With April the travel season. This is in fact the ideal time to organize weekends out of town and, why not, start planning the summer holidays and all the available bridges. The urge to explore the world and discover new places it is more alive than ever. And, if instead of the usual hotel and B&B, we propose you unusual accommodation? This could be enough to find peace, fall in love, be amazed and discover places, cultures and traditions that you would never have known otherwise.
Unusual accommodations can really represent an idea to stumble upon little-known places and discover stories of other times. Some examples? We have selected for you four unusual accommodations in Italy placed in non-touristic places that we recommend you visit.
NATURE AIR SUITE, THE FIRST AIR GLAMPING IN ITALY - BREMBATE DI SOPRA (BG)
Have you ever slept in a aerial glamping? It is found at Brembate di Sopra, a little known village a stone's throw from Bergamo. It is a Fokker 27 from 1968 renovated and transformed into a luxury property. Nature Air Suite, This is the name of the structure, it can accommodate up to a maximum of 4 people, ideal for families, couples and anyone who wants to live a unique experience.
Inside there are all the comforts for one wellness and relaxation holiday, even a bathtub and a fully equipped kitchen. Some pieces of the plane have been left such as the engines, batteries, some insignia and the cockpit. In the external part, available to guests, there is a spa with a splendid outdoor jacuzzi from which to enjoy the surrounding landscape.
Nature Air Suite is the first aerial glamping in Italy, an ambitious and courageous project if you consider that it is located in a context that is not very touristic. Inaugurated last March, the structure has already received many bookings from Italians and foreigners looking for unusual places to relax. We are sure it will be a beautiful one opportunity to attract more and more tourists and enhance this hidden corner of Lombardy.
SAGNA ROTONDA, FROM ABANDONED VILLAGE TO A DIFFUSED HOTEL - MARMORA (CN)
Round Sagna he was a little one abandoned mountain village for years brought back to life and transformed into a Widespread hotel. Today it offers an unusual way of experiencing the mountains, in a place that is still little explored like the Val Maira which contains an uncontaminated nature.
The houses, all green, are historical buildings where past and present merge in a unique mix to guarantee maximum comfort. Sagna Rotonda is not just an opportunity for rediscovery of a territory but also of recovery of a historical and cultural heritage.
L'EREMITO, SLEEPING IN AN ANCIENT MONASTERY - PARRANO (TR)
The Hermit it is a unique place of its kind, an oasis of peace and tranquility surrounded by Umbrian nature. A secular hermitage where what matters is the essential, the true luxury of today. Staying here also means discover the unspoiled nature of this part of Italy, (we are in the heart of Umbria) and get to know the history of a place which once housed an ancient monastery. You stay in single rooms that are reminiscent of the old ones cells of monastic dormitories, complete with ensuite bathroom with shower. It is eaten in refectory candlelight and exclusively vegetarian dishes And vegans of the Umbrian tradition. The Hermit is also one of the first hotels "Digital Detox" in Italy.
SARDINNA ANTIGA A DIVE INTO THE PAST TO REDISCOVER THE ANCIENT SARDINIAN VILLAGES
Sardinna Antiga it's a eco-sustainable bio village in the heart of Sardinia. The project was born from recovery of an abandoned village for over 50 years, transformed into a unique hospitality formula. You stay in the typical Sardinian houses that derive from ancient shepherds' huts, i 'pinnatu' or 'pinettu', recovered in an eco-sustainable way. A real blast from the past this is what Sardinna Antiga offers you with an eye to the environment. There are no sewers, replaced by a phytoremediation system that avoids pollution. There is no smoking, the use of mobile phones is almost banned and organic and zero-kilometer foods are eaten. A place of other times that transports you to another dimension. Sardinna Antiga is an interesting example of recovery and enhancement of a historical and cultural heritage of a territory not yet reached by mass tourism. Wonderful!
And what other unusual accommodations do you suggest us?