Italy's #1 castles and historic houses collection

Since 1999 we promote only the best italian villas, castles and historical residences

The "Certificate of Quality of Residenze d'Epoca has been awarded annually since 1999 only to the villas, castles and historic houses that have been able to demonstrate that they meet the necessary requirements for holding the delicate role of first-class Italian hospitality ambassador.

3 CORONE: DIMORA STORICA IMPECCABILE
Un diamante unico e ricercato che spicca per la costante ricerca della perfezione e la capacità di trasmettere intatti lo spirito e la filosofia di eccellenza di Residenze d’Epoca. Attenzione maniacale al dettaglio, fascino senza tempo, standard di qualità e accoglienza impeccabili elevano questo capolavoro di virtù al rango di prima scelta assoluta.

2 CORONE: DIMORA STORICA ECCELLENTE
Un gioiello raro e prezioso dove bellezza, intimità ed esclusività si fondono con una vocazione: offrire servizi top di gamma ed esperienze di livello superiore. Un'alchimia che la trasforma in punto di riferimento per i palati più raffinati, ai quali regala il privilegio di sentirsi accolti come “gioielli posati sul cuscino dell'ospitalità”.

1 CORONA: DIMORA STORICA DI ALTA QUALITA'
Una perla di indiscusso valore capace di distinguersi per passione, dedizione e una forte personalità. Il pregio storico, artistico e culturale, unito ad un sapiente equilibrio tra carattere e standard qualitativi di prim’ordine, la fanno svettare in cima alle preferenze di chi cerca il meglio.


In order to ensure the high standards required, the selection criteria adopted by the Certification Commission are very strict and also include:

  • more than 150.036 Club Members' suggestions and recommendations
  • scores obtained during anonymous Quality Control inspections
  • renovations quality
  • presence of elements of historical, artistic and cultural relevance
  • rooms' intimacy and exclusivity
  • notoriety, online reviews, references from certified partners
  • advertisement and information pack (website, brochures, catalogues, etc...)
  • reception service and customization level

Il marchio del Registro Italiano delle Dimore Storiche di Eccellenza

What makes a historic house certified by Residenze d'Epoca absolutely unique?

High historical, artistic and cultural value

Protecting and enhancing our precious Italian heritage of history, culture and traditions that is the envy of the rest of the world.

Prestigious, elegant and charming interiors

The most beautiful way to highlight your life's most precious moments.

High accommodation standards

Assuring an Impeccable service makes every visit an unforgettable experience.

Custom satisfaction rating above 90%

Fostering conscious choice of high quality service dedicated to the most demanding guests.

Systematic rigorous checks and Quality control inspections

For protecting high quality tourism through a strict and reliable certification protocol.

Residenze d'Epoca enhances the historical Italian heritage

The project of Residenze d'Epoca was created to contribute to the valorization of Italian heritage, which, according to UNESCO, constitutes more than half of the world's historical artistic and cultural heritage.

A contribution equivalent to 10% of each Club Member's booking rate is allocated by Residenze d'Epoca to the "Fund for the promotion of historical tourism" which has been established in 1999 with the aim of:

  • encouraging tourism in historical residences
  • enhancing art and culture of historic places
  • supporting the protection and enhancement of Italian historical heritage
  • running information and awareness campaigns
  • providing free consulting services during preservation and renovations of historic buildings
  • encouraging institutions to pay more attention to the resources of our country

Residenze d'Epoca puts you in touch with Italy's most exclusive historic houses

The philosophy of Residenze d'Epoca is to encourage the creation and consolidation of that special relationship that binds both historic houses' owners and operators to their guests, renewing a culture of hospitality that is often passed on from one generation to the next.

For this reason all the information (ex. official website, telephone, email) needed for coming into direct contact, at no cost and without intermediaries, with Italy's most fascinating historic houses can be found in our fact sheets.

Renaissance villas, castles and fortresses, ancient buildings, farms, farmhouses and medieval villages: live close to the history or plan an enchanting event in historical residences which have preserved through the centuries the Italian traditions, art and culture.

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