“Italian Family Hospitality” Friends




(Updated 06/08/2018)


Isabella Giovine – Family – Casteggio (Pavia) – welcomes teenagers

Antonia Muntoni – Family – Cagliari (Sardegna) – lessons, conversations, cooking, touristic and naturalistic itineraries

Laura BarbéB&B Maison 39 Vigevano (Pavia) – ecological tourism

Deborah Nicolosoagriturismo Fiorisca il Cuore – Casalborgone (TO) – Cooking classes, personal growth courses, mindfulness, meditation, yoga, thai-chi

Nadia Verzotti – Stay and Italian language courses – Stresa (Lake Maggiore, Piedmont) – Pavia – welcomes teenagers and adults

Luigi & Roberta MarinoCasa senza tempo – Perugia – Artistic stays. Music crafts kitchen. Lessons: history, music, Italian, cooking, eco-design and creative recycling. Recording studio and musical productions

Maria Grazia SerafiniOsaKasaMia B&B – Spinea (Venezia) – cooking and Italian language courses

PaoloTessyhouse B&B – Spinea (Venezia) hospitality and food and wine products of the Veneto region

Oscar MicelliResort Le Lanterne – Pantelleria (Sicilia) – Holidays in contact with nature, gym (Pilates, Functional Trainer, Free Fascial Real Emotion, muscular awakening), swimming pool (Acqua gym).

Patrizia Fusco and Alessandra Spina – Pantelleria (Sicilia) – Vegetarian Fate-Holidays and Private Chefs

Chantal AcchiardiLodovica Bed & Breakfast – Milano

Serena Leto Agriturismo Tenuta San Giovanni – San Biagio Platani (Agrigento –Sicilia) – Cooking school, participation in agricultural activities, trekking, horseback riding, bio park experience

Pierfilippo SpotoVal di Kam – S.Angelo Muxaro (Agrigento –Sicilia) – diffused hotel – relational tourism

Lorenzo Reina – “Fattoria dell’arte” – Santo Stefano Quisquina (Agrigento –Sicilia) – Artistic stays in contact with nature

Fabio Bianchi EmBnb (Empathic B&B) – network of empathetic tourism

Renzo Durello – “La Campagna di Assignano” agritourism – Collazzone (Perugia) – contact with nature and production of grapes, olives, lentils and cereals

Magda Scalisi Rifugio del Parco” – Rifugio San Fratello (Messina – Sicilia) – Refuge in the heart of the Nebrodi park surrounded by unspoiled nature, educational farm, garrison of legality.

Eleonora Bernasconi – “Il Giardino di Rebecca” Bed and Breakfast on the outskirts of Ferrara, city of the Renaissance – Family welcome, tranquility and relaxation, cycling, museum visits, shopping, good food, wellness area, small pool.

Jenifer Landor – “Live and Learn Italian” offers language and culture for mature students, in the small historic town of Agnone, in Molise. Engage with local food producers and artisans, cook in family homes, and explore history and traditions, while studying Italian. Every connection an opportunity for practise – the community is our teacher!

Tiziana Duranti – “Il pozzo di Montalto” – Bed and Breakfast located in a small rural village on the hills of Oltrepo Pavese.

Giovanna Galbo – “B&B Malvasia” – The B&B Malvasia is a family-run bed and breakfast, located in the heart of the historic center of Palermo, a few steps from the Quattro Canti, famous and amazing crossroads of roads, and the main monuments of the city. The b & b is located on the second floor of an ancient building. The owners also own land with a small vineyard and an olive grove where they produce wine and organic oil in full respect of the land and traditions. With their cultural association Punta Comune, they organize exhibitions and cultural and artistic events, murals, alternative fashion shows, collaborate with other associations both of the territory and national and international to bring beauty through art.

Milena Di Rado – “La Terrazza d’Abruzzo” – Structure located in a small typical village of Majella in Abruzzo. Our motto is “feeling like a family on holiday”. We guide our guests to discover our land with excursions, dinners, tastings, we teach how to make pizza and pasta.

Gabriella Fiorini – “Casa podere San Firenze” – Ancient stone farmhouse, completely renovated, situated in a typical Tuscan hill, surrounded by the silence and the green of olive and cypress trees.

Monica Martini – “B&B a Casa di Monica” – “A Casa di Monica” B&B is a family environment located in a residential and quiet area of Olbia, a few steps from the historic center. From here you can easily reach the most beautiful beaches on the east coast of Sardinia, various archaeological sites and more…

Francesco Badii – “B&B L’uliveto sul Chianti” – Welcoming B&B in the countryside, near the Chianti Region, an area rich in history, nature and gastronomy.

Angela Difonzo – “L’Affaccio” – Comfortable and elegant holiday home located in the enchanting scenery of the Sassi di Matera. It is the result of a very recent and careful renovation of a building dating back to the early 1900s, located in the square in front of the church of S. Biagio, in the historic center of Matera. “L’Affaccio” is ideal for travelers who love art, in fact the white walls of the house are embellished by the works curated by “Mani nell’arte”, a small and charming shop and art gallery of Angela Difonzo.




Sogesi – ICT Innovation – Vigevano (Pavia)

Symbola – Foundation for Italian qualities, with over one hundred members, promotes the soft economy, a model of development oriented to quality in which traditions and territories marry innovation, research, culture and design, keeping together competitiveness, enhancement of human capital and respect for the environment , productivity and social cohesion.

Libera Università dell’Autobiografia di Anghiari – Research, training and dissemination of the culture of memory. Autobiographical writing is an irreplaceable means and method for the enhancement of oneself, for the development of cognitive abilities and different forms of thought: by telling oneself one learns to document one’s own experience in the past and in the present, to leave a testimony of oneself to others, to write with more motivation, to think and reflect better. – Anghiari (Arezzo).

Arianna Stoli – The Academy s.r.l. – The school is located in an elegant villa surrounded by a large garden in the heart of Syracuse (Sicily). Language and culture courses are taught by highly qualified and experienced native-speaking teachers. From May to October we organize a rich calendar of extracurricular activities related to culture, art, adventure and food and wine.




Maglificio Pisani historical Italian knitwear factory, artisans of knitwear for over 40 years – production of knitwear in cashmere and other fine yarns – recognition of Italian excellence “Lombardia Eccellenza Artigiana 2009” – Cilavegna (Pavia).

Calzaturificio Susy – Was founded in Vigevano in 1916 as “Calzaturificio Merlo Rocco” – family company now in its fourth generation: product quality, comfort of the “fit” and refinement of design – Vigevano (Pavia).

Cantine Gulino – Winery Cantine Gulino renews the skilful art of making wine, refined expertise over time, family legacy dating back to 1793 – the wines of the Cantine Gulino express the typicality of the Syracusan territory and its cultural and food and wine tradition with a production of excellence and of recognized and awarded quality in Italy and abroad – Contrada Fanusa – Siracusa.

Bettina Buttgen – Fabric artist and textile designer together: creates wearable art fabrics. He weaves them, dyes them with colors prepared by them, he paints them and designs them and prepares their possible uses: they can wrap the body like scarves, stoles, shrugs or knot them, but they can also be hung and contemplated as paintings for their beauty and expressive intensity. Forio – Ischia Island.


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