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This peaceful yoga holiday includes countryside guesthouse accommodation options, home-cooked vegetarian dinners, and several outdoor activities, among them a horse riding tour, a hike to a beautiful waterfall, or an excursion to a nearby lake in a natural reserve. The yoga classes consist of classical Hatha yoga, asana practice and sun salutations.
The guest rooms are in an old traditional stone house that has two beautiful terraces with views of the mountains and the valley. The house is in a very small Italian village; you will be immersed in a kind of Italian lifestyle that you can only see in the quiet, non-touristy countryside. You will see neighbors walking by tending to their vineyards and olive groves or ambling through the fields with their sheep. Many of them work without any machinery and use traditional ways of farming.
At the guest house, there is a variety of accommodation options to satisfy all manner of tastes and requirements. For travelers on a tight budget, simple private rooms with shared outside bathrooms are available. For people that prefer to have a private bathroom, the newly restored en-suite rooms can be offered. The venue has two charming terraces with sun loungers to relax outside under the walnut tree and enjoy the mountain views.
The place is quiet and authentic and it will be ideal after you have been travelling through big touristy cities. It allows you to experience the beautiful Italian countryside and really relax in a safe community. Free Wi-Fi is available at the guesthouse.
En suite rooms "La vigna" (the vineyard) was restored in 2010; it is a spacious room that can host up to five people. In this room, many of the original elements were kept, such as the hand-carved shelf in the wall and the beautiful wall designs. The bathroom window has a pretty view on the garden and the mountains behind. The doorway to the room is delightfully cloaked by the foliage of an old grapevine. Even in the hot summer months, the limestone walls keep the room comfortably cool. The room is 2.8 meters high and 20 square meters big.
"Il castello" (the castle) was restored in 2013 and is slightly smaller than La Vigna. It is also provided with an en suite bathroom and a balcony, and can host up to four people. The ceiling in this room is slightly lower than in the others (2.2 meters). In this room, the old plaster has been removed from the walls and uncovered the fabulous limestone walls that keep the room comfortably cool. Together with all the wooden elements, they give this room a special touch.
Private rooms with shared bathrooms:
The private rooms with shared bathrooms are very quaint, yet spacious. The bathroom is just around the corner outside the room and is usually shared by two bedrooms; please note that the ceiling of the communal bathroom is very low (two meters).
During this retreat, you will identify with the ideas of slow travel movement and enjoy a vacation during which you will be immersed in nature and authentic Italian lifestyle. You will also join classical Hatha yoga classes and delve deep into asana and sun salutations.
Antonello grew up in the countryside on a organic farm on the food of the Apennines mountain in Italy. He spent the great majority of his childhood and teen in countryside developing a strong, profound spiritual connection with Mother earth. He has studied English and Spanish literature and philosophy in Italy and in Liverpool, UK. After the university he has started a eco farmstay in the Abruzzi National Park where he grew up, combining outdoor activities and organic food related activities, educating guests about healthy food and where it comes from.
Via Piana is located just down the hill from the small village of Pescosolido, at the foot of the mountains of the Abruzzo National Park. The area around the guest house is one of the most strikingly beautiful places in Italy, featuring mountains, waterfalls, hiking trails, lakes, wildlife, and many interesting ruins, churches, castles, and abbeys. Unlike other beautiful areas in Italy, this one isn't filled with tourists.
The location gives you the best of both worlds: staying in the peaceful countryside and waking up to birds singing without sacrificing the advantages of being close to a town. Sora is a bigger town (with approximately 35000 inhabitants) that has lots to offer in terms of restaurants, gelaterias, coffee shops, bars, and shopping. It is easily accessible on foot or by bus. There is a beautiful river that runs through the town and a historic center where you can wander around.
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The retreat includes daily homemade organic dinner meals that are prepared using fresh local ingredients. Dinner is prepared by your host Anna, a passionate chef. If you have a special diet, please let Italy Country Stay know and they will try to accommodate you. We do not serve meat. The staff at the guesthouse must be notified in advance.
We don't serve dinner on Friday night. Friday is the chef's night off. You may explore the local retausrants. We can help you organise transport if you don't have a car.
