Farm Roncone, at third kilometer on Cimina road, outside the ancient city of Viterbo, was bought from Ludovisi-Lucchesi family in 1712. Here they built a farmhouse turned into their country house, centre of all farm activity.
Vincenzo Lucchesi, named zio Cencio, inherit the estate in 1894, restore
the farmhouse and here create, in neighbouring wood, a big park animate with lifesize puppets, Viterbo's description of late nineteenth century: he called it l'eremo. Farm house - La Meridiana
Bed&Breakfast - La Meridiana T oday Ranucci's family, who has inherited the farm, has changed the ancient country house in agriturismo, for ones that want dive in the past and taste the farm life pace of late nineteenth century.
The sundial a ore italiche, still present on est farmhouse façade, has been chosen as symbol of country memory of this beautiful place.
The first thing that you meet, when you enter in our farmholidays, is on right side the obstacles field of horse riding school and, on opposite side, two imposing
hundred-year-old oaks in guests parking.
Then, going down, there are the ancient cowshed, now turned into hayloft, the threshing-floor, perfectly preserved, and the stables that guest horses.
And finally you reache the farmhouse.
Plunged in a wood of 30 hectares, the farmhouse has many independent apartments of different size, in typical country style, all provided with kitchen, bath and fireplace.
Surrounded of olive groves, chestnut and fruit trees, in a panoramic position, it's the ideal place to discover the pleasure of relax, trekking, angling or one horse back class.
You can practice horse riding and trekking in an horse riding school near Bolsena lake (about 30 min by car".
Moreover it's possible practice trekking and mountain bike journeys, angling in nearby artificial lake, thermal cares in near thermal baths of Viterbo.
Vico and Bolsena, nearby volcanic lakes, give the opportunity to practice all kinds of aquatic sports: (canoe, motorbike water, etc).
The swimming pool is placed at disposal for your relax (public opening from 20th june).