Borgo I Vicelli Country Relais, Tuscany
|Via Roma, 588, 50012, Bagno a Ripoli, Florence, Tuscany, ITALY.|
Description: Borgo I Vicelli Country RelaisStanding at the end of a beautiful cypress-lined lane, Borgo I Vicelli Country Relais is located in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, just outside the town of Bagno a Ripoli. Surrounded by olive groves and the rolling vineyards of the Chianti wine region, Borgo I Vicelli Country Relais is a lovingly restored country estate, offering charming boutique accommodation in an idyllic rural setting.
Situated less than fifteen kilometres from the centre of Florence, yet miraculously distant from the tourist masses, Borgo I Vicelli Country Relais is an ideal spot for quiet, tranquil visits to this beautiful historic region. Perfectly located for active holidays, guests can enjoy relaxing strolls around the estate's extensive grounds, along a path leading to a beautiful water-lily covered lake. A hiker's and mountain biker's paradise, the Borgo is close to the Renaissance Route, a 170 km network of trails around Florence. Other activities available nearby include horse riding, golf and hot-air ballooning. With the property itself, Borgo I Vicelli Country Relais boasts a large swimming pool and a professional billiards room, along with a Spa and Wellness area.
Accommodation at Borgo I Vicelli Country Relais consists of a range of rooms, suites and apartments distributed around the carefully restored nineteenth century villa and ancient farmhouses, arranged around a charming central courtyard area. All units feature authentic period details, including exposed beam ceilings and terracotta flooring, rustic, vintage and antique furniture, along with all modern amenities, such as air-conditioning, Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs.
Type of rooms: Borgo I Vicelli Country RelaisDouble Room:Offering free Wi-Fi and garden views, these air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV, mini-bar and private bathroom. One queen-size bed. Room size 19 sq m.
Twin Room: Offering free Wi-Fi and garden views, these air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV, mini-bar and a private bathroom. They come with two small double beds. Room size 19 sq m.
Deluxe Suite: This delightful, spacious suite features original terracotta flooring, massive exposed beams and antique furniture. It has a roomy seating area and fabulous views. One queen-size bed. Suite size 55 sq m.
La Colomba: A private courtyard surrounded by green olive trees characterizes "La Colomba" (the dove). A two-room ground floor apartment with a large bedroom and dine-in kitchen becomes a sunny retreat thanks to its large French windows overlooking the square with direct access to the village. Double room with double bed. Two adults + one child. Apartment size 48 sq m.
La Tortora: "La Tortora" (the turtle dove) is a large three-room apartment on two floors, tastefully furnished in the simple traditional Tuscan style, with terracotta floors and exposed wood ceiling beams. The two large windows overlooking the olive groves illuminate the living area, which includes a large kitchen with dining space and a charming living room with a sofa bed. From here the sleeping area is accessed by a stone staircase. A large double bedroom, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, and a unique balcony overlooking the kitchen are located on the upper floor. One double room with a double bed. Two adults + two children. Apartment size 75 sq m.
Il Frantoio: An old external private stone stair leads to the "Il Frantoio" apartment, located on the first floor of the old Mill. The apartment has a large living room with a kitchenette, elegantly furnished with all comforts. It also has three comfortable double rooms with a private bathroom. All windows have mosquito screens. Three bathrooms with tub/shower and hair dryer. Up to six guests. Apartment size 100 sq m.
I Fiori: "I Fiori" (the flowers) is a two-floor apartment, characterized by the uniqueness of its kitchen, with a stone fireplace and antique washing trough. The simple elegance of the four double bedrooms and tastefully furnished living room make it ideal for those who wish to enjoy all the comforts of family life. All windows are equipped with screens. It has four double bedrooms and three bathrooms with shower and hair dryer. Up to eight guests. Apartment size 160 sq m.
Gli Aromi: "Gli Aromi" (the aromas), a two-floor apartment, is characterized by its large dine-in kitchen and typical Tuscan stone fireplace. Its four double bedrooms, three of which have comfortable walk-in closets, are elegant and spacious, and all have an en-suite bathroom. One of the bedrooms features a romantic balcony overlooking the borgo's square, where guests can spend special moments in company or in pure relaxation. Four double bedrooms, four bathrooms with a shower and hair dryer. Up to eight guests.
Apartment size 160 sq m.
All rooms, suites and apartments feature: Flat-screen satellite TVs; bathroom with shower and hair dryer; mini-bar; safe; air conditioning/heating; free Wi-Fi.
