Never use Wellies in the mud…

Some months ago I received an unusual e-mail from a journalist telling me that she had to write something for a US magazine called Modern Farmer about farmers’ favourite tools to help in the mud (yes… you read correctly :) ).We had a long and fun e-mail and phone calls exchange and this is […]

Valle Nuova on Travel and Leisure

July issue of Travel and Leisure features an article about the best Agriturismi in Italy

Agriturismi: Italy’s Best Affordable Spots by Anya von Bremzen

Le Marche: Locanda della Valle Nuova
You can’t help wondering what a woman like Giulia Savini—fluent in three languages and with two international master’s degrees—is doing living in Le Marche raising white Marchigiana […]

Pesaro Urbino Le Marche ontdek, proef en beleef

The Province of Pesaro & Urbino presented today “Pesaro Urbino Le Marche ONTDEK, PROEF EN BELEEF” a small guide of the Province in Dutch.
You can download it here

Where to go when. Italy

Locanda della Valle Nuova is one of the suggested accommodation in Marche in the brand new “Where to go when. Italy” DK guidebook

The Locanda on halifax

This afternoon I gave a look at the site’s statistics (I admit I’m a bit of a statistics-addict :) ) and spotted quite a few visits from Canada… I was curious so I checked where they came from and found a small article on “ halifax” with suggestions for spending your holidays on a […]

The Guardian GREEN TRAVEL LIST 2010

The Locanda is the only Italian property included in The Guardian Green Travel List 2010!!

Locanda della Valle Nuova, Italy

Like most agriturismos, food and wine are the focus at Locanda, a 1920s farmhouse run on solar power near the hilltop town of Urbino in northwest Italy. The owners grow organic wheat, fruit and vegetables, raise […]

Lonely Planet favourite places to stay 2009

Valle Nuova is one of this year’s Lonely Planet favourite places to stay!

I missed an article that was out in November 2009 on the Lonely Planet Magazine: “Our favorite places to stay (for under 99£), the Locanda is included!

The first article of the year: Farmstays go global

This article about farmstays was on the Sunday Times yesterday.

“I have fond memories of our family holidays on a farm in Wales when I was a child. It was noisy, smelly and full of psychopathic geese, and the barn conversion consisted of shooing the cows out and chucking a couple of bunk beds in, […]

Clean Breaks: 500 New Ways to See the World

The Locanda has been included in the Rough Guides book Clean Breaks: 500 new ways to see the world by Richard Hammond and Jeremy Smith.

“Clean Breaks unearths 500 unique experiences and new ways to travel that make a real difference to the lives of local people and the planet. Discover a wealth of new […]

Say “cheese”…

This week we haven’t had many guests, the season is being slower than usual (even if not nearly as bad as I expected and much better than I hear from other people), but somehow we manage to be as busy as we are on a busier season… mistery!

During the last week we had two […]