNARDINI, LUCCA

The land of Fattoria Mansi Bernardini is located on the hills on the North of Lucca, close to the small town of Segromigno in Monte, Tuscany. The Fattoria is composed of Villa Bernardini and the old barn that has recently been turned into a modern house with wide rooms. The[…]

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