Just a short drive from Volterra and San Gimignano’s towers, Borgo Pignano is a luxury eco friendly resort in the heart of Tuscany, surrounded by an estate of 750 hectares of private gardens and woods.
The main building of this historical hamlet whose roots date back to 2500 years ago is an 18th century villa surrounded by traditionally English gardens who hosts fourteen rooms and suites. The property also offers the possibility to stay in one of the ten maisonettes and cottages or in the “Canonica” (the Priest’s house), an architecturally significant building dates from the 13th Century a few steps across the courtyard from the main villa. Adjoint to San Bartolomeo church, it features original ancient wonders, ad medieval stonework, archways, columns, vaulted ceilings, terracotta floors and restored medieval frescoes.
At Villa Pignano and Al Fresco restaurants, Borgo Pignano promises “a dining experience […] filled with a sense of nature and well-being” and we can assure that you won’t be disappointed: from the honey from the local bee colonies to free-range Valdarno chickens and Cinta Senese pigs and the vegetable gardens, every ingredient goes to the local farm to the plate in the shortest time possible, to offer to guest the most fresh and natural products of the Tuscan soil. The resort is as most sufficient and sustainable as it can, and this is part of unique experience.
The list of activities will satisfy even the most demanding travellers: wellness center, Qi Gong & Yoga, Fitness, different classes and laboratories (painting, cooking…), horse riding, trekking and biking are just a few of the things you can spend your time at. Don’t forget to contemplate the sun with a special home cocktail or to take a look at the amazing countryside who surrounds the estate from the stunning panoramic pool.