About This Listing
B&B “La Vite” (The grape-vine)
Room “Chianti” – Please check Pictures and Availability!
We are located in Pienza, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996 in the heart of Tuscany.
Relax and stroll through Pienza’s small alleyways, marvel the city dating back to the Renaissance time and browse the picturesque shops and restaurants offering local produce.
“La Vite” Bed & Breakfast is located in the heart of the old town of Pienza within walking distance to the terrace overlooking the Orcia Valley, which is also a UNESCO world heritage site since 2004.
The building dates back to the 15th Century and has been renovated to provide guests with all the comfort, including a large living area, free Wi-Fi and a nearby parking area.
The B&B features 3 comfortable rooms and 1 Suite located away from each other and over 2 levels to guarantee the best privacy to our guests.
Each room is equipped with a bathroom with shower, hair dryer, independent heating system, TV, free Wi-Fi.
The B&B’s name comes from the centuries old grape-vine located by the building. For the same reason the rooms have been named with the quality wines of the area. The suite is called like the Roman wine gods.
• 1. Room “Brunello” (red wine from Montalcino): double room;
• 2. Suite “Bacco & Arianna” (Roman wine God & Goddess): double room, living area with sofa (which may be used as additional bed) and balcony over a local street. Suitable for families or groups up to 4 people;
• 3. Room “Chianti”(red wine from central Tuscany): double room;
• 4. Room “Orcia” (red wine from the valleys surrounding Pienza): double room.
Every morning Caterina, your local young host, will serve you a typical Italian breakfast including her delicious homemade cakes.
Pienza hosts events all year round. In the area are also well known natural spa resorts (Bagno Vignoni, Bagni San Filippo, Chianciano Terme), Etruscan archeological sites (Sarteano, Chiusi, Chianciano) and traditional medieval towns well worth visiting (San Quirico d’Orcia, Montalcino, Radicofani, Montepulciano e Siena).
Easy to visit the major cities of Tuscany and central Italy.
The Orcia Valley is ideal for bike tours. Bikes may be rented locally.
Local farms producing cheese, oil and wine are also open to visitors.
Visit the Reception desk for tourist information including bike tours, farm visits, archeological sites, museums, restaurants and taxi reservation.
Interaction with Guests
Catherine will always be present to assist her guests during their stay.
* Breakfast will be served from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.
* Is available a space "Free service" with ingredients and accessories where guests can prepare and enjoy tea and herbal teas at any time they wish.
* The arrival time is in the afternoon, usually from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm; we are available to different needs until to 9:00 pm. The different check-in from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm must be notified in advance.
* The Municipality of Pienza apply the tax in the measure of € 0.70 per guest per night to be paid locally.
* The reception is at disposal for information and for a tour booking service.
When we arrived to Pienza, we easily found this unique, charming place B&B La Vite. We were greeted by a lovely young women Katheryn. She showed us to our suite, bedroom and a living room, although we only reserved a room. So that was a nice surprise. The parking was a little bit tricky. We had to unload our luggage outside the walls of the town because cars are not aloud in the old town. But we found a free parking near by. Location was perfect. Walking distance to everything. We enjoyed standing on a little balcony and admire this beautiful street, so green and colorful. The rooms were decorated in traditional warm style. Everything was clean and functional. The breakfast was excellent. Good fresh coffee and pastries with yogurt was my favorite. It was a pleasure staying at this place. I only have warm and beautiful feeling with this experience. And I believe the price was very reasonable also. If you are planning visiting Pienza, B&B La Vite is the place to stay.
Nous avons été très bien accueillies dans ce quartier très calme, tout en étant central à Pienza.
Nous avons été aidées pour une recherche d'horaires de train sur internet.
Nos hôtes connaissent bien leur région et nous ont donné de bons conseils sur ce qu'il fallait voir en priorité à Pienza, à Montepulciano et à Sienne.
Lovely stay at La Vite!
Our host, Caterina is very friendly and helpful! Her homemade breakfast was great! miss all the croissants and cakes. The room is nice and comfortable. La Vite is perfectly located at Pienza, great place to stay if you want to explore Val d'Orcia.
Giulio's Daughter Katerina was our delightful host. As we arrived, she came out into the main street to show us where to put the car! Her breakfasts are a definite bonus! This is a great base from which to enjoy tuscany. Perfectly located, perfectly comfortable and easy, free parking!
Esperienza stupenda. Accoglienza meravigliosa di tutta la famiglia Alberti e sopratutto di Caterina, sempre disponibile per risolvere qualsiais problema, oltre ad essere una bravissima pasticcera.
La Vite si trova in una delle strade più charmose di Pienza che è tutta carina.
Vicina ai principali monumenti e a due passi della bellissima vista della Valle d'Orcia.
Attorniata da ristoranti e piccole botteghe dove si può comperare il famoso pecorino, salumi e vini per un pic nic sotto il sole.
Camera gradevole, bagno moderno, pulizia perfetta e costante. Letto confortevole e biancheria pulitissima.
Ottimo b&b nel cuore di Pienza!! Stanza molto carina e pulitissima, ad accoglierci anche un mini-spumante e degli ottimi biscotti. Gentilissimi e cordiali Giulio e sua figlia Caterina, che è anche la cuoca delle deliziose torte della colazione. Lo raccomandiamo sicuramente!
Soggiorno fantastico! La camera è meravigliosa, pulita e confortevole, l'intera struttura è davvero splendida. La colazione ottima e direi più che abbondante! Il signor Giulio ci ha fornito tutte le informazioni necessarie e Caterina è stata davvero gentilissima e disponibile a tutte le richieste. Consigliatissimo, un'ottimo punto di partenza per visitare le bellezze della Val d'Orcia.
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About the Host, Giulio
I'm Giulio and I'm very passionate about astronomy. I will be happy to host you and if you want we can watch the sky together: on request we can organize astronomic observation with the help of my telescope. Moreover Pienza and Valdorcia are UNESCO World heritage and If you want I can help you to discover this beautiful area.