Live the unique experience of a holiday in a charming farm in Italy, to live in nature while enjoying organic food, in a romantic and unforgettable holiday.
For those who are always in search of new adventures, new ideas for authentic experiences and original travel, here 15 ideas for a romantic and organic weekend in a farm, tasting delicious local products and wines, participating in country activities, and discovering the pleasure and beauty of living connected with nature in these eco-friendly farms and estates with unique charm.
An organic farm in a charming historic home
Once it was an ancient customs between the Papal State and the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, and now it has become a wonderful organic farm where you can spend green holidays in Sorano.
The rooms are furnished with objects, colors and artifacts displayed in rotation by artists from around the world. Among the fields of saffron and spirulina, guests have access to a porch furnished with sofas and comfortable pillows, a garden with an old tree, chaise long and hammocks, a gazebo, a straw theater where during the summer you can attend cinema under the stars, a Bio-pool with salt water and a romantic heated bathtub for two.
Why it’s green: 100% of the energy used comes from renewable sources. The sewage is fitodepurate and used for irrigation of the agricultural part. Breakfast and all the dishes of the restaurant are made with organic farm produce or organic farms in the area.
Do not miss: discover this interesting route along the Via Granducale, a walk through enchanted woods, Etruscan tombs and Roman castles.
Charming farm nestled in the hills of Chianti Rufina
Just 15 minutes from Florence, in the Sieve Valley, awaits the farmhouse La Fontaccia, the perfect place to taste the flavors of Tuscany, the excellent organic extra virgin olive oil produced directly by the farm and the excellent wines of the area. You can choose from 3 rooms and 2 apartments, all furnished re-using vintage furniture and objects typical of the Tuscan peasant culture.
Why it’s green: the accommodation is 100% eco-sustainable thanks to clean energy, water saving and eco- friendly cleaning products.
Do not miss: obviously, you can not leave this paradise without sipping and enjoying a good bottle of Chianti, a red wine famous all over the world.
Charm and nature in the Regional Park Spina Verde
We are in the province of Como, in one of the most beautiful parks of Lombardy, characterized by terraces, wonderful views and tranquility. Here Cascina Rodiani awaits you, a green hospitality situated on the summit of Mount Drezzo, which combines the best comfort with amazing nature. You can taste genuine, exclusively organic, eco-solidarity and local products, spend beautiful nights in the beautiful bedrooms made with recycled materials and furniture.
Why it’s green: energy saving, solar panels, water savings and organic food make this property truly green.
Do not miss: in just 15 minutes you can reach the beautiful Lake Como or Lake Lugano, stunning places to spend relaxing hours.
Charming farm in the Langa
What do you think about a house in the woods, surrounded by chestnut trees, birches, oaks, meadows and other wonders in the pristine heart of the Langa? I Pascoli di Amaltea is a farm with great charm, where you can immerse yourself in the daily life of an organic farm, with its artisanal cheeses and animals, or relax in a hammock, or discover the surroundings by bicycle. Alessandro and Arianna invite you in their house, where the rooms are furnished with recycled materials and old objects and breakfast is made with organic products. It’s also the perfect place for children who can enjoy an enclosed courtyard to play safe and and see the animals of the farm.
Why it’s green: the farmhouse separates waste, uses bulk products, organic, biodynamic ingredients and the hot water is heated with solar panels.
Do not miss: in the farm they breed endangered sheep, thanks to which they produce excellent cheeses. Buy them directly from the farm!
Romantic farmhouse in the greenery of Marche
In the heart of the Marches, the region still unknown to mass tourism but that offers beautiful landscapes, you will find the farmhouse La Curtis, an old farmhouse surrounded by vineyards and orchards. The apartments available for guests are furnished with style and equipped with every comfort, in the garden you’ll find a large swimming pool and a beautiful gazebo, while a fireplace in the breakfast room will heat up the cold winter morning. And while the children play in the playground surrounded by nature, you can taste wine, oil, tomatoes, and much more in the charming wine cellar.
Why it’s green: the accommodation and the apartments have been restored according to the principles of green building, energy is 100% renewable and avoids wasting water.
Do not miss: near the farm you’ll find the river Aso and its pebble beach nestled in the trees. It will make your stay even more special.
Charming farm on the slopes of Mount Etna
Among the scents of citrus and olive trees, on the north-east of Mount Etna, there’s BagolArea, a wonderful organic farm with 24 hectares of vegetable garden, orchards, vineyards and woodland. The accommodation offers to its guests attractive apartments and even a wooden chalet. You can choose to participate in agricultural activities, discover the different routes of ecotourism or simply relax in a hammock admiring the volcano and tasting the exquisite organic products of the farm.
Why it’s green: all the buildings that make up the structure are provided with photovoltaic and thermal solar panels, there are flow reducers for water and eco-sustainability it has always been at the center of this project.
Do not miss: forget the car and arrive at the farm on a very special train: Circumetnea travels through small villages around the volcano and indescribable lava views.
Organic farm in the hills of Montefeltro
Spend unforgettable moments in the countryside of Montefeltro, a short walk from the Adriatic Sea, from the marvelous bay of Vallugola and the wonderful Urbino. Here waiting for you there’s Villa Rosa, a charming country resort where you can breathe in the scents of the countryside, taste the local dishes, and immerse yourself in breathtaking scenery. The rooms are perfect for a romantic getaway, with the ceilings with beams, the stone walls and the wrought-iron beds.
