Luxury hotel holiday Sextantio Albergo Diffuso Abruzzo

Of unique charm and character, Sextantio Albergo Diffuso in Santo Stefano di Sessanio is a faithfully restored village, now offering 29 elegant rooms where the history and authenticity of the original mediaeval village have been preserved. Enjoy traditional artisan activities such as weaving, bread-making, cooking, soap-making. Perfect for cycling and walking in the Abruzzo countryside, the hotel is within driving distance of the larger town of l'Aquila, many other picturesque villages, and just over an hour from the coast.

Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Rome
  • Hire of a group A car for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Sextantio Albergo Diffuso, Abruzzo

Sextantio Albergo Diffuso is an exclusive boutique hotel in the Abruzzo mountains. Rustic and cosy decor make this hotel the ideal location for guests wanting to try their hand at traditional Italian crafts.

Facts in brief

Location In the Gran Sasso mountain range, 20 minute drive to Castel del Monte

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Rome

Distance from airport The hotel is about 2-hours' drive from the airport

Hotel facilities and services

Car Park (free), Concierge Service, Restaurant, Bar, Tea Room, Wine Cellar, Complimentary WiFi in rooms and common areas, Massage, Treatments, Artisan Craft Shops on site, Baby-sitting, Mountain Bikes, Snow Shoeing, Cooking Class, Bread and Pastry Making, Weaving Course, Soap Making Class, Room Service.

Complimentary

Wi-Fi throughout rooms and communal areas.

Out and about nearby

National Park, Walking and Hiking, Horse-riding, Wine Tasting, Cookery Workshops, Bread and Cheese Making Lessons.

Sports nearby

Walking, Riding, Snow shoeing, Skiing (sometimes possible in December and January). The closest sandy beach is 100 km away on the Adriatic.

Special offers for this holiday>

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,350

Holiday Code EXH693

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Sextantio Albergo Diffuso, Abruzzo

Room descriptions

Sextantio Albergo Diffuso has 27 rooms with bath or shower and wc, heating, hairdryer, artisan toiletries. Please note that the rooms do not have televisions.

Classic Double
Superior Double or Twin room
Suite
Executive Suite

Special offers for this holiday>

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,350

Holiday Code EXH693

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Sextantio Albergo Diffuso, Abruzzo

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Sextantio Albergo Diffuso in Abruzzo, our clients usually fly to Rome Fiumicino airport. We recommend the use of a hire-car for a stay at this hotel and we would include it in the price of holiday. The driving time from Rome to the hotel is about 2 hrs and 30 minutes.

Additional information

Minimum stays: There is a 2 nights minimum stay between 28 December and 6 January.

Children: Baby cots can be provided for free and Executive Suites may accommodate 2 extra beds free of charge.

Special offers

4 nights for the price of 3 Book a stay of 4 nights and pay the price of 3 nights for stays from January to May and from October to December. This offer is valid for all room categories.

3 nights for the price of 2 Book a stay of 3 nights and pay the price of 2 nights for stays from January to May and from October to Deember. This offer is valid for stays in Suite room categories only.

4 nights for the price of 3 2020-2021 Book a stay of 4 nights and pay the price of 3 nights for stays from January to May and from October to December. This offer is valid for all room categories.

3 nights for the price of 2 2020-2021 Book a stay of 3 nights and pay the price of 2 nights for stays from January to May and from October to December. This offer is valid for stays in Suite room categories only.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,350

Holiday Code EXH693

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Sextantio Albergo Diffuso, Abruzzo

Highlights of Abruzzo

Mediaeval castles abound, with Pescina, San Pio delle Camere, Celano and Ocre merely some the most spectacular; wandering the winding streets of the dramatic castle towns of Castel di Ieri and Fontecchio; Maiella National Park, with its 40 hermitages and chapels, wild-flower valleys and forests, and Gran Sasso (9,554ft), the highest summit on the Italian peninsula; the ski resort of Pescocostanzo, complete with 16th century palaces and 11th century churches; Ovid's birthplace, Sulmona, a pretty medieval town in the shadow of Gran Sasso, with a 13th century aqueduct still supplying water to the town's fountain, a stunning 11th century cathedral with Byzantine-style reliefs; 1s t century Roman ruins of Alba Fucens; Gole di Celano, a 2,000ft gorge, with a twisting, dramatically narrow, well-marked track at its base; Ovindoli, a charming hilltop village and wonderful base for hikes and rides into Velino-Sirente Regional Park, where visitors can walk alongside an underground river at Stiffe past spectacular rock formations, giant stalactites, stalagmites and spectacular subterranean waterfalls; Castelli, another classic hill-town with vast views over the valley below Gran Sasso, famed for its contemporary art shops; the 9th century cathedral of Atri and its magnificent Renaissance frescoes; an abundance of monasteries clinging to the cliffs, including the baroque churches and 15th century cloisters of San Giuliano overlooking L'Aquila.

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