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Extra-virgin olive oil: learn how to taste it | Print |  E-mail

Not all of the extra-virgin olive oils are equal. As with wine, so the aroma and flavor of an oil, are formed by the combination of a number of factors: the species of olive trees planted, soil type and the manner in which it was produced, up to the way the collection was made. For example, an extra-virgin oil made from green olives tend to have a more bitter taste, reminiscent of the grass or the artichoke, while that obtained from more mature olives has a more floral flavor.

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Autumn in Mugello between nature, art, sports and local products | Print |  E-mail

Autumn is a magical season in Tuscany: the nature is painted with a thousand colors, the air becomes fresher and the light takes gold shades. An ideal time for a holiday in Mugello, where nature and history are the protagonists, and where you can practice outdoor sports. 

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Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort Paths to discover the nature of Mugello | Print |  E-mail

If you love nature, spring and autumn are magical moments to visit Tuscany, and in particular the Mugello Valley: in fact in these seasons woods and hills are dressed in colorful tones, offering breathtaking shows.

To admire this beauty, Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort has created 4 nature trails, which allow you to explore the nature that surrounds the Villa in perfect solitude or accompanied by the guidance of a botanist.

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Diotto: the Celebration of the founding of Scarperia | Print |  E-mail

Last week we told you about the Renaissance days, a prelude to Diotto, one of the most important festival of the City of Scarperia, in Mugello.

Diotto (Day-Eight) is celebrated on 8th September and remember precisely what happened on the same day in 1306 when the Republic of Florence founded Scarperia, naming Castel San Barnaba, and settling the figure of the Vicar, who held the administrative powers.

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Autumn holidays in Tuscany: Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort Special Offers | Print |  E-mail

September and October are some of the best months to enjoy the Tuscan countryside and in particular the Mugello: the days get shorter, the colors become warmer, and villages and castles can be visited with more confidence.

A great time to spend some days in our Region, before diving into a new winter of hard work: a good opportunity then to take advantage of our Special Offers.

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Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort
Via di Campestri 19/22
50039 Vicchio di Mugello (Firenze)
Tel. +39.0558490107
Fax +39.0558490108
villa.campestri@villacampestri.it
P.IVA 04277830487