EXPERIENCE OF CHIANTI Il Borgo Di Vèscine

Hotel in Radda in Chianti (Siena)

EXPERIENCE OF CHIANTI

We live the Chianti and we will give you the chance to experience it.We can design your holiday in total relax or give you the opportunity to live an exciting experience every day.

Art and culture

Tuscany, is by far the region with the highest number of museums and art spots in Italy. As it stands, Italy has more than 50% of the world’s ancient art and Tuscany itself has a huge part of that. In the Chianti area, our guests are in the heart of all the best attractions. A few kilometres from Both Florence and Siena, Borgo di Vescine can arrange and suggest some of the most astonishing and enjoyable tours in the best cultural spots. We will refer and propose some of the best and interesting adorning events in the most delightful towns. A once in a lifetime affair. Private tours and visits to Florence: Uffizi Gallery, The Duomo, and Boboli Gardens. Private tours and visits to Siena: From Piazza del campo to all the monuments and piazzas in and around this ancient city. Tours to San Gimignano, Arezzo, Volterra. These are just some examples of the many tours our guests can Cover, thanks to our helpful and knowledgeable staff at Borgo Di Vescine. Guests may also book tickets for the best events such as The ancient Palio, concerts, theatre shows and other cultural happenings.

La Dolce Vita

You will find a stunning Alfa Romeo vintage 1960’s convertible in our car park ready to make you live unforgettable moments. On board of this classic Italian sports car, you can hug the corners of the most picturesque roads that the chianti hills have to offer. With this legendary Alfa, you will acquaint yourself with the Chianti area like a true movie star. Under the Tuscan sun indeed.

Trekking

At the reception, guests can find maps and itineraries to walk and trek around the 100 acres of the property. For adventure people, they can explore medieval walks road, discovered in old maps. For lovers of bicycle rides, we have a special itinerary you can explore on two wheels. All information available at Reception.

The Chianti “awakening”

Every morning, supported by our expert farmer Bruno, you will have a fantastic opportunity to joy the most beautiful moment of the day here in Chianti, the sunrise. You will be welcomed by our “best friends”, the birds, foxes, and dears. Waking up in nature, will give you the chance to live an unforgettable moment in harmony with the surrounding landscape. Don’t forget your camera! Our staff at the Reception and Bruno, our charming farmer, will be glad to organize the experience for you.

Meditation between olive trees

Think of active meditation and breathing exercises. An hour, fully dedicated to the most important element of our daily life that we take for granted: the breathing. A unique experience where guests are in contact with nature, guided by our “holistic leader”. A joyful lesson of harmony and soul satisfaction. Please ask reception staff for full information.

Fly High

From our medieval hamlet, we will escort you to the nearest airport where you will board a small plane that will take you on an exciting adventure. The experience will leave you breathless. This unique event is taylor-made for our clients and they will travel over the Tirrenean sea, get a bird’s eye view of the Isle of Elba, stop and swim in crystal clear waters, eat delicious freshly caught fish and on the way back, see the spellbinding sight that is the Tuscan countryside. Or if you only want to see the gorgeous scenery and the rolling hills, then a flight over Siena, Monteriggioni and the ancient towers of San Gimignano is an unparalleled event. Stunning views from a privileged position. Enough to have you talking about it for years to come.

The Olive picking experience

Live like a farmer for a few hours right here at the Borgo and see what Tuscany has to offer: Olive oil. The most iconic product that these lands produce, is the extra virgin olive oil and you can do that with our old farmer Bruno. Bruno will let you in on the secrets that he has known for nearly 80 years. Secrets that have been passed down for centuries and are still practiced to this very day. Go to the olive grove with our wise man and see the fruits of your labor and be rewarded come “crush” time in November.

Relax e massagges

Guests can choose from a wide range of relaxing massage services and treatments. Guests may choose in-room or outdoor treatments, where relaxing is the key. Services such as sport cool down, energy gaining massage, aromatherapy or trigger down massage or why not try the exclusive unique experience: Wine feel massage. For bookings and in depth information, guests can contact our reception staff.

Horse riding

If you love horse riding or you just want to experience this lovely way to pass the time amongst uncontaminated nature, we are happy to suggest a spot close to Borgo Di Vescine where you can hop on a saddle and ride with an instructor through some of the best untouched land.

See Chianti in a hot air balloon

Hot air balloon experience is a truly unique one. Guests can float above the Chianti hills and above the major art towns such as San Gimignano, Siena and Florence and savour this breath taking trip. We are proud and delighted to make you see Tuscany with a bird’s eye view. Unforgettable, emotional and visually stunning.

Bicycle Tours

There’s no better way to discover the beauty and the abundance of this beautiful region, like a good old fashion bike ride. By riding, you will discover how the real Chianti area in all its glory. On guest request we will provide our bicycles and get information on the “Eroica vintage race” which is the most important annual event on two wheels.

Ferrari tours

A day gripping the steering wheel of a Ferrari through the Chianti hills is not only a memorable event but a truly unique one. Italy’s finest sports car is the true definition of fashion and most excellent workmanship. A day to remember indeed. We will be honored and pleased to provide the car and suggest the best driving places so that you can have the “best driving experience”.

Vespa tour

This iconic Italian scooter is guaranteed fun for all guests. We will be glad to provide you the best and quickest way to see exquisite medieval towns as well as the best that the Chianti area has to offer. The hidden chapels, the best little refreshment shacks, all by hopping on the Vespa, the coolest scooter in the world. You will feel like you’re in a movie.

Fashion shopping

For admirers of Fashion, Borgo Di Vescine is available to recommend and supply tickets and discount cards for the best shopping experience for the true “fashionista”. Imagine an afternoon engaged in the best labels Italian designers have to offer. * "The Mall-Gucci" right image