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The Antico Casale di Scansano, with its riding centre, wellness centre and wonderful Tuscan nature, will reveal to you the secrets of Maremma and Tuscan cuisine, a genuine tradition typical of farmhouse holidays. Come and experience an incredible holiday between good food and active sport as bicycle can be. You will learn how to cook the perfect traditional Maremma food, go around the nature, and taste the incredible wine as the Morellino di Scansano can be. Discover and learn to appreciate the strong and sharp tastes and the embracing and exciting perfumes of the region.
The Antico Casale di Scansano is a 4-star resort hotel since over 20 years, with 30 bedrooms, 4 of which are comfortable suites, situated in Tuscan Maremma. You may taste typical Italian food in the restaurant, discover the spa for your wellness, amuse yourself and train at the horse riding centre and let your children enjoy the two equipped-swimming pools and the natural paths in the woods for pleasant walks and rides on mountain bikes. If you prefer to be independent, choose the Borgo degli Ulivi, an apartment hotel with its 21 new holiday apartments.
The rooms are situated in the central part of the hotel and are the result of a strict work of restoring of the ancient chestnut drying rooms. The rooms are ideal for a stay with an ancient touch. They offer a wonderful view onto the town of Scansano or onto the garden of the hotel.
Maremma is a wide and unspoilt plain overlooking the Tyrrheanian Sea, around Grosseto, in Tuscany. It is a land rich in history and culture, with strong and antique tastes and perfumes, unforgettable landscapes and events for all tastes. We have valuable sites as Etruscan necropolises and Roman colonies. Magic spots, as the Giardino dei Tarocchi (tarot garden) by Niki de Saint-Phalle and the Spiaggia delle Donne (womens beach) at Talamone are tiny special jewels. And you cant miss the stunning roads, characterized by a marked sacred and ritual value, cut into tuff stone by the Etruscans.
A journey in Maremma offers the chance to plunge into its wild nature, from the inland hills to the mountain landscape, from the plains, ancient drained marshes, to the coasts, which have been awarded of 5 blue flags. Tuscan Maremma has many natural areas such as park of Maremma, WWF oasis in the lagoon of Orbetello and WWF natural reserve of Lago di Burano. Moreover, discover and relax at the Saturnia thermal springs, an unforgettable place. Maremma is also an excellent well-known area for Tuscan golf players, with amazing courses surrounded by wonderful landscapes.
Delight in Tuscan dishes throughout this vacation. You will experience 3 full course Tuscan dinners at the property and a chance to taste a glass of red and pleasant Morellino di Scansano, the most famous wine of the region.
The appetizers, which come from the traditional poor and rural Tuscan cuisine, are toasted bread (bruschetta), with cherry tomatoes, garlic, mushrooms from the region or in-season vegetables, dressed with special extra virgin olive oil, characterized by its sharp and aromatic taste, or the well-known Tuscan croutons.
The homemade pasta, tagliatelle, tagliolini, gnocchi, tortelli, brigoli and pappardelle, the typical soups made of different kinds of mushrooms, or the Mediterranean vegetable soups, with chickpeas and beans, the famous acquacotta (cooked water) and the special zuppa del Casale (farmhouse soup), are only some of the typical starters of the region.
The second courses are grilled meat served on the griddle and rich and nifty dishes made of wild boar, the cinto Toscano and the chianina, all coming from the traditional Tuscan cuisine. Finally, the desserts are rigorously homemade, created by Antico's chefs imagination: panna cotta (a kind of cream caramel) with mixed berries and the typical tozzetti (a kind of biscuit) served with vin santo (holy wine).
Choose from the following services from the beauty farm:
You may choose among Pisa, Firenze, Roma Fiumicino and Roma Ciampino airports. Then, you may rent a car or take advantage of the airport transfer service. Transfer from Rome Airport is at 375 EUR for 1-2 persons and 425 EUR for 3-8 persons. Transfer from Pisa Airport is at 355 EUR for 1-2 persons and 396 EUR for 3-8 persons. Transfer from Florence Airport is at 330 EUR for 1-2 persons and 374 EUR for 3-8 persons. There is a 10% night supplement for transfers from 22:30 - 06:30.
Reach Grosseto by bus, then, from the train station, a bus of the Rama company will take you from Grosseto train station to Scansano.
A bus of the Rama Company will bring you from Grosseto train station to Scansano.