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BLOG: Here comes Summer……… in Spring Time to awaken your senses

Mar 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Our Blog

After the ice age across Europe n February, it certainly felt as if hibernation had taken place for some months and woke up to find it was summer!   How surreal, literally the day after the snow had melted we were experiencing temperatures of 17 deg rising to 20 deg in a few days.

PRIMAVERA……SPRING.   A time for cleansing  and rejuvenating the senses.  Indulge yourself in nature, from thermal baths to chemical free pools, hydro-massage jacuzzi’s,  beauty and wellness centres/spas, organic farm produce.  Surround yourself in natural beautiful landscapes for tranquillity and wellbeing and be overwhelmed by the pungent aromatic herbal gardens.   We can offer all these health and wellness holiday breaks for you, from Veneto in the North,  Emilia Romagna to Umbria in the centre and Sicily in the South. All  very different beautiful accommodation in wonderful surroundings and all refreshing your senses in every aspect.  Please get in touch for further information and prices !

UMBRIA

Todi

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A beautiful 15th century country house, which was once the summer residence of the local nobility in the area, is  located in a small enchanting hamlet, just minutes away and in sight of the majestic town of Todi, steeped in art and culture and all the amenities on offer.  Meticulously restored in 2010 and preserving the marks of the passage of time the country house has been convered into 3 beautiful guest apartments, each one having its own distinctive character. The apartments are spacioius, bright, romantic and elegant, with a great attention to detail to preserve the feel of the place.  There is a large panoramic terrace, perfect for sunbathing or just relaxing and ideal for a summer evening dinner party.
The lovely terraced garden with its aromatic herbs and old roses, give it a distinctive old world charm.  The vaulted lodge originally used for making wine is restored to a common lounge and is the ideal location for workshops, while the stone paved patio opens the Wellness room with its Jacuzzi/hydro massage for four persons and the historical 16th century little fountain.
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VENETO

Conegliano, – Prosecco country!

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Beautiful estate situated amongst the sweet hills of the Prosecco wine area, in the surroundings of Conegliano, only 60 km from Venice. Set within a 1300 hectares land of forest, lawns and vineyards, this prestigious property comprises two old farmhouses with charming views of the San Salvatore castle and of his medieval hamlet. The two farmhouses have been carefully restored and converted into four comfortable apartments and nine bedrooms offered on a B&B basis.

Here, you can enjoy a top luxury wellness holiday in absolute harmony with the surrounding environment. These apartments are located on the famous Conegliano hills where Italian Prosecco is produced and are a few kilometres distance from Venice. Each apartment has a natural pool which guarantees a chemical-free depuration process thanks to the use of special biological filters.

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EMILIA ROMAGNA

Tabiano Castello –  7 vacation apartments and Thermal Spa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you ever wished ou could travel back in time? In the imposing twelfth-century citadel of Tabiano with its very own drawbridge, you can do just that, making yourself at home in the Middle Ages with all the peace and comfort of the modern age (air conditioning, modern kitchen, LCD televisions and bathtubs with hydro-massage).  Guests are also given access to the beautiful garden where you may share the water massage of the outdoor pool or indulge in the wellness centre taking a sauna, trying out a soothing Turkish bath, dipping into a Jacuzzi or have a special beauty treatment on demand.   The castle awaits you with seven individually designed vacation apartments, in the former defensive tower or within the rustic stone walls of the citadel. All seven have their own fine and very warm atmosphere.

 

 

 

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UMBRIA

PARCO MORINO – close to Todi 

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Parco Morino is a modern, exclusive dwelling situated in the vicinity of Todi, a charming medieval village 30 km from Perugia. It provides an excellent base for a holiday discovering the authentic Umbrian tradition with its history, culture and genuine cuisine. Along with the enchanting historical centre of Todi, in the surrounding area can be visited Spoleto, Assisi, Spello, the lake Trasimeno and the Marmore falls. Situated in a panoramic position with a splendid view of the surrounding green hills,

With its four elegant apartments, this is an ideal accommodation for anybody willing to lay back and enjoy the pleasure of comfort, elegance and luxury. Each apartment has a terrace with a breathtaking view and a private Jacuzzi at disposal. Every guest has also access to the shared facilities like the large swimming pool, the water massage bathtub and a small wellness centre equipped with sauna, Turkish bath and Gym area which also includes a vibrating fitness machine.

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SICILY

Siracusa

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Eco-friendly luxury villa Florida, perfect for accommodating a large group or family party, sleeps 14, with private swimming pool situated in the vicinity of Syracuse, one of the most attractive, ancient Greek cities of the Mediterranean. Blending harmoniously with its natural surroundings, Villa Floridia is a contemporary dwelling designed to respect the environment. The use of eco-friendly building and technology solutions – such as the photovoltaic, solar thermal, radiant heating and cooling systems and the Schüco aluminium thermal break frames – have improved the energy efficiency performance of the villa,

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