A Small Hotel offers travellers a great opportunity to visit Italy and discover its culture and history visiting little towns and the countryside. The benefits of a Small Hotel are comfort and hight quality lifestyle while you stay in facilities with few rooms and have the pleasure to meet the owners and other guests. There are many Small hotels throughout Italy that will give you the best holiday experience.
For your trip to Sicily you can stay at Hotel Villa Dorata, or Casa la Carrubbazza, both near to Catania, in the Etna Park. This is a great location to explore the unique landscape and environment around the volcano. In a few minutes you can reach also the coast with its beautiful beaches.
If you prefer visit Tuscany, we recommend the Chianti, near to Florence. Here you can stay at Relais Poggio Borgoni, a Small Hotel with 12 rooms, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, where you can taste the famous Italian wine and enjoy the landscape and the quite of the countryside. Other famous local wines in Tuscany are Sangiovese e Montepulciano, and you can explore the area staying at Locanda La Chiusa, an intimate small hotel with a gourmet restaurant, near to Siena.
In Umbria, you will find a unique landscape between mountains and valleys, woods and little towns, where nature gives its best. Assisi is well known for being the town of St. Francis, and his cathedral is one of the most important attractions. Here you can stay at Hotel Le Silve, ten minutes from the city, and choose your beautiful room with panoramic view of the valley. This small hotel has also a farm with cows, horses and donkeys, and it is a perfect opportunity for spend some days outdoor, also with your kids.
In Lombardy, you can appreciate the beautiful landscape of Lago Maggiore. Angera is a beautiful town to stay and you can find accommodation at Il Sole di Ranco, a small hotel overlooking the lake. This facility has a long history since 19th century and has 15 rooms and a great restaurant. The guests are welcome also in the swimming pool, the sauna and the Turkish bath. The best for a relaxing holiday.
In Friuli, near to Fiume Veneto, you can stay at L’Ultimo Mulino. This Small Hotel was actually an old mill built in 17th century, heritage of the rural life of the area along the river. The owner restored the mill in 1985 to get a very nice accommodation with 8 rooms in a country house style.
Emilia Romagna is other great Italian region to visit. If you like excellent food this is the place for you, with a lot of tasteful recipes and wines. You can stay at Villa Belfiore, a small hotel near to Ostellato and Ferrara. The hotel has a swimming pool and a wellness centre, all the rooms are decorated with antique furniture. The property is surrounded by the beautiful landscape of Delta del Po Park, where you can go for a walk or a bike ride.