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Our Story

La vecchia latteria (The old dairy) is a place rich in history and memories: a country house surrounded by meadowsand green hills. Its name pays homage to the genius and courage of Gianna Pozzi and Domenico Negri. In the Seventies they turned a small farm into a resourceful dairy business. Everybody knew “Gianna the milkwoman”. Every morning, “without setting the alarm clock a single time,” as she used to say, at 6 o’ clock sharp she set off with her van for home deliveries. With her hearty, friendly nature, Gianna had immediately understood the great potential of the area, therefore, besides the dairy business, she worked as a hospitable landlady. Her house has always been the favorite destination of fond tourists running away from heat waves and city chaos to enjoy peace and relaxation in San Michele.














In 2013, forty years later, the house was completely restored and transformed into La vecchia latteria Bed & Breakfast. Dori, who was born in that house, runs the Bed & Breakfast with her husband Gino, after venturing with him on a series of successful tourist businesses. Their passion and their professionalism are now at the disposal of their new guests. As for La vecchia latteria, its story still continues today.


Our value: care

La vecchia latteria B&B is a place conceived and managed with the utmost attention to every detail,

to make guests feel at home and savor the atmosphere of an invigorating holiday. Breakfast is rigorously prepared with locally sourced products, ranging from the various kinds of cheese and cured meats typical of the area, to homemade jams and compotes, not to mention the cakes, freshly baked every day.

Every piece of furniture has been recovered and restored pleasantly and skillfully. The bed linen is made of selected cotton, while towels and handmade bedcovers evoke the freshness of high quality fabric.


We created and furnished this place, with the idea of welcoming guests and surprising them. Kindness and helpfulness are what matters most for us and we will be at your complete disposal

for any advice you may need about places to visit, peculiarities of the gastronomic tradition, appealing restaurants and the best hiking trails.

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