Photo: Pieve di San Pietro (San Piero a Sieve) by sailko, wikimedia commons

We love sharing tips and fun facts about the area of Tuscany we live in, the Mugello Valley. This area is very dynamic, full of tiny ancient towns, stunning landscapes and wonderful food, its Medician history reflected in several villas around the valley. Only 20 minutes, or 14.5 kilometers from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort lies an ancient town, alone the route connecting Imola and Bologna to Florence, with a famous church from the 11th century.

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This August in the Mugello valley you can expect sunny weather (at least we hope so), many dips in a Tuscan pool like ours (pictured above) and fun events for the whole family. We are passionate about sharing the best local events with our guests and anyone who wants to learn more about this area of Italy. From cutlery exhibits, guided tours and dancing under the stars, we look forward to wonderful romantic nights during one of our favorite months of the year.

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Marriage is the golden ring in a chain whose
beginning is a glance and whose ending is Eternity.
~ Kahlil Gibran ~

Beautiful words by a wise man who sees marriage not as something that holds someone back, but as an eternal bond that grows throughout every year – enhancing each person’s individual traits while remainign strong together. We admit that at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, we tend to be romantics.¬†

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