Villa aurora

villa aurora

What is Villa Aurora?

Today, Villa Aurora is an artists residence offering fellowships for German-based writers, visual artists, composers and filmmakers selected by independent committees.

What is Villa aura del Lago in Lake Como?

Situated in Limonta, the heart of the Lake Como area, Villa Aura del Lago is an exclusive 18th-century property surrounded by a hundred-year-old botanic park and directly overlooking Lake Como with a unique 200-meter-length private waterfront.

What is the Aurora Hotel like?

The hotel includes an early 20th-century property and a lake-view villa built in 2009. It combines tradition and modernity with elegant furnishings and all the latest facilities, including free Wi-Fi. The Aurora Hotel has 2 bars and an attractive breakfast room.

Where to stay in Lake Como?

Hotel Aurora overlooks Lake Como in a panoramic setting, right on the lake in Lezzeno. Relax at the free, private beach or take one of the bikes for a ride. The hotel includes an early 20th-century property and a lake-view villa built in 2009.

What is Villa Aurora famous for?

However, Villa Aurora is best known for having the only Caravaggio fresco in existence. Caravaggio is famous for his moody portraits with incredible lighting but these were all painted on canvas. This image is painting directly onto the ceiling, so it can never be moved outside of Villa Aurora.

Who is the owner of Villa Aurora?

Princess Rita Boncompagni Ludovisi, widow of the owner, Prince Nicolo Boncompagni Ludovisi, who died in 2018, has lived in the property for the past 19 years and recounted her initial impressions of the building to The National. “The first time I entered Villa Aurora, I just fell in love with it,” she says.

Why stay at Villa Aurora in Rome?

A short walk from the famous Via Veneto, home to some of Rome’s smartest hotels and close to the famed Piazza di Spagna, the ancient Porta Pinciana and Villa Borghese’s majestic park, Villa Aurora is a magnificent refuge from the hustle and bustle of the Italian capital.

Where did the name Villa Aurora come from?

The origin of the name Villa Aurora is most likely from the famous Roman residence built for Cardinal Franciso Maria Del Monte. The residence Casa di Villa Boncompagni Ludovisi boasts a fresco of Aurora painted by Guercino.

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