Historical Villa on the lake, now luxurious 4 star hotel with two Michelin star awarded Restaurant, in the heart of Piedmont.

The Villa enjoys the superb natural setting of Lake Orta, the most romantic of all the Italian lakes. Easily reachable from Milan’s international airports, the villa’s exotic design is magically reminiscent of the tales of a Thousand and One Nights.

In 1879 a successful cotton merchant, Cristoforo Benigno, built the Villa in authentic middle eastern style with an unusual feature, its very own minaret inspired by the fascinating splendor of Baghdad’s architecture.

During the 1930’s literary figures, captains of industry and royals were frequent visitors of the villa. The Italian King at that time, Umberto of Savoy, was in fact a regular guest here.
After a period as a place of spiritual retreat, the Villa was converted at the end of the 1980’s into an exclusive hotel where nature, art and history entwine leaving guests with lifelong memories of their stay.

The hotel includes 14 fantastic rooms.

Villa’s incomparable atmosphere, opulent dining rooms and gorgeous gardens are the ideal setting for fairy-tale weddings. Your perfect day here will be truly unique and entirely unforgettable.
You will be pampered with flawless service, the Chef’s gourmet delights, the beauty and elegance of this location. Yours will be the distinctively dreamy wedding day you have always desired.

The perfection of your wedding reception at the Villa, your life-long dream come true.