Country House Hotels: the best ones in Umbria e Toscana

Country House Hotels

Those who choose an accommodation surrounded by nature when organizing the holiday is an attentive traveler who wants to combine his desire to relax and have cultural attractions within walking distance. A recent survey found that about 86% of tourists are fully satisfied with the holiday in the country house hotels in Italy and are ready to relive the experience.

Italy has a lot of country house hotels. Tuscany is among the top destinations, following Umbria and Campania. The values that visitors most appreciate are three: identity, hospitality and kilometer 0.

The experience inside a country house hotel is decidedly slow, discovering the most authentic values and the bond that man has always had with the earth.

Thanks to the success of this type of tourism, it was possible to recover rural areas and promote the territory. The breakthrough that made it possible to transform many farmers into real hoteliers was made with the new generation of farmers who invested in the old family ruins.

Umbria and Tuscany, thanks to their territorial characteristics and geographic location, are some of the Italian regions with the highest number of country houses. If you intend to visit Umbria, an ideal accommodation facility is La Locanda del Prete in Saragano, in the province of Perugia.

Here, surrounded by olive groves and immersed in a medieval village to be discovered, stands this country house hotel that has faithfully maintained some of the stone elements that characterize all the buildings of the village. In this structure, guests can stay in real apartments for greater comfort and privacy.

The furnishings, made in country style, fit perfectly into the rustic characteristics of the place giving the whole a taste even more interesting. Inside La Locanda del Prete you will also find a magnificent SPA with personalized beauty and wellness treatments and a restaurant with a panoramic terrace that we recommend you try, Here, in fact, you can taste exquisite dishes made following local recipes and try the typical meat as well as a wide selection of fine Umbrian wines.

For those who instead intend to visit Tuscany and immerse themselves totally in its landscape, architectural and cultural beauties starting from the choice of the best country house hotel, our advice is to choose Le Buche, located in Sarteano, in the province of Siena.

This structure, which makes the production of wine one of its greatest boast, is surrounded by vineyards and is very close to the Etruscan villages of which this region is full.

Inside this country house hotel, you will find an exclusive SPA with relaxation room, massage area, herbal tea area, heated pool with hydromassage, emotional showers, Finnish sauna and fitness area. Outside there is another pool, 15 meters long, of salt water.

The rooms of this unmissable structure, thirteen in total, are all very spacious and bright, furnished in a style that we call “rustic-zen”, that is elegant but at the same time with elements that don’t make us forget to be in the country.


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