Amistà @ Byblos Art Hotel (VR)
One of the most beautiful luxury art hotels in the world, it displays an incredible collection of works of art, over 120, made by some of the most famous contemporary artists. It was the beginning of 2000 when Dino Facchini, founder of the brand Byblos and great art collector, fell in love with a 15th-century abandoned villa in the heart of Valpolicella near Verona and decided to restore it with the idea, visionary for that time, to create a permanent museum of modern and contemporary art … in a 5-star hotel.
Byblos Art Hotel
Where: Valpolicella hills near Verona, where the famous Amarone wine comes from
When: lunch, dinner or drinks
Why: probably the most stunning art-hotel in the world with a great collection of remarkable artworks by famous artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Vanessa Beecroft, Alighiero Boetti, Mat Collishaw, Damien Hirst, Robert Indiana, Anish Kapoor, Takashi Murakami, Mimmo Paladino, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Marc Quinn, Mimmo Rotella, Cindy Sherman, Tom Wesselmann…
How: try the 1 Michelin star restaurant Amistà and then enjoy an art-tour of the villa. The hotel offers fab facilities such as a luxe spa and a 20,000 sqm garden with pool, so check its website for experience packages.
Via Cedrare 78
37029 San Pietro in Cariano, Verona
+39 045 6855555