Villa de Claricini Dornpacher
Villa de Claricini Dornpacher is located at Bottenicco of Moimacco, a small rural village on the outskirts of Cividale del Friuli.
It was built around the middle of the century. XVII from de Claricini Dornpacher family and from the 1971 is seat of the foundation the same name established by the Countess Giuditta de Claricini, the last owner of the villa, with the aim of preserving her ancestral heritage and promoting studies and cultural events.
The complex includes the large dominicale house and the church and annexed dependencies. The villa, although characterized by the distinctive features of the Venetian villa, maintains its own horizontal development Friulian farmhouse. The interiors preserve the original furniture, a rich library with over 5.000 volumes, paintings and prints fabric collection ancient and embroidery of the countess.
The villa opens onto a magnificent one Italian garden and on the park with groups of centuries-old essences of beeches, cedars, firs and holm oaks. The villa is framed and surrounded by the company vineyard from which the de Claricini wine is kept and stored in the cellar next to the villa.
The de Claricini family
The de Claricini family, owners of the villa, came from Bologna and settled in Cividale in the mid-13th century. Thanks to the political commitment and to the marriage unions with important Friulian families, the family acquired power and wealth until obtaining in the 1368 the investiture of feudal assets by the emperor Charles IV. In the 1418 another imperial investitur