Les Clefs D'Or
Les Clefs D'Or
Les Clefs D'Or
Les Clefs D'Or

The Italian section of the Golden keys was established in 1949 thanks to Giuseppe Franzetti, Chef Concierge of the Palace Hotel in Milan. After several meetings with the French President Ferdinand Gillet, Italy became one of the seven founder members of the International Association of the Golden Keys. In November 2000 the new Statute of the Association was approved by the General Assembly and the name F.I.P.A. changed into U.I.P.A. The respect of the Statute and the request by the International Board to keep under control the identity of each Active Member, persuade many of them not in line with the new disposal, to move out of the Union. Only those who are employed as concierges and display on the lapels of their uniforms the crossed golden keys, have the right to be members of “Les Clefs d’Or”. Nearly 350 U.I.P.A. Active Members are now divided by seven regions whilst a new generation of young concierges is coming up.

If you are traveling through our “Bella Italia” absorbed in the arts and the taste of our cuisine, our wines and the natural beauties, remember to contact us for any assistance you may need. We are displaced in the main Italian cities and in the most famous tourist places. From the sea to the mountains, from Sicily along the whole national territory up to Venice, touching cities as Naples, Rome, Florence, Turin, Milan, Verona you’ll discover every hidden piece of our beautiful country. Skiing in the Alps, swimming and laying down to the sunshine along the entire coastline and the islands of Sardinia and Sicily, enjoying the mild weather of lakes Maggiore, Como and Garda and taking benefits from the care of thermal places, displaced in many of our regions. What we offer you is an experience full of emotion, feelings and pleasure combined together to create the magic of your stay, to be taken back home as an unforgettable moment.

We warmly suggest you to visit our website Les Clefs d’Or Italy to learn more about our Association and to discover how our connected members continue to play an integral role in Italy’s Hospitality Industry.

We look forward to meeting you in our hotel lobbies.

Foundation Date


Section President

Vittorio Talvacchia
President / Chef Concierge
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

Section Contact Details

Isola delle Rose - Laguna di San Marco, 30133 Venezia, Italy


Member Hotels
Hotel San Clemente Palace Kempinski

Venice, Italy

isola S. clemente, 1, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

San Clemente Palace Kempinski is located on the private island of San Clemente, only minutes away by complimentary boat from Piazza San Marco the pulsing heart of the city. A proud member of Leading Hotels of the World, this exclusive retreat guarantees peace, tranquillity and privacy.

Le Sirenuse

Positano, Italy

Via Cristoforo Colombo, 30, 84017 Positano SA, Italy

Le Sirenuse opened in 1951, when the Sersale family decided to turn their Amalfi Coast summer house in the ‘vertical town’ of Positano into a stylish small hotel. Today the 58-room resort is considered one of Italy’s leading seaside luxury hotels, though it still retains the intimate, cultured atmosphere of a private home. Open from the beginning of April until the end of October, Le Sirenuse prides itself on its high ratio of return clients. Booking enquiries should be addressed to info@sirenuse.it. For more details, see the website: https://sirenuse.it.

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