Palazzo Lanza in Capua
Palazzo Lanza since 1453 it has been the home of the Lanza family, patrician of Capua from the XNUMXth - XNUMXth centuries; since that time it has been the subject of a majorasco right which today retains the ownership of the sixteenth generation.
A notarial deed of those years, fromarchive present in the house, testifies that the family already lived in the house: "... in parts domorum ... sitarum Capue, in the parish church of Sancti Rufi in Capua, iuxta viam publicam ...".
The building is located in the heart of the historical center of Capua, a few steps from the ancient Grand Priory dell 'Order of Malta.
The family archive, including documents from various eras, preserves autograph letters written in the 1554 from Bona Sforza, queen of Poland, in Pompeo Lanza, his diplomat at Charles V and then Maria Tudor: in those years the family was welcomed among the family members and guests of the Habsburg emperor.
The construction in the 1697 dei is then documented baroque balconies of the facade supported by gargoyles, the foundation in the 1731 of the private oratory at home, granted shortly by Pope Benedict XIII: among other things, it houses the relic of Sant 'Alfonso Maria de' Liguoro from the family hosted as a relative.
In the 1745 the baron Carlo Lanza erected the rearmost body of the house that with the terrace overlooking the courtyard, in the 1807 designed by the engineer Luigi Jannotta was restored the façade according to a sober neoclassical taste, preserving the baroque balconies while inside some rooms are decorated with tempera end of the eighteenth century.
The house retains the carpet on which the 20 Maggio 1815 the Treaty of Casalanza that ousted Gioacchino Murat returning the throne of Naples to Ferdinando di Borbone.
The palace was occupied by French soldiers in the 1799 and 1806 when it housed the General Berthier. ancient stables currently hosting a literary coffee it's a library while an area of the attics is used for hospitality.
Services: hospitality in a historical house in Capua
Prices per room per day: triple € 100,00 - double € 80,00 - single € 45,00.