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Excursions in the Mugello

Excursions in the Mugello

Mugello is a green area where splendid valleys alternate with gentle hills and mountains with great charm. A few kilometers from Florence, it is the ideal place to experience unforgettable emotions on foot, on horseback or by bike. Discover with us the most beautiful excursions in Mugello!

The Mugello area

Mugello is a fascinating area, rich in history and nature on the outskirts of Florence.

It can be easily reached by the A1 motorway exiting the Barberino di Mugello tollbooth, but the numerous roads from Tuscany and Emilia Romagna that lead to this wonderful place are also interesting to follow.

So much unspoiled nature but also so much history as Mugello is the birthplace of the Medici family where, in their Mugello villas, spent cool moments of relaxation.

Just like in the times of the Medici, Mugello is still the ideal place to get away from the stress of the city and everyday life.

Hospitality is at home here and has all the typical Tuscan flavor, generous, affable, available.

Those who choose Mugello for their holidays surrounded by nature will be able to count on various types of accommodation, in the small villages rich in history and beautiful people, in the farmhouses immersed in the countryside up to the villas where noble families lived.

Excursions in Mugello: on foot, on horseback, by bike

Staying in Mugello it is natural that the desire to visit it all goes up, given the beauty of its territory.

The presence of refuges and stopping places allows sports activities such as trekking, walking, horse riding and mountain biking to take place.

Here are some useful tips for experiencing exciting excursions in Mugello.

Hiking and Trekking

Among the many trekking routes in Mugello there are 22 secondary rings that offer the possibility of making routes in one day, allowing you to rediscover nature, art and history of the area. In fact, some of these retrace the ancient road system of the Etruscan-Roman and medieval times, touching castles, ancient parish churches, archaeological sites and Medici villas.

Horseback riding

Thanks to the good practicability of many Mugello trails, it is possible to cross them on horseback.

You can experience suggestive excursions on horseback by visiting the most beautiful and remote places in the area. The presence of numerous equestrian centers will allow you to plan your horseback riding in complete safety.

Bike excursions

Mountain bikers can find in Mugello an ideal area for fantastic excursions as it is characterized by mountains and hills, excellent for satisfying the desire to bike until you reach truly fascinating places. Trenitalia also provided the train + bike service on the Florence-Faenza line, with railway carriages equipped for the accommodation of bicycles.

Experience Mugello in contact with nature

Those who visit Mugello can experience unforgettable excursions on foot, by bicycle or on horseback, or devote themselves to their favorite sport such as golf, canoeing, archery or sport fishing. If you also want to fully enjoy your free time and immerse yourself in nature, we are waiting for you at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort!

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