Podere Salicotto

Buonconvento, Siena
Bed & Breakfast

Tranquil hilltop farmhouse with wonderful views of Tuscan valleys. Welcoming rooms, delicious organic food and engaging hosts


7 rooms


Rooms sleep 2


Watch sunsets fire the Tuscan hills; catch the sunrise as it brings the valleys alive. Views from this hilltop farmhouse roll off in every direction. It is peaceful here, and beautiful. Breakfast is a delicious feast, with produce from the organic farm, and Silvia and Paolo, a well-travelled, warm and adventurous couple, are happy for you to be as active or as idle as you like. Eat in the garden under the pergola, as deer wander across the field below. Paolo is full of ideas and will take you sailing in his six-berth boat that has crossed the Atlantic – or organise wine-tasting and cycling trips. The beamed and terracotta tiled bedrooms are airy and welcoming, full of soft, Tuscan colours and furnished with simplicity but care: antiques, monogrammed sheets, great showers. B&B guests are in the main house (private entrance) while the suite is in the converted barn. Visit Siena, medieval Buonconvento, Tuscan hill towns. Come back and laze around the pool with a glass of wine and a fabulous view.


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

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Booking restrictions
Children over 11 welcome.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Dinner available by request.Wine from €7. Restaurants 300m.


Nightly price
from €162
Dinner, B&B €35 extra per person. Extra bed/sofabed available €30 per person per night.
1 Suite for 2
From €229
6 Doubles
From €162


It is several years since I visited Podere Salicotto. It was a wonderful experience and still lives on in my memory. It is the best place I have visited in its category . Beautiful. I absolutely recommend it .


It is remiss of me not have reviewed the fantastic beautiful Salicotto before now. We have stayed there on numerous occasions and found it just gets better and better. Apart from the glorious views, the podere itself has wonderful stylish rooms with comfortable beds, and we try never to miss the feast at brunch. Salicotto though, is wonderful because of the hosts Paolo and Silvia. They are very helpful, kind and nothing is too much trouble. We would find it terribly difficult to go anywhere else and would only do so if they were fully booked!


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Silvia Forni

  • Great location! between Montalcino and Pienza, if you don't want to use your car, catch the train from Buonconvento (2 km away, great paved road) and in 20min you will be in Siena.
  • Charm, silence, colors, scents, art, culture, wildlife with deer, badgers, birds, hedgehogs, foxes and wild boars; sunsets lighting up old bricks and breathtaking starry skies. A unique show that takes place every day.
  • We love to ensure that every guest experiences deeper connections to this gorgeous land. We are here to assist you: we have selected only the very best to offer you a unique slow travel vacation while being with us.
  • Cooking classes: sharing the essence of Italy – uncomplicated food with intense flavours.The Wine Experience: how and where the best vintages of the area are made. Biking and hiking: Extraordinary trails and paths for sport lovers.
  • Dinners in the open air & festivals. Everyday is about having fun !
  • Hidden gems. A dinner at Licia’s in Chiusure, a snack at Rita’s in Lucignano d’Asso, a break at Montebenichi: follow us and you will not regret it!