Movie Set in Italy

Over the years the Italian historic houses have inspired many movie directors  in the choice of the film sets of their films. Movies like “la Grande Bellezza“, “Il Gattopardo“, “La dolce vita” are only some examples of the importance of these historic places. Castles, villas, palaces, villages and other residences are ideal locations for movie set, television and drama. A selection of many historic houses as major movie sets in Italy.

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Tenuta di Fiorano Estate

Tenuta di Fiorano Estate

Roma - RM
The complex of buildings, starting from the Appia Antica, includes the “Casale di Fiorano”, formerly owned by the Convent of San Saba in the tenth century, named as “fortified house” in the twelfth century, which is the oldest part of the estate. Going inward, you can see the “Fioranello Casali” buildings dating back to - [...]
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Castle of Bornato

Castle of Bornato

Cazzago San Martino - BS
In the heart of Franciacorta, among the gentle hills of vineyards, dominates the Castle Bornato and Villa Orlando, rare example of a Renaissance villa built in a medieval castle. The location is absolutely stunning and the view glimpse on the Po Valley and on clear days all the way to the Apennines. The original core was an ancient Roman castrum built to - [...]
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Borgo Riccio in Cilento

Borgo Riccio in Cilento

Torchiara - SA
Borgo Riccio is located on the perimeter of the historical center of Torchiara and is overlooked by the church-fortress of Saint Salvatore built in the XII century. Torchiara is a medieval town situated a few kilometers from Paestum, the blue flag see of Agropoli and the city of Salerno. Borgo Riccio is plunged into a vast park characterized by typical - [...]
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Villa della Genga

Villa della Genga

Spoleto - PG
Villa della Genga is settled above the small hamlet of Poreta, nestled among olive grove and dominating the valley. Build by della Genga family on the second half of 1600, it has played an important role as an agricultural center, with its rural annex and vast land, but at the same time played a role as hunting lodge, its sophisticated paintings and fine - [...]
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Borgo della Marmotta Farm Resort

Borgo della Marmotta Farm Resort

Spoleto - PG
Borgo della Marmotta Farm Resort, in the hamlet of Poreta, shows off its medieval origins through the attentive restoration that brought it back to the surface. The square, the stables, the sheepfold, the mill, the granary and the great outdoor courts host 11 rooms, 7 apartament suites,, a restaurant, living rooms, wellness area, large lawn and a swimming pool - [...]
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The “Galleria del Cembalo” – Palazzo Borghese

The “Galleria del Cembalo” – Palazzo Borghese

Roma - RM
The Galleria del Cembalo occupies one portion of what in 1700 was the so-called Galleria Terrena of the Borghese Palace, opening on the secret garden with the wonderful fountains by Rainaldi (and others), which with the time became a perfect space for the exhibition of the paintings and sculptures collection of the Borghese. Nowadays it represents an - [...]
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Palazzo Monti della Corte in Franciacorta

Palazzo Monti della Corte in Franciacorta

Corte Franca - BS
Nestled in the heart of Franciacorta, surrounded by lush vineyards and rolling hills, Palazzo Monti della Corte for over four centuries hosts lavish receptions for guests of the family in an elegant and romantic. Always been a reference point for culture and politics of this region, Palazzo Monti della Corte is the ideal location events of different types, - [...]
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Castle of Miradolo

Castle of Miradolo

San Secondo di Pinerolo - TO
The Cosso Foundation was born in 2008 in Pinerolo and aims at developing culture and art, scientific and humanistic research and at promoting the territory in Piedmont. Most of the projects such as exhibitions, performances, concerts, educational trainings and social activities are held in the areas that are in under repair in Miradolo Castle. The Foundation - [...]
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Palazzo delle Clarisse Hotel

Palazzo delle Clarisse Hotel

Amantea - CS
In the beautiful Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria rises the seventeenth-century Palazzo delle Clarisse: a landscape of rare beauty, at the edge of the ancient urban center, situated at the top of a cliff once lapped by the waves of the sea. The architectonic structure consists of different levels, following the profile of the rocky spur on which the different volumes - [...]
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La Casetta nel Parco

