Il Corniolo

  • Farm house
Località Le Prade, 25 - 55033 Castiglione di Garfagnana - Lucca - Italy

A biological agritutirsmo and pet-friendly in Castiglione di Garfagnana, 48 km from Pisa, with outdoor pool, sauna, free WIFI and stables for horseback Horse.

The Farm The Dogwood is 500 meters above sea level Garfagnana, small and beautiful region in the province of Lucca, the valley of the river Serchio and extreme North of Tuscany.
The farm is home to farm covers 14 hectares hill, in the town of Castiglione Garfagnana, in the middle of a unique natural scenery, the land of holiday par excellence, parks and nature reserves such as the Apennines, Orecchiella and Apuan Alps.
Since the '80s, after the cessation of breeding dairy cattle and meat, a source of livelihood for many families of farmers succeeded to run the "Dogwood", after appropriate optimization of stable, begin to accommodate horses The handling of Canottola as well as those of our guests.
Almost goes without saying that we are in an ideal position, with routes from easy and relaxing and more challenging to meet the various needs, a very good base for hiking or trekking, if you prefer, on foot or horseback. It can even organize real equestrian tourism, supervised deliveries.
The activity of riding alongside the organic agricultural production of barley, apples, herbs such as thyme and lavender and wild fruits such as blackberries, cornel, medlar and Italian Strozzapreti. As 'Farmers Keepers are an active partner of the Tuscany Region to safeguard biodiversity', with the replanting of old fruits such as apple Perrussetto and special crops such as "Formenton Palazzaccio" ancient native maize, wheat Lipstick, beans Turkish Grey and Matte, tomato strawberry, pumpkin moon that we grow to reproduce the seeds to be given to the bank of the ancient seeds, as well as to produce and enjoy traditional flavors forgotten.
The Dogwood, in addition to organic we are interested and sensitive to all the issues of sustainable development, such as waste reduction, use of renewable energy and use of natural products.

Ecosustainability

  • No single dose
  • 100% renewable energy
  • Organic or Local Food
  • Car-free accessibility
  • Ecological cleaning products
  • More than 80% waste recycling
  • Energy saving lights
  • Green building
  • Solar thermal panels for hot water
  • Water flow reducers
  • Recovery & reuse of rainwater
  • Towel change on request
  • Water-saving toilets

Service

  • Kitchenette
  • Electric Vehicles Charging
  • Private bathroom
  • Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Organic garden
  • Bicycles
  • Ecotourism itineraries
  • Pool
  • Wellness center
  • Accessibility
  • Small pets allowed
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Horse riding
  • Artisanal products for sale
  • Covid-19 Safety measures
  • Bonus Vacanze

Ecolabel, Certification, Memberships

  • ICEA Ecolabel
  • WWF Fattorie del Panda

Theme

  • Countryside & farm
  • Organic food

Wonderful

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Antonia

2 years ago

We used Il Corniolo as a base for our horse riding holiday and it worked out perfectly. The three bedroom house we rented was sparkly clean and all the facilities were ample for our needs. Franca is wonderful. In addition to helping us during our stay, she answered all our questions prior to the trip through emails and coordinated the riding for us with Silvano. The hoses were beautiful, healthy and a pleasure to ride. Silvano took us on interesting and varied rides through rivers, forest trails, small towns and scenic vistas of the beautiful Tuscan countryside. We also enjoyed walking around Il Corniolo. There is a fortified town 2 Km up the road that was a wonderful walk. Do use the restaurant recommendation list. Il Pozzo was the best food we had our entire two weeks in Italy, notably the truffle soufflé. Our only regret was leaving.

It has been noticed: Organic or Local Food, Green building, Energy saving lights, Solar thermal panels for hot water, Ecological cleaning products.


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