Artemisia is housed in a small converted farmhouse in the rural outskirts of the UNESCO World Heritage town of Ragusa. More affordable than places closer to town, the upper-middle-range property has a beautiful, clean pool and immaculate, comfortable, spacious rooms with personal touches such as fresh fruit and flowers. An apartment-style room has a kitchen and two floors with lots of space. Fresh, free breakfast and coffee and tea are provided daily.
Castello Banfi Il Borgo is an 18th-century farmers village that was born around the medieval Banfi Castle. The village (in Italian “Il Borgo”) has been restored and transformed into a luxury resort, and is part of a 7,100-acre property where high-quality red wines are produced. The hotel's 14 rooms and suites reflect this heritage, and each is named after one of the bottles produced by Banfi. Expect plenty of charming historical character throughout the property.
Looking for a cozy, romantic place to call home during your next City of Light sojourn? During our travels to the French capital, we've seen all types of accommodations. But we've come to truly love the ones that feel snug and sweet -- with just enough Parisian flair for a chic touch, too. Here are 10 of the most charming hotels in Paris you may want to consider for your next getaway.
If you don’t mind driving, the Poggio is a comfortable getaway outside of Ragusa that blends the beauty of Sicilian farmland and the elegance of a 19th-century manor. The property has been dolled up with modern flair and resort conveniences, including an outdoor pool, a spa, a bar, and restaurants. It's ideal for weddings or corporate events, as there is both a meeting room and a large amphitheater. All in all, it’s a great value compared to places closer to town.