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Borgo Pignano - Luxury holidays to Tuscany

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  • About this holiday

    Borgo Pignano has a variety of facilities and activities set within a stunning private country estate between San Gimignano and Volterra in Tuscany. It is the ideal destination for those seeking tranquillity combined with luxury, yet is also well suited to families, thanks to the range of accommodation and activities on offer. Accommodation options include rooms, suites, maisonettes and cottages, while activities include cookery lessons, painting, and horse riding. Located within one hour's drive of both Pisa and Florence, Borgo Pignano is perfect for long stays with plenty of time to relax and to explore the hotel's 750 acre estate as well as nearby towns and cities.

    The journey and how you get there

    Borgo Pignano is about 90 minutes' drive from Pisa airport.

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled return flight with British Airways London to Pisa, car-hire and bed and breakfast with rooms and suites or room only in apartments and cottages.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for 7 nights are per person and based on two people sharing a Villa Room with Charm.
    Low season £1480 per person for 7 nights.
    The price displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up to date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH1786

    Our opinion

    Borgo Pignano is a wonderful hotel set within an exquisite country estate in the heart of the Tuscan countryside.

    Hotel description

    Borgo Pignano is an elegant retreat set amidst the Tuscan countryside, ideally positioned near the historic towns of Volterra and San Gimignano and the medieval cities of Florence and Siena. The 750 acre estate of Pignano is the site of a hamlet that dates back to the Etruscan times, and a magnificent 18th Century villa. This beautifully restored property offers warm and gracious hospitality in a tranquil natural environment with far reaching views of rolling hills, olive groves, and woods. At Borgo Pignano you can enjoy an authentic Tuscan experience in a breath-taking rural environment. There are 16 rooms and suites in the villa which are all elegantly decorated, some with original frescoes that add to the historic ambience. An elevator serves all floors, while communal areas are designed to enhance the feeling of a country house and offer spaces in which guests can relax, including a library, billiards room, music room, TV room and ballroom. As well as accommodation options in the main villa, the estate also offers private maisonettes, cottages and a lakeside farmhouse where the addition of kitchen facilities give guests independence. The Villa Pignano restaurant is set in the villa’s 200 year-old kitchen and proudly presents authentic Tuscan dishes and produce grown in its own organic garden. There is plenty to occupy guests at Borgo Pignano, from wandering around the vast parkland and horse-riding with the onsite instructor to simply relaxing by the hotel’s outdoor infinity pool. For those who wish to enjoy some of Italy's cultural experiences, a number of classes teaching skills such as painting and cookery are available, as are tours to the prosperous nearby wine regions. For families, the hotel can arrange a number of activities to delight children, from pizza-making classes to exciting trails through the grounds. Borgo Pignano is a fantastic hotel set in stunning grounds that caters to all guests and all requirements, thanks to the variety of accommodation options and leisure activities that are available.

    Location

    Near Volterra

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    23 March to 3 November

    Distance from airport

    Closest airport

    Florence (80km) or Pisa (75km)

    Room types

    16 rooms and suites, 5 maisonettes and 2 cottages with bathroom and bath or shower, Wi-Fi. Accommodation is available in the following categories:
    Villa Room with Charm
    Large Villa Room with Charm
    Villa Room with View
    Attic Suite
    Villa Suite with Charm
    Villa Suite with View
    Villa Signature Suite
    La Canonica Historic Villa Residence One Bedroom Suite
    La Canonica Historic Villa Residence Two Bedroom Suite
    La Fonte Farmhouse Suites
    Unique cottages and maisonettes are also available. For more information get in touch with one of our personal travel specialists.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Private Country Estate spread over 750 Acres, 2 Restaurants, Infinity Pool open May to September, Poolside Bar, Terrace, Library, Billiards Room, Music Room, TV Room, Yoga Studio, Small Gym, Bocce Court, Private Art Collection, Lift, Stables, Mountain bike hire and arena.
    The hotel offers a range of excursions and lessons at a charge including: Cooking classes, estate tours, farm tours, Apiary tour, painting classes, horse-riding lessons and treks, pilates, yoga, wine tasting, herbal laboratory, Truffle hunting and honey-making.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Horseriding and treks, walking, yoga and pilates.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Volterra has alabaster workshops, San Gimignano is a World Heritage Site with 15 Medieval towers. Visits to the Chianti and Brunello wine-making regions, City tours of San Gimignano, Siena, Florence and Volterra, Mountain Biking & Trekking.

    Sports nearby

    Horse riding and golf.

    Children

    Nature School for 13 years and under including walks in the wood, arts and crafts courses in high season and pizza making lessons. Babysitting is available from 6pm-9.30pm.

    Minimum stays

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