“You may have the universe if I may have Italy”- Giuseppe Verdi
Tuscany and Umbria, August 2011
"My family and I recently returned from a wonderful two week holiday in Tuscany and Umbria. We stayed in two different villas that we booked through Merrion Charles. The holiday was memorable for all the right reasons..."
“Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life.” - Anna Akhmatova
Every villa is personally chosen and selected by Merrion and is a home with its own particular style and charm. Some properties are extremely luxurious and palatial whilst others are more modest yet romantic. Each has been chosen for its own special appeal and qualities. All are situated in delightful and stunning locations and each has a story of its own. Merrion has the clever knack of carefully fitting her clients to villas with 100% success.
Merrion personally visits all hotels she promotes. Each is tried and tested. Book a hotel through Merrion and you pay the SAME OR LESS than if you book direct with the hotel. There are NO hidden charges and through Merrion you are likely to have the surprise of an upgrade or maybe a complimentary meal.
Be it a long weekend, a voyage of discovery or a surprise honeymoon, Merrion will come up trumps. With her inside knowledge Merrion will provide the perfect bespoke solution to all your holiday requirements.
Merrion can assist with parties and weddings in splendid palazzos, walking and skiing in the Italian Dolomites and fun, authentic cookery courses, chauffeurs, private guides, private jets…anything is possible!
Merrion also has an exciting portfolio of villas and hotels in other destinations around the globe such as Morocco and Colombia. Please do contact her for further information on properties beyond Italy.
With her myriad of reputable private contacts Merrion is the perfect trustworthy link when it comes to buying a property or looking for somewhere unique & special.
Magical skiing, unbeatable scenery, superb cuisine and delightful hospitality. Completely novel and unique to the world of skiing, Merrion offers luxury tailor made ski safaris in the spectacular Italian Dolomites – arguably the most beautiful mountain range in the world.
Be it a swanky speedboat along the Cinque Terre, a traditional yacht across the Med to Elba or a week on a luxurious motor yacht around the Tuscan archipelago Merrion will fix it!
Merrion is passionate about all things Italian and especially the food and wine!!.
Merrion's Lunigiana cookery course is a truly authentic Italian experience and the only course of its kind in this region of Italy. Private cookery classes can also be arranged through Merrion at many of the villas and hotels she promotes. Please go to www.bacibasilico.com for further information or contact Merrion.