An enchanted and enchanting that combines warm hospitality and good food, long history, culture, relaxation and a timeless landscape. Poggiovalle estate is nestled in the rolling hills on the border between Umbria and Tuscany, in the heart of the Chiana Valley between Città della Pieve and Monte Cetona.
Thanks to the especially position between Città della Pieve and Orvieto, and proximity to the Fabro exit of the Autostrada del Sole A1 Rome-Florence, Poggiovalle is the ideal place for families with children, to stay in total relaxation with the possibility of reaching in a short time several cities such as Perugia, Assisi, Siena, Montepulciano, San Casciano dei Bagni, Pienza, Cortona.
Within the estate there are the facilities dedicated to hospitality. The two villages, surrounded by nature, each consisting of a small cluster of houses and apartments with its pools for adults and children, playgrounds, tennis courts and soccer field, barbecue areas, easy parking, laundry, wi-fi and free in ‘reception area a small multilingual library.
Furthermore you can combine the relaxing sport, with over 30 km of trails for hiking and mountain biking, tennis court and soccer, jogging track, table tennis ping pong, horseback riding or just walking among the forests and plains of the estate to meet the herds of cattle Chianina, Maremma horses, sheep, goats, rabbits, fallow deer, roe deer, partridges, pheasants, badgers, squirrels.
The estate covers an area of over 1,000 hectares, conducted in olive groves, arable and woodland grazing, in the wild, Chianina cattle, and Maremma. The earth produces fruit and vegetables, extra virgin olive oil, cereals and fodder for cattle feed, and gives spontaneously mushrooms and white truffles from Umbria. From the work of bees it produces an excellent wildflower honey, from breeding ground of chickens you can have fresh eggs.
In this natural environment, Poggiovalle is the ideal place for those traveling with family. Guided by the advice of the staff you will have the freedom to choose between different activities and experiences for children:
- “The small farmer and his garden”
- From Flour to Pizza
- From the chicken, the egg, the omelette
- The harvest mashing grapes with their feet
- The harvesting olives
- The truffle hunting
- Walk Discovering the forest
- Working the clay
Or simply visit to the Farm.
Guests can stay in the two villages:
Granaro village is surrounded by Tuscan gardens, with rosemary, lavender, cypress and olive trees. It has 6 apartments with separate entrances, two, three and four rooms and 2 cottages, a total of 40 beds. It enjoys a private swimming pool from which you can admire a breathtaking landscape.
Belvedere village, where there is the reception, the church and the tennis court, consists of 14 flats with two, three and four cottages, a total of 78 beds, swimming pool for adults and children.
Poggiovalle offers its guests the opportunity to take long walks on horseback within the estate, with an equestrian guide, suitable for experts and beginners.
The estate offers many opportunities for those who want to enjoy long, leisurely walks surrounded by nature. There are several possible routes from the simplest of a few hours, to the more challenging for experienced hikers. Take some advice from our staff.
Hunting for truffles
A local expert will accompany you with his dog trained to hunt truffles and after searching, on request, guests can taste the precious berries in the delicious dishes to enjoy at our restaurant “La Scuderia”.
The discovery of the forest
In the woods lying on the estate you can rediscover the pleasure of ancient traditions in search of the precious fruits of this beautiful land: fragrant mushrooms, tasty blackberries, wild asparagus, edible wild herbs such as chicory, nettles and borage over mallow ideal for making herbal infusions or rich side dishes.
Wine tastings, olive oil and beer
Guests are offered the opportunity to participate in a wine tasting, oil and craft beers of the area combined with the excellence of the local tradition, to understand the tradition and passion of this land with the explanations and the stories of their creators.
Thermal water and treatments
Poggiovalle is located a few kilometers from the Val d’Orcia and San Casciano dei Bagni, a land rich in thermal waters with therapeutic properties, already known late Etruscan times. Do not hesitate to seek advice from the hotel staff for trips to these places.
- - Apartments
- - Swimming pools
- - "La Scuderia" Restaurant
- - Parking
- - Activities and excursions as described
- - Church
- - Tennis court
- - 30 km of trails for hiking and mountain-biking
- - Horseback riding
- - Outdoor
- - Equipped outdoor play area (slides, seesaws, swings etc.)
- - Soccer field and tennis
- - Ping Pong Table
- - Cribs
- - High chairs
- - Laundry on request
- - Baby sitting on request
- - Activities for children on request