The Holiday Farm
In Casentino Valley, along the road leading to La Verna Sanctuary, La Casetta delle Erbe Holiday Farm welcomes you for your holidays in Tuscany. It is an ancient group of rural buildings formed by 3 ancient farmhouses that have been renovated in the respect of biocompatibility and the historical-cultural context of Casentino. Situated at 450m of altitude, it enjoys an enchanting view over the natural beauties of Casentino.
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2 barbecue sets with possibility to eat outdoors, with wooden table and benches
1 outdoor swimming-pool
1 hall where it is possible to taste healing herb teas prepared with the herbs and medicinal plants we produce in the farm, homemade desserts, and products coming from our organic vegetable garden. Inside, you will find various table games, books, table tennis, table football, darts, playground.
Botanic garden, organic seasonal fruit orchard and vegetable garden.
Updated maps and paths, complete cartography with marked paths are available in the Holiday Farm to discover various itineraries.
Mountain bikes available.
Free course to learn how to prepare soap with our medicinal herbs and essential oils.
Bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen linen sets.
Services on Payment
1 Jacuzzi with relax room painted with chromotherapy colors
Expert staff in various massage and body care techniques
Possibility to carry out tours - trips on horseback for children and adults and possibility to carry out guided tours with a local qualified expert, on foot or with snow rackets
Possibility to reserve dinner and/or lunch based on seasonal and local products
Possibility to organize marriages, ceremonies, various celebrations, congresses, and courses
Courses of traditional Tuscan cooking for foreign guests and courses to learn how to make bread with natural leaven
Baby sitting service
Possibility to organize theater performances for children for celebrations and birthdays
The Holiday Farm, situated in the heart of Casentino and in Foreste Casentinesi National Park
, is surrounded by several lakes where it is possible to go fishing or go walking. In the WWF Nature Sanctuary it is possible to practice bird watching. At about 10 km from the Holiday Farm, it is possible to visit Poppi, where you will find the famous golf court Golf Club Casentinese. Not far from the golf club there is the zoo of Poppi, the one and only zoo in the area housing European wildlife. If you love nature, in Sansepolcro there is the famous Aboca Museum, where you can discover medicinal herbs. The Holiday Farm is situated in a strategic position if you want to visit towns of historical-cultural importance like Florence, Arezzo, Perugina, Cortona, Siena...
The Didactic Farm
What is a didactic farm and why it is important...
It is an educational offer aiming at providing young people the opportunity to establish a different relationship with the nature and culture of their own territory and other areas. The didactic farm would like to offer to school groups, families, and the public in general the opportunity to discover the natural heritage of the territory where they live, enhancing the importance and the role of agriculture also in the modern society.Projects
Projects are dedicated to the pupils of elementary, middle, and secondary schools and to the pupils of the last year of kindergartens. They include activities stimulating children to use their senses and be at "direct contact with nature", developing different skills like exploration, observation, and manipulation.Workshops / Activities:
- Learning how to prepare the herbarium - Discovering olives - Discovering cherries - The farmstead animals - Theater performances for children - Education to reading - Animated fairy tales - Music workshops - Bread workshop.
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