Are you planning your next green holiday in central Italy? Discover the most beautiful organic farms in Tuscany to live an unforgettable experience.
Staying on an organic farm will make your holiday unforgettable. It is the perfect accommodation if you want to lose yourself among breathtaking landscapes, untouched natural areas, while also experiencing local foods and delicacies.
And if you are looking for a sense of freedom, and you are a fan of outdoor adventures, a holiday in the so-called Tuscan rural ‘borghi’ is right up your alley! Let’s discover which are the 10 most beautiful and sustainable organic farms in Tuscany, which will make your holiday truly magical.
1. A Beautiful Organic Resort and Glamping in the Heart of Maremma
In Sorano (Grosseto) you will find Sant’Egle. This ancient building from the ‘600 was turned into an eco-friendly organic farm and glamping. One of its most striking characteristics is that every room features original works of art made with re-using materials. This is the perfect place if you are looking for a zero waste but luxury holiday. Respect for biodiversity is the order of the day, as well as a fantastic organic/biodynamic breakfast.
If you are a yoga fan, you could also take part in one of the retreats of the new holistic space in the green building. And if you are a summer visitor, you will even have the chance to watch a movie in the outdoor cinema – or chill out in the natural saltwater swimming pool.
2. One of the Best Organic Farms and Camping in one of the most beautiful Tuscan ‘Borghi’
Another fantastic organic farm and glamping is Fattoria La Prugnola. It is in Montescudaio, in the most traditional Tuscan countryside. According to its green philosophy, you will have the chance to choose the accommodation experience which best suits your preferences. For example, you can choose to stay either in the treehouse or in the yurta (in the so-called organic-eco-camping), or even in one of the beautiful eco-sustainable flats.
If you like beach life, art cities, or even spas and natural parks, you should not miss:
- The Gulf of Baratti, the WWF oasis in Bibbona
- The Tuscan villages of Volterra and San Gimignano
- The Thermal Baths of Venturina or Saturnia
3. Swimming and Relaxing in the Beautiful Green area of Lucca’s hills
Near the ancient medieval village of Pieve di Compito, you will find the organic farm Alle Camelie. This is the perfect place if you want to explore Tuscany and staying among beautiful olive trees and camellias. Respect for the environment, and the production of quality products, are the key points of the philosophy of the structure. Guests will be able to practice sports and admire art as well. Or relax in the various green or urban surrounding areas.
4. Organic Horse Farm for the Fans of Riding Holidays
If you are looking for a pet-friendly stay in Castiglione di Garfagnana (Lucca), you could stay at the Corniolo. Tasting the delicious products of the farm, swimming in the outdoor swimming pool, relaxing in the sauna or riding horses, are only some of the activities guests will be able to do in this zero waste accommodation.
You should not miss the surrounding natural reserves of the Apennines and Apuan Alps, and the close Orecchiella Park.
5. One of the Best Located Organic Farms in Tuscany if you Want to Explore Central Italy
In San Sepolcro, you will find another beautiful organic accommodation, La Conca. This is a 300 hectares farm, in the very heart of the Apennines. In this area, even wild animals live in a state of nature. Guests will stay in an ancient traditional stone farmhouse, where rooms are decorated in the typical Tuscan rustic style. The huge natural private park features also a swimming pool and a riding stable.
The location of this organic farm in Tuscany is simply unique. In fact, it is situated close to the Alpe Della Luna. This is not only a very beautiful area: it is also a strategic position if you want to explore the neighbouring regions of central Italy such as Umbria, Emilia Romagna and Marche – as well as the different areas of Tuscany.
6. A beautiful Farmhouse to Discover the Secrets of wine and Olive Oil Tradition
You will find La Pievuccia in Castiglion Fiorentino. It is a beautiful organic farm, surrounded by olive trees and vineyards. You will witness a breathtaking landscape, and have the unique possibility of visiting the wine cellars, the olive groves, the mill and the organic vegetable garden. This is the perfect place for those who want to discover the secrets of Tuscan gastronomy, while still respecting nature and its inhabitants.
Do not miss the Castle of Montecchio nearby, which you can even admire from the refreshing outdoor pool in the farmhouse. In the surroundings you should visit also:
- Castiglion Fiorentino and Pienza
- Lake Trasimeno
- Montepulciano, Arezzo and Siena
- and Assisi in Umbria.
7. One of the Best Organic Farms on the Slopes of Chianti
Located on a hill in the area of Vallombrosa, you will find the BIOagriturismo Poderaccio. It is a ‘700 farmhouse which has been turned into a green building. Guests will be welcomed with a slice of delicious homemade Tuscan bread and locally produced olive oil, with a glass of local wine as well. You will also have a chance to relax in the beautiful wooden outdoor hot tub. This beautiful organic farm uses renewable energy sources, and all products are certified organic.
Florence is just 27km away, and you can also reach Lucca, Pisa, Arezzo and Siena for a day trip. Do not miss the wine tastings in the charming areas of Chianti, located among vineyards and medieval ‘borghi’.
8. Green Holidays Just Outside the City of Florence
In the Mugello countryside, you will find the organic farm La Colombaia. Here guests can relax in the natural swimming pool and beach, taste the many Km0 products, and take part in the retreats organised.
If you want to bring some products home, you should check out the direct sale of farm products, such as extra virgin olive oil, wine and traditional Tuscan legumes.
9. Eco-friendly Farmhouse in an Ancient Tower
If you are looking for a beautiful farmhouse in the area of Montegemoli, you should stay at Il Cerreto. It is a zero impact accommodation situated on verdant hills – from which you can see the romantic village of Volterra. It features a natural terrace and its main structure is a suggestive ancient tower of 1700.
In addition to the farm, guests can try the organic/biodynamic restaurant which also offers vegetarian cuisine based on the company’s products.
10. A veg-friendly Farmhouse in the Wooded Hills of Reggioli
Last but not least, we suggest staying in this beautiful accommodation in the wooded hills of Reggioli. This is the ideal place if you are travelling with your family and you want to take part in a healthy and cruelty-free experience. You will be surrounded by the woods and witness a spectacular view, including Monte Amiata. The renovated building is biocompatible and features also a kitchen that is vegetarian/vegan based.
Every product offered comes either from the organic farm itself or from the neighbouring ones. Don’t miss the chance of making a km0 dinner yourself with the other guests for a truly unique holiday experience!
Up to you now. Which one among these 10 beautiful organic farms in Tuscany will you choose for your next holiday?