Villa Palmitia

Cumiana, Turin
Bed & Breakfast

In a quiet, ancient country town – outdoor breakfasts and indoor style: trompe l’oeil decorations, frescoes, vaulted panelled ceilings


3 rooms


Rooms sleep 2


A classic country townhouse between Turin and the Alps – this noble family villa exudes centuries of elegance. It’s a 17th-century stroll from the main square in Cumiana’s charming town centre. Step through gates to a pretty garden presided over by a fine magnolia tree and a former hay barn, to be greeted warmly by Signora Sacchi. An architect whose two children grew up here, she will happily advise on all things local, from eateries to historic buildings, to ski resorts – and can easily arrange bike hire. You breakfast, Italian-style (special diets, eggs etc no problem if arranged in advance) at one table outside or in the impressive frescoed and wood panelled living/dining room. Trompe l’oeil country scenes decorate the hall and stairwell. Up on the first floor are two comfortable suites  with garden views: ‘Camelie’ has a wrought iron queen-sized double and twin sofa-beds, and a big walk-in shower; ‘Margherite’ has a double and a twin room, a separate living room and a big granite-tiled bathroom with tub. Both have vaulted ceilings, terracotta tiles, antique furniture, attractive lighting and fabrics. Lovely.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • Credit cards
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 2 nights. 2 nights on weekdays. 2 nights at weekends. 2 nights in high season. Pets by arrangement.
November, January & March.
Restaurants 5-minute walk.


Nightly price
from €80
Singles €70. Extra beds €15-€20 per person per night (free for children under 3).
2 Suites for 2
From €80
1 Twin
From €80


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Silvia Sacchi

  • Nearby you can visit the Savoy Residences, a crown of royal residences of the Savoy royal family of the XVII-XVIII century. One of the most beautiful is Venaria with its magnificent gardens, now seat to exhibitions
  • Turin is a beautiful city, unknown to classic Italian tour but full of elegant buildings, Shopping streets, interesting museums. The most famous is the Egyptian Museum, second in the world after Cairo.
  • Another special museum in Turin, which is about half an hour drive, is the Automobile Museum, fascinating journey in the car's history, rich in rare or unique pieces.
  • The Valentino Park is a large park that is developed on the banks of the river Po, the longest in Italy. Here you can go jogging or have a good time with the kids, have lunch on the banks of the river in a country atmosphere, but in the city center.
  • A few kilometers from Cumiana there is the town of Pinerolo, with a medieval town, a beautiful cathedral and a square with cafes where take special aperitifs.
  • In Cumiana there is a large church in 1700 with a special oval cover and beautiful frescoes inside, a baptistery that is a little gem where every Christmas has set up a great animated Nativity.