Borgo Pignano, Tuscany

Set within a 750-acre organic estate in the heart of Tuscany, Borgo Pignano provides a tranquil retreat just a short drive from the medieval hill towns of Volterra and San Gimignano, and a mere hour's drive from the cultural hubs of Florence and Pisa.

Borgo Pignano proudly upholds a rich artistic tradition through its longstanding collaboration with The Royal Drawing School in London, founded by King Charles III. Alumni from the school, during their stay at Borgo Pignano, offer guests private drawing lessons. The estate houses an Art Studio against the enchanting backdrop of Tuscan hills, providing complimentary canvases and paint supplies to inspire and nurture creativity.

Ideal for families seeking an immersive escape, Borgo Pignano boasts a group of gentle and well-trained horses, offering a variety of excursions to allow guests to explore rural Italian life on horseback. Culinary enthusiasts can indulge in cooking classes set in a state-of-the-art kitchen, focusing on traditional Tuscan methods for crafting bread, focaccia, and delectable fresh pasta. The classes teach the art of using different flours, perfecting fresh dough, and drawing inspiration from the secret traditions of the Tuscan kitchen.