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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Villa Rossi Danielli

Villa Rossi Danielli

Viterbo - VT
Villa Rossi Danielli is an imposing country estate comprising two main buildings in different styles and from different periods. The villa, which has been the Rossi Danielli’s summer residence since the early 19th century, and the old farmhouse, which once housed the labourers who worked on the estate and has now been completely renovated for guests. The - [...]
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Casina degli Specchi

Casina degli Specchi

Soriano nel Cimino - VT
Casina degli Specchi was once the family residence of the Chigi Albani family. Built in 1720, it is a place where history, art and culture blend with comfort, for an unforgettable stay. Casina degli Specchi is located in the centre of Soriano nel Cimino, in Viterbo Province, in the heart of Tuscia, one hour far from Rome. It is considered a building of - [...]
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Palazzo Fantini

Palazzo Fantini

Tredozio - FC
Palazzo Fantini is in Tredozio, an ancient village located in the heart of the Tramazzo valley, which has always been border country lying between the Regions of Romagna and Tuscany. It became officially a Comune of Romagna in 1923, following the administrative re-organization of Romagna at the behest of Mussolini. In this area, set among gently - [...]
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Villa il Galero

Villa il Galero

Asolo - TV
illa Il Galero is an Historical Residence situated on a hill with a beautiful panoramic view under the Rocca of the Medieval city of Asolo. From here you can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding plains, where on a clear day you can see the Euganei hills and Venice. Villa Il Galero was built in 1696 by Cardinal Rubini, the grandson of Alessandro VIII. - [...]
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Rocca Isolani

Rocca Isolani

Minerbio - BO
This monument, so rich in history and charm, is the refined, ideal location for important private and business events: from conventions, congresses, concerts and conferences to weddings and private receptions, also on a grand scale. In fact, as well as the six frescoed rooms which can seat up to two hundred people, La Rocca can also offer its splendid Renaissance - [...]
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Villa Isolani

Villa Isolani

Ozzano dell'Emilia - BO
A romantic park, and therefore the perfect setting for open-air weddings, receptions, gala lunches and dinners, also thanks to its large marquee, which can accommodate up to three hundred people for conferences, congresses and concerts, as well as being ideal for wedding receptions. The perfect setting for business events, seminars, workshops and all types - [...]
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Palazzo Boncompagni

Palazzo Boncompagni

Bologna - BO
Palazzo Boncompagni (now Benelli) is located in the heart of the medieval town of Bologna, in this building the cardinal Boncompagni was born and lived until he was appointed Pope with the name of Gregorio XIII : he did the notable reformation of the Julian calendar with the introduction of the new Gregorian one. The construction of the original central - [...]
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Villa Le Rose

Villa Le Rose

Firenze - FI
More than simply a country house, Villa Le Rose is an example of an aristocratic mansion that for its proximity to the city is part of the most prestigious Palazzos and Villas of Florence. Its 13.000 f2, more than 30 rooms, extensive gardens, courtyard and pool testify its grandeur in the past as well as its pleasing contemporary comforts. The Villa - [...]
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Palazzo Castro Grimaldi

Palazzo Castro Grimaldi

Modica - RG
Palazzo Castro Grimaldi stands in a unique position at the heart of Modica Alta. The two balconies offer a view that includes most of the historical centre – the imposing Duomo di San Giorgio nearby, the villas of the nobility of Modica Alta and Modica Bassa and the cluster of houses built on the hillsides of the city. Since 1903, when the building was - [...]
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Dimora Muratore

Dimora Muratore

Lecce - LE
Built at the end of the 1800s, Dimora Muratore is an elegant villa located in the heart of Lecce, only few steps away from the Cathedral. The residence, recently restructured with an eclectic style, stands on the original City of Lecce’s 16th century walls. Dimora Muratore is surrounded, in a green embrace, of a splendid hanging garden of - [...]
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Castel Porrona Relais & Spa

Castel Porrona Relais & Spa

Cinigiano - GR
In an enchanting medieval village from the XII century, with two dozen inhabitants, surrounded by Tuscan hills dotted with olive groves, cypress trees and vineyards in the heart of Maremma, in Tuscany, lies Castel Porrona Relais & Spa, an elegant and charming 5* boutique hotel perfect for relaxing stays and food and wine experiences. The property is - [...]
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Castello Macchiaroli

Castello Macchiaroli

Teggiano - SA
The Macchiaroli Castle is located in the ancient city of Teggiano at the center of the Valley of Diano in the province of Salerno. Built in Norman times, it is among the most important sites in Southern Italy. Belonging to the Princes of Sanseverino, the Castle has been the center of important historical events, including the conspiracy of the barons in 1485. Over - [...]
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Palazzo Duse Masin

Palazzo Duse Masin

Padova - PD
The building dates back to the 17th century. In 11817 Palazzo Duse Masin is decorated by a team of top-level artists coordinated by Giuseppe Borsato, including Pietro Moro, Giovanni Carlo Bevilacqua, Francesco Hayez and Sebastiano Santi, and Giovanni Battista Lucchesi for stucco making. They are the best artists of the time in the field of interior decoration, who - [...]
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Villa Alliata Cardillo

Villa Alliata Cardillo

Palermo - PA
It was originally a bag of seventeenth century that during the eighteenth century was transformed into a residential villa by the will of the new owner: the Marchese Domenico Cardillo. The construction was completed by his son Augustine, who until his death in 1815 left his son Antonio finished and already surrounded by a large garden. Only half of the - [...]
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Castello Durini

Castello Durini

Alzate Brianza - CO
Villa-Catello Durini is one of the largest and more ancient monumental complexes in the north-western pert of the Brianza region. It rises on a hill top surrounded by its 300 hectare estate that overlooks the surrounding scenery amphitheater from which the Monte Rosa Mountain, the chain of the Alps, the Grigne and the Resegone can be admired. Built from the - [...]
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Tenuta di Camugliano

Tenuta di Camugliano

Ponsacco - PI
Camugliano, one of the most important Estate of Tuscany, has been a property of Niccolini family since 1634 and it’s a place where everything is preserved with passion. The bind of its secular history with its sequence of events of the family characters and the strong feeling with the territory shine through visiting the park and the extraordinary architectural - [...]
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Castello Banfi

Castello Banfi

Montalcino - SI
The luxury rooms and suites of Castello Banfi – il Borgo are nestled into the buildings built in the 17th and 18th centuries alongside the medieval fortress, historically known as Poggio alle Mura, when it became safe to live outside of the thick walls and locked gates but prudent to be close for protection. The castle, since re-named Castello Banfi, is - [...]
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La Dogana

La Dogana

Tuoro sul Trasimeno - PG
La Dogana was a Pope State’s ancient custom house between the border of Umbria and Tuscany. After Italy was united, it was transformed by Papi Count into a Manor House completely full of affresco. - [...]
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Baglio Donna Franca

Baglio Donna Franca

Marsala - TP
Baglio Donnafranca arises on the ruins of the antient Baglio of Florio, the most important family of Marsala. It’s in the countryside, in the middle of vineyards, at 150 metres upon the sea level where it’s possible to admire a breathtaking view on the Egadi Island, salt pans and Erice. The wine resort is an oasis of peace where to - [...]
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Palazzo Magnani Feroni

Palazzo Magnani Feroni

Firenze - FI
Just past the entrance of Palazzo Magnani Feroni, it will wrap evocative atmosphere where you feel really special and in an old world Florentine Palazzo. Situated in an outstanding location in the heart of medieval neighborhood of San Frediano, at 5 minutes walking distance from the Ponte Vecchio and the city’s finest shopping district, the Palazzo Magnani - [...]