Welcome to Valdonica!

Valdonica happened to me, it was not planned. I was looking for a small summer house in the beautiful Tuscany and Valdonica found me. I was enchanted by the beauty of the untouched nature here. A few years after finding this place, my life changed completely and I moved here, Valdonica has become my new home.

Looking forward to welcoming you,

 

firma martin kerres

Dr. Martin Kerres – Owner

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Dear Friends & Guests of VALDONICA,

We are excited to welcoming you in Valdonica. Your well-being is our focus – here we list what makes your Valdonica-Stay joyful and safe during this unusual time:

  • Valdonica is a small Boutique-Hotel with a total of 15 rooms in separated buildings: Capo Pagiano and Cantina are about 200 meters apart from each other.
  • Villa Valdonica provides full privacy – it is secluded and surrounded by vineyards.
  • All Guestrooms have their private Balcony, Terrace or Patio – space for your privacy.
  • Each Guestroom in Capo Pagiano has it´s private entrance from an outside Veranda/Patio.
  • Our guests have the choice of six grand Valdonica-Terraces – three of those terraces are at the Pool.
  • Your Breakfast is in our Lounge or on the Lounge-Terrace: Our Lounge is well ventilated by grand glass doors, which open towards the terrace. Tables are placed with a maximum possible distancing. When there is a Buffet-Breakfast, all guests wear masks at the Buffet.
  • All guests have access to 50 hectares (100 acres) of VALDONICA-LAND: Stroll along the trails and discover Valdonica-Vineyards, Forests, Pastures and Ponds – there are many spots to chill, relax, picnic, meditate, read and breathing in pure nature.
  • There are automatic disinfection dispenser at the entrance of Lounge and Cantina
  • Our Hotel-Service Team has been trained to clean under this pandemy – and they use special cleaning and disinfection products.
  • All public locations in and around Valdonica, especially the restaurants in the villages, have adapted the current safety rules. It makes it genuine to keep physically in distance and to connect with our hearts!
  • As medical doctor, hygiene has always been key to me: In all Valdonica you find no carpets as well as a minimum of fabrics … and we have always been providing disinfecting cleaning on a daily base.

In Valdonica we enjoy space: This provides also safety for all of us. If the unexpected case of border closure, we skip all cancellation fees. Feel free to contact us, we are happy to help you in planning your Valdonica-Stay!

See you in Valdonica,

Martin & Team

Located in the hills of Maremma, in Southern Tuscany

Grapes and hearts are spoilt by the magic view across rolling hills, the fertile flatlands and the blue sparkling Mediterranean Sea. This is where we planted 15 hectares/30 acres of vineyards in virginal soil – all organic. We focus on making world-leading wines from re-cultivated, forgotten grapes, home in Tuscany. All our wines mature in barrique and stainless steal – in our newly built Cantina.

Welcome to my winery, welcome to Valdonica
Guest-rooms are built into the CANTINA – the building we also make our wines in -, into CAPO PAGIANO – the historic Manor House from the 13th century -, as well as into our VILLA – nestled into our vineyards. Some materials are historic, some are organic – and we follow the latest sustainable energy concepts. Small details and precious materials add to the quality of Valdonica. Guests discover here their own Valdonica spirit – and they return to flourish it!

Growing the traditional values of Tuscany
Cultivating healthy grapes, creating leading wines and living warm hospitality. Our spirit grows in our values:

  • Multicultural with a deep connection to Tuscan traditions.
  • Team above individualism
  • Passion, Love and Dedication for what we do

Join us, taste our wines, stay with us – connect with your soul … get inspired and inspire!

Committed to Nature
Producing wines creates a CO2 emission – mainly through the CO2 impact of bottles/corks. Also hospitality business creates a CO2 emission – mainly through the laundry. All those CO2 emissions are compensated by Valdonica forests: We compensate 100% more of CO2 emission than we produce. Our environmental commitment is holistic:

  • Organic certified – all vineyards and Valdonica Land
  • Wines are organic and natural – with minimum of intervention and sulphites
  • Compensating 100% more CO2 than producing
  • Energy Sources: Solar Panels, Wood Heating, Air-To-Water Heating/Cooling Pumps, Gas
  • Eco-Friendly Architecture: Highest Isolation Standards, Organic Materials, Low-Energy Construction Concepts, Floor Heating/Cooling systems, Saltwater-Pool, LED Lighting

Join us, taste our wines, stay with us – connect with your soul … get inspired and inspire!

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Where

Via Dogana, 1 - 58037 - Sassofortino, GR - Italy
We are not far from the main Tuscan cities, as well as from the main historical, artistic and landscape places in Tuscany:
Opening time:
From Monday to Saturday
from 9 to 12 and from 14 to 18
  • Rome: 210 Km
  • Florence: 113 Km
  • Pisa: 149 Km

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