Set in the Emilia Romagna countryside, Locanda Del Re Guerriero offers free bike hire and elegant rooms with wood-beamed ceilings. Wi-Fi and parking are both free. Re Guerriero Locanda’s spacious rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Most have views across the gardens. This converted 18th-century residence features a library with over 2000 historic books. Set in the grounds of the medieval castle of San Pietro in Cerro, there is also the Museum in Motion contemporary art collection. The historic cities of Cremona and Piacenza are both within 30 minutes’ drive of the Guerriero. Milan Linate Airport is one hour’s drive away.