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Holiday at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort: right offer for every need | Print |  E-mail

Want to spend a holiday in Tuscany, enjoying the beauty of nature but not too far from its fantastic pieces of art? Then Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort is the place for you!

Nestled in the hills of Mugello, about forty miles from Florence, Villa Campestri is the perfect place to relax in the quiet and to discover the art and the beauty of Florence and the Mugello, a land of artists such as Giotto and Cimabue.

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From the quiet of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort to the roar of the engines at the Mugello Circuit | Print |  E-mail

For engines lovers, say Mugello is the same as saying Grand Prix: every year, in fact, at the Mugello International Circuit, runs the Grand Prix of Italy.

The circuit is located between Scarperia and Borgo San Lorenzo, lovely medieval towns about twenty kilometers from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort. In addition to the races, to recall thousands of engines lovers is the Italian Grand Prix, which last year celebrated the 25th edition. Unfortunately the last edition was characterized by the injury to Valentino Rossi, who forced him to stay away from engines for a few months.

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Day of the Unification of Italy: 150 years of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort | Print |  E-mail

On 17th March, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy: it was 1861 when Vittorio Emanuele II proclaimed the unity of our Country. We are celebrating this important anniversary by reviewing the history of the last 150 years of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort.

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Easter at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort offering "150 years of Italy in a drop of oil" | Print |  E-mail

On March 17th, 1861 King Vittorio Emanuele II, approving the ratification by Parliament, proclaimed the unification of Italy. A hundred and fifty years from that important event also Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort wants to celebrate this anniversary by offering a very special package dedicated to our guests.

The package "150 years of Italy in a drop of oil" is valid for stays from 18th to 26th April 2011: as you know Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort will reopen on 1st April and so we decided to merge the upcoming Easter celebrations with those for the Unification of Italy.

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Vicchio: the birthplace of Giotto di Bondone | Print |  E-mail

On the hills of Vespignano near Vicchio, a few miles from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, there is the birthplace of Giotto di Bondone, considered together with the master Cimabue, the most famous artist of the Italian Middle Ages.

Giotto lived between 1276 and 1337 and buried in the ancient Santa Reparata Cathedral, Florence. He painted the Majesty of the Uffizi, the Cross of Santa Maria Novella, the frescoes in the Scrovegni Chapel and the Basilica of Assisi.

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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