Late summer and autumn are considered ideal seasons for a holiday trip to Italy. And if you would like to stay in a palazzo, villa or castle, Christie’s International Real Estate’s online magazine Luxury Defined has selected the six best historic hotels that have recently undergone major restorations projects.
Diverse landscape and a cultural identity seen through art, gastronomy, and wine bring travelers to Italy from every corner of the world. Woven through each cultural characteristic defining this nation is a wealth of heritage. Some of Italy’s most lavish and unique hotels are now open, and are welcoming guests to stay in some of the country’s newly transformed heritage sites, from castle to palazzo.
And here you will find everything about the 5 pearls of hospitality in historical garb:
Castello di Reschio, Umbria
Borgo San Vincenzo, Tuscany
Tenuta di Artimino, Tuscany
Il Tornabuoni, Florence
Castle Elvira, Puglia
And if you would like to open a hotel in Tuscany yourself, you might be interested in this property for 17.5 Million €:
This stunning Tuscan villa features beautiful frescoed halls and late-Baroque decorations commissioned by the Mansi family, whose name is linked to the property, which is situated in 430,000 (40,000 sq m) square feet of parkland. Set over four floors and covering 22,725 square feet (2,112 sq m), the villa features eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The estate includes other buildings, in particular the old stables, the farmer’s house, and a guard house on the eastern side of the grounds.