Abruzzi + Le Marche

Hotels in Abruzzi + Le Marche

The rental agency represents an extraordinary selection of restored farmhouses, convents, and apartments at rates from $885 a week.

The town of Santo Stefano di Sessanio (population 116), in the mountainous central Italian region of Abruzzi, may seem an unlikely place to find a boutique hotel.

An eight-room hotel, plus a specialty-foods shop and three restaurants.

The 28-room salmon-colored manor house has Gran Sasso in its backyard, the Adriatic Sea in its front.

Daniele Kihlgren, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and budding hotelier, is on a mission to save Italy’s forgotten heritage, one inn at a time.