World renowned for its sublime beauty and aura enchantment Lake Como
In Northern Italy Has Northern Italy has poets writers and artists from the time Virgil while luring travelers to its shores For nearly five centuries visitors of celebrity fortune and power have come to rest revel and marvel at Villa d'Este the luxury hotel as spectacular as the lake it graces Named the best hotel in Europe by Travel Leisure magazine Villa d'Este has dazzled an impressive array of guests including King Leopold of Belgium Caroline of Monaco Evita Peron Clark Gable Frank Sinatra and Alfred Hitchcock Today this top resort
destination is famed for its breathtaking gardens its uniue floating swimming is famed for its breathtaking gardens its uniue floating swimming its exceptional cuisine and its gala celebrations But Villa d'Este also boasts a fascinating history filled with intrigue passion murder and mysteryVilla d'Este Style op.
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Its Colorful Past Andcolorful past and lifestyle Jean Salvadore public relations director at Villa d'Este for than three decades delves into the estate's private archives to present an unprecedented guided tour From its birth in 1568 as Villa Garrovo a summer estate commissioned by a prominent cardinal; to
its christening as Villa d'Este in 1815 by its most famous resident Caroline of Brunswick the estranged wife ofchristening as Villa d'Este in 1815 by its most famous resident Caroline of Brunswick the estranged wife of King George IV; to its debut as a hotel in 1873 the early life of Villa d'Este unfolds through vintage sepia toned photo graphs and evocative line drawings FROM ITS ANNUAL MIDSUMMER NIGHT EXTRAVAGANZA its annual Midsummer Night extravaganza its acclaimed cooking school; from its popularity with the Hollywood glitterati to its sensuous et understated guest rooms today's Villa d'Este comes alive in than 100 Lorious full color photographs Throughout engaging anecdotes capture the essence
of the hotel its splendor and grandeur its devotion to the personal and its undercurrents of daring The walls ofthe hotel its splendor and grandeur its devotion to the personal and its undercurrents of daring The walls of d'Este have many astounding stories to tell including the truth about the notorious murder at the Biki fashion show and the elaborate ruse behind the erotic photo shoot for Helmut Newton's provocative illustrated book classic White WomenFor armchair travelers connoisseurs of Italian history design and lifestyle and all enthralled by the inside scoop on the rich and famous Villa d'Este Style is the ideal escape With a preface by Jean Marc Droulers Villa d'Este's CEO for the last 24 ears and a foreword by Joseph Heller acclaimed novelist Playwright And Author Of Catch 22 This and author of Catch 22 this book stands as a tribute to a resort hotel truly in a class of its ow. .