The "Val di Merse", which extends southwest of Siena, has a long and rich history. The human presence dates back to the Etruscan era. The Middle Ages left beautiful villages, ancient fortresses and many other mystical sites, such as the magical Abbey of San Galgano. In the lush nature and untouched forests of this region, lies Relais Le Macine di Stigliano. This small hotel is the result of a careful restoration of a medieval building from the 11th century.
The hotel is open from early March to the first week of January.
This hotel offers 10 rooms.
Check-in is possible between 3 and 11 pm. Check-out is between 8 and 11:30 am.
From 320 euros.
The hotel is named after the millstone (= macina) preserved in the building.
The rooms are cosy and romantically decorated with wooden ceilings, parquet and light colors. They offers views of the garden or surroundings. Some rooms even featurea terrace. The bathrooms are equipped with bath or shower, hairdryer and slippers.
For those who would like a terrace, go for the Superior room. Those who would like a nice view and a more spacious room should choose the Deluxe king size vista.
The outdoor pool, where you can unwind on a lounger under an umbrella, is open from early May to late November. The separate outdoor hot tub is available year-round.
Rent an e-bike or Vespa at the hotel and explore its beautiful surroundings. At the hotel you can play archery, ping pong and darts. Various activities are available on request such as cooking courses, wine tasting, yoga classes, falconry and birds of prey workshops. Fan of golf? There is an 18-hole golf course about 6 km away. The thermal baths of Petriolo are 22 km away. Besides the well-known attractions, within a radius of 25 km you can visit the many medieval hilltop villages in the region, such as Chiusdino, Murlo and Monticiano.
Children are welcome here, but there are no specific children's facilities.
Choose an outdoor table to really enjoy the Tuscan landscape.
Put on a casual outfit that perfectly matches the cosy ambiance and relaxed atmosphere.
Enjoy a breakfast buffet with homemade pastries and fresh, organic and local products in the morning. At the restaurant La Merla, Chef Mario prepares Tuscan dishes with fresh and excellent ingredients as well as an innovative vision. The restaurant offers an extensive menu of Italian and local wines.
Relais Le Macine di Stigliano is quietly located in a beautiful natural setting. Siena is 20 km away, Etruscan Volterra and San Gimignano are 50 km away. The famous abbey of San Galgano is 22 km away.
Florence airport is about 93 km away.
A transfer is available upon request and at a supplementary charge.
Private parking is available. You can charge your electric car for 0.75 euros per kwh.
Comfortable and small hotel, tastefully and elegantly decorated while preserving its authentic, historical elements. The quiet and breathtaking location, delicious cuisine and friendly team ensure a relaxing stay.