For gorgeous, country-style living, choose the Palazzo Do Varignana Resort and Spa. This exclusive resort in the Emilia countryside offers pure relaxation, fine dining and ease of access to the surrounding area. Accommodation is in a Tuscan villa, located in 20 hectares of stunning parkland.
There are 140 stylish rooms and suites at the resort. All of these rooms are light, open and spacious, with a small desk and breakfast table.
Upgraded room types also have a dedicated living area. All suite accommodation has either a patio or a balcony, so that guests can enjoy the temperate Emilia-Romagna climate.
Guests can relax and unwind at the award-winning Versana Spa. There is a mixture of indoor and outdoor swimming and wellness areas, including 5 outdoor pools of various sizes. Sensory spa areas cater for every taste, with varied equipment such as a bio-sauna, Finnish sauna, an ice waterfall, whirlpool seating, a steam bath and sensory showers. There is even a Turkish-style Hammam onsite, where visitors can indulge themselves in an ancient relaxation ritual. Visitors may choose from different wellness “paths” to achieve the desired effect. There is also an extensive treatment menu, including facials, massages and other personal care treatments.
Activity fans will enjoy what the resort has to offer. There are tennis courts and squash courts on site, as well as a small basketball practice area. Walking trails can be found across the 20 hectares of the resort, for those who would prefer to keep active. Ask one of the resort wellness experts for tips on the most scenic routes through the area. Mountain bikes and city bikes can also be borrowed for free for those who want to enjoy the rolling foothills of Varignana.
Palazzo do Varignana has multiple different restaurants and bars to choose from. Il Palazzo Restaurant is known for its fine dining experience and is always a favourite amongst guests. The AUREVO restaurant specialises in Italian fusion foods with an exciting twist. Le Marzoline restaurant is designed to pay homage to Emilia-Romagna’s famous trattoria eateries. This is classic Italian food served in a simple yet effective way.
Despite being out in the countryside, the Palazzo di Varignana is very well connected. Bologna airport is just 28km away, as is the Bologna Golf Club. The Golf Club Le Fonti is less than 10km away, for golfers who want to enjoy a fantastic risk and reward course. There are many other course options within an hour’s drive of the resort.