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The Medici family and the Mugello

The family that has dominated the European political chessboard for many years comes from Mugello.

Mugello area is full of traditions and history and is strongly linked to the development of the Medici family.

Even today it is possible to imagine the strong impact of this dynasty on the territory by visiting the villas that belonged to them. Discover this historic family with us!

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Pici, a truly Tuscan recipe

Pici, a truly Tuscan recipe

A plate of spaghetti brings together young and old, resolves any indecision on the family menu and is always a good choice at the restaurant!

What if we told you that there is a purely Tuscan type of pasta that is even better? Pici!

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A day at Lago Viola in Mugello

Viola Lake in Vicchio in Mugello with Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Just 5 km from Villa Campestri, between the mighty green fauna and the hills of Vicchio, a graceful and enchanting artificial lake emerges: Lake Viola, a well-known and appreciated reality in Mugello, and beyond, due to the famous sport fishing activity possible, for the renowned Lago Viola restaurant and for the relaxation and general well-being that this place can transmit to you.

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The 5 unmissable in Florence

5 opere d'arte imperdibili da vedere a Firenze con Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

The inhabitants of Florence are very proud of their origins and of the fact they are coming from a city so rich in history, beauty and art. Could a Florentine be able to list only 5 unmissable works of art to see in the city? Let’s try it in this article!

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The Medici family and the Mugello

Mugello area is full of traditions and history and is strongly linked to the development of the Medici family. Even today it is possible to imagine the strong impact of this dynasty on the territory by visiting the villas that belonged to them. Discover this historic family with us!

Pici, a truly Tuscan recipe

A plate of spaghetti brings together young and old, resolves any indecision on the family menu and is always a good choice at the restaurant! What if we told you that there is a purely Tuscan type of pasta that is even better? Pici!

A day at Lago Viola in Mugello

Just 5 km from Villa Campestri, between the mighty green fauna and the hills of Vicchio, a graceful and enchanting artificial lake emerges: Lake Viola, a well-known and appreciated reality in Mugello, and beyond, due to the famous sport fishing activity possible, for the renowned Lago Viola restaurant and for the relaxation and general well-being […]

The 5 unmissable in Florence

The inhabitants of Florence are very proud of their origins and of the fact they are coming from a city so rich in history, beauty and art. Could a Florentine be able to list only 5 unmissable works of art to see in the city? Let’s try it in this article!

Walking in the Tuscan countryside is good for you

Have you ever looked for relaxing music to fall asleep or to read a book? Often the playlist you will find reproduces the pleasant noises of the countryside, with a little wind that moves the leaves, birds and that sensation of widespread peace that you get when walking in nature. Here is all this you […]

Olive harvesting period in Tuscany: everything you need to know

The olive harvest is a significant and very delicate process for the purpose of achieving a high level of extra virgin olive oil. For this reason, Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort adopts the best method and takes advantage of the ideal olive harvesting period in Tuscany. Find out more about this fascinating world!

Life is too short not to drink Chianti Classico

Often when we think of Tuscany and its traditions, the excellent bottles of Chianti Classico come to our mind, symbolized by the Black Rooster. Why does this wine have a black rooster as a symbol and what does Chianti Classico really mean? Find out with us!

Castagnaccio, the right dessert for autumn in Mugello

Each season has its dessert and each area of Italy has its local ingredients. Mugello woods in autumn are red, orange and yellow and also are rich of chestnuts, in fact the typical dessert of these autumn days is the castagnaccio.

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