The property of IL GORGO is located in the charming countryside corner of Tuscany, in the Valdichiana valley, adjacent to the picturesque Val d’Orcia. The agritourism is surrounded by the fields of grain and sunflowers, footpaths and golf courses.
The farm consists of two XVIIth century Tuscan houses, renovated with great care. One of them is so-called “Leopoldina” – typical rustic house for the region of Valdichiana, which has a tower; built in the days of Prince Leopold.
In this atmosphere, the hosts invite you to rest from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. They also encourage you to try simple and delicious regional cuisine; its meals are based on fresh ingredients which come from home-grown organic crops.
The garden delights with its greenery; there are: big swimming pool with hydro massage (15m x 9m), playground, mountain bikes, barbecue and covered parking place at guests’ disposal. There is also a stable with horses nearby and for the golfers – golf courses.
One can enjoy benefits of Tuscany here – peace, relax under its sun, great wine and olive oil, as well as tasty and simple cuisine.
Wine and olive oil come from home-grown crops of the owner who has his own vineyard and olive grove with a thousand olive trees, surrounding the house which is located approximately 1.5km from the farm. There is also a vegetable garden which delights with its variety of soup greens.
Samuele, the owner, is a self-confessed passionate farmer who cultivates organic grains, vegetables, grapes and olives. Therefore, Italian meals served to eat in are based on fresh ingredients which come straight from the owner’s ecological crops.