Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery of the Tuscan countryside. Join us for 6 nights filled daily yoga and meditation, locally grown organic meals, nature hikes and poolside relaxation in an ideal tranquil setting in the heart of Italy.

 

THE FARMHOUSE

 
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Rebalance, Reconnect, Retreat

Maraviglia is a Conscious Living center located in a splendid tuscan country farmhouse with an annex and private pool located near the charming village of Monte San Savino, province of Arezzo, Italy. Magnificent view over the surrounding countryside during the day, star-filled sky and rejuvenating silence during the night.

Immersed in an olive grove and surrounded by oak trees, Maraviglia's palpable energy offers a truly healing experience. During the renovation of this approx. 400 year old building, particular care was taken to the maintenance of the original building structure, giving the house all the charm of its original form. The warm and natural colors of the cottage-style furnishings contribute to a comfortable and authentic rustic living atmosphere.

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery, make meaningful connections with other guests, let the countryside rhythm rebalance you.

BIKES | POOL | WIFI | YOGA SHALA | OLIVE GROVE

Amenities

Central heating, telephone, internet Wi-Fi, CD player, books, mobile barbecue, fridge with freezer department, oven, microwave, rod mixer, kettle, filter coffee machine, toaster, dishwasher, washing machine (entrance area), iron and ironing board, clothes airer, clothes line, fly screens

 

THE PRACTICE

8.30am Morning Flow

9.30am Mindfulness Meditation and Journaling

5.30pm Restorative Yoga or Yoga Nidra

6.30pm Mindfulness Meditation

*All our classes are designed for all levels & backgrounds.

 

the food

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Organic food philosophy

Country living embodies all the qualities that have the power to heal, instill tranquillity and balance in your bodies and minds. The nourishing and beneficial quality of our locally grown organic food will immediately pleasure your taste buds, cleanse your mind and detox your body.

The total absence of sound and noise pollution will make you sink deep into rejuvenating sleeps, putting you back in touch with your dreams and soothing your subconscious so stirred up from city stress.

Our food is locally sourced from neighbors, local farms, and our own orchard. Our chef picks the meal per day, based on the produce available.

Coffee & Tea, mixed vegetable milks, homemade granola, marmalades, toasted bread, seasonal fruit, yogurt, fruit juices will be served for breakfast.

Every morning Coffee & Tea are also served before yoga class. Herbal teas and fresh seasonal fruit are available at any time. Every night a homemade dessert will be served.

Sample Menu

Lunch

Cold Pasta with olive paste, cherry

tomatoes, eggplants & basil

- Compose your own salad with fresh

seasonal veggies and seeds

Dinner

- Tuscan Bruschetta with tomatoes and beans

- Leak frittata

- Quiche with seasonal veggies

 

THE RETREAT

  • 6 nights accommodation at Maraviglia Conscious Living

  • Morning and evening Yoga and Meditation

  • Mats and props

  • Three, locally sourced, organic meals daily

  • Vegetarian cuisine

  • Guided 3 hour hike in the hills of Maraviglia’s beautiful land

  • Hike to Gargonza Castle

  • Self Care Gift bags with Handmade products

  • Free time

*Airfare, optional activities, travel insurance (mandatory) not included

 
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Hike to Gargonza Castle

One hour walk to the Medieval Castle with a beautiful view over the hilly landscape of Tuscany. The little walled village of Gargonza is perched atop a hill overlooking Valdichiana (Chiana valley) and is possible to get there by walking directly from Maraviglia! The Castle of Gargonza is a magnificent archetype of a fortified Tuscan agricultural hamlet, with its tower/keep, considerable remaining walls, 13th century gate, 14th century Roman Church complete with bell tower and mullioned windows, and narrow alleys lined with medieval houses. This Castle is one of the most well-preserved fortified complexes in the territory. Once we get there we will have a tour of the village with a fantastic panoramic view and we will have the option to enjoy a snack at the bar inside the Medieval walls.

NATURE WALK

Join us on this 2 hour walk where we will explore and take in the smells and the marvelous landscapes that surround us. Our host Francesco will share all the anecdotes, history and geography of this warm, beautiful land where he grew up. During our Nature Walk we will explore the hills around Maraviglia and walk by some beautiful ancient villa ruins and a marvelous beehive on the top of the hill..

The very name Maraviglia comes form old italian and means: a place or person that causes amazement, marvel, wonder for its exceptionality, unpredictability or beauty. It will be this very beauty that we will be walking through and taking in... understanding why the old pilgrims and travelers decided to give our hill the name of “Podere Maraviglia”!


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THE HOSTS

 
 
 
 

THE ROOMS

SINGLE ROOMS

SINGLE ROOM W ENSUITE BATHROOM $2,590

SHARED ROOMS

DOUBLE ROOM - TWO BEDS W SHARED BATHROOM $2,290

TRIPLE ROOM W SHARED BATHROOM $2,090

DOUBLE ROOM W ENSUITE BATHROOM $2,290**

* Prices are per person

** Shared bed; Recommended for couples

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THE LOCATION

You can easily walk (20 mins) or bike (5 mins)  to town, the country roads and scenery will make your stroll wonderful at any time of day! 

Monte San Savino offers numerous shops and services, supermarkets, ice-cream shops, bakeries, butcher shops, bicycle rental, fitness centre, post office, banks, restaurants, bars, antiquarian and ceramic shops etc. 

This ancient medieval town is all you can imagine when you think of the gorgeous tuscan stone paved streets, welcoming locals, fragrant air and laundry drying from window to window over narrow streets. Get ready to reset you clock, get a taste of small town life and have coffee with the locals … “un espresso per favore”!

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HOW TO GET THERE

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-Nearest centres: Arezzo 25 min, Siena 30 min, Perugia and Florence about 45 minutes, Pisa and Rome 2 hours

-Nearest Airports: 

Florence (about 45 min drive)

Perugia (about 45 min drive)

Pisa (about 1.5 hour drive)

Bologna (about 2 hour drive)

Rome (about 2 hour drive)

-We can Arrange pickups at:

Monte S.Savino Train Station (Free)

Arezzo Train station (€20/per person) 2 people minimum, 6 max per trip.

Florence “Peretola” Airport (€45/per person) 4 people minimum, 6 max per trip.

-National Railway booking system: http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en 

 

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