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Fighine, the castle and the hamlet: among history and modernity

Today, right in the core of the southern Tuscany, we are going to the discovery of a fairy-tale place: The Castle of Fighine. The Castle of Fighine is located in a strategic position: on a crest between the Paglia and

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The beauty of the centre of Italy: purchasing your second home between Tuscany and Umbria

In Italy, the second homes request is growing up: our peninsula and, in particular, Tuscany and Umbria confirm themselves as some of the most interesting markets. Thanks to the prices reduction, the number of the investors who look at the

To the discovery of the Italian Via Francigena: its nomination for the UNESCO World Heritage List

News and curiosities about the ancient “Via Francigena” for which, in February 2018, the process for its nomination for the UNESCO World heritage List had started. The “Via Francigena”: the historic “path” that, starting from the North of Europe, reaches

The Trasimeno lake and its surroundings: the charm and the mildness of an area to be lived

Rich of fauna and flora, the Trasimeno landscape is framed by beautiful and rolling hills covered by olive groves, vineyards, woods and full of history and tradition. A perfect place, not only for your holiday, but also to be daily

Purchasing a luxury property downtown? Milan is one of the most requested locations

According to a LuxuryEstate.com rank, among the most requested “City-Location” for the luxury real estate investments, “our” Milan stands too. LuxuryEstate.com, the international portal specialized in prestigious properties through which Great Estate Immobiliare has been advertising its properties for years

Let’s discover the 2017 world’s billionaires

The Bloomberg Billionaires index revealed the 2017 world’s billionaires. Eight are the Italian names into this rank. The Bloomberg Billionaires index is a world’s billionaires daily rank. Aimed to monitor the world’s wealthy people financial situation, it was created in

2017 HAS CLOSED DOWN: A LOOK TO THE INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE MARKET

According to Global Property Guide, by analyzing the international market evolution in 2017, some interesting news has come to light, not only in Europe, but also in rest of the World. Great Britain lived and is still living a particular

“LA FARNETA” ESTATE: ANTINTORI WON THE “CHIVALROUS DUEL” AGAINST FRESCOBALDI.

Last 26th January, the Antinori group won at the auction the Farneta Estate in Sinalunga, defeating his competitor Frescobaldi.   The international renowned winery Antinori, the tenth most ancient family-run business in the world, improved the number of its properties

Who is the typical international buyer? GATE-AWAY reveals it

International buyers’ interest for Italy continues to be strong and vibrant. The Gate-Away.com portal had revealed the “typical international customer” identikit Even if the Italian real estate market seems to show only small signals of improvement, the number of potential

Picasso’s “Antro del Minotauro”: from the French Riviera to Brunei

Picasso’s Villa in the French Riviera, known as “L’Antro del Minotauro” and last residence of the founder of Cubism, has been sold at auction for more than 20 million euros. An overwhelming wisteria waterfall wrapping and painting violet the main

Buy prestigious properties in Italy: thanks to the “flat tax”

In a previous article we talked about the flat tax: an optional lump tax introduced by the last budget law on the income of rich foreigners who want to buy prestigious properties in Italy and move their residence here after

Gate-away.com: the results of 2016 – growing number of foreign clients looking for a second home in Italy

Gate-away.com, one of the most authoritative international portals (which promotes Italian properties exclusively to foreign buyers) for many years, used by the Great Estate Group as a tool to offer its prestigious properties to the international customers, has just published

Renzo Piano reveals his last project. The Harvard Art Museums in Massachusetts

SV The latest project to be unveiled by architect Renzo Piano, is the restoration of the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which will be launched on the 16th of November. The renovation and expansion will provide greater access to

Stockholm design week from 3 to 9 February

Edited by MA February 3 to 9 is Design Week in Stockholm, where the whole city is abuzz. It’s a packed couple of days with the main theme, of course, being Swedish design. Having specialist and selected attendees will make

Charity lunch organized by “Comitato per la vita “Daniele Chianelli”

On November 29 at 1 p.m. at Villa Corneli (Palazzone-San Casciano dei Bagni) will be held a charity lunch to support the non-profit association that for many years helps people to fight with cancer. It is an opportunity to make

Bassetti ‘Imagine’ bed linen collection: When the Bed makes for good Design

Edited by alessandra Conforti Bassetti ‘Imagine’ bed linen collection: When the Bed makes for good Design Edited by Alessandra Conforti Furnishing a home is complex, we should never leave out the little details that can give elegance, and charm, small

Marina di Scarlino hosts the Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship

Nautors Swan sailing and yachts world championship have chosen the Scarlino Yacht Service as the Swan Mediterranean Service Centre. Swan owners and all sea lovers are offered several services; •18 highly qualified staff • technical advice and servicing as well