XVII/XVIII century Italian Palace with frescos

XVII/XVIII century Italian Palace with frescos




Feb 2018

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8 Bedrooms
Sleeps 15
6 Bathrooms

About our home

Palazzo Longanesi Cattani - constantly looked after and in perfect shape - is our family's historic mansion, characterized by the typical XVII/XVIII century Italian architecture with high ceilings decorated with frescos. Besides the bedrooms, almost all with dedicated / walk-in bathroom, it has vast living rooms, dining room and a billiard room. All services are up to the latest state-of-the-art standards. It is located at the heart of the charming village of Bagnacavallo, it is very silent, quite and private. Bagnacavallo is just 15 minutes drive from Ravenna - the world capital of ancient mosaics - , half hour drive from the famous beach resorts of the Adriatic sea, 1 hour drive from many art cities, such as Bologna, Ferrara etc. and within 1 and half / 2 hours drive from Florence, Venice, Padova, Mantova, Urbino etc.


More about us

  1. We are a couple with one 16 years old daughter.

  2. Francesco - Italian - works in the luxury business, Cari - Spanish - is an household wife and Lavinia is at art college.

  3. We love antiques, design and architecture and our home is a jewel which we constantly look after as it deserves.

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Where is it?


Bagnacavallo is a charming and quiet historic 6th century village of 12,000 inhabitants characterized by historic buildings and beautiful architecture. Besides the local monuments, it offers a variety of "trattorias" with excellent local traditional dishes and wines. Its geographical position is ideal: Ravenna, cradle of the world's most important mosaics, and Faenza, cradle of the art of ceramics, are both 15 minutes away. Bologna is at 45 min. drive, Ferrara at 1 hour, Florence, Venice and most of the centre / northern Italian art cities within 2 hours drive, and the beaches of the Adriatic sea resorts at just 30 minutes drive.

Buzzy restaurants
Trattoria di Piazza Nuova, Il Giardino dei Semplici, Il Maneggio
Cool bars
Barcelò, Chiribilli,
Cozy cafés
Piazza della Libertà, Piazza Nuova
Bit of culture
La Pieve, Convento di San Francesco, Teatro Goldoni
Day tripping
Ravenna, Faenza, Bologna, Ferrara, Florence, Venice, Perugia, Urbino, the Adriatic sea beaches......

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