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Borgo Pignano

Tuscany, Italy

Experiences – Family Vacations, Romantic Escapes

Getaway Experiences
  • Horseback riding 
  • Guided walking & wine tours 
  • Yoga & Pilates activities 
  • Painting classes to relish your painting skills 
  • Art and cookery classes 
  • Trekking & biking activities 
  • A plethora of Children’s activities like outdoor painting and more.
  • Tour of the herb gardens with trained herbalist and discover how perfumes, oils and soaps are made by hand in herbal laboratory
  • Visit Tuscany’s historic towns of Siena and San Gimignano, just a short drive away
  • A beautiful setting surrounded by gardens 
  • Some of the most magnificent views in all of Tuscany 
  • The estate’s emphasis on experiences connecting with wellness and sustainability
  • The organic farm, a central focus of the property, which harvests its own honey, grain, fruit and vegetables, and flowers
  • The gastronomic delights made from organic produce from the farm including homemade breads
  • A wide range of activities on offer for adults and children 
  • Accommodation with a distinct traditional Tuscan flavour
  • Experience quintessential Tuscan traditions like cooking lessons, wine tastings
  • Overview
  • Rooms
  • Services & Amenities
  • Tariffs & Packages
aerial view

Tucked into Italy’s lush Tuscan countryside, Borgo Pignano is a beautifully restored country estate offering an exclusive combination of elegant accommodation, exceptional comfort and gracious hospitality. It beautifully amalgamates its eco-chic rustic countryside charm with gracious five-star service. Set about 500 meters above sea level, it offers amazing views. Set of sprawling 750-acres of organic farmland Borgo Pignano features a luxurious 18th century villa and a hamlet first settled in Etruscan times. A high proportion of the organic produce from the biodynamic farm is used in the kitchens and in the toiletries. It also hosts a spa, has beautiful lawns, fire-warmed lounges and a swimming pool carved into a former limestone quarry.  The dining experience will fill you with a sense of well-being. Whether its retreat for the romantic or for a family reunion, Borgo Pignano provides an experience steeped in the soul of Tuscany.  It is a member of the prestigious National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World Collection


Volterra is 15 km from the property, while San Gimignano is a 20-minute drive away. Borgo Pigano is 45 km from Siena and 70 km (1 hour and 15 minutes) from Florence, the nearest airport.


Borgo Pignano’s main building is an 18th century villa surrounded by traditionally planted English gardens overlooking pristine landscapes of Tuscany that have changed little since Renaissance times. Hanging on a hilltop, the villa accommodation offers stunning views of olive groves, vineyards, fields and woods. Accommodation includes 14 rooms & suites in an 18th-century villa, 12 individual maisonettes and cottages, a farmhouse, and a historic home. Wi-Fi is available throughout the estate.

  • Rooms with Charm:

    These beautifully furnished rooms offer views of the forests and the English herb gardens. They all have luxury Tuscan style interiors and feature original architectural details such as vaulted ceilings, sash windows, frescoes, antique furnishings and Italian linens. These spacious, tranquil rooms have either queen or twin beds and marble and travertine en-suite bathrooms, with a bath and shower.

  • Rooms with a view:

    These sophisticated rooms offer views of Pignano’s terraced gardens and infinity pool and sweeping prospects of Volterra and other nearby hill towns. Impeccably furnished with antiques and Italian fabrics, these elegant rooms feature queen beds and en-suite bathrooms with bath or shower.

  • Suites with Charm:

    These consist of two spacious suites with independent access and a shared marble and travertine bathroom with bath and shower. One is composed of two large double rooms and the other has a large double room and an adjoining single room. These suites of the villa have enchanting views of the woods and the formal English gardens.

  • Suites with a view:

    The Music Room is one of the villa’s largest rooms with high ceilings and gothic style windows with a sweeping panorama that looks towards the Mediterranean. This spacious luxury suite features a four-poster bed and an en-suite frescoed bathroom with a bath illuminated by a skylight. The room has a private sitting area with comfortable couches, working fireplace and grand piano. A second luxury suite with spectacular views is located on the first floor of the villa. The master bedroom features frescoed motifs, a canopied queen bed and an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower. The adjoining bedroom has artisan frescos giving it a Moroccan atmosphere and an antique Napoleonic sleigh bed suitable for one person.

