A day trip in Tuscany that is well worth embarking on . Just two hours from Villa Campestri there is the famous Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, on the slopes of Piombino and the Gulf of Baratti, a stunning setting of rare natural beauty in the heart of the Tuscan coastline. The park itself contains the archaeological monuments from the ancient city of Populonia. The traces of the cemeteries and monuments of the city are a sign of the very real importance of this center in Etruscan and Roman times.

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With temperatures reaching up to 36 degrees celsius (or 99 farenheit) this week in Tuscany, all of us, even at Villa Campestri Olive Oil resort are feeling the burn. When it gets this high, this fast – we normally want to stick our heads in the freezer but luckily we have some better ideas for those who are in the Mugello valley. As usual in Italy, the seasons are changing faster than we can say ‘Ciao Bella.’ While the heat wave is only temporary, we have 5 tips for you to stay cool when #heatwave2014 hits ground.¬†

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With beautiful weather peeking from behind the clouds, June means the sun is out and festivals are starting all around Tuscany. We compiled our top list of cool events that you don’t want to miss if you are visiting the Mugello valley region of Tuscany this month!

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