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The blog of Borgo4case is a diary about what happens here, our philosophy, local food recipes, and suggestions for your holiday in Versilia.

Family holidays: extreme sports for children in Versilia

Family holidays: extreme sports for children in Versilia

Versilia is the perfect destination for sporty families who want to have an active holiday in nature. The territory of Versilia, north of Tuscany, for its conformation in fact offers numerous landscapes and different contexts to explore with children and teenagers, who love outdoor sports. If your kids are over 10 years old and enjoy…

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Holistic wellness in Versilia: foot reflexology

Holistic wellness in Versilia: foot reflexology

Versilia, north Tuscany, is an area set between sea, country, mountain and nature, but it is also a place to rediscover one’s holistic well-being. For the past couple of years I have begun to discover different places dedicated to body care and holistic well-being in Versilia. In these places, among many people, I was struck…

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Mediterranean dance workshops in Versilia

Mediterranean dance workshops in Versilia

You may say, why learn Pizzica dance in Versilia? Well, I was looking for traditional Versilia and Tuscan dances, when I ran into a laboratory in Pizzica, one of the most overwhelming Mediterranean folk traditions. La Pizzica, which comes from Salento, is music and dance, its rhythm, roots and magic. I really enjoyed the experience…

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Necci with ricotta cheese: chestnut tuscan pancakes

Necci with ricotta cheese: chestnut tuscan pancakes

Necci with ricotta are chestnut tuscan pancakes with ricotta, a typical Tuscan autumn dessert from the traditional Garfagnana cuisine. Traditionally they are prepared on the fire of the fireplace, with the use of “testi”. The “testi” are two cast-iron plates that heat directly on the fire and on which the necci are cooked, which are…

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Travel sustainable: what to pack

Travel sustainable: what to pack

What to pack for a sustainable travel? Deciding what to pack is for me one of the most boring things in the organization of a trip. It is often difficult to decide what and how much things to pack, especially because when I’m flying or traveling on foot the bag must be very small. Certainly…

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5 things to do in Versilia when it rains

5 things to do in Versilia when it rains

One of the most recurrent questions that my guests ask me: what to do in Versilia if it rains? Because of course when the days are sunny you always have ideas, but when it rains and you are on vacation can be a bit ‘daunting. Today I try to answer to this question to help…

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Panzanella, tuscan salad recipe

Panzanella, tuscan salad recipe

The Panzanella is a dish of the Tuscan popular tradition, made with few and simple ingredients. The basic ingredient are tomato and stale bread, so it is a recipe for reuse and recovery. This avoids waste in the kitchen. You need few ingredients, simple but good! Choose the best ingredients to make your Panzanella, as…

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Swap party at borgo4case

Swap party at borgo4case

Spring is the best moment to enjoy this place. The days are long and full of bright light, the air is fresh and the weather is fresh but sunny. In this fantastic climate, we are at home outside in the garden. If everything is reorganized waiting the arrival of the guests, we dedicate ourselves to…

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