Poised between the sacred and the profane in a perfect balance, “A Madonetta” – as residents of Levanto call it – sprang back to life again in what had been an ancient chapel perched on the mountain side, that once housed musicians and artists and where history forged by legends, the atmospheres of bygone ages and works of art, has been brought into complete harmony with the present day. In an instant, it offers everything that can you wish for: peace, relaxation, comfort, genuine cuisine, surrounded by the charms of bygone ages, a host of unforgettable spots to visit and an impeccable service. From the sublime blend of the charm of an ancient residence and its unspoilt natural surroundings, a dwelling tailor made for genuine hospitality has been created.
The historical depth of this ancient historic residence stretches out over the kilometres of timeless landscapes and ancient legends that revolve around Levanto, a charming village that rises up on the Ligurian Riviera di Levante. It is said that the Corradi family was a branch of the Gonzaga family in Mantua that settled in Santa Maria di Godano, a small village on the outskirts of Levanto, when members of Gonzaga family accompanied Otto IV to Rome to be crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. The Corradi, arrived in Levanto towards the end of 14th Century and for a period become owners of La Madonnetta. The Corradi family always kept the original family name without ever changing it into Gonzaga. Over the centuries this charming little church that overlooks one of the most beautiful views of the bay of Levanto became the home of artists and musicians, which it continued to be until the early Eighteen Century.
In a perfect balance between sacred and profane, La Madonnetta has been brought back to life. It has recently been completely refurbished, in order to accommodate our guests in the ancient atmosphere of its legends and of its founders, which is in complete harmony with the present day. In an instant, it offers you everything you might wish for: peace and relaxation, comfort, genuine cuisine, surrounded by the charms of bygone ages, a myriad of unforgettable spots to visit and an impeccable service. It is residence that has been tailor-made to provide you with authentic hospitality.