La Bandita Townhouse Pienza (SI), Tel +39 0578749005

La Bandita Townhouse

Tuscany, of course, has a lot to offer. Its countryside is famously beautiful. Its cities hold countless artistic treasures. But la Bandita Townhouse highlights one of tuscany’s attractions that is often overlooked:

the sweetness of village life.


La Bandita Townhouse is a 12-room luxury boutique hotel tucked inside the historic center of Pienza, a tiny renaissance jewel of a village in southern Tuscany. The building is a rambling renaissance-era palazzo where nuns have lived for over 500 years.

THE SHEEP COMES TO TOWN

Thirteen years ago, I gave up my job in New York chasing rock stars around the world with Sony music, and moved to Tuscany with a crazy idea to open a small country hotel. It’s been an amazing experience, and I’ve never looked back.

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READ THE PRESS

Last year, owner John voigtmann opened a centro storico version of his tuscan dream in a former palazzo and convent in Pienza, one of the region’s most beautiful hill towns. > Download

Gourmet Traveller

New York-raised hotelier John Voigtmann has good instincts. When he came across an abandoned farmhouse in Tuscany’s Val d’Orcia in 2001, he realised it offered a far better chance of fulfilment than his job as a record-company executive. Six years later, that farmhouse opened as La Bandita, a stylish, eight-bedroom retreat, and it proved hugely popular. > Download

Condé Nast Traveller

Sitting in the rolling hills of southern Tuscany’s Val d’Orcia, the Townhouse o￿ers easy access to the nearby wine capitals of Montalcino and Montepulciano, with their Old World tasting rooms and ancient architecture. > Download

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