Residence

Vision

Valdonica is GOING WITH THE FLOW of nature and soul!

Facilities

Open, light and pure architecture: Integrating traditional Tuscany architecture with the elegance of modern design, the cosiness of Italian “Dolce Vita”  and leading edge ecological technology – all melting into nature.

Terraces & Gardens: Every guestroom has its private garden with deckchairs, tables and sunshades. The aroma from roses and lavender enhance the sensations of nature. Throughout 80 hectares of land their are gardens, seating and picnic areas – all inviting for savouring a glass of wine, reading your favorite book, chatting, meditating, reflecting….. Highlight is the Degustation Terrace with a view across the vineyards, the hills of Maremma and the Mediterranean Sea.

Pool: Nestled into the vineyards with a spectacular view on the hills of Maremma and the Mediterannean Sea with its island of Giglio. Located 50 meters from Cantina and Villas: Pack your book, and sun-lotion into the Beach-bag, which is provided – like your beach-towel – in your room.

Art: Valdonica inspires and is inspired by musicians, writers, painters, photographers and sculptors. Be inspired by their art-work – it might inspire for your own art-work!

Services

Caring & Smiling Team: Friendly, with passion for their work, deeply rooted in their traditions – authentic hospitality in the tradition of Tuscany. Feel at home in a cosmopolitan environment: we speak Italian, German, English, Spanish, French, Hindi and Sanskrit.

Linen, towels, bathrobes… : All handmade and in finest quality: we found small family business in the region, living fabrics tradition since the times of Marco Polo – their artisan work provides a maximum comfort along your stay..

Hearty Breakfast: On sunny days the shade of our Pergola invites your for your breakfast outside – with a view on the vineyards ad the hills of Maremma. When it gets colder breakfast is provided in the Cantina – with a view into the wine-cellar. Everything served comes from local producers from the region. We found a baker, baking dark bread for us, in a village 40 minutes from Valdonica.

The Forum´s Lounge: A huge table – made from the wood of medieval wine-barrels- is the center of Valdonica´s social life: Cooking, dining, tasting wines, chatting, philosophising, discussing, reflecting…

Spirituality

Pilates, Yoga, Bowen, Ayurvedic Massage and Foot Reflology … to support you in let go the worries and burdens of daily life and to reconnect with the treasures in us. Amanda, Evelyn and Karin are exceptional therapists as well as wonderful humans … we are grateful about their enrichment of Valdonica. Here you are finding more details: VALDONICA Spirituality

Wine Tasting & Dining

About once a week there is the Valdonica-Dinner hold in the wine-cellar. A four-course meal of local specialties – prepared by the Valdonica Team from family recipes. Valdonica wines are introduced along the dinner. This dinner is hosted by the owner or team members of Valdonica. It´s a highlight of Valdonica!

There are two authentic Tuscan restaurants in walking distance – discover Momo and Marco in Sassofortino. In Roccatedirighi (2 kilometers away) there are another five restaurants: All genuine and with different focus of regional cuisine. When you are arriving in your room, you will find an Information-Folder with a description of all the restaurants. Buon Apetito!

Nature

Hiking Trail: Stroll along vineyards, pastures, ponds and forests – 80 hectares / 160 acres of organic farmland awaits you. Inhale unspoiled nature – attracting also scientists studying the genuine fauna and flora of Maremma. Bring good hiking shoes with you. Rest at one of the romantic picnic-spots.

Icelandic Horses: Meet Beki, Rasmus, Skylda and Frekja: They enjoy your company!

Team

Martin – Team Lead
The dreamer
Massimo – Team Lead Operational
Making everything happen

Tina – Team Office
German and Sassofortino roots
Tamara – Team Office
Sassofortino roots

Angela – Team Lead Hospitality
Since 15 years flourishing Valdonica
Giovanna – Team Hospitality
Gets everything done
Francesca – Team Hospitality
Her Torta della Nonna is a must have
Jeanette – team Hospitality
Tranquillity is in her genes

Karin – Team Lead Spiritual
Austrian, coming home to Valdonica
Amanda – Team Spiritual
American, living since 17 years in Maremma
Evelyn – Team Spiritual
Making you flourish in Yoga