Activities & Surroundings
We’d like to suggest to you some daily activities around our Resort for your Spare Time in Tuscany. If interested, our receptionists will be glad to help you with more information. Have a nice Journey!
Visit Florence (www.firenzeturismo.it)
Villa la Borghetta is only 2 kms far from Figline Valdarno Train Station where there is a free large car park. The train takes just 20 minutes to arrive to Florence City Centre.
1°) Guided Visit to The Uffizi Gallery without queuing.
2°) Guided walking tour trough the very centre of Florence, from Piazza della Signoria to Galleria dell’Accademia, wich houses the Michelangelo’s David, guided visit of the Gallery.
3°) Discover Florence accompanied by a friendly voice! Walking Tour – Audio Giude: an instrument conceived for those who would appreciate help in visiting the city, but don’t want to join a guided tour.
Visit Arezzo (www.apt.arezzo.it) – A Medieval town only 25 minutes far from our Villa, reaching easily by motorway.
Visit Siena, San Gimignano and Montalcino (www.terresiena.it) – You can reach these beautiful cities through the panoramic Chianti Area or through the faster motorway passing nearby Florence.
Visit Cortona, Perugia and Assisi
Visit Chianti Area – Spend a day touring through the beautiful Chianti Countryside and visiting historical villages as Greve in Chianti and Radda in Chianti, or fascinating ancient castles as Castello di Brolio. In the meanwile you could visit the Ceramic Workshop (www.rampiniceramics.com) and the Chianti Cashmere Workshop (www.chianticashmere.com) around Radda in Chianti.
Wine Tasting and Visit Cellars – Castello di Meleto www.castellomeleto.it, Azienda agricola Capannelle www.capannelle.com, Castello di Fonterutoli www.fonterutoli.it, Villa Vistarenni www.villavistarenni.com.
Shopping at the Outlets (www.outlet-firenze.com) – The Mall; Fashion Valley (www.fashionvalley.it) Dolce e Gabbana; Prada; La Cuoieria Fiorentina (www.cuoieriafiorentina.it); Outlet Village Val di Chiana (www.valdichianaoutlet.it); Outlet Village Barberino di Mugello (www.barberino.designer-outlet.it).
Vecchio Texas Horse Ranch – Only 1 km far from our Villa you’ll find expert guides whom lead you to special trekking for children and adults, beginners or experience riders.
Loc. San Michele a Pavelli, Figline Valdarno (FI)- (www.vecchiotexas.it)
Circolo Golf Club Dell’Ugolino – One of the oldest and most famous Golf Club in Italy, 18 holes.
Via Chiantigiana, 3 – 50015 Grassina (Firenze)-(www.golfugolino.it)
Tennis Club Figline – Loc. Matassino, Figline Valdarno (FI) tel: 055 952708
Fitness at The Olympian’s Gym – Daily or weekly admissions; Via fiorentina 72, Figline Valdarno (FI) tel: 055959016
Enjoy yourself… also with the kids!
Minigolf – Via Vetri Vecchi 24/A, 52027 San Giovanni Valdarno (AR)
Bowling Valdarno – Strada Provinciale Botriolo, 52020 Castelfranco di Sopra (AR) tel: 055 9149850
The Children Museum (www.museoragazzi.it) – In Florence at Palazzo Vecchio, Museo Stibbert, Museo Leonardiano di Vinci, Museo Storico Topografico della Firenze com’era, Cappella Brancacci nella Chiesa del Carmine.
Cooking lessons at Villa La Borghetta available on request: 4 hours cooking class, thematically (pasta, pastries, fishes, courses from La Càrte). One person: 135.00 Euro; more as one person: 90.00 Euro each.
Please book in advance. At the end of the lesson you can eat what you have prepared and cooked!
Extra service on request:
- Rental Car;
- Rental Bike;
- Driver for Tours;
- Guide for Tours;
- Personal Shopper.
…And do not forget Villa La Borghetta WELLNESS CENTRE!
Discover our proposal of special treatments: please ask Receptionists for any enquiry.