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Villa Fornace

Villa Fornace, perfectly preserved, is a unique example of architecture in the area for the richness of its interior and the magnificent garden that surrounds it. The original 1700 was built on the foundations of an old brick kiln.

The main building has a diagram is U-shaped: the north-facing symmetrical wings were added in 800. The facade facing the lawn is punctuated by tall stone pilasters and gable roof and looks out to the large park designed by Achille Majnoni (1855-1935) personal architect of King Umberto I of Italy and known for his speech at the Villa Reale in Monza as well as for the design of Villa Monastero in Varenna on Lake Como.

The inner rooms are decorated perfectly preserved, sometimes decorated with stucco and original floors. The majestic main hall, double height, with stone balustrade and beautiful decorated ceiling. The conservatory, used as a theater during the war, later used as a games room, a beautiful tasting room today, contains interesting greillage depicting architectural motifs and fake prospects. Not far from the villa, there is the building of greenhouses, orangery, built by Countess Anna Giorgi Vimercati Vistarino at the beginning of the last century.

The estate has distinguished itself in the territory for the distinguished guests who visited the year including members of the Savoy family and the British royal family.

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