Farm House Holiday
Our Farm House and B&b are family friendly and devoted to hospitality, as they used to be in the past ages a hostel for pilgrims. We are in Castel San Felice a lovely medieval village along the River Nera in Umbria, the green heart of Italy.
Just nearby it is one of the most beautiful and ancient Benedictine abbeys in Umbria.
The B&B is run by our family since 1989: mother Rita cooks and takes care of the B&b and vegetable garden, daughter Marta does educational farm and son Luca is a Mountain bike certified guide., father Claudioâ€¦simply does everything!
Zafferano e dintorni consists on a country house with park, vegetable garden, orchard (with old varieties of apples), the B&b offers 2 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a cosy independent apartment (studio) with double bed, single sofa bed, kitchenette and private bathroom. There is a shared breakfast room where, on request, is also possible to have a delicious dinner or lunch â€“ at a reasonable cost - with local products like truffle, lentils, cereals, delicatessen, cheeses, wild herbs and our famous saffron, homemade produced and hand-picked in the months of October and November.
We are pleased to offer our guests extra services and activities like mountain bike rental, e-bike rental, bike tours with experienced guide, educational farm for children, nature walks, guided visits of Umbrian towns and cities, gourmet tours, truffle hunting tours, cooking classes, wine tasting tours and much more.
We are right in the middle of Valnerina, riverâ€™s near valley, a mountainous and rural area of the region Umbria. Our central position is ideal to visit Sibillini Mountains national park, the famous towns of Norcia and Cascia, birthplace of Saint Benedict (Saint patron of Europe) and Saint Rita, as well Marmore waterfalls, the biggest in Europe.
Our B&B is a short drive from Spoleto, 10 minutes away. The town, perched on a green hill, is unique thanks to the beauty of its monuments and the breathtaking surrounding landscape. It has been declared UNESCO World Heritage site. Spoleto boasts a strong cultural tradition thanks to the Festival of the Two World - Festival dei Due Mondi - a prestigious art festival created in 1958 by the composer Giancarlo Menotti. That takes place in the city in June/July.
From our B&B are possible day trips to Perugia, Spello, Montefalco (the Wine production area of Umbria), Assisi (Unesco World heritage site), Orvieto, Todi, Gubbio, Bolsena Lake.
There is a large amount of things to do and see in Umbria, with its central location between Rome and Florence, is the ideal departure to explore the main cities of art and charming stone villages in central Italy. Umbria is undoubtedly the perfect place to immerse yourself in Italian history, culture and food. We provide many activities and services for a complete and memorable experience during the stay: classic city tours, tasting tours, cooking classes, in-house chef, horse riding, bicycle tours, picnic lunches, farm-to-table tours, winery tours, Italian language and culture lessons, hands-on workshops, outdoor sports and activities for families, taxi transfer.Get the full listing »