f you love culture, art, nature, trekking, walking, biking, riding, this is the perfect B&B for you between Tuscany and Umbria!
We live in Tuscany in the little village of Riccio, near to the ancient Etruscan and medieval town of Cortona (made famous in the film 'Under the Tuscan Sun').
Our big terrace overlooks the typical Tuscan countryside.
The house has a long history: it was built in the 18th century and is furnished with antique furniture ......
..... and here ....Gabri takes care of the Guests in the B&B and Maurizio works as a artist-carpenter in the workshop next door, making bespoke furniture..
We are near:
the cities of Arezzo, Perugia and Siena (1/2 hour by train or car)
Rome: 1.5 hours by car
Florence: 1 hour by car
Train station 1 km
bus stop at 50 mt
Lake Trasimeno (3 km)
many beautiful walks are near, or bring your bikes
4 rooms with bathroom Tv wifi
breakfast (traditional or vegetarian/vegan) made with home-made products (cakes and biscuits);
use of the kitchen, if you need to cook
relax in the living room (with sofa, TV, library with computers), on the terrace, or in the orchard;
use of wash machine
Cyclists welcome (we also offer rental and safe storage); see also www.albergabici.it
We can organise food and wine tours, horse riding and farm visits
Discounts 20% at the local restaurant (3 mins from home) for at least no. 3 dinners.
We offer also maps, guides and reccomendations..
We also work with ROBERTO IACOPELLI mountain and Ski Guide (www.discoverdolomites.com)
We offer a traditional Italian breakfast, but we can cater according to your preferences.
Kitchen usage and utilities
It is possible to use the kitchen to prepare your meals. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave oven, fridge, stoves, gas oven, water boiler, pots, dishes, cookware and all the amenities.
There is also a couch in the kitchen with TV and free wireless internet connection.
We also have an orchard garden with fruit trees. It is equipped with seats, table and a barbecue grill so that you can relax and where the children may play safely.
Entertainment for the kids
I work with the didactic WWF farm, where the kids may feedi and ride horses, ponies etc. Highly qualified experts will look after the safety of the kids.
I am pleased to set the table for breakfast with products prepared by me:
various cakes, cookies, muffins, etc.. etc.. jams, never fail yogurt, cereals, fresh bread and fruit juice.
For those, who love a savory breakfast, I make pies, turnovers, pizza with salami and cheese, tomatoes and aubergines, eggs.
Vegetarians and vegans are increasing and therefore, I having a daughter vegan, I'm specialized in the preparation of vegan products, without the use of animal derivatives.