Tuscany, Provence, the German Allgäu or even a trip to the département Lot-et-Garonne (which is highly recommended)? Here are our favorites of hidden countryside gems.
Divine wine & wellness resort in the hills of Le Marche with eight lovely rooms & suites. Doubles from around 370 euros per night.
Perfect eco-retreat with spa, horses and gourmet restaurant. Doubles from 880 euros all inclusive
Holiday home for up to four people in the middle of the Karoo in South Africa. The whole house comes from 190 euros per night
Fantastic 7 room property in the Winelands with swimming pool and own restaurant in the house. Doubles from around 350 euros including breakfast
Holistic sanctuary north of Artà with swimming pool, Yoga retreats, suites & restaurant. Doubles from 468 euros (low season)
Lovely B&B with British hosts, five rooms, swimming pool and tennis court. Doubles from 160 euros.
Historic estate, very classically and stylishly renovated – with nine rooms & a lovely swimming pool. Doubles from 215 euros.
New palazzo in the centre of Puglia with two beautiful large flats. 25 mins to the sea. Flat from 220 euros
Stay on a winery, in the middle of the Emilia Romagna hills – with swimming pool and gourmet restaurant. Doubles from 395 euros.
Eco-resort & charming retreat with 6 enchanting rooms and swimming pool in the garden. Doubles from 260 euros
Truly sustainable farmhouse and small hideaway where guests enjoy life. PS: The food is just divine. Doubles from 130 euros.
Small, fine and very exclusive B&B in the centre – with its own art gallery and view of Mount Etna. Doubles from 160 euros.
Two beautiful, very exclusive holiday homes for max. 4 people in Piedmont near Lake Maggiore. Also bookable with cook and experiences. From 650 euros.
18-room bijoux with swimming pool and gourmet restaurant in a historic palazzo overlooking the lake and the bay of Salò. Doubles from 280 euros.
Beautiful organic farmhouse with swimming pool and fully vegan restaurant on site. Doubles from 390 euros including dinner.
Dreamy sanctuary outside Mougins, with pool and restaurant. Rooms with breakfast approx. 250 euros.
Super charming resort with your own golf course & gourmet restaurant on site. Doubles from about 365 euros.
Charming farm with animals and two lovely holiday flats with a view of the countryside. Flat from 139 euros.
Pretty apartments in the historic town of Girona. You can pick between four sizes and a penthouse for up to eight guests. From around 190 euros.
Eccentric & luxurious farmhouse with a focus on organic culinary delights. Doubles from 350 euros / night incl. breakfast
Very personal B&B with four rooms, three cottages, a tree house and beautiful pool in the garden. Children must be older than 12 years. Doubles from 150 euros.
Exclusive chalet house in the middle of a Bavarian village, not far from the mountains. From 390 euros for up to six people.
True hidden gem (B&B) with only three rooms and spectacular swimming pool overlooking the mountains. Doubles from 190 euros.
Six beautiful holiday flats in a historic estate 2h north of Berlin, in the middle of nature. Flats from 109 euros per night.
Small bijoux of Swiss hosts who have fulfilled their dream to host guests in this wonderful wine region. Doubles from 180 euros.
One of the very few hidden gems on the Lago di Garda. B&B with only eight classical rooms, overlooking the lake. Doubles from 212 Euro.
Charming small hotel with only 7 guest rooms / apartments and restaurant. Doubles from 200 Euros for two.
Wellness haven in the west of Germany, located directly on a lake. Golfers welcome as well! Doubles from 208 per person including dinner.
Rural country estate with small rooms and authentic dining experience. Doubles from 180 to 250 Euros.
Small barn, beautifully renovated by a creative couple from Freiburg. Cool detail: Sauna in the rooftop. Doubles from 129 euros.
Personal and charming B&B with spa, tennis court and gourmet restaurant next door. Doubles from 140 euros.
Relaxed design sanctuary with eleven lovely rooms in the sassi of Matera. Doubles from 160 euros.
Bring the kids! Holiday apartments, Bavarian Gemütlichkeit and even some Alpakas in the garden. From about 370 Euros for the apartment per day.
Welcome to the German countryside north of Berlin with lakes and nature and good vibes. Apartments & rooms from 100 euros per night.
In the countryside, winemaker Max Müller welcomes guests to celebrate, relax and test his gorgeous wine. The room starts at 100 euros.
Discover nature and extremely well furnished apartments in an old farmhouse facing the forest. Flats from 160 euros per night.
Romantic chateau with only three charming rooms and lovely private dinners. Doubles from 180 Euros .
Two beautiful holiday homes in the middle of a farm and a view of the Sierra de Gredos mountains. Whole house from approx. 235 euros per night.
Charming ensemble of half-timbered houses with lots of nature, gourmet dining and some wellness. Doubles with breakfast from 202 euros.
Stylish lofts / apartments near a beautiful lake, with bathing pond and sauna house. Apartments from 215 euros per night.
Balsamic factory, hideaway, park and traditional country estate with seven rooms and one flat. Doubles from 130 euros incl. breakfast.
Simple wooden cabanas for two pax right by the river near Comporta. 200 euros per night for the huts.
Renovated manor house of a renowned winery in a prime location. Doubles from 139 euros including breakfast.
Gourmet-Heaven with Massimo Bottura restaurant, lovely rooms and a lot of art. Doubles from 450 Euros including breakfast.