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Visitor Information

Villa La Pietra, former home of the Acton family, is open to the public on special days.

Guided tours of the Villa, the Collection, and Garden are offered Friday afternoons. Advance reservations are required as spaces are limited. Bookings may be made by e-mail, phone or fax. The cost of the tour is € 20,00 per person, payable at the time of the tour.

Guided tours of the Gardens only are offered Tuesday mornings. Again, advance reservations are required as spaces are limited. The cost of the tour is € 12,00 per person. Tours are not available in August or during the winter holiday break (mid-December to mid-January).

Open Weeks

Villa La Pietra is open to the public for free two weeks each year during our Open Weeks. Open Week tours include an introduction to the art collection of the Acton family and the history of the Villa. The tour continues in the formal Garden, laid out in the beginning of the twentieth century in the Renaissance Revival style. Open Weeks occur on the third week of April and October. Bookings are taken beginning one month before each Open Week. Our next Open week will be from October 20th to the 25th, 2014.

Open Weeks

Villa La Pietra è aperta al pubblico gratuitamente durante due settimane l'anno, per l'Open Week. I tour per l'Open Week includono una introduzione alla collezione d'arte della famiglia Acton e la storia della Villa. I tour proseguono poi nel Giardino formale costruito all'inizio del ventesimo secolo, in stile Rinascimentale Italiano. Le Open Week sono organizzate durante la terza settmana di Aprile e di Ottobre. Le prenotazioni vengano prese cominciando un mese prima della settimana d'apertura. Il prossimo Open Week è dal 20 al 25 Ottobre, 2014.