Immersed in the green countryside between Modena and Bologna, this elegant gothic building dates back to XIV. Palazzo Griffoni-Aldrovai, now called “Villa Griffoni” has a rich history as the home on nobility over the centuries. Click here for further History on Palazzo Griffoni – Aldrovandi Manzolino.
Located in the middle of the ancient area of the medieval castrum of Manzolino, the villa still today reigns with its park, which extends further east, over the urban center of the town.
Villa Griffoni is an oasis of tranquillity, far from the fast pace of everyday life. The villa contains nine rooms and sleeps up to 18 people. The villa is comprised of: 3 mini-apartments with adjacent private sitting rooms, 2 double bedrooms adjacent to main dining area, and a detached “Coach House” comprised of 4 bedrooms with private baths. We offer a large dining and living space furnished with period furniture of the Emilian countryside.
All rooms have queen-size beds, private bathrooms, TV’s and Wifi. All baths have showers, and some include bath tubs and fireplace. In or “Coach House”, detached from the main house for extra privacy, we offer 4 bedrooms each with private baths, perfect for larger groups and individuals alike.
Villa Grifonni is surrounded by a beautiful scenic private park, a great place for bird watching and bicycle riding. In our attic we feature our own production of Traditional Modenese Aceto Balsamico, which has been in our family for generations.
All guests are welcome to a free tour of our Acetaia. In our cellar you’ll find our antique selection of wines sure to leave the wine connoisseurs in the group delighted. We also offer bicycle rentals if you’d like to explore the countryside, the large sunflower fields are breathtakingly beautiful during the summertime.
In addition, we offer other amenities such as homemade tortellini making lessons with our Nonna and a variety of tours around Modena, the home of Ferrari and Maserati, and Bolognia rich with history and the home of the oldest medical university in the world.
We believe that at Villa Griffoni you’ll find all the charm of old Italy with the conveniences of a fine hotel. Come by let us host you in true Italian style, it will be our pleasure.Check Availability