This unspoiled area of Tuscany, near Radicondoli a provence of Siena, boasts green hills, vineyards, olive groves, sleepy hamlets and wild gorges, medieval churches as well as vestiges of the ancient Etruscan civilization. Villa Marion is situated in an area of Tuscany, untouched by tourism. This is the perfect place for you to enjoy endless open spaces, interspersed by cypress-lined wineries, ancient fortresses and castles as well as former ore mines. The intriguing and unique architecture of Villa Marion, newly renovated, is a beautiful location for a quiet and meditative yoga retreat. The villa is situated on a private land of 18ha (45 Acres), surrounded by a wide and peaceful countryside.
The on-site yoga shala has a beautiful wood floor, vaulted ceilings and can fit up to 25 mats comfortably. The shala can also be heated in shoulder seasons, and the four walls are clean
90 Euro per person / per night for double or triple occupancy including three vegetarian meals per day
130 Euro per person / per night for single occupancy including all meals
There are eleven rooms, distributed between the first and second floors of the villa. The décor of the villa reflects the surrounding colors of the flora and land and has been meticulously designed to create the must stunning retreat atmosphere.
With on-site horseback riding facility, Villa Marion is perfect for those that wish to explore Tuscany on horseback. For those not wishing to ride, there are plentiful opportunities for hiking and biking, exploring the surrounding nature in a more intimate way. A swimming pool onsite and a river nearby provides ample opportunities to refresh and relax in between yoga practices. For those that wish to indulge in the culinary culture of Italy, cooking classes and wine tasting can be organized onsite. There are many places inside and outdoors to simply relax and surrender to the beauty of Tuscany.
Villa Marion is a ten minutes drive from the village of Radicondoli, a quaint authentic Tuscan village, and forty minutes from the famous town of Siena. For the wine and cheese lovers, Montalcino and Pienza are must see towns. If your appetite is more for thermal baths and spas, Bagno Vignoni offers many opportunities to heal and unwind. A must see is San Galgano Abbey, a mystical place famous for the ‘sword in the rock’. Visit this roofless abbey to take in the magic. Excursions to the Terranean Sea and pristine beaches can also be organized upon request.
The easiest way to reach Villa Marion for your yoga retreat is to arrive in Florence or Pisa by air, or Siena by train. Group transfers can be organized from these locations.