Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloTenute La Montina is located in Monticelli Brusati (BS), in the north-east of Franciacorta, next to an ample... http://www.cotume.it/portfolio/villa-valguarnera, Villa Palagonia in Bagheria, folly and esotericism, The Great War Museum: history at high altitude, Palazzo Giordano Apostoli: neo-gothic inspiration, Move To The Top takes you to the roof of the Dolomites, Tenute La Montina, the realm of Franciacorta. Enjoy the breath taking view of two gulfs and the blue of the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy the breath taking view of two gulfs and the blue of the Mediterranean Sea. Percorrendo un ampio viale sovrastato al centro da una vasta terrazza che poggia su arcate, si accede alla corte del palazzo. Hall of mirrors, Villa Palagonia, Bagheria. Villa Valguarnera, Bagheria: See 27 reviews, articles, and 35 photos of Villa Valguarnera, ranked No.12 on Tripadvisor among 29 attractions in Bagheria. - Via del Colosseo 23, Roma - P.I. Non può pertanto considerarsi un prodotto editoriale ai sensi della legge n° 62 del 7.03.2001. Una volta arrivata a Bagheria, Vittoria dovette affrontare con grande senso di realtà i problemi economici in cui versava la famiglia e la decadenza delle antiche dimore (all’epoca erano ancora proprietari di Palazzo Villafranca a Palermo). La villa presenta diverse muse sparse, di cui quattro sono poste sullo scalone. The magnificent 18th-century building in Bagheria was designed in neo-Baroque style by Dominican architect Tommaso Maria Napoli starting in 1712, with later renovations and noteworthy neo-classic evolutions over the following decades. In reality, Villa Valguarnera lies somewhere between the bohemian and the magnificent. It is a private residence, the home of the Alliata di Villafranca and Valguarnera family for more than 300 years. It is currently closed to visitors; Villa Valguarnera - built in 1712 by Maria Anna di Gravina, Princess of Cattolica, and completed by Maria Anna Valguarnera in 1783. Villa Palagonia: Detail of the double flight of stairs and the entrance. The villa is very comfortable and the surroundings very peaceful.