There’s a hidden place at Villa Compestri Olive Oil Resort where nature melds with your well-being to create a special world. In a lovely grove at Villa Campestri, it’s possible to lift your gaze to the sky, glance down to the surrounding green olive trees, and close your eyes, harken to the song of birds and at the same time relax to an expert massage. This special place is our little bamboo grove. Since 1989 it has grown, together with the Villa and the family Pasquali.The intimate grove in 2011 became the ideal location to embrace the restoration, of you and your body, as you stretch out on a lounge to enjoy the pleasure of SPO, Salus Per Oleum, a program that we offer to our guests, complete with an olive oil massage for every corner of the body. The bamboo grove is a magical place. With the softest of breezes, the long slim canes of bamboo sway and create sparkles of light and color that relax and overwhelm. An even more intense contact with nature comes with the olive oil of Villa Campestri. Within the grove, the massage, together with the oil, combines to achieve the perfect mix to regenerate your body. How? By exploiting the properties of fresh olive oil that mitigates the annoyances of a neglected skin with a knowledgable touch.
Every one of our massages is with New Oil rich in vitamins A and D, as well as with properties that allow total and deep penetration of the skin to give a smooth luxurious softness to skin weakened by sun exposure and detergents. Not to speak of its properties that soothe and heal as well. In ancient times olive oil was a medicant to cure wounds and to disinfect; it was a beauty product used to create perfumes, creams, oils and balsam to soften the skin, to massage, refresh and energize the body. One hears enviously of Cleopatra’s luxurious olive oil baths on the shores of the Dead Sea.
And so, as they did in times past, with New Oil we invigorate your body in a marvelous surrounding, to give you a new feeling of peace with the world and with yourself.
Milk is a “complete food” loved by young and old. A precious white nectar that becomes even more beneficial for health if of high quality. If you too are a lover of this white drink, discover with us the famous Milk Way in Mugello!
Mugello is an area rich in numerous medieval villages of incredible charm. Come with us to discover San Piero a Sieve!
When autumn arrives, the forest changes color and nature creates spectacular landscapes in which it becomes magical to immerse yourself. It is the Foliage phenomenon that in Tuscany offers truly unique emotions. Experience the Foliage in Tuscany and discover autumn walking in the most beautiful woods.
Bread throughout Italy is a fundamental food, always present on the table at lunch and dinner. But each region has its own specialties, discover with us the characteristics of Tuscan bread and why it is without salt.
The potato tortello is a dish that is part of the Mugello culinary tradition. Originally born as a poor dish, today it is a real gastronomic specialty made in numerous variations by Tuscan chefs. Discover with us the characteristics of the potato tortello of Mugello!
The Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort Blog opens a new space dedicated to the recipes of chef Roberto Zanieri. Every last Thursday of the month we will present one of his delicious recipes, easy to prepare and inspired by the good tradition of Tuscany. Today we begin with “Cabbage mini-pie with cream of beans”.
Mugello is a beautiful Tuscan land where Villa Campestri stands, a land rich in traditions, history and nature. We want to lead you to discover the most beautiful villages in this area to visit the churches and the parish churches that are absolutely not to be missed. Here’s what to see and what to do […]
Tripe and Lampredotto are two very special Italian culinary specialties as they come from bovine offal. Both are part of the Tuscan gastronomic tradition but Lampredotto, a true institution, is the master in Florence. Let’s see together what Tripe and Lampredotto are and what are the best recipes for cooking them.