This is THE year to visit Venice for the famous biennale festival which happens every two (odd) years in the city that floats.  For those who have never heard of this huge deal in the art world, it is a a major contemporary art exhibition that first began in 1895 and is one of the biggest cultural institutions in the world. Venice makes an easy detour from Tuscany, and we encourage those staying at our resort in the Mugello Valley to take the time to visit one of our favorite towns during this important year.  Continue reading

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You would be hard-pressed to find anyone visiting Tuscany not refer to the incredible food you can find here. Every tip is coupled with beautiful landscapes and ending the day (or beginning one) with a wonderful meal of local delights. At Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, we take food quite seriously. You can dine at our restaurant L’Olivaia or take a cooking class with our chef, we want to bring the ease of Tuscan eating to your daily lives.  Continue reading

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david in florence

Michelangelo’s David has been astounding revelers for centuries. People come from all over the world to see this marble man in person and he really is a site to see. Florence, Italy is an easy car ride or train trip from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort in the Mugello Valley.  Continue reading

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