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HEAVENLY ESCAPES: Take a private dip amongst the rolling hills of Italy

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Because great holidays don’t have to cost the Earth…

Locanda della Valle Nuova

We know life can be tough. Sometimes all you want to do is pack up your things and take a long vacation. Well, what’s stopping you? Organic Holidays offers a wide selection of amazing places to escape to, ranging from glamping to staying in pretty boutique hotels. And what’s more, you can even get 15% off loads of fantastic destinations when you sign up for Choose Green discounts. You’re welcome…

Locanda della Valle Nuova, Italy
By Hollie Wicks

Locanda della Valle is a small country house lying in a 185 acre working organic farm just in sight of the town of Urbino. It is hidden in a beautiful landscape of gentle rolling hills, rich in wild flora and greenery.

The owners live by the philosophy that ‘one should tread lightly on the earth’ so they grow their own organic wheat, fruits and vegetables. They also keep their own cattle, pigs and poultry with a 100% natural feed diet. Guests are offered traditional home cooking and a whopping 70% of the food they serve is their own fresh organic produce.

Take a dip in the relaxing swimming pool or take a riding class from one of the on-site qualified riding instructors. You can even take a basket weaving course (more fun than it sounds) or improve your skills at a yummy cooking class. Or if none of that appeals why not just have a wander through the beautiful countryside and clear your head.

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