Chiara has her roots in the North-Italian Trentino region. Among her many and varied activities she is still fondly remembered by her fellow-citizens of Trento as one of the founders of the only bar in town that was not the usual neon-lit impersonal and sterile place where people went to have a coffee. The Arcipelago was a members-only (for tax reasons) meeting point where the local beautiful people went in the evening for a bite to eat, a glass of wine and a dose of cultural activity. Jack is Dutch and the son of pioneering parents who with their children and the latest in camping gear went on holiday on lake Garda (their blue Walker tent drew many admirers). In those pre-autostrada times the journey by car would take two or even three days - but one saw much more than today! Decades later we met and stayed together. Still later, we arrived by chance in the Itria Valley. It was love at first sight. We have remained under its magical spell ever since. It is the place where our bodies and minds come to rest in all seasons.
We like the idea of hosting and perhaps sharing emotions, to get to know people, places and flavors that are unforgettable.