  • Signature Suites:

    The two signature suites offer total seclusion and have exceptional views of Tuscany. These suites have king or queen beds, a sitting room and capacious luxurious en-suite bathrooms with freestanding roll-top baths and glass enclosed showers. One suite features a ceiling with original period frescoes and a small balcony overlooking the lawned terrace. The other suite of the villa can accommodate one or two couples and has views of the swimming pool and countryside.

  • Maisonette La Casa Del Guardia:

    Casa del Guardia is a spacious maisonette occupying the entire first floor of a seventeenth-century building with a beautiful, natural stone exterior. The maisonette is characterised by original details and comprises of a living area with an ample lounge and a kitchen area. The spacious bedrooms, one of which is a master bedroom and two with twin beds, each have en-suite bathrooms with showers, finished in elegant Carrara marble. Casa del Guardia offers an unparalleled view, including a glimpse over Borgo that opens to the breath-taking panorama of the Tuscan hills, offering ever-changing, timeless, views throughout the seasons, from dawn to dusk.

  • Maisonette Casa Del Borgo:

    Casa del Borgo consists of three bedrooms with individual bathrooms, a studio kitchen and a private patio. The Master Bedroom with a double bed is furnished with elegant solid wood furniture and luxury Italian textile. Two other rooms, one offering two twin beds and another – one double bed, have a spectacular view on the Tuscan countryside. Each of three rooms has a separate bathroom finished with marble. The real gem of Casa del Borgo is its hidden patio made for you to enjoy a morning coffee or an afternoon aperitif.

  • Maisonette L’antica Stalla:

    This is a splendid maisonette characterised by a sophisticated and timeless Tuscan style. Located on the ground floor of a large seventeenth-century stone building, L'Antica Stalla features original Tuscan terracotta tiled floors and an ample living room finished with antique furnishings. A magnificent rustic fireplace gives the space a sense of history and the spacious fully equipped kitchen make this apartment a real Tuscan, home-from-home. Two spacious bedrooms each have en-suite bathrooms finished in Carrara marble and beautiful, original vaulted ceilings. The ample balcony of the Antica Stalla offers guests an outstanding view over the countryside surrounding the estate.

  • Maisonette Il Granaio:

    This is located on the ground floor of the ancient hamlet just steps away from the main villa. This elegant maisonette features a comfortable living and dining room with kitchen facilities, a large master bedroom with a queen double bed and a second bedroom with twin beds. Both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with independent access. A private terrace provides stunning views of the Tuscan countryside and the medieval town of Volterra. Il Granaio is ideal for families.

  • Maisonette Il Pozzo:

    Located in front of the hamlet’s old well, this charming three-tiered maisonette features a spacious and comfortable living and dining room with a fully equipped country kitchen, a wood burning stove and a guest bathroom on the ground floor. Il Pozzo has a twin bedroom with an en-suite bathroom on the second level and a master bedroom with a queen bed and en-suite bathroom on the third level. Guests at Il Pozzo can enjoy a shared al-fresco lounge and dining area with views of the fortress hilltop town, Casole d’Elsa.Located in front of the hamlet’s old well.

  • Maisonate IL Fienile:

    This attractive maisonette features a spacious master bedroom, a loft that overlooks a large living and dining room, an original wood burning stove and a fully equipped kitchen. Il Fienile is located just in front of the imposing stone archway that leads to Borgo Pignano’s main villa. The master bedroom includes an en-suite bathroom and an intimate balcony that overlooks Pignano’s grounds. There is also a separate bedroom with twin beds, making Il Fienile a good choice for families.

  • Maisonate La Piccionaia:

    This lovely split-level maisonette offers beautiful views of the rolling Tuscan hills and the medieval town of Volterra. The first floor features a comfortable living and dining room with a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. The second floor has a large master bedroom with a queen double bed and en-suite bathroom, a loft with a Japanese tatami, a twin bedded room and a charming pocket balcony. Guests in La Piccionaia can also enjoy a shared al-fresco lounge and dining area.

