Straddling the Crete Senesi and the Val d’Orcia, a UNESCO heritage site, stands Podere Salicotto, a farmhouse nestled in the heart of the Sienese countryside. enjoys a 360 ° view in a strategic position on top of the hill.
The estate dates back to 1820 when 2 families lived on the upper floor of the main house, while animals were raised on the ground floor which warmed those who lived above with their breath. Silvia and Paolo bought Podere Salicotto in 2000, moving from Milan, opening its doors to the public in 2005. This nice, discreet and adventurous couple will be happy to give you all the information about the region for a stay off the beaten track.
Podere Salicotto is famous for the countless activities it offers: from cheese and wine tastings in the Brunello cellars (you will also be pleased to discover that Podere Salicotto has its own cellar), to cooking classes.
For the more adventurous Podere Salicotto offers a bike rental service, sailing boat tours with skipper, Italian lessons but also meditation and massage sessions.