Agriturismo Cosona

Strada di Cosona, 1, Cosona 53026 Pienza (Siena)


In brief

  • Type: Flat (7),
  • Guests: 33
  • Map: Hills
  • Type of accommodation: Room only

The agriturismo

The agriturismo is located in the middle of the countryside, near an ancient castle, 11 km from Pienza. Until the end of the 1970s, the farm was the centre of a community of around 300 people, with a parish church and a school.

Views of Cosona have been celebrated by cinema, expecially in the Oscar winning movie “The English Patient” by Anthony Minghella.

The accommodation

The agriturismo offers 7 independent apartments: La Quinta, La Scuola, Casa Leoncini, Casa Bruna, Guidoccio, La Cappella and Il Poggiolo. All apartments have a kitchen and green outdoor spaces.

From the beginning of June until the end of September, there is a communal outdoor swimming pool with views of Pienza, the Orcia Valley and Mount Amiata.

The agriturismo is part of the farm of the same name, which produces cereals and PGI extra virgin olive oil. Milk from the sheep is gathered to produce Pecorino di Pienza cheese.

Guest rules and regulation to prevent Covid19 contagion:

How to clean and sanitize your hands
Wash your hands often with water and soap or use alcoholic solutions. Take specific care in washing before touching or handling objects / furniture which is in common with other people (to protect them) but also after having used them (to protect yourself).
The Agriturismo provides dispensers containing antibacterial gel placed close to the communal areas. Please make sure you use these both when you enter and before you leave.

Use of masks
Using a mask is a civic duty towards people around you, they must be used only when you are close (when the distance is less than 1 meter) to unknown people (people who do not belong to your family or people who do not live with you): such as the staff of the Agriturismo or other guests, in the communal areas. You should arrive onsite already providing your own masks, since they are mandatory in supermarkets, shops, pharmacies, etc…

Social Distancing
Respecting the (at least) 1 meter distance is mandatory when you are with people who do not belong to your family or people who do not live with you. Please take particular care in areas where you do not necessarily need to use a mask: such as the green areas, sunbathing and pool areas.

Disposal of Protective devices
Protective devices (masks and disposable gloves) must be disposed only using the undifferentiated waste bins that can also be used for tissues.

Young guests
In order not to make all our efforts useless, it is mandatory that rules are respected by everyone, especially those concerning social distancing and the use of protective devices: this applies also to children over the age of 6 and to minors which are under your responsibility.
If rules are not respected by all, staff will be obliged to ask young guests to leave the communal areas.

Playground for children and green areas
Respect the above-mentioned rules, maintain social distancing and wash your hands before entering and after leaving these areas by using the hand sanitizer dispensers at your disposal.

No access areas
Please respect the NO ACCESS areas signaled by the Agriturismo with specific signs.

Symptomatic cases
In case of symptoms of respiratory illness, fever, coughing or sore throat remain in your accommodation and immediately call our cell phone to inform us.
In full compliance with the privacy policy we will call the competent authorities right away.

- access to the pool area and to the sunbathing area is forbidden to people with a body temperature of 37,5° or higher. The measurement of the body temperature may be asked entering the area. As an alternative, you may be asked to sign a self-certification document.
- the use of the swimming cap is mandatory, as well as the use of a bath towel to lay on each sunbed. We advise you to arrive in Cosona with your own bath towel, so as not to mistake it with those of the other guests.
- diving in the pool is forbidden.
- inside the pool each swimmer is to be allowed at least 7 square meters.


Activities and surrounding

Be sure to take a trip to Pienza, Italy’s first Renaissance city.

Siena and Arezzo are around an hour away by car.

The surrounding area is home to many beautiful hamlets (Castelmuzio, Petroio, Montisi, Trequanda), and parts of the Via Francigena can be accessed and explored on foot around Buonconvento, San Quirico d'Orcia and Bagno Vignoni.

The gardens of Villa La Foce and the Parco della Ragnaia in San Giovanni d’Asso are certainly worth a visit.

Mount Amiata (for winter skiing and summer excursions) is only half an hour away by car.

A long stroll will take you to the frescoed abbey of Sant’Anna in Camprena. A trip to the abbeys of Sant'Antimo (Montalcino) and Monteoliveto Maggiore (Asciano) is also recommended.

The DOCG wines Brunello and Nobile can be sampled in the cellars of Montalcino and Montepulciano.

The spa centres of Bagno Vignoni, Rapolano and Chianciano Terme are all easily accessible.

Cosona is ideal for excursions on foot, by mountain bike or by moped.


Available services

Swimming pool
Pets allowed

Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.

Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.

Pets allowed

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Size/gender of dogs

  • Small (under 10 kg)
  • Medium (10 kg - 25 kg)
  • Large (25 kg - 45 kg)
  • Very large (over 45 kg)

Allowed in

  • Accommodation
  • Public areas
  • Outdoor picnic area
  • Pool (not in the water)


  • Only well-behaved, supervised animals
Typical products on sale
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
  • Spa
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Shopping

Rooms and prices

Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
Maria Luiza+Abritta+Moro
September 2020
I stayed in Cosona with my sister and friends for 3 nights. The property is outstanding with an amazing location near Pienza, in the middle of Val d'orcia.
The surrounding is breathtaking, and Cosona is a perfect place for any group of visitors/ couple, family or a grou... Read more
Stay: 9/2020
Traveller: Groups of friends
Holiday: Great food/wine
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July 2020
Period: July
Our experience in COSONA has been excellent.
Our group consisted of 10 adults +3 children and we stayed at the "poggiolo".
The structure "traditional Tuscany" was adequate to our needs.
Owner available and very welcomin... Read more
Stay: 7/2020
Traveller: Groups of friends
Holiday: Open air
Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
Reply from the host
Agriturismo Cosona answers
Thank you Carla for the nice words! We are very happy that your warm and close-knit group enjoyed your stay, in all its aspects. For our part, we hope to have you back here in Cosona in the near future for new raids.
See you soon, Niccolò, Vittoria and the family of Cosona
(Translated with DeepL Translate)
Mauricio Camargo
July 2020
We've had a wonderful week at Cosona. I've travelled with my family (2 adults + 2 kids) and our apartment was perfectly fit for us. Two rooms (one of them really spacious) nice kitchen and living room and one table at a sort of "private veranda" under a tree. Ag... Read more
Stay: 6/2020
Traveller: Families with children
Holiday: Fun
Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
Vittoria, Niccolò e Ilaria
  • On since 2013
  • Speak: Italian, English, French

Hi, my name is Vittoria, Niccolò e Ilaria and I am 34 years old.
I have been working here for 6 years with my family.
As well as we welcome the guests, we are responsible for communication.
It was a desire to to keep the family business alive which led me to run an agriturismo.
Our guests' favourite thing about Cosona is the chance to stay in a natural setting.


Agriturismo Cosona
Strada di Cosona, 1, Cosona 53026
Pienza (Siena) Print directions from host
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