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Villeggiatura: Italian Summer Vacation

$117.00

DESCRIPTION

Everyone dreams of living La Dolce Vita: delicious cuisine, breathtaking landscapes, legendary scenes, and cultural treasures. An immersion in a destination in its purest form, a way of life perfectly encapsulated by Belmond’s Italian properties, where time spent leisurely understanding the local rhythms is of utmost importance. Whether in a state of reverie with sweeping views of the Italian Riviera or wandering the endless rolling hills of Tuscany, this is the intrinsically Italian concept of Villeggiatura - a term defined as a prolonged stay in a single place. An expression at the heart of the Belmond experience, with a deeper meaning, embodying the ability to feel a sense of belonging in a foreign city, an environment for mental and physical regeneration.

Journey with Belmond to the most-beloved Italian destinations, from Portofino to Florence, from Venice to Taormina, with Villeggiatura: Italian Summer Vacation. Plan for the upcoming summer season at exceptional hotels - Cipriani, Splendido, Splendido Mare, Villa San Michele, Castello di Casole, Caruso, Grand Hotel Timeo, and Villa Sant’Andrea.

DETAILS

  • 280 pages
  • 200 illustrations
  • English language
  • Released in July 2022
  • W 24.8 x L 33 x D 3.5 cm
  • Linen Hardcover
  • 5.95 kg

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Cesare Cunaccia is a writer, lecturer, curator and journalist. He was editor at large for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue and the antiques consultant for Architectural Digest Italy. He has also contributed to the divisions of Architectural Digest in Germany, China and Russia, as well as Connaissance des Arts, Opera magazine and L’Oeil. Cunaccia has published a variety of books, particularly on the Italian artistic heritage, which have been translated into twelve languages. He is also the best-selling author of Capri Dolce Vita (2019) and Tuscany Marvel (2021).

 

"Belmond has drawn a significant map through thiskaleidoscopic land of infinite potential: the romantic landscapes of Tuscany and Taormina, the iconic Italian coastline of Portofino and Ravello, the cultural legacies of Venice and Florence."

- Hotel Guest -