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Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort has reopened for the new 2012 season! | Print |  E-mail

Villa Campestri, the first Olive Oil Resort in the world, has reopened for the new 2012 season. Sensory experiences with olive oil tastings, new dishes on the menu of our restaurant L'Olivaia, relaxing walks along the nature trails in our beautiful park, and olive-oil massages in the bambu grove are back. We had an exceptional guest at the re-opening, Tuscan fashion blogger Irene Colzi, Irene's Closet blog, with us  at Villa Campestri. Irene posted photos of her outfit, which shows her readers what she’s wearing, in the villa itself and in the park, fixing with a click some special moments and fabulous views (Here and here are her blog posts with the story of her stay).

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Craftsmen of the Mugello: day trips form Villa Campestri | Print |  E-mail

Think about everything you could want to visit in the lovely hills of the Mugello: festive events, trips dedicated to good local food, artisan crafts and the small local-product shops that abound in this beautiful region. You can do it all, beginning each outing at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort. The Mugello is a lovely hilly area just to the north of Florence that is rich in history and secret places. It was the summer playground of the Medici and its luxuriant landscape remains even today. 

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Olive Oil Massage: the best at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort | Print |  E-mail

There’s a hidden place at Villa Compestri Olive Oil Resort where nature melds with your well-being to create a special world. In a lovely grove at Villa Campestri, it’s possible to lift your gaze to the sky, glance down to the surrounding green olive trees, and close your eyes, harken to the song of birds and at the same time relax to an expert massage. This special place is our little bamboo grove.  Since 1989 it has grown, together with the Villa and the family Pasquali.

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Some tips on olive oil | Print |  E-mail

Olive Oil tips, all secrets of olive oil revealed by Villa Campestri Olive Oil resort team! Did you know that the taste of freshly pressed Tuscan olive oil can be sustained all year long? That’s part of the secret of Villa Campestrai Olive Oil Resort, where host Paolo Pasquali has developed and patented an ingenious device that maintains not only the intense aroma of fresh oil, but even the taste of freshly pressed olives. It’s like the perfume of freshly mowed grass, or an artichoke freshly plucked.

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Enjoy the Mugello at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort over May 1st | Print |  E-mail

You undoubtedly don’t want to spend the four-day bridge we have over May Day weekend this year sitting at home twiddling your thumbs. There’s a quick four-day getaway, short but sweet, that will bring you out of your daily grind into a relaxing change of pace: a wonderful world of calm nature and great food in the Mugello, those inviting hills and mountains above Florence. We’re especially fortunate this year to have four days of rest over the May 1st holiday weekend. 

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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