The following is the Agriturismo Il Filo di Paglia "service charter", to provide information that will enable the best use of the services we can offer and to ensure a happy and informed stay.
For any questions, do not hesitate to contact Sergio (346 184 92 20) or Simone (320 164 37 86), Francesca and Marco's sons witch lead all activities of the farm and they can help you in case of need.
Breakfast (Italian tradition) is served in the dining room between 8 am and 10 am.
The price of 7.00 € each (included in the price for those sleeping in the rooms, except for those sleeping in the apartment).
Breakfast is based on:
-fresh homemade bread slices with homeodynamic (homeopathy applied to biodynamic agriculture) organic flour;
-selection of jams and preserves made with fruit from our organic and biodynamic farm;
-various cakes with farm fruits, whole organic cane sugar, homeodynamic flour; frequent and vegan cakes on request;
-FRESH DAILY MILKED milk of our Cabannine cows;
-our natural yogurt based on fresh milk and cereals;
-coffee, tea, cocoa;
-medicinal herbs tisana on request, after talking with Simone (naturopath).
On request we can offer Saxon breakfast (€ 15.00).
Agritourism guests can use the restaurant service for dinner, if booked till 11.00 am of the same day at the price of 20/30 € for person (excluding drinks) except special menu that will be communicated at the time of booking. (See "the agritourism" page for more information).
The agriturismo's restaurant is open only by reservation and dinner is served from a set menu at 8 pm, unless prior arrangements.
-Various Menus depend on the season and on vegetable, cheese and meat demand.
-Our farm is CERTIFIED ORGANIC by "Suolo e Salute".
Dishes are prepared with:
-Vegetables and fruits of our farm;
-Organic and biodynamic flours: durum wheat, wheat and Corn;
-Organic cereals and legumes (not everyone of our farm);
-"Armoniolo": organic extra virgin Tuscan Oil by Salvadori family;
-"Organoil": organic sunflower and sesame seeds Tuscan Oil;
-Whole organic cane sugar of Thailand;
-FRESH DAILY MILKED milk of our Cabannine cows;
-Organic butter (not always of our farm);
-Organic Vara valley yogurt or homemade yogurt with Cabannine cows milk;
-Our Cabannine cow and sheep meats nourished with organic hay and organic pelleted, as well as barley flour and flaked;
-Our Giant Black chiken of the Vara Valley meat, nourished with horticultural waste and GMO-free feed;
-Our "Slow Food" cheese homemade with Cabannine cow milk;
-Bread is hand made with sourdough;
-Fresh pasta and desserts are handmade.
All dishes are cooked in wood-burning even in summer, to rediscover the flavors of the past.
Promiscuity of production and the handycraft production method DOES NOT ALLOW TO GUARANTEE THE ABSENCE OF RISKS FOR SERIOUS CELIAC AND SERIOUS FOOD ALLERGIES.
PLEASE ALWAYS TO KNOW US IN ADVANCE IF YOU HAVE ALLERGIES OR IMPORTANT INTOLERANCE.
In our small shop you can taste and buy the processed products of our farm:
Jams, Fruit Compotes, Vegetables Preserves, Honey. Thai Fermented
On request, also seasonal vegetables and fruit.
CHECK IN and CHECK OUT
Check in: between 4 pm and 10 pm.
Early check in: always on request
Check out: till 10.30 am
Late check out: always on request. Besides 6 pm you will pay an extra night.
Customers that arrive to us thanks to this site are pleased to formulate the booking requeste in the mode recommended in the "contact" page, subpage of "the Straw House". Prices are always described in the homonymous page within the page overwritten.
CONFIRMATION OF THE BOOKING
The reservation is confirmed after receiving the cautional deposit equivalent to 30% of the total amount, to be made by bank transfer. From the time of booking, in case of cancellation by the customer, will be applied (unless otherwise agreed) the following cancellation fees:
PENALITY AND CANCELLATIONS OF THE BOOKING
-up to 30 days from arrival: no penalty;
-from 30 to 15 days from arrival: 30% of the total reservation is retained;
-from 15 to 10 days from arrival: 50% of the total reservation is retained;
-from 10 days from arrival to arrival day: 100% of the total reservation is retained. The late arrival and early departure, within this period, do not give right to any refund.
The balance will be paid the day after the arrival, while the cost of eventual dinners and extra the day of departure. Payment is required in cash or ATM.
In the case of an early departure, the deposit will be retained and, in high season, must be paid the total amount of the booked stay.
We have a large unguarded outdoor parking, where there are no particular risks, but we still recommend to lock the car.
At the arrival, each guest is asked to report to Reception to deliver an identity document and carry out all formalities. Following you will be accompanied to your room.
The inner room keys will be left at the reception desk during the day, while the external ones can be retained until the time of departure, in order to enter in the room independently and at any time.
The direction is not responsible for theft or loss of items left unattended inside the structure.
RESTRUCTURING OF ROOMS
The reorganization of the room will be made on request and if the room will be vacated by 10:30 am.
The replacement of towels will be done every 3 days (excluding arrival and departure days).
We ask you to leave the towels on the floor when you want these to be replaced.
The change of sheets will be changed weekly.
The farm makes a bike rental service for mountain biking. A few kilometers from our agritourism there is a nice downhill slope. If you are interested, ask at reception. The hourly cost for rental is 5 euro. 20 Euros daily.
LIBRARY AND ALTERNATIVE ESOTERIC
The access to the small esoteric and alternative library (books in Italian language) is free. Please respect the books and put them back where they were, when you finish reading.