Palazzo Scala

In 1732, a baron built a modest home on the plot given to him by the duke. When it was sold to a count around 1818, he had it converted into a large and grandiose palace. The garden was transformed by a landscape architect into a beautiful oasis. After his death, the palace was handed […]

Manoir Madame B

“Earth knows no desolation. She smells regeneration in the moist breath of decay” When we talk about decay, this manor is a good example. A tree growing on the roof, mold on the walls, flaking paint and peeling wallpaper and collapsed ceilings. Unfortunately nothing can be found about the history, but this villa has been […]

Chateau Napoleon

This noble house is more like a palace than a villa. Exploring Villa Beckers in the south of Europe

Churches and Chapels

“A peacheful home is as sacred a place as any chapel or cathedral” There are many churches and chapels, all kinds of sizes. From very large to tiny. Sometimes heavily decorated, but also very sober.They all have a nave, tower and an altar.  The decorations show which faith is maintained. You can see beautiful fresco’s, […]

Villa Becker

This noble house is more like a palace than a villa. Exploring Villa Beckers in the south of Europe

Chateau Turqouise

Once built as a social educational institution in1843. It is located on the edge of a village down in the forest. Because of the beautiful and peaceful environment, summer camps were also organized in addition to schoolacivities.It’s been abandoned since the 1990s. It was sold in 2006 but the new owner has done nothing with it […]

Chateau Dentiste

An extraordinary castle ; Chateau Dentiste. Read more on my website

Villa Poss

Once a grand manor set in large beautiful grounds with majestic views over the stunning lake and the mountains in the background.  The villa was built and extended in the 19th century. There have been three significant periods of construction; each relating to a change in ownership. This villa has been abandoned since 1950 and […]