You need to stop. To get off the daily carousel made of a thousand commitments and situations that sometimes appear asphyxiating. To get away from the usual routine, so tiring and pressing. You need to escape. To find your balance, to breathe and rediscover beauty. Sometimes escape is really necessary, and what better way than to hide in nature, in special places far from everything that will make you fall in love with landscapes, with perfumes, with the little things, with life. We have selected 10 sustainable and chic breaks perfect for your next getaway. Ready to dream and leave?
Between two seas in a pristine Sicily
A haven for artists and for people who love being immersed in nature and in silence away from the chaos of tourist routes. A charming little house 8 km from Noto, at an altitude of 450 meters on the Iblee hills, surrounded by dry stone walls and Maquis shrubland. From the house you can enjoy a unique and wonderful view of the extreme tip of Sicily with the Mediterranean on the right and the Ionian Sea on the left.
You can’t miss: near Noto you will find the Vendicari Nature Reserve with its ancient tuna-fishing nets, its paths and beautiful beaches.
Starting from € 40
Among the warmth of wood, admiring Piedmont mountains
In the beautiful rooms covered in Swiss pine and invaded by its relaxing perfume of the Lou Pitavin Inn it’s easy to feel far away from everyday life and return to breathe. Immersed in the Maira Valley, the property offers fantastic Occitan-Piedmontese cuisine, a family welcome and a unique location.
You can’t miss: Maira Valley is a paradise for MTB lovers. Here a fascinating journey through the pristine nature of this spectacular valley.
Starting from 55 €
An ancient charming tower in Val Chiavenna
What was once an ancient tower is now an eco-friendly residence that looks like it’s made for chic breaks. You will be alone, in the nature of this corner of Lombardy and surrounded by vineyards, and you will feel like living a fairy tale.
You can’t miss: the tower house is located along the “Bregaglia” cycle path.
Starting from € 150
In the heart of Umbria surrounded by vineyards
Within the Roccafiore resort, but still far from everything: the Wine Chalet is perfect for an exclusive stay of intimate relax, amid an oak wood and endless vineyards. The winery, located a few meters away, is available for visits, tastings or picnics, while the Resort, nearby, offers an excellent restaurant and the care and attention of the Wellness Center.
You can’t miss: we are just a few minutes from Todi, so you cannot miss the climb to the top of the bell tower of the church of San Fortunato, which offers a wonderful view of the charming town and the green Umbrian hills.
Starting from € 100
Charming farmhouse for chic breaks in Maremma
Relais Villa Acquaviva is certainly the ideal place for chic breaks: a romantic, charming farmhouse where you can regenerate, savor the Tuscan atmosphere and taste the typical products and wines of the region.
You can’t miss: we are very close to the beautiful Saturnia hot springs, why not get there by bike?
Starting from € 110
An eco-friendly relais kissed by the Marche sun
We escape and take refuge in the greenery of Conero Rivera, where an ancient white stone farmhouse skillfully restored awaits us. Acanto Country House welcomes us with its 7 rooms, the exclusive park of 10,000 square meters, a refined decor, suggestive corners and a view that sweeps from the Sirolo sea to the Marche hills.
You can’t miss: the relais is located in the middle of the Anello della Pecorara path, a route of 6 and a half kilometers to cover by MTB to discover vineyards and olive groves, small streams and woods, cliffs overlooking the sea and caves.
Starting from € 90
An eco-chic cottage near the Cinque Terre
You can only get there on foot here. Going up from the village of Campiglia, you move away from everything and everything finds its dimension. The house overlooks a paved farmyard with sea view, equipped with a large table where you can dine in the moonlight in the company of fireflies. The interiors are furnished with antique or hand-made furniture. A truly unique and magical place, out of the chaos of the 5 Terre, yet close, completely immersed in nature, perfect for pulling the plug and finding peace.
You can’t miss: it will be difficult to go away from this little paradise, but how not to visit the beautiful Cinque Terre?
Starting from € 150
On the tip of a promontory of the island of Lipari
The Monterosa Atoll is a typical house of the Aeolian Islands, surrounded by nature and overlooking the sea, on the tip of the promontory of the Island of Lipari. For some chic breaks what could be better than relaxing on a hammock with the feeling of being in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea?
You can’t miss: a boat trip, a walk in Marina Corta at sunset, a visit to its castle that castle is not… certainly in Lipari there is so much to do and discover.
Starting from € 100
An ancient tower surrounded by greenery, overlooking the Ligurian sea
It was once a lookout tower, today it is a truly unique resort, among swings, hanging basins and old drinking troughs. Immersed in an incredible botanical garden, The Mortola Tower offers a loft, the orangery and the romantic suite, as well as numerous charming spaces. You will love the uncontaminated nature that surrounds the ancient house, the particular microclimate and the breathtaking view (180 degrees) over the sea.
You can’t miss: definitely a visit to the nearby Hanbury Gardens.
Starting from € 150
An eco-friendly farm in the nature of the Adamello Brenta Natural Park
Charming rooms, panoramic terraces, hammocks in the forests, a fireplace: this and much more await you in the Maso Azzurro, mountain chalet in the heart of the Adamello Brenta Natural Park.
You can’t miss: here are some of the most beautiful itineraries in the park.
Starting from 70 €
Where will your next chic breaks to get away from everything?