Travel to Italy

Exclusive travel experiences where you will find hospitality in the best residences of the Italian aristocracy. Each trip will be planned ad hoc and discreetly according to the needs of our customers. Travelling in the wake of the Grand Tour through the most beautiful historical houses of Italy to have a private point of view of cultural heritage of the country. Visits and stays to learn and experience the history of castles, palaces, villas, estates and relais that for centuries have been the crossroads of artists, poets and travelers.

Salento and Apulia

Salento and Apulia

In addition to Castel del Monte, the great cathedrals, picturesque trulli and expanses of olive trees, there is a Apulia that still survives, unchanged over the centuries, linked to families who were able to preserve their traditions. You can admire a messapian grave in a private garden of Lecce, have breakfast with cheeses produced in a fortified farm inhabited by peasants, to be received in a castle in Salento or in a convent nearby the sea that since the eighteenth century it housed famous travelers. Under a clear sky always stretch as far as the - [...] Read More
Rome and Lazio

Rome and Lazio

Capital of a world empire, then the seat of the Papacy, for over two thousand years Rome has been a reference for the whole world. Place for excellence of artistic patronage drew and formed for centuries the most famous artists. Great artists planned and decorated villas and palaces of the new papal families or cardinals assurte a sovereign princely rank. Many houses are still inhabited by their descendants and preserve collections comparable to those of the ruling houses of Europe. Charles de Brosses wrote in the eighteenth century by visiting the Galleria Colonna than - [...] Read More
Sicily of “The Leopard”

Sicily of “The Leopard”

Sicily is the essence of the history of the Mediterranean and its vantage point. Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs and Normans have all left traces of their wonderful civilization. But what wins our guests is the life that flows behind the walls of the ancestral palaces, laden tables of desserts made with old recipes, the scent of the orange groves in the secret gardens, the old cellars, living rooms with bold baroque architecture, the - [...] Read More
Florence, Siena and Tuscany

Florence, Siena and Tuscany

In Tuscany, in Florence, which was the cradle of the Renaissance and the scene of the Medici patronage, an innate sense of beauty, a patrician cultured and industrious, a conservation spirit unparalleled, made the Florentine historic homes of the most beautiful of Italy. There are still families living in a building designed for them by Raphael or in the villa in which Lorenzo the Magnificent was educated. In the gentle Tuscan countryside, villas and castles are at the center of agricultural production and wine - [...] Read More
Venice and Veneto

Venice and Veneto

The "Serenissima", Venice, has for centuries dominated the Mediterranean and preserved the treasures of Constantinople, the gold of the mosaics and the splendor of the buildings rising from the water. The genius of Palladio gave the villas of the Veneto mainland architectural dignity of the temples of ancient Greece who are now places of life, rest and hospitality. Many of these have always been inhabited and the descendants of the Doges of Venice still produce fine wines.Our itinerary in the Veneto:The first - [...] Read More
Milan and Lombardy

Milan and Lombardy

In addition to the work of Leonardo da Vinci, the treasures of the Gonzaga family in Mantua and famous lakes in Lombardy you can find normally inaccessible places: neoclassical mansions decorated to receive Napoleon, the villa where Manzoni wrote the "Promessi Sposi", still inhabited by his heirs, the palaces of Bergamo with the Lombard painting masterpieces, collections of ancient musical instruments, private villas on lake Como and lake Maggiore.Our itinerary in Lombardy:The first day will be devoted to the - [...] Read More
  • Mapei supports Dimore Storiche Italiane

    Mapei, the world leader in the production of adhesives and chemical products for the building industry, supports the Italian Historic Houses Association, confirming its commitment to the protection and enhancement of the cultural heritage of the nation. A commitment that sees Mapei active both through economic support through the continuous research: the company has long developed a line of products specifically designed for the restoration of historic buildings, compatible with the - [...]
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  • Travel to Apulia and Salento: 28-31 October 2016

    In October it will be possible to live an unprecedented experience travel in Apulia. In addition to Castel del Monte, the great cathedrals, picturesque trulli and expanses of olive trees, there is a Apulia that still survives, unchanged over the centuries, linked to families who were able to preserve their traditions. You can admire a messapian grave in a private garden of Lecce, have breakfast - [...]
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  • Vinitaly 2016: Grand Tour of Italy with the Historic Houses Association

    From April 10th to 13th, 2016 30,5 millions of bottles 15000 hectares of untouched landscape will represent the Associazione Dimore Storiche Italiane (Italian Historic Houses Association) at VINITALY through the presence of 40 members’ wineries, historic buildings owners who, with the Italian wine industry, confirm Verona as a privileged place to create economic induced.Like the French chateaux, the Italian Historic - [...]
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