Are you looking for a nice hotel in Maremma Tuscany?
In the middle of Maremma Tuscany, near the medieval village of Montieri, one finds Hotel Rifugio Prategiano. Our small three-star hotel is located in quiet and panoramic position on the slopes of the Hill of Montieri. The hotel offers a wonderful view of the Cecina valley and hills of woods, fields, vineyards, olive groves and centuries old chestnut trees.
Our mountainside architecture is simple, yet inviting and truly beautiful. The hotel features 24 rooms, restaurant, bar and a small meeting room. Guests can gather on the terrace in front of the bar, from where you can see the towers of San Gimignano 60 km away. Or, they may choose the comfortable chairs and couches of the large sitting-room surrounded by panoramic windows.
Our chef proposes a traditional cuisine which reflects Tuscan tradition in rural areas. At lunch time you may participate in our picnic excursions. Our lavish warm picnics are a meeting point for horseback riders, mountain bikers, cyclists and all clients who enjoy good food and socializing in a beautiful and relaxed atmosphere.
Most of our clients come to Prategiano for horse riding holidays in Tuscany, mountain biking, cycling or walking. Some choose our hotel to discover the hidden treasures of Minor Tuscany and to visit the nearby art cities. Yet, others come to take refuge in this oasis of tranquillity far away from city life and mass tourism.
Our hotel is an ideal starting point to get to know the stunning area between Siena, Florence, Volterra, San Gimignano, Castiglione della Pescaia, Follonica, Grosseto and the coast. Nearby, there are also several nature reserves such as Le Cornate or Bandite di Scarlino; hot springs like Petriolo or Calidario; and many beaches. Together, these highlights contribute to the beauty of this wild land. Here, one can explore all of the senses through taste, smell, sight, and feel of a rich cultural landscape centred in nature, yet within easy driving distance of some of the most famous art cities of Italy.
You will also experience the Maremma Toscana of today; the people, the relaxed atmosphere of its small villages, the craft workshops and the narrow winding streets. Your holidays here will certainly be an unforgettable experience. This part of Maremma will remain in your heart and will fuel the yearning to return as soon as possible to Prategiano and to Tuscany.