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Villa del Poggio Imperiale
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Piazzale del Poggio Imperiale, Florence, 50125

The villa, originally known as Poggio Baroncelli (after the family that owned it in 1400), became property of the Medici family following the confiscation of the properties of the Salviati Family in 1565. Cosimo I gave i...   more

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Villa Gamberaia
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Via del Rossellino, 72, Florence, 50135

Astonishing ancient Villa surrounded by beautyful Italian Gardens Villa has 4 rooms in the ground floor with 2 bathtrooms.First floor has 5 rooms with 3,5 bathrooms. On request, ground floor has 4 salons. First floor has...   more

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Villa La Pietra
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Via Bolognese, 120, Florence, 50100

When the English connoisseur Harold Acton died six years ago, he left his Florentine estate to the New York University knowing that they had the necessary funds to upkeep the vast property and to finance a vital tertiary...   more

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Villa Medicea di Cafaggiolo
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Localita Cafaggiolo, Florence, 50030

the summer of 2000 Karen and I returned to Italy for more archaeology, sun, and good food, this time to the little Tuscan village of San Piero a Sieve in the Apennines foothills north of Florence. Our excavation at the M...   more

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Villa Medicea di Careggi
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Via Pieraccini, 17, Florence, 50139

This 14th-century building was commissioned by Cosimo il Vecchio. Originally owned by the Lippi family, it passed to the Medici family in the 15th century and the villa saw both the birth of Lorenzo the Magnificent and h...   more

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Villa Medicea di Cerreto Guidi
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Via dei Ponti Medicei, 7, Florence, 50050

Villa Medicea of Cerreto, which stands on the top of a hill once occupied by the castle of the Guidi counts, was built by grand-duke Cosimo I dei Medici, to satisfy his desire to erect a splendid residence over the dilap...   more

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Villa Medicea di Poggio a Caiano
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Piazza de Medici, 12, Prato, 50046

In 1480 Lorenzo il Magnifico acquired a fortified, medieval building, commissioning Giuliano da Sangallo to carry out the necessary structural work to render it habitable. The villa was then enhanced by decorative works ...   more

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Villa Medicea La Ferdinanda
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Localita Artimino, Florence

This villa was named ‘La Ferdinanda’ after Ferdinando I. It was used by the Medici Grand Dukes primarily for hunts that were organised on the extensive neighbouring Mount Albano reserve, which was first acquired by Cosim...   more

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Villa Medicea La Petraia
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Via della Petraia, 40, Florence, 50141

It was Ferdinando I de' Medici who commissioned the restructuring works to this castle, which belonged to the Brunelleschi family in the second half of the 16th century. It seems more than likely that Buonalenti was plac...   more

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Vincigliata
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Via di Vincigliata, Florence, 50135

Sir John Temple Leader, a young Whig, suddenly abandoned a promising career in Parliament for the Continent; after several years in Cannes he purchased Fiesole's Villa di Maiano and joined Tuscany's sizeable English expa...   more

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