Villa Albertini

Walking in Pozzolengo , visitors will be impressed by two highlights the castle situated on the Fluno hill and the green park dedicated to Don Giussani. The park stretches itself on 5 hectars area.

This green park was inaugurated in 2011. In a nick of time by side the park was added the new square overlooking to the park. In this area are concentrated many playgrounds and wellness trails. These facilities enable the people to spend enjoyable moments, completely immersed in the green of the nature, surrounded by 500 timber trees.

The new square was dedicated to Don Gnocchi. At the back of the square there is Palazzo. Albertini’ Today the housing belongs to the Don Gnocchi foundation. At first this building was better known as Villa Albertini and Pietro Keller. It is said that the name derives from its first owner, whose daughter married the noble Giovanni Battista Albertini. In 1980, when the last descendent passed away, she left in testament the villa and the field to Don Gnocchi foundation.

The Foundation decided to let some rooms to the town hall in the name of the law called in loan for use . The rooms, which are used by local administration are two one room for the civic meeting at the first floor, where it is possible to see an original painting related to the tree of life and the second one was the local library.

Historical and architecture background of Palazzo Albertini
Palazzo Albertini is dated back to XIX CENTURY is situated right in the heart of the village. The façade the ground floor, presents us by a row of colonnade subdivided in five arches. Inside of the Residence we can admire rooms with refined frescos.

Impressive was the location of the building , right overlooking to a natural terrace surroundings from morain hills . Determined was this place, when in 1859 , right here the building played an important role in the battle known as San Martino and Solferino, when for the first time Red Cross Association was born. One of the remained of these facts is the monumental tower of San Martino, which stands behind the hills, in direction north west.


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