Introducing Tuscany’s Camporsevoli

Camporsevoli is a unique hamlet in the heart of a peaceful and shaded countryside in the southernmost section of Tuscany, on the border with Umbria. The estate is within an hour’s drive from Siena, Pienza, Montalcino, Arezzo, Cortona, Perugia, and one and a half hours away from Florence, Rome or Assisi. Florence and Rome are also easy to reach via frequent and fast trains from the nearby town of Chiusi.

Being guests in Camporsevoli will introduce you to the still unspoilt and quite unknown beauty of this serene and mind resting part of Tuscany. The Italo-American and perfectly bilingual owners, descendants of a family with a long tradition of international hospitality, will go out of their way to make sure you feel comfortable and use in the best way possible your time.

Valentina Grossi Orzalesi, daughter of the owners and manager of the property, also is the founder and manager of a well established luxury customized tour company in Florence, One Step Closer, therefore is the perfect resource and contact for one’s holiday and insures total assistance and attention.

On the estate there are two houses available for rent: Casa del Neri (4 double bedrooms) and Le Capanne (5 double bedrooms). The two houses joined together offer accommodations for large groups of friends or family reunions. Children of all ages are welcome and specially catered for with babysitters, highchairs, beds.

Following you will find ideas for thematic weeks based from either house, the itineraries can be adapted and customized as much as necessary. Please consider these as examples. They are exclusive packages for Dream of Italy readers who will receive a 15% discount on the weekly rental for bookings confirmed before Feburary 28th.

A Week of Food and Wine

· Welcome dinner (or lunch) upon arrival or any other day of the week
· Attend a hands-on cooking class, followed by dinner, held at the private residence of the owners, with the owners themselves. The menu will be decided based on your preferences and interests
· One visit with wine tasting and lunch at a world famous winery in Montalcino, where one of the best Brunellos is made
· Poolside wine tasting: On a day of your choice, a professional English speaking wine consultant will come to Camporsevoli for a comparative tasting of 5 wines from different Tuscan regions

Art and Culture between Tuscany and Umbria

· Welcome dinner (or lunch) upon arrival or any other day of the week
· 3 half-day tours – choose between the following cities:
* Florence, to bask in the beauties of renaissance
* Siena, to learn about Mediaeval splendor
* Assisi, for the mystic Franciscan heritage
* Perugia, for the unknown secrets of an art not second to any of the above
* Or, a combination of the smaller – but no less in beauty – towns in the immediate surroundings: Pienza, Montepulciano, Monteriggioni, Montalcino.

Visit Camporsevoli’s Web site or call Valentina at (39) 335 6595033.

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