If you are looking for a holiday in a peaceful place surrounded by nature, Italy offers many pleasant corners. In the heart of Tuscany, near to Siena and Florence, you can stay at Tenuta Il Corno. This amazing Agriturismo is a piece of heaven right in the middle of Chianti. Chianti is famous for its landscape made of hills and viniards, where they produce one of the best wines in the world. With your holiday in agriturismo you can see with your own eyes the marvelous countryside that makes this renowned wine.
In addition to the country, you can visit beautiful towns rich in history, culture, art and architecture. From Etruscan to the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance, you will understand the ages and the paths that made Tuscany great and a worthy representative of Italian culture in the world.
The outstanding Tuscan scenery with its olive and cypress trees on the hillsides, harbor old villas and farmhouses nicely combined with nature. Tenuta Il Corno is an old country house built in fourteenth century. Here they used to produce olive oil and wine, and nowadays this traditional work is going on thanks to the new owners that managed to mix the business with a new way of sustainable tourism.
The 300 years old vineyard is the pride of the owners! Here they produce their own wine that you can taste togheter with other Tuscan wines. If you love wine you won’t miss their rich selection. The restaurant offers a typical menu and the recipes are prepared with traditional methods and fresh and local ingredients.
Another welcoming region of Italy is Umbria, in the south. Agriturismo Poggio degli Olivi is located near to Assisi, the city of Saint Francis, patron of Italy. This peaceful place will show you all its magnificence among historical buildings and nature at its best.
Poggio degli Olivi is a wide estate including olive trees and a mill, a great garden with a thousand of flowers, and interesting trails to have a walk around.
However, the building was restored by the owners to welcome their guests with the best. In fact, you can play tennis, swim in the pool, relax in the spa, or have a delicious lunch in the restaurant. This Agriturismo is formed by different buildings nicely linked each other. Despite it is a large estate, Agriturismo Poggio degli Olivi has only 12 rooms to allow you to make the best of it and let yourself enjoy the holiday in absolute privacy. Most of the rooms have a balcony, so you can enjoy the view of the whole valley to Assisi.
Reaching Assisi you will enjoy some of the most impressive religious buildings in the world, as Basilica of Saint Francis, Basilica of Saint Clare, Eremo delle Carceri. Other historical buildings like the fortress Rocca Maggiore, with its towers and stone walls will let you breathless for their greatness.
Book an Agriturismo in Umbria or in Tuscany to discover the beauty of Italy.