Accommodation

The Castelbrando Hotel by Night

The Castelbrando Castle Hotel – For Luxurious Romantic Getaways

Situated in the foothills of the alps 50 minutes drive away from Venice lies the spectacular and luxurious 80 room Castelbrando hotel.

The romantic location of this castle hotel in Italy is straight out of a fairytale.

The Castelbrando Hotel is embodies romance and Italian style, making it an ideal hotel in Italy for romantic getaways or simply to use as a base from which to explore the beautiful area in which the Castelbrando finds itself.

A Villa to Rent in Piedmont, Italy

Luxury Villas in Piedmont and Le Marche Required

My friends Anna Rita Diegoli and Ray Lamothe of villa Italian rental firm Tuscan Enterprises told me they are on the look out for more villas to add to their catalogue. They are particularly interested in villas and residential complexes in the Piedmont and Le Marche regions of Italy, but not only.

Discover Bliss in this Bed and Breakfast in Anghiari, Tuscany

I did not want to tell you about this particular bed and breakfast. Why? Because I am envious of the people who run it. Envious of the fact that they live a stone’s throw away from the medieval village of Anghiari in Tuscany, which can lay claim to being one of the most beautiful villages in all Italy.

A Must for Wine Lovers Poggio Etrusco, Tuscany

I was told about this particular expat run place the other evening when I happened to meet up with the charming Nicole Martinelli, journalist, and the blogger behind entertaining blog about Italy Zoomata.com.

Medieval Tranquility at Casa Dell’Amorino, Abruzzo, Italy

This week, Blog from Italy’s new series of features on expat run apartments for rent in Italy takes a look at an attractive recently refurbished 200 year old town house, Casa Dell’Amorino, which would make an ideal base for skiiers in winter or early spring, and would also be perfect for one of those getting away from it all summer vacations.

Retreat to the Genius Loci Country Inn, Umbria, Italy

Genius Loci Inn is not strictly a bed and breakfast, but it operates using a b&b plan. Coupled with its stunning internal presentation, this is reason enough for this place to be featured as an expat Bed and Breakfast. And it is run, in part, by Mary an American expat from Long Beach, California who, whilst studying for her History of Art degree in Italy, met and subsequently married Maurizio, a University of Rome graduate with a background in business and construction.

le marche, Italy

Slow Down at La Tavola Marche Agriturismo

American Ashley Bartner’s enthusiasm for life and living Italy becomes apparent as soon as she starts talking about how she and her husband, highly trained chef Jason Bartner, decided that Italy was the place for them to rent apartments at their La Tavola Marche Agriturismo.

Hunting Expat Bed and Breakfasts

There are now twelve posts about expat run bed and breakfasts on Blog from Italy. I’m hoping to add more in 2009, but finding these bed and breakfasts on line is not all that easy and the Italian Tourist Board does not seem to be helping matters either.

Villa Tre Angeli: Bed and Breakfast on Italy with Tours

The Villa Tre Angeli bed and breakfast, aside from being stunning in its own right, is very well situated for those who might like the experience the delights of the Apennines, and who would probably love the charming and beautiful ‘Cinque Terre’, a series of five seaside villages which sit upon the southern Ligurian coastline.