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The thrill of skiing on the sacred mountain of the Etruscans, contemplating beautiful landscapes.
Amiata is also a winter skiing resort. Here you can look out towards the valleys and medieval villages as you ski down the slopes.There are 15 k.ms of ski runs, 6 ski lifts, and four cross country skiing tracks. There is an extremely professional ski school and plenty of equipment for hire. In winter it is an ideal place to spend a week or weekends.
You don’t just have snow, but food, nature and culture all built in since a world that is enormously rich in art and history is only a stone’s throw away.
Look out over valleys with medieval towns and castle surrounded by the intense whiteness of Monte Amiata’s ski slopes.
Guests will check in to their rooms on arrival. We serve an aperitif in the barand then gather in the dining room for dinner of traditional local dishes accompanied by Montecucco DOC wines.Montecucco was awarded DOC status as recently as 1998.The area covers the slopes of Monte Amiata. After dinner a slide show with music will introduce our guests to the rich variety of the area..
Buffet breakfast followed by skiing. Lunch at a self-service restaurant on the slopes. Further skiing in the afternoon At the end of the day, after a good shower, we meet as usual, by the bar for an aperitif. Dinner.This evening our traditional dishes will be accompanied by wines from the Perazzeta estate, one of the most prestigious of Montecucco DOC. After dinner Aurelio Visconti will offer a tasting of his liqueurs made in Abbadia San Salvatore with plants from Amiata.His introductory talk on the plants of the area is most interesting as he is a great expert.There will then be a performance by “I Cardellini del Fontanino”, a folk group from Castel del Piano: a solo voice singing songs which have become an integral part of the local culture is accompanied by one yodeller and six others.
Buffet breakfast followed by skiing. Lunch today will again be at the Self service restaurant on the slopes. Guests’ rooms will be available to them until 5.00 p.m. to enable them to shower and change on return from skiing before departure.