Arrive in Casperia, settle in to your accommodation and meet your fellow yogis during a welcome aperitivo.
Where will I be staying?
The Forani Palace is a beautiful historic property, the original home of the Count and Countess of Casperia. It is a restored Italian palazzo set in its own grounds and gardens. It is furnished in the classic ‘Italianate’ style with the antiques and decor of a noble family home. There are 6 twin bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms (which can be booked for sole occupancy) and the accommodation has a kitchen for self-catering.
It’s just a two minute walk from the Yoga studio and deck, breakfast area, Spa facilities, cafes and local shops of the village of Casperia:
The palace has breath-taking panoramic views and are in supreme locations in the village of Casperia
There is an off-site outdoor private swimming pool available exclusively for guests just a 10 minute walk from the yoga retreat or a short cycle ride away, set in the Casperia countryside surrounded by olive groves and rolling hills (the pool is open from May-October, weather permitting)
Are meals included?
– Breakfast is included each morning and is taken at the lounge-café which is run by local Italians at the yoga retreat
– Breakfast is a buffet style which consists of fresh fruit and vegetable juices and organic produce
– Special diets will be considered with advance notice, but please bear in mind that in a small Italian village, specialist ingredients (dairy/wheat/vegetarian cheese replacements for example) are not readily available
Guests usually prepare their own meals at home, or can take lunch in one of Casperia’s restaurants.
Each of our accommodation options has a kitchen and a terrace or balcony and the village shops have a range of local food and drinks so you can enjoy a delicious lunch of Italian food in the sunshine and fresh air.
Delicious dinners are served on three evenings of the retreat stay , with locally sourced & organic ingredients including gluten-free and vegetarian options, mineral water and wine is offered with all evening meals.
The area of Sabina and Casperia have a wide range of delicious cuisine and local organic products such as :
Wild porcini Mushrooms, tartufo and fresh organic fruit and vegetables.
A variety of breads, bruschetta, panzanella, real Italian pizza & freshly handmade pasta dishes & risotto.
Local cow, sheep & goat cheeses.
Delicious organic ice creams.
Wines, including Monte Fiascone’s famous ‘Est! Est! Est!’
Sabina olive oil (among Italy’s finest).
Eating in Casperia and the Sabina area will leave you with many amazing Gastronomical experiences and memories.
Forani Palace Accommodation Pictured