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Discover a Mugello village: San Piero a Sieve

Mugello is an area rich in numerous medieval villages of incredible charm. Come with us to discover San Piero a Sieve!

Where is San Piero a Sieve

In Tuscany, a few kilometers from Florence, the Mugello territory extends between the rolling hills.

In Mugello we find the pretty villages of San Piero a Sieve, Barberino di Mugello, Scarperia, Borgo

San Lorenzo, Vicchio and Dicomano.

To the north, between the ridges of the Mugello and the passes that descend towards Bologna and Romagna we find the Upper Mugello with Firenzuola, Palazzuolo sul Senio and Marradi.

San Piero a Sieve lies at the entrance to the plain of the Val di Sieve, between the eastern base of the Trebbio hill, and the northern base of Monte Senario.

It is in this beautiful Mugello village that one of the oldest churches in Mugello is located, the Pieve di San Pietro.

What to see in San Piero a Sieve in Mugello

Mugello 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.

One of the most important villas in this area worth visiting is the San Martino Fortress, built by Cosomo I and designed by Bernardo Buontalenti (who also designed Forte Belvedere in Florence) to protect Medician interests. While it is privately owned and not open to the public, you can still gaze at the amazing exterior covering almost a mile and one of the largest fortresses built in Italy.

Another worthy stop is the Trebbio Castle, constructed on order of Cosimo of the Medici dynasty in the 15th century by Michelozzo of an ancient Lombard tower. It was believed to have been a hunting residence by the Medici family and hosted some famous figures in history including Amerigo Vespucci, who stayed there while to avoid the plague in Florence during the 1400’s.

They do have a few festivals, namely around springtime. You don’t want to miss Smarronata, a chestnut festival around October.

They also have a weekly market every Saturday afternoon, plus an antique market every first Sunday of the month.

Where to eat in San Piero a Sieve

San Piero a Sieve, like all the villages of Mugello, is not only a place of many beauties but it is also the right place for tasty gastronomic stops.

Here’s where to eat in San Piero a Sieve:

  • Il Bocconcino – Via Case Nuove Taiuti, 34, San Piero a Sieve. Italy traditional Tuscan comfort food.
  • Cacio e Pere – Via Provinciale, 5A, 50037 San Piero a Sieve. Perfect for Lunch with traditional Tuscan favorites and excellent service.

Come and visit the Mugello villages

If you can’t wait to visit the beautiful towns of Mugello, such as San Piero a Sieve, we are waiting for you at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort!

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Discover a Mugello village: San Piero a Sieve

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