Villa La Magia

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Villa La Magia
Villa la magia 02.JPG
General information
Address via Vecchia Fiorentina 63
Town or city Quarrata
Country Italy
Coordinates 43°51′06″N 10°58′21″E / 43.8516°N 10.9726°E / 43.8516; 10.9726Coordinates: 43°51′06″N 10°58′21″E / 43.8516°N 10.9726°E / 43.8516; 10.9726
Construction started fourteenth century
Owner comune of Quarrata
Website
villalamagia.com
The villa in about 1600, from a lunette painted by Giusto Utens
Exterior

Villa La Magia is a Medici villa in the comune of Quarrata, in the province of Pistoia, to the west of Florence, in Tuscany in central Italy. It was built by the Panciatichi family in the fourteenth century, and was bought by Francesco I de' Medici in 1583[1] or 1584,[2] it has been owned by the comune of Quarrata since 2000,[1] and since 2013 has been one of the fourteen sites which together make up a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany.[3]

Cinema and television[edit]

Villa La Magia has been a location for the film Non è mai Passato and various RAI programs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b La storia (in Itaian). Comune di Quarrata. Accessed June 2017.
  2. ^ Villa La Magia (in Itaian). Regione Toscana. Accessed June 2017.
  3. ^ Ville e giardini medicei in Toscana nella lista del patrimonio mondiale dell'UNESCO: Decisione della 37a sessione del Comitato del Patrimonio Mondiale riunita a Phnom Penh (Cambogia) dal 17 al 27 giugno 2013 (in Italian). Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo. Accessed June 2017.

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