Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Tuscany, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Il Borro Hotel

10/10/2016 by .

If it’s every middle class Englanders dream to own a villa in Tuscany, fashion magnate Ferruccio Ferragamo went one better with Il Borro Hotel. In 1993, he bought a 700 hectare dilapidated estate, complete with manor house, vineyards and medieval village, and proceeded to convert it into a unique Relais and Chateau property.

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30/10/2015 by .

It’s just what you hope for when you book a five-star hotel in Tuscany.   A 12th century castle adapted for modern comforts with a Michelin-starred restaurant to boot.    Castello del Nero offers all this, plus a world-class ESPA spa and a rustic taverna where dining is actually more enjoyable than in the formal room next door.

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Il Salviatino. Florence.

10/07/2013This entry was posted in Europe and Middle East, Florence, Hotel Reviews, Italy, Tuscany and tagged , , , on by .

Standing on the terrace of Il Salviatino, a stunning 16th century  palazzo in the hills above Florence, you might be forgiven you’ve died and gone to heaven.

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