ECOBNB, the Community of Ecotourism in Europe

In Ecobnb you can find ecofriendly accommodations

bio hotels, amazing tree houses, bed & breakfast on the beaches,  alberghi diffusi in old villages, organic farmhouses surrounded by nature, castles in the clouds, noemissions mountain retreats, and much more!

Ecobnb is a journey undertaken to change the way we travel

To nurture a network that will thrive on the kind of tourism that respects nature, the economy and the local communities.

Ecotourism in Europe



Our Commitment to the Environment

We promote responsible tourism with low environmental impact. We encourage stays in sustainable accommodations, organic food, environmentally friendly routes, green traveling, the rediscovery of nearby and authentic places.

Ecobnb is 0% CO2 emissions and 100% Clean Energy. Servers of Ecobnb are powered 100% by renewable energy produced on-site (Hetzner Online). a sustainable choice.


ViaggiVerdi won Spinner2013, the program dedicated to the development of innovative ideas and projects, promoted by the Region Emilia Romagna and the European Community.

Ecobnb won Seed Money: the seed capital fund & Start Up call for tender, to support the diffusion of entrepreneurship initiatives in innovative and high-technology sectors.

The project has been co-funded by the European Union, with grant agreement no SI2.677269 EcoDots.

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 The Ecobnb team


Simone Riccardi

Simone Riccardi, Ecobnb founderSocial entrepreneur, founder of Ecobnb, the meeting point between responsible travelers and accommodations that are investing in a better future. He got a PhD with a thesis on online cities. He got a Fulbright BEST fellowship and he studied at the University of California where he studied business management and entrepreneurship. Founder of a purchasing group (GAStronauti di Parma) and president of the Cultural Association Le Città Invisibili, he has collaborated with a lot of social and voluntary associations.

Role: IT project manager and customer service.

The quote I love:  The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step (Lao Tzu).

Contacts: – Skype: turboyz



Silvia Ombellini

Silvia Ombellini, Ecobnb co-founderArchitect with the passion of travel. She holds a Ph.D. in sustainable architecture and she worked for several years in the field of urban planning and university education. After the birth of her second son, she decided to work full time at ViaggiVerdi – Ecobnb, an adventure to change the way we travel, making it more respectful of the environment, places and people living there. With “ViaggiVerdi” she won the Spinner2013 research program and moved for a year in California, where he studied User Experience Design at UCLA. She is co-founder of Ecobnb, and together with Simone Riccardi she coordinated the European Project EcoDots, to develop the sustainable tourism in Europe.

Role: Content manager and Ux designer

The quote I love: Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life (Confucius).

Contacts: – Skype: silvia.ombellini



Carla Soffritti

Carla Soffritti, Ecobnb co-founderFor Carla to travel is like breathing: a natural necessity. But traveling she realized how much this planet is fragile. So she decided to devote herself in every moment to protect our Earth “borrowed from our children.” When she does not travel, she is in a woodland 15 km from Parma in an ecological home where she lives with her family and she works on her projects: journalism (she has been enrolled since 1991), (an online and offline press office), Ecobnb, “Il Richiamo del Bosco” eco-bnb and other green ideas.

Role: Press Office

Dream: That the eco-friendly trip becomes a consolidated habit. As it is today, many recycle paper.

Contacts: – Skype: csoffritti


Cover image: treehouse at the organic farmhouse La Piantata, Arlena di Castro, Viterbo, Italy