Slow Living // 'Lo Struscio'

A lifestyle emphasizing slower approaches to aspects of everyday life

Our Surroundings

A stroll down the forest, a stop for a chat with a neighbour or an enjoyable aperitivo to recount your day with a glass of wine and a bowl of olives. These types of daily activities are artful in their ability to melt stress. Italians have this knack of putting all their worries aside, even for a moment, to enjoy their surroundings and interact with their community. They have perfected this lifestyle in an activity called lo struscio- Italian answer to Slow life. We are all about lo struscio here in Villa Selva

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Food and Cooking

What is the most important reason to visit Italy? To EAT, of course! Try Tuscan cuisine which is appreciated all over the world for its fine, natural and flavourful ingredients in mediterranean dishes. We are incredible proud of our cuisine. As well as creating your meals everyday, our fabulous in-house chef will teach you how to make the traditional Italian dishes using the best local products. We will introduce you to Tuscan cuisine, and show you how to bake bread, make pasta, best tiramisu and homemade limoncello using a closely-guarded family recipe!

Mediterranean-style diet has many health benefits, from reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer, to living a longer life. Check our next available wellbeing/cooking retreat

Discover Tuscany

In so many other parts of the world, culture is an optional extra, something you do in your spare time. In Tuscany, it’s at the root of everything – though not in an elitist way. We also offer the opportunity to combine your passion with traveling and sightseeing. Tuscany is a region rich in beauty, thanks to its beautiful medieval towns, pleasant climate, breathtaking views and magnificent architecture and art

During your stay with us we will visit town of Lucca, Volterra, San Gimigniano , Portovenere, Florence....

Garden and Wellbeing

We believe that the environment we live in and the food we eat can dramatically affect our physical and mental health. Surrounded by nature, and amazing view you will spend time relaxing and contemplating the peaceful life here in Villa Selva

We are creating the best slow living experience with incredible views and the dolce vita Italian life style