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Address: 3061 Myrtledale Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515-1051
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+1 707-942-3900
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Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

This Palladian Villa, the residence of Carlo Marchiori, is a glimpse into...

This Palladian Villa, the residence of Carlo Marchiori, is a glimpse into the private world of a Venetian artist. A large Salone and six other rooms are completely decorated in trompe l'oeil frescoes. The gardens and grounds offer surprises of pools, statues, fountains, Roman ruins and 18th century follies. One tour only, Saturdays at 11 a.m. from May through October.

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Small group tour by the artist and the owner of the place. It is simply amazing what he have done with what was a filed of nothing many years ago. The house is beautiful and his... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2016
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Small group tour by the artist and the owner of the place. It is simply amazing what he have done with what was a filed of nothing many years ago. The house is beautiful and his "back yard" is filled with interesting finds and sculptures.

Thank N K
Santa Rosa, California
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Reviewed September 13, 2015

You must take a break from the wine tasting and visit this amazing Venetian home of artist Carlo Marchiori. The tour takes about an ninety minutes and is worth every dollar of the fee. The artist opens his home and shares with you his passion of Italy and Art. I took my 10 year old aspiring artist "Daughter" with me... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place is a total folly; Calistoga meets Hollywood, meets a Roman Villa Felini'. How he has done the house out of a make shift metal warehouse, is a real and very rare talent. See it to believe it, you will take away at least one garden design idea for your patio, bar or barn. The home of a dali-esque... More 

Thank 74Dino
New York City, New York
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Reviewed May 27, 2015

The shop is filled with original works of art and craft work from the unique mind of the talented founder/owner. You could easily drop several hundred dollars or find a unique and amusing chotchke -- or just enjoy the display. For more examples of his work, the artist has painted a mythical main street town on building walls in the... More 

Thank TenoreDivo
Santa Rosa, California
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Reviewed April 21, 2015

We visited this home a number of year's ago and hope to go again soon. What a delightful place. The artist is renowned throughout the world. We feel lucky to have him here in our area.

Thank SnmaGal
Calistoga, California
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Reviewed April 7, 2015

Imagine the revered frescos on the church walls in Italy and the portraits of commedia dell'arte figures from the 16th century as part of the Calistoga landscape! This is what Carlo Marchiori has painted at his Villa Ca'Toga and which you can see on Saturdays, April - October. Don't miss out!

Thank elizabeth s
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed September 16, 2014

Available on Saturdays only at 11:00 during part of the year. Carlo Marchiori is a gracious host sharing his interpretation of a medieval Venetian villa. Gardens are extensive; full of created ruins, sculpture, a pond, warm pools, and a shady path along the beginnings of the Napa River. Themed bedrooms, halls and living room with extensive wall painting, his very... More 

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Reviewed August 18, 2014

This villa, on a five acre estate on the outskirts of Calistoga, is the combination home, studio, and showroom of Carlo Marchiori, a talented muralist, sculptor, and ceramicist. (He also has an art gallery in the downtown area of Calistoga, the Ca'Toga Art Gallery, but this review is of the villa tour.) Originally from Italy, he uses themes and motifs... More 

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