Visit anyone of the accommodations at Chiarentana. Discover our 3 separate farmhouses or apartments in the central medieval building, then book the solution most suitable for you
In the dining room, tasty Tuscan dishes are prepared with homemade pasta, seasonal ingredients from the vegetable garden or from the countryside and woods, as well as fruit from the trees in the garden. In summer weather meals are served outdoor under the central lime trees in the courtyard
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Chiarentana is the ideal setting to celebrate your special day. The garden, the main house, the farmhouses, or simply the stunning view will make your wedding unforgettable.
Marchesa of Val d'Orcia
Iris Origo’s War Diary
It’s almost impossible to imagine a better time to read “A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary, 1939–1940,” by Iris Origo, which is being published this week by New York ... ➔
A short biography
Iris Origo (1902–1988) was born in Britain to an aristocrat mother and a wealthy American father. She lived in Italy and devoted much of her life to the improvement of the ... ➔
Once again this year’s oil surpassed expectations
Dear friends and faithful customers,
This is a belated report on our recent olive harvest: once again this year’s oil surpassed expectations: if not in terms ... ➔
In her two autobiographical books, Images and Shadows and War in Val d'Orcia.
The wonderful - though sometimes difficult - years at La Foce are vividly described by Iris, an Anglo-American biographer and historian of international fame, ... ➔