Note well: The next store is in town, so if you need to buy food you can only get it in town. Italycountrystay does not serve lunch.
Walk along the beautiful valley of San Piedro in the Abruzzo National Park with a local guide. On the hike, you will see the surrounding mountains, walk along a gorge, and visit a beautiful waterfall where you can swim in the refreshing water.
Learn how to make homemade pasta with fresh ingredients at a local Restaurant. This traditional Italian meal will then be part of the dinner that all the guests can enjoy. The price of the cooking class is 35 euro per person.
Learning Italian will help you get around Italy while you are traveling! The classes are offered for beginners or more advanced speakers. Spend a little bit of time learning the language of love; the price is 20 EUR per person starting from 2 people (30 EUR for private class).
Hike along the mountainside to the top of a beautiful mountain and sleep among the stars. You will see beautiful views of the Abruzzo National Park, sleep in a traditional mountain hut, and cook food from the farm over an open fire. This is truly a magical experience! The price is 110 EUR per person. -Paragliding
Fly through the sky and touch a cloud with your finger! Float above the mountains and the surrounding area in the Cassino valley with an experienced paragliding instructor. Specific weather conditions are needed to fly. The price per person is 110 EUR.
Take part in an old family tradition in the Italian countryside. The shepherd’s family has been making cheese and herding sheep for generations. You can watch the local shepherd and learn how to make pecorino and fresh ricotta cheese. The price is 18 EUR each for a group of three or more.
Italycountrystay are affiliated to a certified organic farm just a 20 minutes’ walk down the road that you are welcome to visit. There you can meet other travelers from all over the world, visit the farm animals, or see the vegetable garden and eat fresh fruit straight from the trees.
Every Thursday morning, there is a large outdoor market in Sora, which is a great way to get fresh local goods and experience local culture. For people interested in hiking, there is a shorter hike of about 45 minutes up to a castle ruin overlooking the town. It isn't your typical touristy European-style castle, the entrance is free, and you get a 360-degree view of the entire valley while venturing on the old castle walls.
Take a tour of a unique vineyard in our close by neighborhood and learn how to make biodynamic wine. Biodynamic agriculture aims to be as much in harmony with nature as possible, with almost no use of chemicals. This wine is made from a unique type of grapes that only exists in this area. The wine tour is 30 Euro per person. You will have to the chance to visit this beautiful region, see how this special wine is made, and taste for your self how delicious it is.
Italycountrystay also offers massages. You can get extra massages for a reasonable price of 50 EUR for 60-minute full body massage.
Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport
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Naples International Airport
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Flights can be booked to arrive either at Naples International Airport (NAP) or Rome Ciampino CIA or Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO).
From Rome, the easiest way to get to the farm is by bus. The bus leaves frequently throughout the day, even on Sundays and holidays. To catch the bus, you must go to the Anagnina bus station in Rome by taking the metro line A. The bus to Sora leaves from platform 10 and the price of a ticket is around 6 EUR. The station in Sora is the last stop on the bus, so while you are on the bus, you can relax and not worry about missing your stop. If you come by public transport we will arrange a taxi for you. It costs 10 EUR.
From Naples the easiest way to get to us is by Flixbus from NAPLES-SORA VIA PISACANE. You can book the ticket online on the flixbus app. The trip takes about two hours. We can arrange your pick up from Sora Station.
If you come by public transport, a taxi will be arranged for you. It costs 10 EUR.
From Rome, you need to catch the train at Rome Termini station for Roccasecca, then shift for Sora. Make sure to check the train schedule for Sora before you leave Rome so you do not get stuck in Roccasecca. If you plan to arrive in Sora in the late afternoon, it’s recommended that you take the bus.
From Naples, you need to catch a train to Cassino or Roccasecca and then you can either catch a bus or a train to Sora, depending on the time. Be sure to check the train schedule in Naples so you do not get stuck in Cassino or Roccasecca.
From Pescara, you will need to catch a train to Avezzano. You may have to switch trains in Sulmona depending on the time schedule. From Avezzano, you can catch a train to Sora.
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