Borgo San Pietro (Cortona)
Eastern Tuscany, Arezzo, and Cortona, Italy
From the Borgo San Pietro, walk or mountain bike into Cortona on one of the numerous footpaths, to experience the epitome of Tuscany, in the prestigious and legendary ancient Etruscan town of Cortona. Its enchanting and evocative history is fascinating, involving divinities who founded and lived in the town: Jove, Electra and Dardano, and the heroes Ulysses and Pythagoras are reputedly buried there. Cortona can be reached within minutes from the Hotel and is one of the towns that best represent Tuscany. Its captivating natural environment, works of art, archeological finds located in the two museums, its timeless setting, Etruscan walls, medieval streets and houses, Renaissance palaces, and by no means least, the delicacies of a varied and tempting cuisine will surprise and conquer even the most demanding visitor.
Enjoy your stay at Borgo San Pietro, just 4 kilometers from Cortona. A small Tuscan jewel combining a concentration of history and culture, Borgo San Pietro Hotel & Residence is located at the foot of Cortona, whose roofs, belfries, towers and churches slope gently towards the west like a painting hanging in a strip of sky. This recently opened hotel is appreciated for its tranquility and unique panoramic position, the distinctive quality of its buildings and the refinement of its furnishings. It comprises 14 luxury rooms and 5 spacious apartments.The large swimming pool and extensive gardens surrounding the estate offer guests a unique and unforgettable experience of the Tuscan countryside. The staff is always available to meet the guests every need to ensure their stay is enjoyable and unforgettable.
Borgo San Pietro Hotel & Residence, a seventeenth-century farm house, has been creatively converted to a superior 4 star accommodation with 14 elegantly and expertly furnished rooms of various types, while its distinctive features remain practically unchanged: the characteristic well, the avenues and trees whose shade invites rest and peacefulness, the old flagstones, and the rooms and apartments decorated with period furniture, paintings and prints, all with modern comforts and amenities meshed expertly within the former farmhouse. The rooms have a private bathroom, air conditioning, heating, smoke detector, mini-bar and satellite TV. Breakfast is included and room service is also available. Relais Borgo San Pietro has a fully-equipped gym with bench, treadmills and spinning bikes. Surrounding the pool is an extensive area of parkland, ideal for running enthusiasts, along with a changing room and bathrooms with showers.
A special menu comprising a selection of typical Tuscan foods is available at lunch and dinner, accompanied by excellent wines. You can also order a poolside meal of grilled Chianina beef, or take a cooking class in traditional Tuscan preparation.