Day 251

The Medici Villa “La Ferdinanda” was commissioned by Ferdinand I (1549-1609) as a home to stay with their guests during the hunting within the Barco Reale, the vast reservoir created by Cosimo I.

The project was entrusted to Bernardo Buontalenti (1536 – 1608) and the building was completed in just four years, from 1596 to 1600.

Our hotel is part of the estate, and this is taken from the medieval village of Artimino, across the olive groves.

La Ferdinanda Villa Medici

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