Meet Gianni and Daniela from Il Moro

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Gianni and Daniela have created a beautiful agriturismo in the hills above Ponte a Serraglio. It is accessible by car via the road to Colle, or is a delightful walk through chestnut forest from the village.

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The views from here are divine.

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It is late spring and the olives and figs are appearing on the trees.

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The roses are looking gorgeous.

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As well as running the agriturismo Gianni has a hobby. He likes to build roads and houses. He has 2 projects on the go. The first one we went to is a beautiful house he has built from scratch on a level terrace above his own house.

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He has done an amazing job. It is not finished yet, but it is going to be magnificent.

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As well as the main house, there is a smaller building, where Gianni keeps bees and processes the honey.

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The bees are still working busily on the acacia honey, Gianni showed us what will be happening soon.

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I hope I am still around when the honey is ready.

The next project involved a drive on a road that Gianni is still working on to a gorgeous stone house he is renovating above La Villa. I want this house!!!!!

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There is the main house and a smaller building beside it which could become a work shed or an extra bedroom for guests.

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The main house will eventually have 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a huge kitchen, living room and a cellar at the back with a little cave for keeping cheese and other delights.

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The smaller building sits above an old cistern.

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Gianni has renovated the building beautifully, keeping the traditional style where possible.

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I love the stone, tiles and the wonderful ceilings. Somebody is going to get a wonderful place to live.

Gianni doesn’t have a website, but if you want some more information you can email him at ….agriturismoilmoro3@alice.it

16 thoughts on “Meet Gianni and Daniela from Il Moro

  1. I’ve often thought of walking up there but never got around to it. I do have lots of photos of Il Moro taken from the road above Ponte A Serraglio though!

  2. Nice, the way you photograph actual people and what they are doing. I like this. It tells me something about the country that other photographers, who are tourists, don’t capture. Thank you.

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