Why it’s green: the old farmhouse in the countryside has been renovated with the most modern techniques of green building, it uses 100% renewable energy sources and in the restaurant you will find only organic and local ingredients.
Do not miss: in autumn you can participate in the harvest of the white truffle that grows in the private nature reserve, or just taste this so exquisite food.
Huge swimming pool, ancient wheat and quiet in a charming farm in Garfagnana
We move into the heart of Garfagnana between the Apuan Alps and the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, where you’ll find Antico podere De Stefani, an oasis of peace where you can live a natural holiday, among a dip in the pool, the silence of the countryside, a bike ride, a wine tasting and country fairs.
Why it’s green: the electricity is from renewable sources, the buildings have the thermal insulation.
Do not miss: Discover Garfagnana trekking, a circular route, that starts from Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, and allows you in nine stages to make the full tour of this Tuscan valley.
Charme and nature in a farmhouse in Sicily
The Organic Farm Case Don Ignazio is a fully renovated old rural property, immersed in the countryside of Noto, a few minutes from the Vendicari reserve and the sea. Here you can stay in comfortable apartments surrounded by Mediterranean vegetation, walk among the aromatic herbs, collect produce from the garden and relax to the rhythm of nature, forgetting the frenzy of everyday life.
Why it’s green: the accommodation uses clean energy from photovoltaic and solar panels, reduces waste, makes use of bio-architecture, and promotes organic farming.
Do not miss: discover this easy itinerary to discover on foot the beauty of Vendicari Reserve.
Immense farm near Gubbio
Villa Dama was once an ancient hamlet composed of five farmhouses and 170 hectares of vineyards, olive groves and trails and now is a beautiful organic farm where every holiday is unique and special. The rooms and apartments are arranged in the 5 houses, that are 1 km away from the main house, where the restaurant is located. Here you can taste the farm products: meat, vegetables, cheeses, meats, wine, oil, everything is produced on site by the farm itself. You can participate in cooking or cheese making classes, or in the olive harvest, you can visit the farm and animals, or dive into one of the two stone pools.
Why it’s green: energy is clean, the food is exclusively organic, water is heated by the sun, and the cleaning products are eco-friendly.
Do not miss: within the immense estate you’ll find many trails to explore on foot or by bicycle!
Vegan farm at the gates of Belluno Dolomites National Park
For those who have chosen to undertake a vegan lifestyle or for those who want to try it, there is Campo di Cielo, a wooden emissions-free farm house at the foot of the Dolomites, 5 km from Feltre and 20 km from Belluno. The farm produces wine, fruit, vegetables, corn and offers to its guests 5 rooms with large bathrooms, a vegan restaurant, sauna and library.
Why it’s green: It’s a green building and energy is 100% clean!
Do not miss: Belluno Dolomites National Park contains priceless natural treasures, do not miss the wild Monti del Sole, with the waterfalls of Soffia.
Organic farm and charming in Tuscany
A few steps from the hot springs of Saturnia you’ll find Terre Brune, an exclusive farm in the pristine nature of Maremma, with ancient stone buildings surrounded by olive trees. It is a magical place, where nature comes first, and the rooms are romantic and designed to give relax and wellness to the guests.
Why it’s green: green architecture, organic food, water and energy savings make this accommodation eco-sustainable.
Do not miss: discover this beautiful hike into the heart of Maremma: biking through pretty villages to arrive at the thermal baths of Saturnia.
An organic farm overlooking the hills of Monferrato
Here in Monferrato, in Piedmont, the best wines of Italy come to life in the gentle hills planted with vines, where ancient villages and perched castles are hidden. The farm Le Piagge is the ideal starting point to visit this area. It offers 7 bedrooms, each one different and all traditionally furnished, a beautiful pool and a natural cooking.
Why it’s green: The accommodation uses water flow reducers, Energy saving lights and ecological cleaning products.
Do not miss: in the estate you can try the path of Archery. And if you are a beginner you can also take private lessons.
A charming farm house with a real Trullo
A 4 km from Alberobello, there’s Masseria Torricella, a suggestive white farmhouse, with heated pool, whirlpool and a great restaurant to enjoy the exquisite cuisine from Apulia. The spaces are furnished with taste, respecting the ancient peasant style, with wrought-iron beds and hand-embroidered pillowcases. Here you can sleep in a trullo, for a unique and exciting experience!
Why it’s green: the farm is 100% sustainable because of its commitment in the use of energy, food, and water.
Do not miss: it is the perfect place for a cycling weekend! You can rent a bike directly here and discover the woods and the surrounding area.
Romantic farmhouse in the hills of Camaiore
Here we are again in Tuscany, for a magical stay at Borgo4Case, a farm with a wonder view of the hills of Versilia. Here you will find a beautiful swimming pool with salt water without chlorine chemicals, homemade jams, a scented extra virgin olive oil and romantic bedrooms.
Why it’s green: the farm is committed to protecting the environment for over 20 years and it does so through photovoltaic and solar panels, water recovery and energy savings light bulbs.
Do not miss: discover the hidden corners of Versilia through this route on foot or by mountain bike.