“How is our très cher Couvent ?” Is the sort of question Emmanuelle Picon is used to hearing by now. As the inheritor of...
There are places for which I could change my entire life. Of course they would have to be in Italy, my native land, where I’ve just spent a few days with my family. We went to Pisa in Tuscany to discover Villa Lena, opened two years ago by Lena and Jérôme, patrons of the arts. This old hunting estate in the heart of the country welcomes artists from all over the world to mingle with its guests. Here, children are royalty and the estate is their kingdom. The artists are happy to welcome you into their studios to show you what they have created during their stay. If you want a family holiday destination that is full of freedom and the creative urge, you’ve found it!
Villa Lena, 42 Strada Comunale di Toiano – 56036 Palaia PI. Reservations by telephone on (+39).05.87.08.31.11 and on www.villa-lena.it
Photography & Text: Constance Gennari @thesocialitefamily