Villa le Ginepraie
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Villa in Tuscany between Volterra and San Gimignano
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The Villa offers an array of leisure activities and facilities during your stay: breakfast and massages in your room, evening meals and wine and food tasting. You can do yoga class, horse riding, bike hire, walking trails or sightseeing to the historical towns in the area….or simply relax, sunbathe by the pool and enjoy sightings of wild animals in the reserve.

Breakfast prepared at the Villa in Tuscany consists of: homemade cakes and yogurt, fresh fruit salad, freshly pressed orange and grapefruit juices, Nutella, jams, Tuscan honey, cereals, tea, coffee etc… Breakfast is served in the tavern with an open fireplace or brought directly to your room or apartment.
Guests who rent the entire villa can choose from breakfast sweet, salty breakfast, sweet-savory breakfast and brunch
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Lunches, Dinners and Tasting
Meals are served in the restaurant of the villa. The delicious Tuscan cuisine (not only Tuscan) is carefully prepared by Paola who only uses fresh seasonal ingredients. An assortment of Tuscan Pecorino cheese and salami tasting is served by arrangement
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Cooking demonstrations (FREE)
The Cooking demonstrations are free and are made for guests who have requested a lunch or dinner at our "Tavern".
Guests can watch Paola while cooking, asking questions and taking notes.
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Sommelier in villa *
On request it is possible to get in villa a Sommelier that will make you taste and will explain the features of the best Tuscan wines
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Wifi (FREE)
The guests of the villa have access to the Internet through a Wifi network in all areas of the house, in the loggia, in the pergola, in the garden and in the pool

Massages and beauty treatments *
Massages and beauty treatments are offered in your room, apartment or by the swimming pool with a choice of: anti stress massage – volcanic stone massage- marine sponge massage – bamboo cane massage- back and neck massage- abdomen massage- manicure –pedicure – face cleansing
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Yoga (FREE)
In ours villa is possible to have private Yoga class. For groups renting the whole villa, we can organize Yoga retreat on a weekend or weekly basis. The yoga classes, lasting from 1.30 to 2 hours, start at 6.30 - 7.00 am
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Horse riding *
The stables, in the vicinity of the Villa, offer a great opportunity to go horse riding and explore the magnificent surrounding countryside
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Mountain bike
Our Tuscan Villa offers 2 mountain bikes that can be rented for excursions on the numerous paths in the reserve. On request we can offer numerous other mountain bikes and guided tours with departure from the villa
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Trekking with a guide (FREE)
From villa le Ginepraie there are many paths with walks ranging from 30 minutes to 3 hours. Take a walk to see the village of Pignano with his horses and venture further into the woods in search of the old quarry Pignano, or go for a tour of the farms in the area. Another beautiful itinerary is the ancient village of Castelvecchio with its ruins. Valerio will give pleasure with a detailed map of the area and you want he will accompany you in your explorations
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Wine tastings and Wine Tour *
The wine tastings are done in the villa with or without sommelier, this tasting can be combined with that of Tuscan salami and pecorino.
As for the wine tour we can propose two solutions:
1) Wine tour with driver and bus:
you can visit 2-3 wineries (the price varies the type of van and car hire available)
2) Wine tour "autonomous":
We can book one or two wineries and you there go independently, so you would pay only the tasting
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Hot-air balloon *
From the villa you can start a trip on a hot-air balloon to see the wonderful surrounding hills
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Quad *
About 15 km from our villa there is a center that rents quad and organizes tours to visit the country between Volterra, San Gimignano, Casole d'Elsa, Colle Val d'Elsa and Monteriggioni.
The duration of the tour varies from 1 hour and 30 minutes to 4 hours. On request possibility to have the quad directly in villa
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Airport Link/ tours by car or minibus and Guided Tours *
The Villa offers airport/ train station links by car or minibus and tours to historical towns and wine cellars in Tuscany

Courses on preparing essential oils, infusing oils, ointments and soap *
Villa le Ginepraie offers day long to a week courses. You can choose to learn from 4 various techniques: distilling the essential oil from the plant, making infused plant oils, making a plant ointment or a plant based soap (The course is not taken at the villa, but in a place close to it)

The Villa has an outdoor surveillance system and an alarm system.
The anti-theft we put are independent of each other, so ours guests can decide to insert or not the alarm in their room or apartment.

Cleaning and extra linen change
It is possible to ask for extra cleaning, linen and towel change

Laundry room (FREE)
Guests at the Villa can use the laundry room equipped with a washing machine, iron and ironing board. Each apartment has a clothes horse

Barbecue and wood burning oven (FREE)
Guests at the Villa can use the laundry room equipped with a washing machine, iron and ironing board. Each apartment has a clothes horse
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* Since we are not an agency, we are keen to be precise that where a service or activity proposed is from an external entity, we take no commission on the price of the service or activity. So you are free to pay the cost directly to us or to the provider of the service/activity, as you wish.
The services and activities offered have the sole aim to make your stay as fun and unforgettable as possible whilst staying at Villa le Ginepraie
Villa Le Ginepraie, Loc. Pignano - Volterra
Mob phone +39 338 2138464, +39 333 8885857
Phone +39 0588 35113
P.I. 02808060988

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