To step back in time is not to forget about the present, but to remember the past and the values that it laid down for future generations to learn by. At Borgo Collelungo, you will feel like you have taken a step back for sure, and the list of values is long!
You can experience the distinct historic atmosphere of olden days at Borgo Collelungo, yet feel completely comfortable and at home in thoughtfully restored and cosy apartments. Borgo Collelungo is a collection of picturesque stone buildings located in the heart of Tuscany, which are born from an ancient stone farming hamlet dating from the 13th century. Whilst taking a relaxing stroll around the hamlet, you can ponder on what life perhaps was like some 800 years ago.
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From the pretty grounds of the Borgo, or from the terrace of the swimming pool, you can soak up the most wonderful views and fresh air. On days when you wish to explore, you will be charmed by the typical cypress tree lined rolling Tuscan roads that take you past vineyards, ancient castles, through enchanting forests and to some really interesting towns, villages and cities, all brimming with history and atmosphere. A walk in the countryside here will leave no sense unatended ... the sweet scent of the fruit trees, the seductive colours of the countryside, the soothing sounds of nature and of course there are typical Tuscan restaurants around that will satisfy your taste buds!
The Borgo is in the Montaione region which is in the hills approx. 66km from Florence, 48km from Pisa, and within 30 - 35 km you can be in one of many fascinating towns such as Volterra, Castelfiorentino, San Gimignano and San Miniato. You will have much fun leaving no stone unturned when exploring these fascinating towns which have roots dating back to Etruscan times, yet Volterra even earlier still to the Villa Nova period (900 - 700 BC).