Villas, historical residences

 
Argelato
Palazzo del Vignola

Palazzo del Vignola

A gem of Italian Renaissance designed by the famous architect Jacopo Barozzi, today back to life thanks to the Lamborghini...

 
Villa Beatrice

Villa Beatrice

A villa built in the second half of the sixteenth century, owned by the City since 1996...

 
 
 
Bentivoglio
Palazzo Rosso

Palazzo Rosso

Overlooking the Navile Canal, this late nineteenth century palace is a decorative masterpiece of Aemilia Ars floral style...

 
Villa Smeraldi

Villa Smeraldi

Manor house dating back to 1787, now it is the seat of the Museum of Rural Culture's collections....

 
 
Budrio
Villa Rusconi

Villa Rusconi

Eighteenth-century building which stands isolated in an ancient, luxurious park, rich in rare botanical species...

 
Ville di Bagnarola

Ville di Bagnarola

Group of country residences from the 16th to the 18th centuries, also called the Bolognese Versailles...

 
 
 
 
Castel Maggiore
Villa Salina

Villa Salina

Villa from the 16th century, once belonging to the scientist Marcello Malpighi and then to the Salina Count family...

 
Villa Stagni

Villa Stagni

Seventeenth century manor house surrounded by a large park, which contains an ancient mill...

 
Villa Zarri

Villa Zarri

Eighteenth-century style villa surrounded by a large park, now it houses the distillery with the same name...

 
 
 
Castenaso
Villa Capriata

Villa Capriata

Elegant four-storied villa of Neoclassical style in the heart of an age-old park...

 
 
Crevalcore
Palazzo Bevilacqua Ariosti

Palazzo Bevilacqua Ariosti

Typical noble house of the second half of 16th century: a mighty building with two towers at the corners...

 
 
Galliera
Palazzo Bonora

Palazzo Bonora

Original seat of the Bonora family who managed the patrimonial estate of the Napoleonic Duchy of Galliera...

 
 
Granarolo dell'Emilia
Villa Amelia Sapori

Villa Amelia Sapori

Villa with 17th century decoration and with an antique pantry, a refrigerated room for food storage...

 
Villa Bassi

Villa Bassi

Seventeenth century villa built by the will of Giacomo Marchesino, located along the Via San Donato...

 
 
 
Minerbio
Complesso di Rocca Isolani

Complesso di Rocca Isolani

Masterpiece of 16th-century Bolognese architecture with an extraordinary cycle of frescoes by Amico Aspertini...

 
 
 
Ozzano dell'Emilia
Villa Angelica

Villa Angelica

The neoclassical villa is the seat of the homonymous herbal produce Institute...

 
 
 
Sala Bolognese
Palazzo Minelli

Palazzo Minelli

Erected between 15th and 18th century, the tower, the court and the chapel are the most characteristic parts...

 
Palazzo Zambeccari Il Conte

Palazzo Zambeccari Il Conte

Sixteenth century building with four angular towers, now owned by the Bologna's University...

 
Villa Terracini

Villa Terracini

Typical 19th-century manor house, it houses the school of visual art run by a sculptor who is blind...

 
 
 
San Giovanni in Persiceto
Palazzaccio o Casa dell'Abate

Palazzaccio o Casa dell'Abate

Typical medieval house with its particular high portico made of oak columns, attic and small rectangular windows...

 
Palazzo Comunale

Palazzo Comunale

Building of the fifteenth century with a highly particular 18th-century staircase by the architect Giuseppe Tubertini...

 
Palazzo del Santissimo Salvatore

Palazzo del Santissimo Salvatore

Built in the 18th century as a hospital for poor people, from 1955 it houses the municipal library...

 
Villa Caprara

Villa Caprara

Noble country residence, in the 18th century embellsihed bu stuccos, the villa is now one of the most famous trotter-breeding...

 
Villa Giovannina

Villa Giovannina

With the battlements of its towers, it is an interesting example of the passage from medieval castle to noble residence...

 
 
San Lazzaro di Savena
Villa Cicogna

Villa Cicogna

Sumptuous sixteenth century villa, whose design is attributed to the architect Giacomo Barozzi also called Il Vignola...

 
 
San Pietro in Casale
Palazzo Bolognetti

Palazzo Bolognetti

Typical farm complex in closed court, dominated by a slender tower that stands at  the centre of the facade...

 
 
 
Zola Predosa
Palazzo Albergati

Palazzo Albergati

Elegant villa of the 17th century notable for its staircases, being helicoidal, spiral, with asymmetrical steps...

 
Palazzo Bentivoglio Pepoli

Palazzo Bentivoglio Pepoli

Palace commissioned in the 16th century by Bentivoglio, restored in neo-Classical style in the 18th century...

 
Palazzo Stella

Palazzo Stella

Eighteenth century building, that for a century has been the official seat of the Municipality...

 

 
Villa Edvige Garagnani

Villa Edvige Garagnani

A beautiful example of a bourgeois holiday residence with woodland and trompe l'oeil frescoes...

 
Villa Magnani Guidotti

Villa Magnani Guidotti

Historical residence designed by Sambuy, the famous landscapist also responsible for the Giardini Margherita in Bologna...

 
Villa Zanchini Garagnani

Villa Zanchini Garagnani

Late 17th century villa, notable for its highly original covered driveway porch, which can also accommodate coaches...