The 7 best eco

To experience the Dolce Vita in a sustainable way, take possession of the best eco-responsible hotels in Italy.

L’Italy forms a peninsula recognizable among a thousand with its boot shape separating Mediterranean Sea to the west and Adriatic Sea to the East. This pretty country of character, so typically Mediterranean, is one of the most popular European tourist destinations. Its cultural richness, its natural beauty and historical heritage attract millions of visitors each year. On the spot, the public authorities have at heart – and that is all the better – to develop the slow tourism and the ensuing sustainable initiatives.

In 2015, for example, Italy undertook to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. In conscience, the GV team joins in these efforts by offering you its selection of 7 Best Eco-Friendly Hotels in Italy. These establishments guarantee you a comfortable stay that respects the environment. What are you waiting for to enjoy it? Andiamo!

Star rendezvous in the heart of the Puglia region

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  • 📍Location: Savelletri
  • 🌿 Ecological note: 8/10
  • 💙 We like: comfort and elegance fused in the picturesque scenery of Puglia

welcome to Borgo Egnaziain the south of Italy, more precisely between Monopoly and Ostuni. This is the address where showbiz personalities meet: we have met the Beckhams and Madonna there, that is to say… This very high standard hotel establishment takes up the architectural codes of the farms of the region while adding notables luxury touches.

At the heart ofan area of ​​70 hectares, you will take possession of rooms and suites with a refined look. The most demanding will choose a maisonette or a villa with a private garden. Some of them have a rooftop with garden view. A good point, concerning the latter: the complex cultivates its olive trees and vegetables in accordance with the standards of sustainable agriculture.

Borgo Egnazia is an eco-responsible hotel in Italy that is the ideal starting point to access the site ofAlberobello whose trulli are classified as World Heritage by Unesco. The town of Polignano a Mare or the white city of Ostuni are also pearls of the region. Athletes, finally, will practice on the 18-hole course of the San Domenico Golf… Or swim along the private beach of La Fonte, Close. A choice.

5 charming stars that shine on the Bay of Naples

Grand Hotel Cocumella eco-responsible hotel italy

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  • 📍Location: Sorrento
  • 🌿 Ecological note: 8/10
  • 💙 We like: the idyllic setting on the edge of the cliff with access to the private beach

the Grand Hotel Cocumella is a former 16th century Jesuit monastery transformed into a charming hotel. Skilfully combining period architecture and modern facilities, it has 48 rooms and suites in a refined style. Our advice? Choose one of those equipped with a Jacuzzi to relax in front of the sumptuous sunset. The sea view is breathtaking!

The establishment cultivates organic, its vegetable garden and produces its own olive oil. Special mention to the tree-lined garden, brilliantly maintained by staff who take great care of you. This eco-responsible hotel in Italy even offers a shuttle to facilitate your travels: a practical and ecological solution, perfect for exploring the region.

It’s that she’s beautiful, sorrento coast ! To convince you of this, we recommend that you organize an excursion on the side of the Punta Campanella or advance to Baia di Ieranto beach, classified as a nature reserve. Even better: the Vera, a 19th century Danish ship, offers day cruises around Capri. On your return, you will enjoy the Japanese grilled meats of the fusion restaurant or the more classic Italian recipes, cooked in Scintilla. Enjoy your lunch !

An agrotourism paradise nestled at the gates of Tuscany

Agriturismo Biologico Sant'Egle hotel italy

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  • 📍Location: Sorano
  • 🌿 Ecological note: 8.5/10
  • 💙 We like: hectares of cultivation worthy of the Garden of Eden

L’Agroturismo Biologico Sant’Egle is a hotel located at the gates of the Tuscany. What is special about this old 17th century farmhouse? It invites you to live a real agrotourism experience in the heart of a 3 hectare organic garden. This eco-friendly estate has banned the use of plastic, collects rainwater to irrigate its crops and has been equipped with photovoltaic panels. The accommodations consist of spacious rooms, comfortable tents with terraces, and even an apartment. In any case, you will enjoy good homemade dishes. We fell in love with the wood-fired pizzas, a pure delight.

Laze around in the jacuzzi, take a walk around the pond, take part in picking wild plants, harvest olives… There are things to do in this eco-responsible hotel in Italy. The owners even offer you electric bike rental to visit the surroundings. The fortress of Sorano or the picturesque houses of Pitigliano, a few kilometers away, are unmissable sites not to be missed. Come on, let’s go for the ride!

Abbey reinvented as a prestigious boutique hotel

Badia di Pomaio eco-responsible hotel

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  • 📍Location: Arezzo
  • 🌿 Ecological note: 8/10
  • 💙 We like: the magical setting between infinity pool and oak grove

The old abbey Badia di Pomaio is a historical monument transformed into a luxury boutique hotel. Its setting is a forest of hundred-year-old oaks which is reflected in an infinity pool sumptuous. While bathing there, you can contemplate the panoramic view of the pretty town of Arezzo.

