Located in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, Borgo di Vagli is a quaint, meticulously restored 14th century Hamlet surrounded by a protected area of olive groves, fruit trees and ancient oaks. From the terraces, you can enjoy panoramic views of the breathtaking Tuscan hills, including a spectacular view of the 10th century Pierle castle.
Borgo di Vagli is the result of a ten-year restoration project conceived and executed by renowned restoration engineer Fulvio Di Rosa, Fulvio's efforts have allowed Borgo di Vagli to maintain much of its original feel, atmosphere, and charm, without compromising modern day comforts. Borgo di Vagli is not for everyone. It is for those who enjoy the charm of ducking under 600 years old low doorways, catching scenic views through small windows cut through thick stone walls, and dining in a traditional candlelit Trattoria.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lago di Trasimeno|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia 40 km, Nearest railway: Terontola 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, Bicycles available|
Picture charming vineyards, gently rolling hillsides, lush cypress trees, winding sandy roads leading to farmhouses and moss-coated castles… Now, picture precious works of art, ancient, awe-inspiring architecture, delectable food and wine, charming cafés, spectacular recreational opportunities, centuries of history and colourful outdoor markets. That’s Tuscany.
We’re enchanted by Tuscany because, as a region, it encompasses both the tiniest hamlet and Italy’s centre of culture — Florence. In Tuscany, you’ll find calm tranquillity and a boisterous vibe. Romance and relaxation. Whatever you imagine, you can discover.
Borgo di Vagli offers the perfect vantage point from which to explore all of Tuscany and the best places of interest in Umbria. The resort is just 20 minutes from the popular unspoiled, medieval town of Cortona and within easy driving distance of Siena, San Gimignano and Florence.
You can easily explore the walled town and vineyards of Montepulciano and Montalcino, enjoy the famed "percorino" cheeses of Pienza and chocolates from Perugia, discover the Etruscan treasures and arts in Chiusi and other less well know but must-visit places such as — Arezzo, Assisi, Montone, Lucignano, Spoleto, Spello and Gubbio.
Just 20-minutes from Borgo di Vagli is Lake Trasimeno, made famous for a battle between Hannibal and the Romans in 217 BC.
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Protected Area surrounding the Hamlet by exploring eight private circular walking and hiking paths, which vary in difficulty and distance. Just a short, scenic drive from Borgo di Vagli you will find Lake Trasimeno as well as two golf courses. Your concierge is happy to arrange your tee times as well as massage appointments and horseback riding excursions.
Swimming Pool and Private Terraces
An inviting 66-foot (20-meter), outdoor swimming pool graces the Hamlet's top terrace, providing the perfect place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. Escape to over 15 terraces that outlay the hillside. The numerous terraces are ideal for a relaxing afternoon with a good book, a nap in the sun, or a quiet conversation over a glass of locally produced wine.
Trattoria "I' cche c'è c'è" (whatever there is)
Housed at the base of the 14th century guard tower, the Hamlet's Trattoria is lit solely by candles. Here, lovers of Tuscany from around the world gather to share tales of their daily explorations and passion for Italian living over a freshly prepared traditional Tuscan meal paired with famous regional wines.
Culture, Arts, History and Cuisine
The Hamlet's office will book tickets for museums, concerts and festivals such as the world renowned Cortona Tuscan Sun Festival, Spoleto's "Due mondi" Arts Festival and the Umbria Jazz Festival. They can also offer you secretive tips on local attractions and festas, as well as assisting you in arranging wine tours, directing you to local markets and fulfilling any special requests you may have.