When the prestigious writer and Swedish journalist Hans Arvid Ostelius elected the Cerro de San Miguel as the site beloved to live, and between the various northern personalities in Europe who have settled there stands out a Swedish countess who, rendered to its charms, He headed to Silves and purchased the land where, in the 60s, began building the Villa Carlota and where he lived almost until the end of his life.
Among the many famous personalities from Scandinavia were attracted to this area, highlights the famous Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman (winner of three Oscars and Casablanca movie icon) that during some of their stays in Silves and Ostelius house, We visited the Villa Carlotta at least 3 times as well as the famous musician and comedian Dane, Victor Borge (long considered one of the greatest artists of all time and the highest paid). For more information visit us at www. springvillas. net