  • Maisonette La Stallina:

    Positioned in a secluded location inside the Borgo, Stallina's private terrace offers a breath-taking view over the un-spoilt Tuscan hills and beyond. The original terracotta tiled floors date from the sixteenth century and the interior features exposed beamed ceilings and a rustic corner fireplace in the spacious living room. The living area has a sofa bed, and the interior style combines original architecture with contemporary designer touches, the maisonette also has a kitchen island and kitchenette. The bedroom features a double bed and the bathroom is decorated with Carrara marble and equipped with a shower and a bathtub. This is the perfect luxury hideaway for a couple seeking total tranquillity.

  • Maisonette The Artist’s Studio:

    The Artist’s Studio is characterized by its beautiful white beamed ceiling with skylight windows, and terracotta tiled floors. Entering the maisonette, you will find a snug dining area with a kitchenette emitting a warm Tuscan charm. Its bedroom, equipped with one double bed, was inspired by the lush English gardens of Borgo Pignano and is filled with light and floral motifs. The antique bathroom decorated with a Carrara marble possesses a modern glass wall shower. This intimate maisonette is a delight for couples and honeymooners.

  • Maisonette La Legnaia:

    La Legnaia was originally used to store firewood and can be found in a quiet corner of the ancient hamlet. Built on two levels, it features a comfortable living room with a corner kitchen on the first level and a bedroom with a queen French (140 cm) bed, an en-suite bathroom and a small private terrace on the second level.

  • Villa La Fonte:

    Villa, La Fonte, is surrounded by Mediterranean aromatic gardens, orchards and fields and sits beside one of the estate’s natural lakes. Yoga, painting, music, cooking and cycling groups have all lodged here. This spectacular villa is located within walking distance to Borgo Pignano’s main facilities. Suited for families or group of frineds, the villa has five luxury bedrooms with king, queen or twin beds, all featuring ensuite bathrooms. Villa La Fonte has a large covered porch with views of the lake, a fully equipped kitchen, an elegant and spacious living room plus a private car parking area. A beautiful heated swimming pool and a tranquil sundeck are available in exclusive use for the guests.

  • Villa La Lavandaia:

    Villa La Lavandaia, located in the heart of the Tuscan countryside and surrounded by immaculate fields, allows guests to really immerse themselves in the nature of Tuscany. Located at a short distance from Borgo Pignano’s main buildings and restaurants, this features two master bedrooms with king or twin beds, each with its own private bathroom along with a spacious, partially covered terrace with unparalleled views, a fully equipped kitchen, an elegantly furnished living room and private parking. Furthermore, guests will be able to take advantage of their private heated pool and a private sundeck.

  • La Canonica:

    This property dates from the 13th Century and provides an opportunity to stay in an architecturally significant building a few steps across the courtyard from the villa. La Canonica, the Priest’s house, adjoins the ancient church of San Bartolomeo and contains exceptional original features such as medieval stonework, archways, columns, vaulted ceilings, terracotta floors and restored medieval frescoes. La Canonica can be used as one large three-bedroom, private house or independently as two separate suites (San Bartolomeo & Il Pievano Suites). The building offers a shared entrance hall, elegant sitting room, TV room and a fully equipped mediaeval kitchen with refectory table. A 2-bedroom suite and 1-bedroom Suite are located on the upper floor. La Canonica also features a courtyard garden draped in vines and provides a quiet spot for a morning coffee or pre-dinner aperitivo.

Services & Amenities

  • Luxury accommodation with all the room amenities 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Heated infinity pool providing expansive views of the Tuscan countryside
  • Menus curated from local organic produce 
  • Wellness Centre & Spa 
  • Gym facilities 
  • Swimming pool for kids as well 
  • Music and billiards rooms
  • Yoga Hall 
  • Art gallery & sculpture garden

Tariffs & Packages

Estimated Average Price: Euro 600 per night

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