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The Essentials

  • pool, free wifi, parking lot
  • Hotel Type: Romantic, Quiet, Small, Country house, Nature
  • Hotel size (number of rooms): 18
  • Check-in: 15:00 - 17:00 | Check-out: 08:00 - 11:00

Highlights

  • Intimate and informal atmosphere
  • Lovingly-made, high quality furnishings in guestrooms
  • Picturesque location amid Tuscan vineyards
  • Breakfast on sunny terrace
  • Opportunities to learn about wine-making/viticulture
  • Guests receive a bottle of hotel’s own Valdonica wine on arrival

Good to know

  • Outdoor swimming pool is found directly below hotel, about 5 minutes drive away: however, it also within easy walking distance
  • Secluded location, so larger towns only accessible by car

Facilities

wheelchair access
concierge
wireless LAN
wireless LAN in lobby
free
wireless LAN in rooms
free
internet in lobby
free
24 hour internet access
air conditioning
in all rooms
non-smoking building
entire hotel incl. lobby
parking
free parking spaces
terrace
breakfast served on terrace, sunbeds, deckchairs, sunshades, sea views, valley views, nature views, old town views
laundry service
garden / outside area
sunbathing area, sunbeds, deckchairs, sunshades
barbecue area
bar
restaurant Momo
restaurant Marco
restaurant Glycine
restaurant Nada
restaurant Conchiglia
reception
opening times vary
airport shuttle
sewing / ironing service
heliport / helipad
late Check out

Location

Via del Seminario 26
58036 Sassofortino
Tuscany, Italy
Map
in a forest/woods
Mountain: Sassoforte
700 m high
2000 m away
motorway
15 km (Highway Roma-Grosseto-Pisa/Siena-Grosseto)
train station
20 km (Grosseto)
airport
180 km (Roma/Pisa/Florence)
harbor
60 km (Piombino)
public transport stop
0,2 km (Public Bus)
trade fair center
20 km (Grosseto)
nearest city
20 km (Grosseto)
swimming bay
40 km (Castiglione della Pescaia/Follonica)
mountains
40 km (Monte Amiata)
boat dock
40 km (Castiglione/Scarlino)
shopping
0,2 km (Sassofortino)
outdoor pool
(At VALDONICA Cantina)
golf course
20 km (Punta Ala/Gavorano/Grosseto)
historic district
0,2 km (Sassofortino/ Roccatedirighi)
tourist sights
0,2 km (Etruscan Village)
beach
40 km (Castiglione della Pescaia/ Follonica)
forest
(Oak Forests of Valdonica)
winter sports resort
40 km (Monte Amiata)

Hotel description

The Valdonica Vineyard Residence is set in a peaceful corner of picturesque Tuscany, surrounded by meadows, forests, lakes and vineyards perfectly suited to extended walks. Each of the 9 rooms is decorated in bright colours and has its own private garden with a terrace and sun loungers. The rooms are replete with lovingly realised details such as handmade furniture, bed linen and towels, and a small selection of literature. However, each room is also equipped with modern comforts including a minibar, TV and DVD player.
Winery Hotel: Traditional Italian bed & breakfast in Tuscany
The beautiful Valdonica Winery, where the hotel is located, is set amid sun-dappled hills and enjoys views to the Mediterranean Sea and island of Giglio. The traditional bright and airy architecture of Tuscany is evident in the 9 rooms, where it is skilfully combined with modern design. Meanwhile, the importance of viticulture is evident in every detail of the hotel and throughout the grounds. The residence produces its own wines, which have won international awards and can, of course, be sampled on-site. Guests that wish to understand more about the wine-making process are free to explore the vineyards on their own or participate in a grape harvest.
Romantic Hotel: private atmosphere and loving details
Guestrooms at the Valdonica Vineyard Residence stand out from those of other hotels. Lovingly designed, they evoke the surrounding wine country with individual touches, including handmade bed linen, towels and bathrobes, as well as high quality furniture designed by local artisans. The private terrace invites visitors to relax with a glass of fine wine. In addition, visitors can compare flavours with other guests while enjoying the wonderful views of the surrounding vineyards during wine tasting events on the hotel terrace. Those looking for an even more intimate experience can exclusively hire the Villa Valdonica, located in a private setting 100m from the main house. Villa Valdonica offers 3 double rooms, all with private bathrooms, while guests can choose to enjoy the hotel catering or cook for themselves in the well-equipped kitchen.
Ecohotel: Sustainable eco-philosophy
Due to its unique setting and focus on the natural environment, the Valdonica Vineyard Residence is an ideal retreat for nature lovers and those in need of peace and quiet. The rolling hills and vineyards of the area form part of the Maremma region, which stretches along southern Tuscany’s Mediterranean coast. To help preserve this precious landscape, the owners of Valdonica Vineyard Residence have opted to operate the plant on a sustainable ecological basis. All grapes are grown organically and even the power supply is ensured via renewable sources.
Food & Drink: Hearty breakfasts, Tuscan specialities and local wines
Breakfast is served on the hotel’s terrace and takes the form of a buffet spread, where guests can enjoy fresh produce supplied by small local companies. This includes homemade jams and ham and cheeses particular to Tuscany. There are also weekly wine tasting events, which are combined with a dinner. These take place in the hotel’s atmospheric wine cellar, where local wines are served alongside traditional Tuscan dishes.
Sports & Recreation: outdoor swimming pools amid lush grounds, exploring the vineyards
Only a two minute walk from the villas the hotel’s outdoor pool is harmoniously integrated into the vineyards and offers a spectacular view over the Maremma to the Mediterranean Sea with the island of Giglio. Another pool is about 20 minutes walk away from the guest rooms and can also be reached by car within 5 minutes. The pool is picturesquely set among olive and oak trees, and swimmers can soak in the views of the Mediterranean Sea. The hotel grounds are a great starting point for long walks or cycle rides through the extensive surrounding vineyards, during which guests can not only enjoy the beautiful Tuscan countryside, but also observe the countless flocks of sheep that wander free in the local area. The medieval city of Grosseto, which offers bars, restaurants and shopping facilities, as well as an architecturally interesting historic centre, is 20km from Valdonica Vineyard Residence.
Location: Panoramic views over vineyards to the Mediterranean
Valdonica Vineyard Residence is situated in southern Tuscany among the hills of the Maremma region in central Italy. The hotel is located approximately 40km from the Mediterranean Sea, which is visible from the hotel terrace. The rooms themselves offer views of the Tuscan vineyards that surround the hotel. Grosseto is the nearest large town and is about 20km away. The nearest airport is located at Siena, approximately 60km from the hotel. The small and tranquil village of Sassofortino is just 1km northeast of the Valdonica Vineyard Residence.

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