Chianti and South of Siena, Tuscany, Italy

Borgo Pignano

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On a peaceful hilltop in the heart of Tuscany you will find elegantly curated accommodations, Michelin star dining, and a variety of healthy experiences.

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Borgo Pignano holiday guide

First settled during Etruscan times and nestled in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, Borgo Pignano is an elegant historical country estate that is situated in a breathtaking seven hundred and fifty acres. Catering to couples who are looking for a romantic retreat or to families who are seeking relaxation, a wide range of experiences and amenities are on hand for any guest to enjoy.

Things to do at Borgo Pignano


Already seduced by the serenity of the estate, some guests wish to just revel in the charming grounds whilst wandering through orchards, basking in the sun or swimming in the glorious infinity pool; carved from the shell of an ancient limestone quarry. Others may wish to branch out and practice yoga, or endeavor in horse riding and mountain biking. The recently opened wellness centre is also on hand for anyone looking to enjoy a dry sauna, steam bath or private treatment whilst on their stay. 

Horse Riding at Borgo Pignano


Staff at Borgo Pignano are on hand to recommended local areas to visit and help arrange guides for any trips guests may wish to take part in. Nearby towns of Volterra and San Gimignano are popular with visitors due to their rich history and breathtaking architecture. 

Houses in the Tuscan town of Volterra

Everything begins with the land at Borgo Pignano. With sustainable agricultural growing methods in their very own grounds; goods from the orchards, olive groves, vineyards and vegetable gardens are all used in dishes that are presented to guests at the table. From free range eggs and aged prosciuttos to homegrown honey and flavoursome wines, savour up the local produce whilst dining in a handful of immaculate settings around the grounds. Michelin starred chef, Stefano Cavallini prides himself on his unforgettable menus whilst adhering to the strict environmental standards of the awarded green star that Borgo holds. 

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When to go to Borgo Pignano

Tuscany is a region with a mild and sunny climate, so you can plan a villa holiday here for almost any time of the year. Temperatures drop in the winter (especially at night), but this is also a great time for a villa holiday if you fancy adding in a day or two skiing in the Apennine Mountains. Peak time in Tuscany pairs with the European school holidays – and it’s also the hottest time of year here too, with summer temperatures that can rocket into the early 30s. You’ll find the most pleasant weather in the summer’s bookend months – May, June, September and October are still warm and sunny, and crowds and prices will noticeably drop for the better.