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A special place for family, friends and Seminars
Podere Palazzina is a Tuscan-style, about 400 years old house, that has been restored completely to its original heritage.
It lies in a little valley by itself with a beautiful view over the hills of the Fiora Valley. Due to its central position it is situated within short reach of numerous interesting touristic and historic attractions. It is the place to have unforgettable excursions.
The thick walls made of "Tufo" and the floor heating throughout the house, supported by solar panels, assure a pleasant climate. For celebrations and seminars the recently restored 'Stalla' is at your disposal. The old pizza oven and the tuff-stone caves complement the ambience. In the large, well-equipped kitchen, the delicacies of the Maremma can be prepared.
Podere Palazzina is surrounded by Etruscan scenery, Lake Bolsena and the Tyrrhenian Sea. The Tuff-Stone towns of Pitigliano, Sorano and Sovana, located on high plateaus, and their Etruscan sites, are characteristic for this region. Driving to the beach on Lake Bolsena tales ca.15min. The drive to the Tyrrhenian Sea (about 1 hour) takes you through spectacular scenic areas. Visit the 'Terme di Saturnia', the Terme di Sorano or the wild hot springs that lie in open nature. On the wine trail of 'Strada del Vino' you can try local products such as DOC Wines and the best olive oils of Tuscany. Well worth is a trip to the 'Underground Orvieto'. The visit of the Maremma National Park is an unforgettable highlight.
Ski: Monte Amiata (1800m) offers skiing and lies about 1 hour away by car from Podere Palazzina. Winter sports equipment can be rented on site.
There is a maximum of 16 guests availability. More can possibly provided for on request. The owner stays on the top floor, which has its own access from the upper part of the property, and is happy to help for any necesseties, including very good local wine, olive oil, firewood and vegetables of the season from his biologic garden. The pool is closed from 1st October to 1st April.
On arrival clients must present their identity documents for all their party to the owner of the property or his representative thus permitting registration with the local authorities. Before taking possession of the keys to the property the client must pay the security deposit (€300 refunded on departure) against damages or breakage. The client is held responsible to the property for any costs in excess of the rental. The owner or his representative retains the right to refuse access to any client who fails to submit the required information. Clients must depart before 10.00 AM , leaving the property in a clean and tidy condition.
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About the Host, Thilo
Ich liebe das Leben, mit allen "Ups" und "Downs". "My writings cannot but be free from hatred towards any individual, because it is my firm belief, that it is love that sustains the earth" (Mahatma Ghandi)