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5 Ideas for your Holidays in the Tuscan Countryside

Holidays Tuscan countryside of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort.

From the peaks of the Apuan Alps to the plains of the coast and the Maremma, Tuscany offers a great variety of landscapes to the delight of nature lovers. Here are 5 ideas for your holidays in the Tuscan countryside!

The Tuscan countryside between food, wine and postcard landscapes

Tuscany is a land full of attractions that attracts tourists from all over the world.

Lovers of art and history but also many fans of good food and good wine.

Tuscany in fact has three of the most prestigious Italian wines: “Brunello di

Montalcino”, “Nobile di Montepulciano” and the “Vernaccia di San Gimignano”.

These excellences are accompanied by delicious gastronomic specialties such as Florentine steak, cacciucco and handmade pici.

But what conquers the tourist in Tuscany is not only the good traditional cuisine but also the beautiful postcard landscapes.

Tuscany is crossed by gentle hills cultivated with vines and olive trees, interspersed with plains and mountain resorts. This splendor is enriched by medieval fortresses on top of the hills, ancient villages of enchanting beauty, cypress woods and on the coast a beautiful white beach coastline overlooking the islands.

In short, fun is guaranteed!

5 ideas for unforgettable holidays

If you are organizing beautiful holidays in the Tuscan countryside, here are 5 ideas that will make them truly unforgettable.

Nature

The countryside offers a lush and almost untouched nature, made of rolling hills where you can stay in complete relaxation but also high mountains where you can practice outdoor sports such as: trekking, horse riding, mountain biking, rafting and much more.

Food

Cuisine is made with fresh and tasty products worked with mastery by chefs who follow tradition, obtaining a fragrant and simple cuisine that follows the seasons. Each location in the region has its own specialties, but how can we not mention the famous Florentine steak, pici pasta with wild boar ragout or potato tortelli?

Wine

There has never been a table without a good glass of wine, generally red and beautiful full-bodied. Wine always accompanies local gastronomic specialties, selecting from famous labels such as Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Vernaccia, or tasting lesser known but equally delicious wines.

Architecture

Visiting the cities you will see some of the most beautiful and prestigious buildings built by man but you will also discover sublime architecture in the many villages immersed in the countryside.

Art

Tuscany overflows with Renaissance masterpieces, not only in Florence and in the most famous cities of art such as Siena and Pisa, but also throughout the Tuscan countryside, in medieval villages such as the famous San Gimignano or Vicchio. Mugello, for example, hosts numerous works by internationally renowned Renaissance artists.

Experience a holiday in Mugello immersed in the Tuscan countryside

If you want to experience an unforgettable holiday surrounded by nature, silence and beauty, without forgetting art, good food and sport, then we are waiting for you in Mugello, in the green Tuscan countryside surrounding Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort!

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Potatoes Tortello: from poor dish to symbol of Mugello

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