Romantic organic farmhouse close to historic towns and monuments

Tuscany, Italy

Sleeps

15 to 25

Bedrooms

10 bedrooms

Bathrooms

5 bathrooms

Price

from 120 € night/guest

About

Original rural complex from the 12th century, converted into a charming agriturismo, welcoming you in its 10 spacious rooms full of fascinating history. The ideal location for your Tuscany Yoga Retreat. We try to keep the feeling of the old Italian country ways of living. Silence, earthy colors and fragrances are still prominent. The house is surrounded by an evergreen forest embracing the heart of an extinguished volcano, sacred to Etruscans. Between Siena and Florence, just 1.8 km away from the medieval borgo of Monteriggioni. We are a certified organic farm of 7 hectares. We cultivate olive trees, vineyards, officinal plants, fruits, and vegetables, used in the preparation of the vegetarian meals we can offer during your stay. It is a perfect location to host retreats and workshops, corporate events of any kind or simply family & friends getaways because of the strategic position and the numerous communal indoor and outdoor spaces as well as many spots to find peace and tranquility. Here, you will find the spectacular scenery combines the history and flavors that make Tuscany such a unique vacation experience.

We rent our venue as a house for your group only.

 

Accommodation

1st floor: large communal area with huge chimney and space for dining and lounging.
9 spacious rooms are located on the same floor.
A total of 10 rooms and 5 shared bathrooms.

Price €/night: 1800 € for 15 guests (minimum group size)  in shared double rooms.

The price includes:

– daily large, brunch style breakfast and dinner
– set of towels, sheets with weekly change
– use of yoga space with full equipment
– listing the retreat on our website and social media

The price does not include:

– tourism tax (payable on arrival)
– transportation to and from the venue and during your stay

Amenities

100 m2 indoor activity studio with wooden floor, that can accommodate up to 25 mats and an outdoor
patio for sunrise and sunset sessions.
Connected bathroom with 2 showers, 2 toilets, and 2 sinks.
Massage/therapy room.
Professional kitchen on the ground floor, overlooking outside dining/gathering area.
Wood burning oven to make bread and pizza.

Location

Monteriggioni is a commune in the province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany. It borders on the communes of Casole d’Elsa, Castellina in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Poggibonsi, Siena, and Sovicille. The town is architecturally and culturally significant; it hosts several piazzas, and is referenced in Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy.

Optional Activities

ANCIENT WALKING TRAIL VIA FRANCIGENA
The Via Francigena is the ancient route that in medieval times connected Canterbury to Rome. Nowadays it
remains a path of pilgrimage, as the way of Santiago di Compostela but also represents a different way to
discover Tuscany. Take a journey through time in close contact with the environment and local retails. Ebbio
is just 800 meters away from the starting point of the route from Monteriggioni to Siena; the start from
Monteriggioni to San Gimignano is just over 1 km.

CITY OF ART
In Tuscany, there are 7 sites protected by Unesco and some of them are very close by. Monteriggioni is
within walking distance (1.8km) and once in the village, you can take a visual tour of the towers of the Tuscan countryside. Siena (15km) and Florence (45km) considered being open-air museums, Pisa with its pendant
tower (100km). San Gimignano (25km) and Volterra (40km) with their competing medieval towers, Valdorcia
(38km) and it’s surreal Tuscan landscapes, Pienza (85km), San Galgano (39km) famous for the prophecy of
the sword in the stone and Arezzo (85km) where you can find beautiful alfresco from Piero della
Francesca. Colle val d’elsa is just 10 km away and has a stunning old town still out of main tourism circuits.

WINE PATHS AND A PANORAMIC DRIVE
Chianti is another entertaining itinerary that is quite close. The main sites to visit are Castellina in Chianti (15km) Radda in Chianti (25km) and Greve in Chianti (34km), just the drive through the wine cultivated hills justify the excursion.
Other destinations rich in history, combining a panoramic drive with a degustation experience are Montalcino (55km) with his Brunello wine, Montepulciano (75km) known for the Nobile di Montepulciano wine and Bolgheri, famous for its cypress-lined road and the prestigious Sassicaia wine.

RELAXING / THERMAL
For a tour with a restorative soak, visit Bagni Vignone, (40km) a medieval village built around a pool of
natural thermal hot spring water, Rapolano Terme (45Km), Bagni San Filippo (80km).

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing.
To secure your booking a deposit of 30% of the projected minimum number of participants (15) has to be paid. The deposit is non-refundable.
The second deposit of 30% of the projected minimum number has to be paid 3 months before and balance one week before arrival.
Clients whose balances are not received by the 30-day deadline, risk forfeiting their retreat booking.

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