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Palazzo Previtera is the only Etna Living Museum.
Bed and Breakfast. Four rooms and two rural cottages.
Unique format of residences and rental services that
tell the history of a unique family at the slopes of Mount Etna.

WHERE WE ARE

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+39 095647386  | +39 3296876373
info@palazzoprevitera.com

+39 095647386  | +39 3296876373
info@palazzoprevitera.com

Palazzo Previtera
Via D. Alighieri 24 Linguaglossa 95015


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 Our history

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Our history

374 years of history in Sicily, between Linguaglossa, Catania and Messina. The Previtera family is originally from Acireale and arrives in Linguaglossa at the end of the 1500s, as administrators of the princes of Spatafora. Gaetano Previtera, lawyer and Magdalena Mangani Gualtieri from Randazzo, produce silk and make the first fabrics with Etna silkworms. Carmelo Previtera , judge of Linguaglossa and Gaetana Reganati, of ancient Spanish origins, began to decorate the interior of the Palace together with their nephews Giovanni Previtera , bishop of Patti and Rosina Previtera.

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gregorio previtera jurist of the princes of spatatafora, builds palazzo previtera in 1649

Timeline

A family attentive to political and social changes, actively engaged in society with commercial and political relations with Paris, London and New York.

Giovanni Previtera, bishop of Patti founded four schools for female education with attention to the role of women in society and practical and theoretical skills. Giovanni Previtera, friend and supporter of Don Luigi Sturzo contributes to change in Sicily with particular attention to ethical and social issues.

He founded the sanctuary of Tindari, the newspaper del Sole, Catholic banks for microcredit and supported many religious centers in Sicily. Together with Cardinal Giuseppe Guarino, from Messina, he took care of the ethical and participatory administration of many parishes, rural funds and promoted an enlightened and active catechesis of young people and women. Avv. Giuseppe Previtera was a provincial deputy, member of the sailing club of Naples and right-hand man of his brother Giovanni Previtera and his cousin Avv. Giovanni (known as Naì) Reganati.

1649

Gregorio Previtera founds Palazzo Previtera in Linguaglossa

1740

Gaetano Previtera and Magdalena Mangani Gualtieri produce fabrics and silk

1890

Giovanni Previtera bishop of Patti

1978

Ing. Antonino Previtera introduces the first doc of Etna, Vino Ragabo

1920

Alessandro Previtera and Petronilla Morabito

1950

The Previtera sisters

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The previtera family: jurists, engineers, theologians, prelates, agricultural entrepreneurs

Alessandro Previtera, a lawyer from Catania and Petronilla Morabito founded the Banco di Catania together with Asmundo di Serravalle, Paterno Castello, Pennisi, a microcredit company to support the weakest sections of Catania. His children, Antonino, Anna, Maria, Agata and Giuseppina Previtera continue to engage in agriculture and philanthropic activities in Italy and abroad. Anna Previtera studied at Poggio Imperiale in Tuscany together with Maria José, Elettra Fermi. Maria Previtera, our grandmother, passionate about cooking, introduced Mont Blanc, a chestnut-based dessert and rice timbale with chicken and béchamel, into the family menu.

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the previtera family, cosmopolitan who breathes the air of Etna

A new hospitality project promoted by Alberto, Maria and Alfio Puglisi. A museum to experience, a small hotel, a laboratory of ideas and a center for contemporary art in Linguaglossa Etna Nord.

 

Alfio Puglisi is a cultural economist, academic at King's College London, and passionate about art and culture.

 

Mariella Principato, architect, art philosophy expert and collector is committed to enhancing the art, the archive of Palazzo Previtera and welcomes guests with dedication.

 

Alberto Puglisi, engineer and landscaper of Etna with a degree from the Milan Polytechnic, deals with the environment and built landscape with experience in the renovation of historic buildings .

 

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