Michelin stars and medieval charm wrapped in Tuscan idyll
Food & wine | History & culture | Natural world | Villa
This 13th-century villa estate is Tuscany at its finest. Think leather armchairs pulled around open fires, fresh flowers picked straight from the garden and a wine cellar lined with boutique labels. That’s without even mentioning the wine tastings and Michelin-starred restaurant.
It’s all limited to just 20 exclusive rooms, dressed in custom-sought antiques and hand-painted frescoes. Their airy interiors open onto Mediterranean courtyards and private terraces, blessed with private pools, gardens and lounge areas. Then, just beyond your private cloisters, you’ll discover thirteen lush acres of gardens, where rose-clad pergolas and secret pathways lead between intimate pavilions and glassy ponds.
If you turn out further, you’ll find that the Borgo Santo Pietro is wrapped in a 220-acre estate. Here, beautifully terraced vineyards backdrop artisanal dairies while free-range chickens peck between herb gardens and nut fields. Perhaps explore with a gentle hike or bike ride. It’s a privileged setting that seems to inform all the goings on back at the villa, from the sommelier-led wine tastings, floristry classes and lessons from the resident artist to the ingredients used in the spa treatments and fine-dining restaurants.
Of course, mealtimes are a special highlight here. The classic trattoria, draped around a large oak tree, is a delight of endless rustic charm, serving up the likes of hand-spun pizzas and show-kitchen treats to valley views over the infinity pool. However, it’s the Michelin-starred Meo Modo that impresses most, where menus follow the seasons and the best in Tuscan tradition meets the finest in locally sourced ingredients.
If the Borgo’s dining experience had to be summed up, then it would be on a private outing with the professional truffle hunter, followed by a cooking class or a wine-paired picnic in the grounds.
Any element of this accommodation can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.
Free car hire offer: Save up to £90 pp.
Book by: 31 January 2019
from £1,395 pp. incl. flights
from £1,465 pp. incl. flights
Borgo Santo Pietro opens between 03 April and 31 Oct 2019
- Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
- Return flights between UK and Pisa
- 5 days car hire
- 4 nights accommodation at Borgo Santo Pietro in a Deluxe room on a B&B basis
Facilities & Activities available
- Biodynamic Farm
- 1 star Michelin restaurant Meo Modo
- The Borgo Cooking School
- Onsite Floristy Lessons
- Art lessons with a resident artist
- Farm tours and onsite wine tasting
- Mountain bikes, sporting facilities and hiking trail recommendations also available
Terms & Conditions
Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.
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