B&B Il Borghetto Country Inn - Bed and Breakfast Chianti Classico Near FlorenceIl Borghetto is a charming Country Inn located in the heart of the Chianti region, just 40 minutes by car from the Florence airport or 20 minutes south from the centre of town.
The property consists of a 30 hectar estate, cultivated with olive groves and vineyards, where olive oil and red wine are produced by the owners of the Inn. The original village, with its remains of military towers dating back to the 15th century, includes the main farmhouse, which has been completely restructured and today houses 3 Double Rooms, 3 Junior Suites and 3 Suites, all with private bathrooms, the main living room, kitchen restaurant and garden.

B&B Il Borghetto Country Inn - LoungeIn addition, the property includes two medieval grain silos, the owners' residence, a swimming pool (open from May to September) and a covered parking.
In 1982, Rosi and Roberto Cavallini have bought the antique hamlet, at that time, completely abandoned. After having skilfully and tastefully restored their own house, they invested all their energy to restore also the other buildings on the land. Rosi Cavallini has decorated the rooms of the B&B with a particular touch and many things she brought from her journeys around the world, creating therefore a very pleasant atmosphere, just to feel at home.

B&B Il Borghetto Country Inn - View from the Etruscan tomb towards the hamletThe origins of the land where "Il Borghetto" is rising, have to be even more remote: in 1978 during agricultural ploughing in the fields underneath the buildings, was discovered an Etruscan Tomb. After an analysis of the construction of the tombs and the materials found during the excavations, the archaeologists could determine quite precise dating, from around the VII century B.C. "The Etruscan Tomb of the Archer in Sant'Angelo a Bibbione" as it is called, is one of the most antique monuments of Etruscan civilization of the area, normally known in Northern Etruria and furthermore it is the only Etruscan find that can be visited at San Casciano.

B&B Il Borghetto Country Inn - Breakfast on the terraceFrom the several findings discovered in this area we can declare that this territory has had a great importance around the VII century B.C. lying on the route between Volterra and Fiesole. The objects discovered in the tomb as well as the stele can be visited today in the Archaeological Museum in Florence.
The morning at "Il Borghetto" starts with a delicious breakfast, composed of typical homemade cakes and fruit jams, crispy croissants, coffee, milk, tea, fruit juices, cheese and cereals. In the summer, breakfast is served on the charming terrace, whereas during the colder season it is served in the elegant lounge. Those who want to have lunch and dinner on the spot, can do this on request.

B&B Il Borghetto Country Inn - The KitchenIt is possible to attend cooking courses of 1 day, 3 days or one week, learning how to prepare a typical Tuscan menu. You will taste your own cooked menu than for dinner or lunch, accompanied by the Borghetto-Red wines produced on the spot. For the preparation are used only seasonal products and if possible from the own garden, prepared with the Borghetto's extravirgin olive oil. 

B&B Il Borghetto Country Inn - The Swimming PoolGuests may also take part in a guide through the Borghetto winery, from the vinyards, seeing then the single steps of wine production and finishing with the wine tasting. Staying at "Il Borghetto" you will find peace and relax in the numerous angles of the garden or simply enjoy the sun in the swimming pool area.
You can also walk through the beautiful Chianti countryside, walking between olive groves and vineyards, until reaching the Etruscan tomb. It is also possible to arrange for riding, tennis and golf at the nearby facilities.

B&B Il Borghetto Country Inn Via Collina S. Angelo, 23 50020 San Casciano V.P. (Firenze), Tuscany
Tel.: +39 055 8244442 Fax: +39 055 8244247
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