CASTELLO DI CAIDATE, SUMIRAGO (VA)

The Caidate castle was born around the late medieval tower. The main body and its courtyard were built by the Visconti family in the XIV century.  In the XVII century, the castle was inherited by the Bigli family (1612), it was enlarged and the colonnade was built. Further additions were[…]

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CASTELLO DI LURANO, LURANO (BG)

The Castello Secco Suardo is made up of a group of structures built around a central rectangular courtyard. The grand entryway is on the western façade, which faces the gardens (redesigned in the late 18th century as a botanical garden, including several rare and valuable species of trees and plants)[…]

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CASTELLO DI ROSSINO, CALOLZIOCORTE (LC)

The Castello di Rossino occupies a historically strategic position atop a promontory at the foot of Mount Resegone, overlooking the picturesque village of Rossino, Calolziocorte below that, and Val San Martino.Looking out on “that branch of Lake  Como, which turns toward the south”, made famous worldwide by  Alessandro Manzoni’s most renowned[…]

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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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FONDAZIONE UGO DA COMO, LONATO DEL GARDA (BS)

The Foundation Ugo da Como was founded thanks to a Royal Decree in 1942 by the Senator Ugo Da Como (1869-1941). It is today a private institution entirely open to the public. Its aim is to “promote and encourage the studies, to inspire love for them in the new generation”[…]

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HOTEL LAURIN, SALÒ (BS)

Villa Isabella, now Hotel Laurin, is one of the most well-preserved examples of art nouveau in Italy and offers a perfect blend of history and contemporary comfort. Surrounded by a charming garden with sweet-smelling flowerbeds, the Laurin offers a beautiful view on Garda Lake. The villa was built at the[…]

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HOTEL VILLA FLORI, CERNOBBIO (CO)

Hotel Villa Flori stands in a splendid panoramic position between Como and Cernobbio on the first basin of Lake Como. Facing directly on the water, the villa immersed in its centuries-old park offers a breathtaking view of the lake and the mountains that surround it. Villa Flori reveals itself just[…]

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IL BOSCOFORTE, TAINO (VA)

Boscoforte is a house immersed in the wood which has a perfect atmosphere for study purposes. It was built in 1960 by Luigi Vietti with big glass windows and this makes the immersion in the environment even deeper. The house enjoys a wonderful view on the Maggiore Lake and in the distance[…]

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IL ROCCOLO, VARESE

In the XIX century Il Roccolo was a small house used for bird-hunting, then it was expanded to become a residence. Situated on a hill overlooking the Lake of Varese, with a view on Campo dei Fiori, Monte Rosa and Monviso, it is a peaceful and silent place, perfect for[…]

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