This past weekend on Sunday, May 21 we hosted a special blogger day at our olive oil resort in Tuscany. We invited a wonderful group of bloggers & Instagrammers who are based in Italy but that write in a variety of languages, from Portuguese to Tuscan.

Using the hashtag #VillaCampestri, they documented their day starting with a tour of the olive grove, an oil-tasting, aperitif in the garden, lunch on the terrace and ending with a watercolor lesson by a local artist and olive-oil centric massages.  Continue reading

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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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