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The discovery of the ancient water-mills in Mugello

Among ancient villages, castles and breathtaking scenery, Mugello is a land that lives of history and loves to maintain their own traditions, beginning with those of the oldest professions: from the art of making knives in Scarperia to the production of bread in the ancient water-mills. Since the Middle Ages, the water mill has been a regular feature of the landscape in Mugello, thanks to the abundance of rivers and streams in this area: in the mills were ground mainly wheat, corn and chestnuts. (more…)

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Elegance and comfort in the bathrooms of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Since the times of ancient Greeks and Romans the bathroomhas always been regarded as the place dedicated to the welfare and care of our physical body. For this reason at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort care and bathroom furnishings are never overlooked and is a key element of our rooms and the furnishings of the rooms. (more…)

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Potatoes Tortello: from poor dish to symbol of Mugello

Known since Middle Ages for quality of local products, especially venison, olive oil and wine, Mugello is synonymous of good food. Among the typical dishes of this part of Tuscany, the most famous is the potato Tortello: every year thousands of people arriving in Mugello, especially during summer, to participate in the festivals dedicated to this dish. (more…)

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The Recipes of Villa Campestri: Peaches Cake

The summer has arrived! For the Recipe of the month of Villa Campestri, our chef Jerry has chosen a dessert with fresh fruit of season, the Peaches Cake. Easy and fast to cook, It’ll be appreciate by everyone when you will bring it in table: (more…)

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The discovery of the ancient water-mills in Mugello

Among ancient villages, castles and breathtaking scenery, Mugello is a land that lives of history and loves to maintain their own traditions, beginning with those of the oldest professions: from the art of making knives in Scarperia to the production of bread in the ancient water-mills. Since the Middle Ages, the water mill has been a […]

Elegance and comfort in the bathrooms of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Since the times of ancient Greeks and Romans the bathroomhas always been regarded as the place dedicated to the welfare and care of our physical body. For this reason at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort care and bathroom furnishings are never overlooked and is a key element of our rooms and the furnishings of the […]

Potatoes Tortello: from poor dish to symbol of Mugello

Known since Middle Ages for quality of local products, especially venison, olive oil and wine, Mugello is synonymous of good food. Among the typical dishes of this part of Tuscany, the most famous is the potato Tortello: every year thousands of people arriving in Mugello, especially during summer, to participate in the festivals dedicated to this […]

The Recipes of Villa Campestri: Peaches Cake

The summer has arrived! For the Recipe of the month of Villa Campestri, our chef Jerry has chosen a dessert with fresh fruit of season, the Peaches Cake. Easy and fast to cook, It’ll be appreciate by everyone when you will bring it in table:

Culinary Institute of America and Villa Campestri to promote quality oil

Those involved in cooking knows that the Culinary Institute of America, is a veritable institution in the field: the best chefs in the world come from here, basing their work on research quality and tasting, in common with the philosophy of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort. For this reason we chose this institution to open in 2010, our Oleoteca ®: Napa Valley, California, at the Culinary Institute at Greystone, in fact exported Villa Campestri OliveToLive system that enhances the quality of extra-virgin olive oil.

An Olive Oil Adventure: at Villa Campestri a tour to learn about the olive oil

A week dedicated to the discovery of the true extra-virgin olive oil quality, with tastings, cooking classes and visits to special main culinary reality, in Florence, Prato and Scarperia: it is “AmorOlio – An Olive Oil Adventure“, organized in Mugello at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, by Nancy Harmon Jenkins, a journalist and writer for […]

Bilancino Lake: beaches, sporting activities and relax in the heart of Mugello

A stretch of crystal clear water, nestled between the hills of Mugello, surrounded by the beauty of nature, so as to accommodate the oasis of the WWF, but also suitable for recreational activities such as fishing, sailing or simply relaxing by the beach: the Bilancino Lake, 20 km from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort.

Under the stars in the park of Villa Demidoff at Pratolino

If you love looking at the stars on clear summer nights, you should know that, in Mugello, away from the bright lights of big cities there is an old park where on summer evenings you can gather to see the constellations of the northern hemisphere. It is in the park of Villa Demidoff at Pratolino. Located […]

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