Fiorano estate in Rome
The residences presently inside the Fiorano estate they are part of a unified project from the XNUMXth century, although its history is much older. The complex of buildings, starting fromAppia Antica, includes the "Casale di Fiorano", Formerly owned by the Convent of San Saba in the tenth century, named as"Fortified farmhouse"In the twelfth century, which represents the oldest part of the Estate.
Going inland, you can see the "Casali di Fioranello"Buildings dating back to the nineteenth century, of complex structure and with elegant architectural elements dominated by a terrace with view of Romeborn with the function of manor residence.
At the center of the Estate there is a large building currently dedicated towelcome and to private events of various kinds, inserted in a Park created in the last century by the Prince Paolo Boncompagni Ludovisi, composed of one collection of rare plants from all over the world and a vast representation of plant varieties in the Appia Antica Park.
The building is flanked by the small one chapel of the estate dating back to the eighteenth century.
The Estate is also the cradle of the production of the Fiorano Bianco wines e Red Fiorano, of which for many years the Prince Alessandrojacopo Boncompagni Ludovisi has increased production and has taken care of it worldwide spread.
The history of the Fiorano Estate
La Fiorano estate is located inside theRoman agro, a territory cultivated and inhabited since Roman times. His history has also accompanied all the history linked to that of Rome, with alternating events of succession until it became the property of the Boncompagni Ludovisi family.
Coming to times closer to us, in the nineteenth century it was inherited at Prince Baldassarre Boncompagni Ludovisi, famous mathematician and bibliophile, to whom he succeeded Francesco Boncompagni Ludovisi, Governor of Rome and Minister of State, who devoted himself much to the agrarian part of the Estate.
His work was continued by Prince Alberico Boncompagni Ludovisi that following the example of his father he increased the improvement works with the construction of buildings, the plant of the vineyard and cereal crops. The estate was among the first land properties to be cultivated. The was born here