The transformation of Monastero Santa Rosa—a former monastery built in 1681 in the town of Conca dei Marini—into a resort worthy of this year’s
The aura of the Italian Renaissance pervades Villa Le Rose, one of the luxurious properties in the Ferragamo family’s Lungarno Collection.
On a sultry evening in June, a group of impeccably dressed ladies—members of the local gentry—gathered in the loggia of Castello di Casole to reminisce about the parties they attended th
Located on the shores of Lake Como in Italy, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo has created eight new luxurious suites on its rooftop, each with a private terrace featuring panoramic views
Since their introduction nearly 14 years ago, destination clubs have become popular with affluent travelers looking to vacation in, but not own, multimillion-dollar homes worldwide.
Unveiled last june in what designer Tom Weiskopf calls "one of most beautiful settings I have ever seen," the Castiglion del Bosco Golf Club (+39.0577.1913001,
Villa Tre Ville, Positano, Italy
In the mid-1800s, Count Lemmo Rossi Scotti purchased a 13th-century fortress located halfway between Rome and Florence, in Perugia.
For his second hotel venture, Giorgio Armani headed home to Italy.
For those who wish to do more than just savor Italian food and wines, Milan’s Hotel Principe di Savoia has introduced cooking and wine-pairing classes, available through 2012.
The city of Venice may be sinking into the Adriatic Sea, but it is doing so in style.
Situated in the heart of the city, the newly unveiled
Villa La Cassinella is technically not a private island. In fact, the 18th-century estate is not even on an island—it is perched on a secluded peninsula in Italy’s Lake Como.
Italy’s riches are innumerable, as any aficionado of art, architecture, automobiles, food, or wine will surely attest.
The St. Regis Florence occupies an Arno-adjacent palazzo designed by Filippo Brunelleschi in the 15th century.
There’s a new way to experience truffle season at Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan.
Set against the fairy-tale backdrop of Lake Como, CastaDiva Resort (+39.031.32.511, www.castadivaresort.com
In the late 19th century, Baron Oppenheim of Florence regularly hosted princes, pashas, and artists at Villa Cora, the city estate he built for his young wife.
In 1949, Count Antonio Bolza fled Soviet-occupied Hungary, leaving his estate behind.
During the scorching summer months in Forte dei Marmi, children play in the fountain on the Piazza Garibaldi, where sprawling sidewalk cafés serve Prosecco and gelato in glasses that per
Located in Puglia, at the heel of Italy’s boot, Borgo Egnazia resembles a traditional Puglian village surrounded by olive groves along the Adriatic Sea.
The first true luxury hotel to open on Italy’s Lake Como in the past century, CastaDiva Resort debuted in June in the town of Blevio, about 10 minutes by car from the city of Como.
The Resort: The grande dame of Italy’s Lake Como waterfront, Villa d’Este opened in 1873 as a retreat for Milanese aristocrats.
Most of us think of Italy’s Tuscany as a place to indulge our appetites with abandon, but at Castel Monastero near Sienna, delicious food is not at odds with health and wellness.
From among the cypress trees in the hills of Fiesole, Il Salviatino peeks out onto the Florentine skyline.
A marble replica of Michelangelo’s Bacchus welcomes guests to the courtyard lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze.
It took the Rosso family, the owners of several small, exclusive hotels in Italy, several years to convince Milan’s city government to approve their plans to develop the Town House Galleria.
Though sublime, the 17 intricately painted ceilings and frescoes of Villa Feltrinelli are overshadowed by the mesmerizing ambience of the grounds themselves.