The 6 best glamping destinations in Italy

What is glamping? Glamping is the combination of “camping” and “glamour”: in fact, these are structures that bring together the outdoor experience and relaxation of traditional camping with the comforts (and glamour) of a high-end hotel, between wellness treatments and luxury services.

Giardino dei Semplici (Manta, Cuneo)

In Manta, at the foot of Mount Monviso in western Alps, the Giardino dei Semplici (The Simple’s Garden) is a place of absolute peace where it is easy to feel at home, immersed in the greenery of a lush garden with truly unique tree houses perfect for a romantic holiday, far from the city, from work and from stress.

In the surroundings: numerous paths for trekking in the Langhe Hills, Roero and Monferrato or in the southern valleys of the Alps.

Cerchio del Desiderio (Pianella, Pescara)

In the heart of Abruzzo, between the Alps and the sea, immersed in a completely green hilly landscape, with castles and medieval villages and vineyards around the corner, inside the Cerchio del Desiderio (Circle of Desire) glamping you can enjoy the extraordinary experience of a stay in a geodome, a sphere with a 360 degree panoramic view of the Gran Sasso mountains and the green hills of the surroundings. Outside the tent you can enjoy a hot bath in a luxurious Jacuzzi and perhaps simultaneously enjoy the starry sky.

In the surroundings: the natural parks of Abruzzo (including Gran Sasso, Monti della Lega and Majella, of which we have already talked about here, and the many beaches around Pescara – only half an hour away.

Canonici di San Marco (Mirano, Venezia)

The Canonici di San Marco (Saint Mark’s Canonics) in Mirano is the first Glamping born in Italy: luxurious tents in the park of a 17th Century barchessa immersed in the quiet of the countryside, that extends between the Venetian Lagoon and the Brenta river. Among the available accommodations, you can go down between (luxury) tents and the rooms inside eco-structures – buildings with zero environmental impact- perfectly integrated into the environment. Ecological and eco-friendly, but with comfortable, luxurious furnishings, always inspired by the criteria of respect for the environment.

In the surroundings: Venice, Treviso, Padua, Verona or seaside resorts such as the famous Lido di Venezia, Jesolo, Caorle or Sottomarina.

Sardinna Antiga (Santa Lucia di Siniscola, Nuoro)

Sardinna Antiga (Ancient Sardinia) is the first eco-sustainable village in Sardinia: a village inhabited until up to 50/60 years ago and rebuilt following the nuragic method with local and natural materials. The houses are therefore stone huts within 7 hectares of Mediterranean scrub among organic olive groves, a bio vegetable garden, a pond and with the sea of ​​Santa Lucia di Siniscola not far away. The use of mobile phones, smartphones, tablets and PCs is banned from the common areas of the village.

In the surroundings: the sea and the mountains are not far away, moreover trips to the archaeological sites and natural parks of Sardinia can be organized.

Glamping Il Sole (Civitella Paganico, Grosseto)

Il Glamping Il Sole (The Sun) is located in the heart of the Tuscan Maremma, where the owners have created with their own hands perfect hospitality structures for those who want to live an experience of total relaxation immersed in nature. The choice in this glamping is in fact between a real Tree House – 8 meters high but with a hot tub-, a Geodesic Crystal Dome – a hemispherical structure with hot tub and a breathtaking view-, or a Relax Yurt – the traditional Mongolian nomads’ home made in wood, felt and cotton but adapted to be of absolute comfort.

In the surroundings: the thermal baths of Petriolo, the Argentario promontory, the Giglio Islanda, Siena, Montalcino Castle.

Tenuta Castelletto (Nizza Monferrato, Asti)

In Nizza Monferrato, among the green Piedmont hills, among hazel trees and vineyards you may find Tenuta Castelletto: a beautiful yellow house with 7 luxury safari tents scattered on the hill to allow the highest possible level of privacy. But, in glamping style, the curtains hide luxurious bathrooms with rain shower, kitchen, bathroom and very useful mosquito nets. But above all, each tent offers the spectacle of a spectacular horizon.

In the surroundings: the cities of Nizza Monferrato, Acqui Terme, Alba and Asti.

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