Best Things to Do from Hilton Borgo alle Vigne
If you are thinking about spending your holiday under the warm Tuscan sun, we recommend you to stay at the Hilton Grand Vacation Club at Borgo alle Vigne. Indeed, here you can enjoy the authenticity of our region with its bucolic landscape and flavours. Here you find some useful information and our Best Things to Do from the Hilton at Borgo alle Vigne.
Useful info about the Hilton Borgo alle Vigne
The Hilton Grand Vacation Club at Borgo alle Vigne is a unique accomodation in the rural province of Selvatelle. The retreat is immersed in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, overlooking the small village of Peccioli. Here, you can benefit from the comfort of a well-equipped private villa. Indeed, you find here a full kitchen and washer/dryer units, as well as a spacious living and dining room. This is the perfect place for an authentic Tuscan experience among olive groves and vineyards.
How to get to Borgo alle Vigne
Due to the singular location deep in the real Tuscan countryside, the best way to reach the retreat is surely by car. We recommend you to hire a car or a scooter to freely enjoy the incredible views around here. Anyway, the small village of Selvatelle is at short distance from many of the most beloved historical towns in the Region. Indeed, the hillside residence is only 30 minutes driving from the airport of Pisa and 45 minutes from its old town. If you are coming from the airport of Florence instead, the drive takes approximately 60 minutes (or about 85 minutes if you come from the city). The Fiumicino (Rome) airport is about 3 and a half hours away, while it takes less than two hours to reach Borgo alle Vigne from the airport of Bologna.
How to get there by car
Private transfers to Hilton Borgo alle Vigne with Bella Italia Tours
Bella Italia Tours organizes private transfers by sedan or minivan to the Hilton Grand Vacation at Borgo alle Vigne. We can pick you up at the airport (in Pisa, Bologna, Rome) and comfortably drive you to your accomodation. If you get to Pisa by train, we can also pick you up at the Railway Station. We would be glad to help you enjoy your Tuscan holidays fully.
Contact us for more information about our private service.
What to do and what to see
As we mentioned above, from this hydillic location you can easily reach some of the most interesting attractions in Tuscany. Before suggesting you some of the Top Tours from Hilton Borgo alle Vigne, we can give you some hints about the immediatly surrounding area.
Points of interest from Borgo alle Vigne
From the province of Selvatelle you can reach the nearby Etruscan village of <ahref=”https://www.visittuscany.com/en/destinations/peccioli/”>Peccioli in about 7 minutes. Peccioli dominates the valley along the river Era. On the hill you find the medieval Fortress of Castruccio Castracani. The Saint Verano Church is worth a visit for its beautiful frescos dating back to the 14th century. Every year the St. Colombano Feast celebrates the region’s grape harvest. With a 14-minute-drive you can get to Lajatico, hometown of the world-wide famous tenor Andrea Bocelli with an incredible open-air theatre. Terricciola is a smalll Etruscan village about 5 minutes away from the Hilton accommodation. There, you find hectars of vineyards and medieval architecture. Driving for around 2o minutes to the west you get to Lari with its old medieval castle.
Do not miss to enjoy a meal at Ristorante Pizzeria da Carlo. It is only 2 km from the Hilton accomodation and there you can have a typical Tuscan dinner or a delicious pizza. Another place we would like to recommend you is the Locanda di Camugliano. Located in a renewed farmhouse, it is only 15 minutes from Selvatelle. The restaurant offers both traditional and innovative recipes with organic ingredients from the countryside. In addition, you can enjoy there a relaxing aperitivo by the pool. Also La Vallata in the village of Lajatico is ideal if you wish to enjoy an authentic Tuscan meal.
Possible Tours from Borgo alle Vigne
Besides the possibility to organize a private transfer for you from/to the airport/railway station, you can book a private tour with us to enjoy the most beautiful destinations in Tuscany. Indeed, we can pick you up at the accomodation and drive you within a day to places like San Gimignano and Volterra (50 and 30 minutes away), Florence or even to the Cinque Terre in the nearby Region of Liguria. In case you prefere to join a small group tour, the departing point is in Pisa for all partecipants. You can get an overview of all our tours in our website section dedicated to our tours from Pisa. Remember that all our tours can be customized according to your needs.
Below you find some ideas for a private tour from Borgo alle Vigne.
Private tour to Cinque Terre from Borgo alle Vigne
It takes less than two hours driving to get to Liguria and reach the marvellous Five Lands. The small five villages along the coast are world-wide famous for the beauty of their environment. Once within the National Park, we will leave our vehicle and travel by ferry boat (or train in case of bad weather conditions) to get from one village to the other. Our tour leader will bring you to Riomaggiore or Manarola, Vernazza and Monterosso al mare. If you wish to experience the Cinque Terre from a different perspective, we can also organize an exclusive private boat tour. At the end of the day, we will bring you back to Borgo alle Vigne.
Private Wine Tours
Tuscany is world-wide famous for its wine as well. We can reach the Chianti wine district and visit a local winery. This way, you will learn more about Italian winemaking and taste some exellent products. On a private wine tour from Borgo alle Vigne you can also reach charming villages like Montalcino and Montepulciano well-known for their red wines. The same is valid for San Gimignano and its Vernaccia, or also for places like Bolgheri if you prefere to combine your wine tasting to some unique views over the Tuscan coastline.
Check out our Chianti and Supertuscan Wine Tour.
From Hilton Borgo alle Vigne to San Gimignano and Volterra
If you love history, you can not miss to visit San Gimignano and the Etruscan Volterra. In San Gimignano you can admire the several towers and get lost in the medieval old town. Volterra will amaze you with incredible Roman and Etruscan ruins. Have a look at the tour program here.
Private Tour from Borgo alle Vigne to Florence
Once you are in Tuscany, you absolutely can not miss to visit the regional capital and Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence. You can visit the Uffizi Galleries or the Accademia Museum, discover the old town with Piazza Duomo and the stunning Cathedral and take a romantic walk on Ponte Vecchio. Here you find more details about this tour. Pre-booking of tickets for the Uffizi and the Accademia museums is possible and recommended during high season.
Experience one of our cooking classes in Tuscany
What we can also advise you is to hire a professional chef for one day and experience an interesting cooking class. Our staff will bring you to a traditional food market in Pisa to buy all the necesssary ingredients and prepare some of our most popular recipes. At the end of the class in a charming farmhouse, you will enjoy the authentic Tuscan meal prepared with the help of our chef.