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Villa Santa Maria Maddalena,
Emilia Romagna

"Plunged in hills and gullies, a truly captivating retreat offering the ultimate relaxation, transporting guests to enchanted realms, where time stands still and tranquility reigns supreme"


Emilia Romagna




450 m²


from €1,300 per night
Minimum stay applies

The villa Overview

Situated in a pristine countryside just outside Bologna, this luxury villa for rent in Emilia Romagna, one of the residences of a wider resort, commands a mesmerising view over the splendid Anfiteatro sulla Vigna, casting a spell of timeless allure. The villa exudes a unique historic charm, with its medieval chapel recently restored to its former glory, while the infinity swimming pool and the 6.000 square-meters private garden offer a serene sanctuary for relaxation.

Benefiting from the services and facilities of the luxury resort Palazzo di Varignana, all guests of Santa Maria Maddalena can indulge in a plethora of activities both inside and outside the villa. Take leisurely strolls through the beautifully landscaped garden or a dip in the refreshing pool. Immerse yourself in the art of relaxation with rejuvenating spa treatments. Guests of the resort could also ask for tastings of exquisite extra virgin olive oil and the flavours of the region through delightful food experiences. The onsite restaurant Il Palazzo is the ideal place for savouring excellent local products like mortadella and culatello. Finally, don’t miss the opportunity to explore the exceptional cities nearby, such as Bologna and Ravenna, the latter known as the "City of Mosaics", a treasure trove of Byzantine art and history.

This luxury villa rental near Bologna can host up to 10 people in its 5 bedrooms spread over two floors, all with private bathrooms. In addition to two living rooms and a dining room, guests of Santa Maria Maddalena can also find a bar and a spacious kitchen. Each room boasts an enchanting view of the surrounding landscape adorned with vineyards. The interiors have been meticulously curated with attention to detail, blending contemporary design with traditional elements and classic elegance. The furniture, exclusively designed for the villa, has been crafted by skilled Italian artisans, reflecting exquisite craftsmanship. Outdoors, the pool area offers a serene oasis, providing a peaceful retreat amidst the captivating views of the Bolognese plains.

The Details


Castel San Pietro Terme, Emilia Romagna

Close to Bologna, Ferrara, Ravenna


5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms

10 Sleeps


Bright living and dining rooms

Fully equipped kitchen

Flat screen HD TV Elevator


Infinity pool with hot tub

Spacious private garden

Outdoor dining area

Bike hire on request

other amenities

Air conditioning in all bedrooms

Wi-Fi Internet access

Private parking

This villa is the perfect destination for those willing to indulge in a luxurious and serene retreat amidst the enchanting countryside of Emilia Romagna. Whether you seek a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a gathering with friends, the villa provides an idyllic setting.

Our service packages and prices

We offer the Essenza Essential package as standard with the option to upgrade to Classic and Premium if desired. Our prices vary depending on the season, occupancy level and service. Packages are based on stays of 7 nights or more.


Maid service 5 days a week

Welcome bag full of essentials

Drinks and snacks on arrival

Essenza Travel App

Essential Concierge Service


as Essential with the addition of...

Zoom consultation for itinerary planning

Mid-week linen and towel change

Dinner provisions on arrival

Classic Concierge Service


as Classic with the addition of...

Daily attendance from your dedicated Essenza Host

Airport fast track

Daily American breakfast

A case of 6 bottles of local wine

1-hour photographic session at the property

Premium Concierge Service

  Weekly Price (€) Upgrade to:
Seasonality Date Range Occupancy Essential Classic Premium
Year Round Year Round 10 POA POA POA

Property availability

Villa Santa Maria Maddalena, Emilia Romagna

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The Location

While Bologna, renowned for its rich history, cultural treasures, and culinary delights, is at a 20 minutes’ drive, guests can reach Ravenna in almost 55 minutes by car. San Marino, an independent microstate perched on a hill, is about at a 1h30 driving distance.

Indulge in a hot stone massage
Visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello
Enjoy a gastronomic tour of Emilia Romagna

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