The bed & breakfast "il Picco" is nestled in the woods on the slopes of Mount St. Bernardo (860 meters above sea level) at about 3 km from the center of Dronero at the mouth of the beautiful valley of the Maira. Provides you with two cozy rooms with independent access and private bathroom.
And 'the ideal place for outdoor sports or as a starting point for hiking the famous 'Percorso Occitano'. You will have the opportunity to consult maps and guides to choose the activities and the itinerary is best for you: from easy walks to the vertical walls of rock or mountain biking and paragliding.
Guests who prefer to enjoy a few relaxing days a garden and a beautiful forest where children can play freely and enjoy pleasant moments in contact with nature.
Il B&B "il Picco" is not just a house but a dream come true, the result of 15 years of work to transform an abandoned area in a beautiful place to live and welcoming to guests. We have chosen to leave the city away from the convenience of local stores and cinemas around the corner but we found serenity in living in natural surroundings. The downstream Maira can and should be covered with patience and without the typical hustle and bustle of mass tourism. His wealth, historical and human, must somehow be discovered and 'sip' slowly.
B&B "il PICCO" offers you two comfortable rooms with bathroom and independent access from the outside.
For preserve nature and to respect the environment we have installed a photovoltaic system that allows us to be almost self-sufficient in terms of electricity consumption.
During the renovation phase, we gave maximum importance to the aspects of green building, favoring the use of natural materials (stone, wood, lime paints ...) and energy saving with the use of double glazing and natural insulation.
Our house is heated by a wood boiler and the rooms of the b & b have an independent thermostat that can be adjusted by guests. In breakfast we try to use typical local products at zero km to promote sustainable tourism.
Guests have a garden and a beautiful forest where children can play freely and you will spend pleasant days relaxing in the green.
The ideal starting point for the famous trekking "Percorsi Occitani" you will have the opportunity to consult maps and guides to choose your route for walking, for mountain bike or for visit the art treasures of the Maira Valley.
Cars can be left near the entrance to the structure or in the yard closed.
In the morning enjoy a hearty breakfast with particular attention to those who suffer from food allergies.
In the entire building has possible an internet connection wi-fi with your laptop.
Room was comfortable and tastefully furnished, has a double bed and private bathroom (with sink, shower, toilet and bidet). With a small ladder you can access a nice loft with a couch.
The room "Aunt Mimi" is accessible by private entrance directly from outside and has a large terrace.
Room is comfortable and tastefully furnished, has a double bed and private bathroom (with sink, shower, toilet and bidet). With a small ladder you can access a nice loft with a couch.
The room "Uncle Poldo" is accessible by private entrance from the outside.
|Price double room with bathroom and breakfast - low season||55 euro|
|Price double room with bathroom and breakfast - from 01/08 to 30/08||60 euro|
|Price double room single use with bathroom and breakfast||40 euro|
|Price for additional bed||15 euro|
|Discounts for children under 5 are free|
|Discounts for long time|
|Tourist tax per person and per night up to a maximum of 7 consecutive days||1 euro|
Taking care of the planet is like taking care of your home, and because we human beings live and are immersed in nature is absurd to destroy and ruin it. [Dalai Lama]
Bed and Breakfast il PICCO
Via Picco Santa Maria, 32 - 12025 Dronero (CN)
The B&B "il Picco" is situated at 860m. on the slopes of Mount St. Bernard at 3km from the center of Dronero (which 1 km of dirt road of mountain) and takes around 10 minutes. Dronero is a town of about 7000 people at the beginning of the beautiful Maira valley where you can find every kind of comfort shops, banks, bus, tourist office ...
From Turin: Motorway A6 exit Marene, continue on the SP 662 and follow signs to Savigliano for Costigliole of Saluzzo, and finally Busca Dronero.
From Cuneo: SP 442 for Caraglio and Dronero (22km).
Take the road up the mountain near the mini-golf (on the road Dronero-Busca) and follow the signs "SANTUARI" After a few turns to reach the sanctuary of Santa Maria Delibera (1.5 km from Dronero). Once past the picnic area you arrive in a dirt clearing with a wooden cross on a concrete base, take the dirt road leading up to the left of the famous sanctuary of San Costanzo al Monte (about 400m). In view of the sanctuary, turn left and follow the bend and routes the last 700m of dirt road you came.
You can find the last stretch of dirt road with the uneven ground and potholes (especially after periods of rain or snow).
We are a family that chose to live in nature and are ready to welcome you to offer you a wonderful stay in Maira valley
If you like mountains you can ask Albert who will advise the best trails for trekking, mountaineering or rock climbing routes that are his passion.
You feel more a fish than a chamois? Then you better talk to Carla, who with his 15 titles of champion of Italian kayak and a patent includes a swimming instructor will be better.
And those two little terrors? There will certainly smile and hopefully learn some foreign languages better than mom and dad ...
Bed and breakfast meaning a form of tourist accommodation, informal, commonly abbreviated as B&B. It is practiced by families with one or more free rooms for guests, includes accommodation and breakfast.
Il B&B is an opportunity for companionship and knowledge for individuals or families, are happy to accommodate and welcome travelers.