Enjoy beautiful, seasonal, home-grown food: wild herbs, ‘forgotten’ fruits, prosciutto from rare breeds. Roberta’s dishes are creative, generous, and delicious, and if you stay three days, they offer you a cookery course.
Bathe beneath waterfalls; walk through meadows of flowers. This guest house up in the hills is much appreciated by hikers; the area is breathtakingly beautiful. Or spread your wings and catch a train to Florence (66km); the nearest station is a short drive. Wherever you go and whatever you do, ask James: his knowledge is second to none.
Return to the small hammam and sauna, or an afternoon swim in the sun. Bedrooms are divided between two buildings, with the more stylish rooms in the newest. If you’d love a log fire, choose a suite. For a spot in the sun, ‘Malva’ has a small private terrace.