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 that of Mirrors at Versailles was less grandiose.
Throughout Lazio is rich in country houses and famous gardens to their proximity to Rome, they are ideal for a multi-day itineraries.
Our itinerary in Rome and Lazio:
During the first four days will be devoted to private Roman palaces, the second to the delights of frascatane villas linked to the ancient wine production and the place of origin of the column, the third to the Tuscia with the castle where Handel lived and dedicated works to guests and other Farnese residences, the fourth to other nearby locations in Rome between lake Bracciano and the sea, from Bracciano Castle in a residence where he was depicted in a fresco a papal visit with his entourage.