Talk about the beauty of Podere Salicotto is daunting task, because we are not writers or poets. But we know well the emotions that this great Tuscan territory gives us every day and that we have made available to those who want to spend a few days in one of the most fascinating parts of Italy.
Charm, peace, colors, perfumes, art and culture; wildlife with deer, badgers, birds, porcupines, foxes and wild boars, the sunset that turns the old bricks and a breathtaking starry sky. A unique show that is renewed every day.
We found Podere Salicotto in a late summer afternoon 13 years ago and - to quote a joke of John Belushi in the movie The Blues Brothers "saw the light" was the right place to realize the dream of a lifetime, open our small and cozy Bed and Breakfast. Here we decided to put our roots and open our home to travelers from all over the world.
We are in the heart of the Crete Senesi, 27 km south of Siena, 2 km from Buonconvento, a small medieval town with a train station that connects you to the North (Florence, Milan) or the center / south (Rome, Naples) comfortably. The location is strategic.
For us hospitality is a philosophy of life, made of care, simple gestures. The meeting is a mutual enrichment; in each guest we see a part of us.
The products we serve during the morning breakfast from small local producers, the pecorino, ricotta still warm, Tuscan ham. Bread, cakes and fragrant homemade cookies, organic jams and local honey ......
Every morning, for those who decide to spend a few nights at Podere Salicotto, will be a sweet and gentle awakening. Breakfast is served in our garden, under the pergola, from 9:00 to 10:30 every day. Guests have access to a refrigerator for a sunset drink and lounge for pleasant reading.
The rooms and suites are bright and welcoming with a magnificent view over the Siena hills. For breakfast, sweet and salty, we are happy to welcome you in our garden, under the pergola, from 9:00 to 10:30: a specialty ham and pecorino of small local producers, bread and homemade pastries, organic jams ….Good morning starts in the morning!
In the rooms and in the suite:
- Set teas and organic teas for a gentle awakening
- Bathroom very comfortable
- Hair Dryer
- Conditioned air
- Free Wifi in the rooms, in suites and public areas
Celeste - Double room "Comfort"
To the south, the lights of Montalcino atop the hill are only 15 minutes away by car. To the northwest profile of Siena it merges on the horizon in the golden light of sunset.
Celeste, the color that conveys a sense of calmness helping meditation. It also stimulates sleep.
Associated with the fifth chakra color Celeste tends to favor the lowering of blood pressure.
He shares the landing with only another room (ROSA). For this reason ROSA CELESTE and are suitable for a family of 4 or 5 people.
Rosa - Double room "Comfort"
A view that stretches to the west, the natural grace of a landscape that seems enchanted, while the upper edge of the sun disappears below the horizon.
Pink, the color that lightens the mind and symbolizes the ability to open up to the next in a continuous and balanced exchange between giving and receiving. Also instills the ability of forgiveness and expresses the mutual need to give and receive affection.
He shares the landing with only another room (BLUE). For this reason ROSA CELESTE and are suitable for a family of 4 or 5 people.
Limoncino - Double room "Standard"
Stunning views to the west and north of the Siena hills barn and swimming pool.
It 'an intimate room that tells us, with the charts of our sail around the world on the walls, including one of our latest adventures crossing the Atlantic on a sailing boat, pushed by the winds bearing. We have much to tell in summer days. Ask us and we will be happy to share with you our adventures.
Soft yellow, the color matched the third Chackra, symbol of sunshine but also of knowledge and energy. It favors extroversion, and the ability to concentrate.
Kumquat - Double room "Comfort"
To the east the sun rises majestically, a perfect disk of red orange that stands out in the sky: a natural spectacle that is unparalleled. To the north the barn and the emerald green water of the swimming pool in the hills.
The color orange, a symbol of inner harmony, artistic creativity and sexual confidence in themselves and in others. And 'it combined second Chackra. Also it symbolizes understanding, wisdom, balance and ambition. And 'one of the larger rooms and lends itself to adding a third bed.
Ritina - Double room "Standard"
Looking towards east caress with your eyes a picturesque landscape that transmits strong emotions with those magnificent play of light at dawn. You are immersed in the center of the universe and the mind begins to dream.
The name is a tribute to the mother of Silvia, Ritina, a remarkable person for his gentleness and tenacity in dealing with even the most difficult times with an open smile and a generous heart.
Nanda - Double room on the ground floor
It isthe only ground floor room. Large, well-ventilated area, ideal for those who can not do stairs or prefer to have a private space outside to enjoy a glass of wine and a good book in the space in front with table and chairs. The barn north, the sun set in the west, the moon rises in the east ...
It 'a tribute to the mother of Paul, "Grandma Nanda," beautiful woman, strong and positive. His meatloaf was memorable.
Look out at one of the windows of the Belvedere and you will be enchanted by the striking beauty of the landscape to the north-west profile of Siena merges on the horizon as the sky on fire of sunset colors, lights south of Montalcino on the hill, east the colors of dawn so delicate. Sit outside with a glass of wine and enjoy this quiet beauty.
The suite is located on the top floor of the barn, a few meters from the main house. It 'an' open-space 'of 60 square meters, it has two separate bedrooms. E 'for 2-4 persons.
Banco kitchen fully equipped
Corner fireplace functioning
And 'available also with formula "apartment use" on a weekly basis. Breakfast, in this case, it is possible on request and can be booked by the day.