Located only 40 minutes from Venice on the Friuli-Veneto border, the villa was an old monastery dating back to the 11th century and turned into a superb country estate at the beginning of 1800. Today, after an accurate restoration aimed at maintaining, as far as possible, everything unaltered, it has become an elegant 4**** hotel with a gourmet restaurant and a relaxing piano bar. The villa is surrounded by 10 acres of park with landscaped lawns and gardens. Facilities include a large swimming pool surrounded by century-old trees, a tennis court, a jogging track, a small fitness center. The elegant public rooms abound with antiques and fresh flowers.
Rooms and suites, all different from each other, are furnished with typical local antiques and soft colors inspiring a suggestive and particular atmosphere. All rooms have air conditioning, satellite TV, stereo, mini-bar and safe. Some have balconies and all have big windows offering wonderful views on the park. The restaurant at the villa is outstanding and clients can dine indoors or out during the mildest seasons. The chef has an impressive resume while the sommelier is one of the best (he is certainly one of the nicest) in Italy.
Cooking classes take place in the villa's well-equipped kitchen and are taught by the experienced restaurant chef. Participants will learn how to prepare refined menus for special occasions and local recipes for simpler meals. All lessons are hands-on and last approximately 2 hours.
Cultural excursions, food and wine tours, winery and prosciutto factories visits and tastings.
The Villa has 31 guest rooms, each furnished comfortably with typical local antiques, soft colors and pretty upholstery, and features air conditioning, satellite TV, stereo, safe and mini-bar. The four suites are individually designed and feature original wood-beamed cathedral ceilings and terra cotta floors.
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M05615 is a tour company based in Cividale del Friuli, near Venice, Italy. The company was established in 2000 and since then it has grown to provide individual visitors and small groups with a wide selection of exclusive day tours and multiple day packages in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region and surrounding areas,...
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