La Casetta nel Parco

Dongo - CO
The unique location allows the guests to spend some time out and relax, to enjoy the peace and tranquility of nature. Our guests can enjoy beautiful sunsets when Mesolcine Prealpi assume luminescence pink and purple while already the lake and the forests are shrouded in semi-darkness. Thanks to its location, the Casetta nel Parco allows you to spend a - [...]
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Villa Rubini Redaelli

Villa Rubini Redaelli

Dongo - CO
Villa Rubini Redaelli s a beautiful example of the classic, turn of the century architectural style of Lake Como. The gracious flow of the elegant spaces in the main villa is complimented by its whimsical turret and picturesque veranda, both offering breathtaking vistas of romantic Lake Como. The dreamlike atmosphere of Villa Rubini Redaelli is complimented - [...]
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Villa Troubetskoy

Villa Troubetskoy

Mogliano Veneto - TV
Villino Troubetskoy is an historic 17th century home in the Venetian countryside. The villa was owned by the descendants of Tzar Nicholas I, and its ties to imperial Russia are evident in its furnishings and ancient decorations. The villa is built on three floors of approximately 500m2. There are several living rooms, sitting rooms and two dining rooms - [...]
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Villa Malfatti

Villa Malfatti

San Giorgio Canavese - TO
Villa Malfatti , surrounded by a large park in the heart of the Canavese, belongs to the descendants of the Baron Stefano Malfatti di Monte Tretto since five generations. The Baron Malfatti bought the villa and restored it in the late nineteenth century. On the side of the main facade, four arches framed by antique roses surround a vast atrium that allows to - [...]
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Marquis Castle of Auletta

Marquis Castle of Auletta

Auletta - SA
The Auletta’s Marquis Castle is one of the most ancient residence in Salerno’s province. During its history the Castle has been house of many noble families and it is now house of the Maioli Castriota Scanderbech. The building has medioeval origin and it got its current configuration in the 1240 when the Castle became part of the defense fortress of the - [...]
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Palazzo Taverna

Palazzo Taverna

Roma - RM
Former residence of the Orsini and Borgia is located in the heart of Rome between Piazza Navona and Castel Sant’Angelo. It was built in the thirteenth century and mentioned in Dante’s Divine Comedy. Welcomes you to its picturesque courtyard and its magnificent seventeenth-century fountain. In the halls of the Ala Baroque, beautifully furnished - [...]
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Cascina Sesmones Farmhouse

Cascina Sesmones Farmhouse

Cornegliano Laudense - LO
Today the hotel Sesmones of Lodi, although fully renovated, maintains impressive historic details and echoes of the past that will make your stay even more special. If you love cycling and want to enjoy hiking in contact with nature, you are in the right place: Lodi is an ideal place for lovers of cycling. The surrounding grounds boast of a vast cycle network so - [...]
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Castle of Porcia

Castle of Porcia

Porcia - PN
The Castle of Porcia is one of the emblematic locations of the history of the Friuli region. The complex is made up of a central keep, a Renaissance wing and a Venetian-style structure. Built to serve the military purpose of protecting the territory from Barbarian invasion, in the 13th century the Castle became the permanent residence of the noble Porcia e - [...]
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Villa Gamberaia

Villa Gamberaia

Firenze - FI
The villa appears as a regular block in the best tradition of Florentine architecture. It stands on walled foundations to create a terrace, a feature of fundamental importance to the spatial logic of properties of this kind: the vast sloping wall, borrowed from Roman building, and already characteristic of Tuscan villas such as Poggio a Caiano, enhances the - [...]
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Il Battistero

Il Battistero

Siena - SI
The historic dwelling Il Battistero Siena is a historical house located into a notified palace in the heart of Siena, in the Baptistery Square (Piazza San Giovanni following the place names of the city). This square has been chosen as a filming set of many famous movies, the last of which Letters to Juliet. It’s in this very same square, that we - [...]
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Castle Odescalchi in Santa Marinella

Castle Odescalchi in Santa Marinella

Santa Marinella - RM
This charming property of the Odescalchi family is located north of Rome, on the Via Aurelia, in the old town of Santa Marinella, known as one of the loveliest seaside resorts of Lazio area. Located overlooking the sea in the oldest part of the village, the castle was part of the system of maritime defensive fortresses of the Holy See. Important example of - [...]