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Taking the country road, flanked by age-old cypress trees, vineyards and olive groves, you arrive at the gate of Berignone Nature Park and the Orgiaglia Estate...
Its great location in central Tuscany makes Orgiaglia the ideal point of departure for getting to places of historic, artistic and cultural interest, such as Volterra, San Gimignano, Siena, Pisa, Firenze, Cecina and Lucca, whilst staying far from the hustle and bustle of these busier areas.
3,000 olive trees and sunflowers embrace the old farm, which was founded around the seventeenth-century master’s house, Luppiano’s villa, which looks on to the stupendous scenery between the natural land of Siena and the soft hills of Volterra, where your eye and spirit will fix upon the infinite and find peace.
The Estate is around 100 hectares, cultivated according to the criteria of organic farming, and is immersed in a faunal reserve of pheasants, hares, wild boars, foxes and deer.
It is the ideal place for whoever wants to recharge their batteries amidst the rare beauty of nature which is still intact and discover sounds, colours and smells: the gentle silence, olive trees of silver, aromatic broom flowers, pink and golden sunsets, red strawberry trees in autumn, fireflies and bright stars, nestled in the fresh breeze...of the sea
You will be welcomed warmly by the owners of the house, who will be available to assist you with every requirement, in a friendly, familiar environment, where you will taste the unique flavours of a time which has come to a stop here.
The hospitality of the Orgiaglia agritourism offers the opportunity to combine a luxurious holiday with a relaxing stay in rooms with bathrooms and independent apartments which enjoy unparalleled panoramas.
The seventeenth-century master’s house, home to the dining area, the bower and the cottage which look onto the court, as well as leafy areas, with cypress trees and hedges, scented by lavender, oleander and rosemary.
These welcoming and comfortable environments are furnished with old artisan furniture and have been recently restored, respecting tradition and the original materials, which all creates a romantic atmosphere.
None of our accommodation has a living area above, so that no one can disturb you.
You can choose to use the half-board service and Bread & Breakfast when staying in a room or in an apartment; or just for one night.
Our family is always available to help you to meet your needs and to make the holiday all the more pleasant.
Pets are also welcome.
Agritourism is open for the whole year, including weekends and for groups.
You can choose between rooms with 2, 3 and 4 beds, each room having a private bathroom with a shower and bar fridge.
The rooms at ground level have a private entrance, pergola with a table, deckchairs and private garden.
- in the master’s house, on the first floor or ground floor
- in the cottage, comprising 4 rooms on the ground floor.
You can choose between apartments for between 2 and 6 people, each one with a private entrance, pergola with a table, deckchairs and private outdoor space.
The bower is formed exclusively of two apartments with three adjoining rooms on the ground floor: each apartment including a double bedroom, a smaller room with two beds, a bathroom with a shower, a living area with a double sofa-bed and a furnished kitchen area; ideal for two families.
On the ground floor of the master house, you will find a two room apartment, including a double bedroom, bathroom with a shower; living area with a furnished kitchen area and double sofa-bed.
- Laundry (for bed sheets and towels)
- Bar fridge
- Swimming pool with deckchair and umbrella
- Cot upon request
- 1 access room
- Automatic heating
- Games for children
- Shaded parking
- Pets are welcome
- lunch and dinner
- tasting sessions
- purchase of company products
- horse riding
- mountain bike hire
- laundry service
Franco offers a different menu each evening with specialties prepared with local seasonal ingredients and ingredients from the farm, with our extra-virgin olive oil as a base, preparing everything fresh.
You will taste his appetisers, such as bruschetta, with seasoned oil and his own special sauce, the best Tuscan salami, prosciutto, cured meats and fennel, toasted bread with various toppings, and a selection of fresh and aged cheeses.
Among the starter dishes, caserecce al ragù (bread with sauce), pappardelle alla boscaiola (pasta with mushrooms), maniche alla nana, and a range of tasty soups: spelt, barley, Volterra soup…, tomatoes, porcini mushroom risotto or asparagus risotto, with asparagus from our woods.
Amongst the main courses: magnificent Florentine Steaks and tasty grilled cuts, rostinciana and sausages, chicken and rabbit grilled over oak wood in the great oven, saddle of pork with white wine, fagioli all’uccelletta, wild Etruscan pheasant and wild boar.
Fresh vegetables from the garden, salad from the fields, mushrooms, rosemary potatoes and more depending on the season.
Cantuccini (local biscuits) and Vin Santo (a dessert wine), grappa and genuine Chianti are available as much as you like... many other recipes of traditional Volterra and Tuscan cuisine, served at the pleasant table by the chimney in the stone room, outside on the pergola, or beneath the starry skies
It is a traditional kitchen, simple and tasteful, which takes you back to the old, abundant “slow food”, rediscovering the merit of sitting around a plentiful table.
The magic recipe for your well-being is made from simple and natural things, healthy eating, enjoying one another’s company, resting well and moving around in the outdoors.
Upon request, it is also possible to have lunch, from a full meal to an afternoon snack. During the day it is also possible to request sandwiches or drinks.
For breakfast, between 8am and 10.30am, we serve warm and cold milk, coffee, tea, fruit juice and water; bread and biscuits, cereal, butter, marmalade, honey from our apiary, homemade cakes, fresh seasonal fruit; upon request, egg, sliced ham and cheese for a continental breakfast.
“The most beautiful moment is to meet up again in the evening at the table, with the desire to be together, sharing bread, talking to a new friend about our experiences, hopes, life as it is; adventure...leaving behind the everyday, free to express ourselves in this large family gathered under the same starry sky.
In Orgiaglia, at every toast you will have one more friend!”
Franco and Umberta.
- Loc. Ponsano, Volterra, Tuscany
- Telephone: +39
- Mobile: +39 334 6537815
- Website: www.orgiaglia.it
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- Type: Farm Holidays
- Member for 14 years
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