THE PARIS-LE GRAND INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL WELCOMES JANTIENA TO PARIS AS SHE TAKES HER VIEWERS ON A TOUR! Jantiena Fieyra is the host of the popular new travel-lifestyle magazine TV program where she travels the world “…to bring Europe to the
Welcome! To the award-winning five-star grand hotel Villa d’Este, nestled within the beautiful western shore of Italy’s Lake Como.
Located in a magnificent park surrounded by 25 acres of beautiful flowers, terraces, fountains and historical gardens overlooking the wonderful blue-green waters of Lake Como, the luxurious Villa d’Este hotel is but minutes from the Swiss border and can easily be reached from Milan by car or train in less than 45 minutes.
In Jantiena’s program she welcomes you on her journey to Villa d’Este as she meets with Villa d’Este’s own world-famous Executive Chef of 30 years and culinary author Luciano Parolari.
Villa La Massa stands on the banks of the river Arno, in the Florentine countryside, next to the Chianti Classico, Gallo Nero and Rufina regions, only 5 miles from the historic centre of Florence, easily reachable by our private daily shuttle going to Ponte Vecchio.
This Medici Villa, built in the 16th century by the Landini Family, has been home to several aristocratic Italian, English and Russian families and it was transformed into a luxury hotel in 1948. Since the Villa d’Este Group purchased the hotel in 1998, the entire property has been restored to add a new lustre to the splendid old mansion. Many famous guests have enjoyed a stay at Villa La Massa, often seeking the tranquility and discretion that are among our most valued traits.
Tuscany! A land which lights afire the human perception and brings the imagination into an unprecedented fervor!
Within the heart of Tuscany there is Florence, home to some of the most historically influential people of the arts and sciences: Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Dante, Amerigo Vespucci, Galileo Galilei, Puccini.
And now forever a part of this historic culture is the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze!
Seven long years in the making, the Four Seasons Hotel is the result of the laborious restoration of the 15th century Palazzo della Gherardesca and the 16th century Conventino (Convent) with 11 acres of botanical gardens never before opened to the public for over 500 years but always known as the legendary Gardino della Gherardesca.
In this video Jantiena Fieyra takes you on a tour of the world-renowned Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella with Senior Director Eugenio Alphandery. Here you walk through spaces and rooms that have not changed in centuries and which have their original frescoes and furnishings!
Then Mr. Gianluca Foà, Commercial Director, takes us for an inside look at how things are manufactured in their laboratory premises. Here you will see how the totally genuine Santa Maria Novella soap is made and you will also see some of the special ingredients of their famous liqueur Alkermes.
In the center of Florence (Firenze) Italy, just across from the main railway station, is the famous church and adjoining cloister known as Santa Maria Novella. It was the first great basilica of Florence and the site was originally assigned to the Dominican Order in 1221 and church construction began in 1246 and eventually consecrated in 1420.
Baron Francesco Ricasoli shares with Jantiena the essence of fine wine and the magnificent Castle of Brolio!
Jantiena Fieyra sits down with Baron Francesco Ricasoli, the 32nd Baron of Brolio, sampling some of the finest wines from all of Tuscany, including the Chianto Classico, a formula which was standardized by the Ricasoli family in 1872.
Cradled within the heart of Tuscany between Florence (Firenze) to the north and Siena to the south lies the fertile rolling hills of the historical lands of Chianti.
And travelling more precisely, one will find themselves in the land of Chianti Classico – a land defined by four communes (municipalities) of Castellina in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Greve in Chianti and Radda in Chianti — covering an area of approximately 100 square miles.
Princess Veronique Della Torre E Tasso meets with Jantiena Fieyra at the Castello Di Duino in Trieste, Italy.
In this TV program Jantiena Fieyra takes her audience to the northern coastal town of Trieste, Italy where she has an interview with Professor Harry Richardson, local historian, and then meets with the lovely Princess Veronique della Torre e Tasso, of the Castello di Duino, (Castle of Duino) who gives Jantiena and her audience a personal interview and tour.
Along the beautiful coast of Trieste, Italy, on the edge of the blue-green waters of the Adriatic Sea, lies the Castle of Duino, locally referred to as Castello di Duino, the private residence of the Princes della Torre e Tasso (von Thurn and Taxis).
Famed novelist Veit Heinichen meets with Jantiena Fieyra in Trieste, Italy.
Jantiena Fieyra meets up with famous crime-novelist Veit Heinichen in the Piazza Unità d’Italia (Unity of Italy Square) who briefly explains the important culture of Trieste, Italy and then joins Jantiena in the historic Caffè Tommaseo to sip on a cup of luxurious coffee.
At the heart of Trieste lies the Piazza Unità d’Italia, the beautiful and historic central square headed by Trieste’s municipal building that boldly overlooks the beautiful blue-green waters of the Gulf of Trieste that eventually transition in the horizon to the Adriatic Sea.
The Savoia Excelsior Palace Hotel in Trieste, Italy feels like home to Jantiena Fieyra!
Jantiena Fieyra takes a trip to one of the most northeastern regions of Italy to the coastal city of Trieste; and here in this city is the Starhotel’s beautifully restored Savoia Excelsior Palace Hotel that dates back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire and a must for any fashionable traveler to enjoy!
Originally designed by the Austrian architect Ladislaus Fiedler and built in 1911, this beautiful building is a perfect example of the early 20th century Mitteleuropean architectural style found throughout most of Trieste.
In this exciting segment of Jantiena’s series of programs on Trieste, Italy, Jantiena takes a special behind-the-scenes tour of the Antica Trattoria Suban with Mr. Mario Suban himself.
Romantically nestled on the corner of the winding hilly street known as Via Comici, sits one of the most unique restaurants in all of Italy known as the Antica Trattoria Suban, or as one might translate into English: the Ancient Tavern of Suban.
It is a restaurant of simple Italian elegance with a dedicated staff and proud cuisine; often with Mario Suban at your tableside, speaking fluently several languages, taking your orders from its lengthy and elegant central European cuisine with local and modern influences.