Additional information: Borgo I Vicelli Country Relais
Location: The hotel is 15 min. from Florence, 1 h from Siena, 1.15 h from Pisa, 2.30 h from Rome. Bagno a Ripoli is included in the Florence Metropolitan Area (the town starts just outside the borgo and you can get to the historical center in 15 minutes).
Transfer services from the major airports and railway stations in Tuscany are available on request. Charges apply.
Guests at Borgo I Vicelli enjoy free access to two local tennis clubs.
Pets are allowed on prior request.
Special Offer Charming Wellness in Tuscany: An exclusive vacation package to relax the mind and rejuvenate the body in the evocative atmosphere of Tuscany landscape. An intense holiday to find the peace of mind in the unique scenario of Florence?s hills. The picturesque setting of the borgo and our comfortable and elegant accommodation, pampering and relaxation treatments in the spa, the contemplation of the landscape, the wide open spaces of the Tuscan countryside are just some of the experiences to live for the time of a long break at Country Relais Borgo Vicelli.
Special vacation deal Charming Wellness in Tuscany includes: * Accommodation in our Charme Double Room * Breakfast buffet * Complimentary toiletry line * Free access to our wellness center * Free wi-fi * Room and bathroom Linen * Free access to our billiard room * Free parking * Daily cleaning * Two Special Candle Massages (50 min.) * Late Check-out
Terms and conditions: 2 nights package: 500,00 Euro per room (High Season)/410,00 Euro per room (Low Season) 3 nights package: 590,00 Euro per room (High Season)/530,00 Euro per room (Low Season)
Special Offer Secret Gardens of Florence: Discovering the secret gardens of Florence, where nature meets art in the perfect harmony of Italian garden. An exclusive tour, led by expert architects and garden designers, within the monumental gardens of Villa Bardini, a picturesque path that combines plants, water fountains, ponds, waterfalls and the beauty of statues and works of art. A perfect glimpse of the historic center of Florence, viewed from a privileged panoramic point. A unique experience to make even more special a Tuscan holiday at Borgo I Vicelli!
Special vacation deal Secret Gardens of Florence includes: * Accommodation in Charme Double Room * Breakfast buffet * Complimentary toiletry line * Free access to our wellness center * Free wi-fi * Room and bathroom Linen * Free access to our billiard room * Free parking * Daily cleaning * Entrance and guided tour (with expert) to Villa Bardini Gardens + Entrance to Boboli Gardens
Terms and conditions: 2 nights package: 520,00 Euro per room (High Season)/420,00 Euro per room (Low Season) 3 nights package: 610,00 Euro per room (High Season)/550,00 Euro per room (Low Season)
Special Offer Silver Wine Tastings: Fine wines and precious goblets will provide a unique experience during an exclusive tasting at Brandimarte, historical laboratory in Florence that spreads throughout the world the art of silverware. A special visit to discover all the shapes of silver and its property to enhance the most characteristic scents of Tuscan wine. The discovery of an ancient world made of tradition and love of beauty and taste, all the ingredients for an exclusive Tuscan journey at Borgo I Vicelli!
Special vacation deal Silver Wine Tastings includes: * Accommodation in Charme Double Room * Breakfast buffet * Complimentary toiletry line * Free access to our wellness center * Free wi-fi * Room and bathroom Linen * Free access to our billiard room * Free parking * Daily cleaning * Guided tour + exclusive wine tasting in silver goblets at Brandimarte laboratory
Terms and conditions: 2 nights package: 390,00 Euro per room (High Season)/290,00 Euro per room (Low Season) 3 nights package: 480,00 Euro per room (High Season)/410,00 Euro per room (Low Season)
All costs, prices, and policies, including exchange rates, package deals, and cancellation policy may change and should be confirmed with the hotel upon booking.
Number of rooms: 17
Official category: Country House.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2011.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, French, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro, CartaSi.
How to get here:
On the motorway (autostrada) from the north: exit at Firenze Sud, take the highway ramp and exit at Bagno a Ripoli - Ponteassieve.
At the end of the ramp, turn right and continue following the signs for Bagno a Ripoli.
On entering the town of Bagno a Ripoli, which is indicated by a special road sign, turn right at the first traffic light.
Go to the end of the road and turn left onto Via Roma. Continue for about 7 km. We are located at n.588, Via Roma.
From the airport: leave the airport and follow signs for Autostrada A1 (A1 motorway) towards Rome.
Follow the motorway for about 20 km.
Exit at Firenze Sud. Continue as per the directions above.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 43' 53.05'' N 11° 22' 33.33'' E
Nearest airport: Florence Airport-Peretola - 20,3 km.