How bucolic, this Valdichiana countryside ! It must be said that the managers take great care of it: here, we cultivate organic vegetable gardens and produce our own wine. We also salute the use of noble and durable materials for the building. Cut stone, wood and natural fibers are in the spotlight here. The rooms and suites harmoniously combine the charm of yesteryear and modern comfort. Exposed beams, handcrafted furniture and design objects create a cozy atmosphere worthy of the most prestigious eco-responsible hotels in Italy.

From your window, you can watch the comings and goings of farm animals. If you wish, you can take part in cheese making and herb picking. Want to move? The estate is located close toArezzoa medieval town whose beating heart is unquestionably the picturesque Piazza Vasari. A romantic place to wish, to walk hand in hand, of course.

Your private island in the middle of the Venetian lagoon

JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

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  • 📍Location: Venice
  • 🌿 Ecological note: 8/10
  • 💙 We like: the arrival by boat on the small canal to stay in the spirit of Venice

It’s at Venice that our team unearthed this very luxury resort built on a former artificial island. The arrival is done by boat, by taking a small canal leading to this splendid property of 16 hectares. Particularly splendid, the hotel JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa comprises 230 rooms, suites and villas in a refined style as well as a bio-sauna and one rooftop with swimming pool. The icing on the cake, this real ecological village guarantees you a breathtaking view of the Venetian city. We will appreciate the efforts made by the establishment to reduce waste and superfluous carbon emissions which jeopardize this jewel of Italian heritage.

This exceptional estate is home to an olive grove and produces its own olive oil, a succulent nectar. You will have the opportunity to use it during cooking workshops, fun and instructive, given by a renowned chef. The products worked come from the formidable Rialto marketclose to the mythical Piazza San Marco. Will you find the time to stroll there before exploring the incredible Canaregio district and visiting the islands of Murano and Burano ?

Historic ecopalace for a fantastic stay

COMO Castello del Nero eco-responsible hotel italy

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  • 📍Location: Barberino Tavarnelle
  • 🌿 Ecological note: 8/10
  • 💙 We like: the historic building of character surrounded by hectares of vines

Live a fairy tale, do you like it? This is what awaits you in the heart of this sumptuous castle enthroned in the middle of 740 hectares of vines and olive treesin the Chianti. With top-level services, this 5-star hotel clearly deserves its place in our list of the best eco-responsible hotels in Italy. Particularly involved in safeguarding the local cultural and natural heritagethe resort COMO Castello del Nero perfectly combines rustic charm and contemporary stylistic elements. The rooms and suites, tastefully decorated from terracotta floors to wall frescoes, cannot prove us wrong.

The Castello del Nero estate is located not far from the towns of Florence and of His, city-jewels to visit at will. On your return, you will no doubt be tempted by Ayurvedic treatments provided at the spa. Massages, scrubs, deep relaxation and total well-being in the heart of one of the most beautiful regions of Italy: what more could you ask for?

Extraordinary resort in a centuries-old domain

Rosewood Casstiglion Del Bosco eco-responsible hotel

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  • 📍Location: Montalcino
  • 🌿 Ecological note: 8/10
  • 💙 We like: the prestigious wine cellar to further savor your stay

the Rosewood Castiglioni Del Bosco is located in a historic property with medieval ruins and old rough stone farmhouses renovated to perfection. These overlook a swimming pool and its cocktail bar where it is fashionable to have a drink. Conditions to benefit from it? Book your stay in one of the sublime suites decorated in a typical Florentine style. Thick fabrics, parquet, the warm and cozy atmosphere here lends itself to romantic daydreams. Note the use of noble materials and the efforts made to reduce the hotel’s electricity consumption.

The little extra? The presence on the estate of a tasting cellar and a vegetable garden. The vegetables served à la carte “Florentine cuisine” have grown right here: did you ask for the direct circuit? The reception will allow you to rent bicycles in order to move freely in zero emission mode. Go explore the Val d’Orcia, a land of plenty with countless treasures. Our favorite spots? The Abbey of Sant’Antimo, the village of Montepulciano and the row of cypresses of Poggio Covili, Instagrammable at will.

Rather boat? The property organizes yacht cruises to theElba Island, famous for hosting a crestfallen Napoleon. An imperial excursion, in short: what if you go into exile there for a day?

This selection of 7 Best Eco-Friendly Hotels in Italy will allow you to combine the sustainable with the pleasant during your next vacation. We can’t wait to read your impressions of this exceptional stay: get to your keyboards!

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The 7 best eco-friendly hotels in Italy