Dependance Limosa Country house close to Rome
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Dépendance Limosa, surrounded by green hills, is located in the ancient town Spigno Saturnia. Limosa is a very typical country house for the region of Latium – ideal for holidays and spare time.
Spigno Saturnia is located on the foot of the Aurunci Mountains above the Gulf of Gaeta in the south of the region Lazio.
The climate is Mediterranean and mild temperature throughout the year.
The vegetation in Spigno is typical Mediterranean (Myrtle, Erika, Thymus...). This area is mainly cultivated by olive groves and vine.
The house is totally restored in consideration of the typical characteristic architecture.
The small and separated holiday apartment Dépendance Limosa is located on the ground floor of the large country house Teatro Limosa and has room up to 4 persons, perfect for two adults, one couple or for a family with two children. One bedroom with double bed and two single beds (loft bed), a cozy veranda with a small kitchenette, dining table and one pull-out sofa are at guest's disposal. From the veranda you have access to terrace and garden.
The country house is done up with passion for detail in an antique and original style. The mirror in the bathroom for example is made of an antique window glace - have a look around during your stay, maybe you will notice the one or other loving detail.
Washing machine is provided.
The beautiful garden with Mediterranean plants, garden furniture and view over the mountains invites for dinners outside or just to relax and to enjoy the warm Mediterranean sun.
Animals are welcome!
You are welcome to visit courses of the traditional music workshops which come on offer directly at the Teatro Limosa for small groups (up to 8 persons) in early summer and autumn. Learn more about the traditional Italian music and how to play the instruments of Organetto and Tammorra.
Theater-, dance- and music performance takes place once the month from October to April.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Gianola 12 km|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Napoli Capodicchino 80 km, Nearest railway: Formia 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Sea view|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
About this location
The Lazio region
The region of Lazio, rich of culture and nature, is situated in the centre of Italy.
Hilly landscapes with olive- and vine cultivations and the lakes Bracciano and Bolzena characterizes the north of the region. The culturally heydays are the famous Etruscan excavation and the sulphur-wells, where you can spoil your skin under the open sky.
Rome is the culturally and economically center as well as the capital city of Italy, located directly in the heartland of Lazio.
Mountains are in the south, rising above 2000 meters; lower, heading the coast the gentle green slopes are overgrown with orange-and lemon trees and olive-and vine cultivations.
The coast is uneven, sandy beaches alternate rocky cliffs, suggestive little bays and hills are covered with Mediterranean spontaneous vegetation (macchia mediterranea).
Thousands of years of history signed the landscape, increasing the cultural value of this land: Excavations from the Roman and the pre-Roman time (Etruscan, Ausonia and Aurunci), medieval towns, monasteries and convents, make the stay in Lazio always an astonishing experience.
The region has many nature reserves and little protected oasis; very beautiful for short walks, hiking tours or trekking.
The Garigliano river natural park at the board with Campania offers multiple opportunities to come in contact with the lush river vegetation and the wild animals that inhabit along the banks.
Thermal springs are to find in the region of Viterbo, Tivoli and Fiuggi and in the south in Suio.
Located in the south of the region, The Pontine Islands join sensational nature, clear water, characteristic fisher towns and Roman culture. The main Island Ponza is also called pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The food and wine tradition might deserve its own chapter: fish and seafood on the coast; rustically cuisine in the countryside (meat and sausage, cheese and a lot of different vegetables), buffalo mozzarella, and olives of Gaeta are only some examples.
Lots of tasty and important wines are available for experts and curious tasters, thanks to the unique warm weather and the composition of the soil.
The area between south of Lazio and northern Campania, named Campania Felix by the ancient Roman, produces since centuries a particular wine, called Falernus, one of the many wine excellence of the area.
Spigno Saturnia is located in the nature reserve Aurunci Mountains (Mount Petrella 1533 metres) in the south of Lazio at the Gulf of Gaeta. This area enjoys an extremely mild climate with the sea influencing even at the more inland areas.
The vegetation is typical Mediterranean (myrtle, heather, thyme etc.).
Spigno Satuirnia is a typical town with two centers: Spigno Vecchio you find on the slopes of the Aurunci Mountains at 375 meters above the sea. The old centre has a medieval caracter and is protected by high mountains with peaks up to 1500 metres (Petrella, San Angelo and Redentore) - Spigno Nuovo exist since 1946, to find in the valley near the clearway Formia-Cassino.
Because of the removal from the hills to the valley the ancient agricultural cultivation was reduced. But also today you still find genuine food produced in the hills around Spigno Saturnia: extra virgin olive oil, olives, vegetables, vine, fresh cheese like ricotta and mature cheeses like the typical Marzolina.
The most important monuments are located in Spigno Vecchio: the churches Santa Croce and San Gerardo and near the source di Capodacqua the remains of the old castle. The church San Giovanni Battista and the town hall are situated in Spigno Nuovo.
The most important traditional events are â??Il Giro delle Contradeâ??, the Rassegna del Folklore Internazionale â?? international folk festival, the festival of tripe and beans and the festival of chestnut and zeppole (doughnut traditionally made Carnival, typical for Southern Italy).
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