Our villa in Lazio is a great place to discover and enjoy the water life – beachfront, mountains and lots of fresh air. However, if you also want to some some magnificent places of gardens, you’ll love the garden tour near our Lazio’s villa.
A rewarding half-day trip from Bolsena, this labyrinth of immaculately clipped box hedges has resisted the vagaries of garden fashion to come down to us unchanged from the early 17th century. Sounds quite attractive for you, isn’t it?
Hidden in the 12 parterres are the initials of the garden’s founder, Ottavia Orsini, and her sons. The current owner is simpatica Princess Claudia Ruspoli, personally guides visitors around the garden which she has restored and put into her work a lot of passion. Tours, which also take in her castle home, Castello Ruspoli, take place on Sundays from April to the end of October.
Groups can visit by appointment at other times too.
There is something special about Italian castles and you can see it with your own eyes! And if you stay in one of our villas, we have something very interesting to offer you – we have partnered up with several tour operators and are ready to provide you with some special discount offers.
One of the most exhellent tours is Castello di Torrechiara – Torrechiara it is a wonderful castle with an incredible view close to Parma and Piacenza. Lady HAWKE with Michelle Pfeiffer and Rutger Auger was shoot here and you will recognize a lot of spots if you know well the movie.
Another castle you can visit it Castello di Rivalta – The castle and the medieval village belong to the Zanardy Landi family, a branch of the Landi familily that owns the castle since the 13 th century.The castle is open for guided tours – you can visit the honour room , dining room, copper kitchen , wine cellar, prisons, bedrooms,tower realized by Pietro Antonio Solari.
One more beautiful castle is Rocchetta Mattei – a very interesting and mysterious castle. This castle was built in 10th century by Dr. Mattei, a very strange doctor: he was interested and expert in alternative medicine as well in occultism so the castle is full of symbols related to different religions and to Freemasonry.
All of these castles are close to you if you stay in our villa and book a tour with us.
Our summer villa Emilia is located in Emilia-Romagna region in Italy – and this is a beautiful place to explore! Apart awesome coastline and nature, there are lots of historical places you can visit.
Everything depends on your tastes – for example, if you are interested in Bologna food experience, you might be interested in visiting factory with Gourmet Lunch and Wine Tasting: here you’ll follow your senses on a full-day culinary tour of Bologna’s famous food region!
If you are a lover of local factories and family-run producers, you have a chance to look behind-the-scenes look at the creation of products enjoyed around the world, including Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Modena balsamic vinegar, prosciutto and wine.