About Villa Recalcati
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Villa Recalcati is a rural palace in Varese, in the neighborhood Casbeno, in Italy. It is the home of the Province of Varese and one of the two locations of the Prefecture of Varese.
Villa Recalcati was built in the first half of the eighteenth century next to an existing structure by Marquis Milanese Gabrio Recalcati, heir to an ancient lineage which was also part of Francesco Recalcati, Secretary of Ludovico il Moro.
Antonio Luigi Recalcati commissioned enlargement of the structure between 1756 and 1776. The villa's illustrious guests included composer Giuseppe Verdi.