Private as I ROGGIAI is there are nonetheless three lovely and historically important local villages within 10 kilometers of the house:


ELMO (1km), a general grocery store with a good assortment food, Post Office, a Bar that sells the Gas tanks for the gas cooker.


SORANO (4km), very basic: vegetable store, baker, butcher, grocery store, 2 news stands, Pharmacy, Bank and cash machine, gas station, several Bars (café) and restaurants.


SOVANA (9km), Gas station, butcher, baker, cash machine, Bar with daily newspapers and a small grocery store.


PITTIGLIANO (9km), various kinds of services offered including Hospital, gas stations, 2 Supermarkets, 2 Banks and cash machines, Pharmacy, Post Office, 2 news stands, clothing stores as well as various butchers, bakers (renowned) and excellent Fish monger - -and all the basics of a well equipped small town. There is even Coach Service to Grosseto, Siena and Orvieto - -even to Rome Fiumicino Airport!  On Wednesday’s there is a large Farmers/Country market with produce that comes from other regions of Italy.



SATURNIA (35km), famous for its Thermal Baths names in CNN’s World Top 20 Spa’s.