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Don Milani: at Villa Campestri presentation of the book about the founder of the School of Barbiana and typical Mugello dinner

Among the historical figures associated with the Mugello, stands the figure of Don Lorenzo Milani, the parson who in 50 years created the School of Barbiana, an experience that animated the debate on the education of children. (more…)

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Mugello and Nature: the crafted soap by Fattoria di Belcanto at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Respect for nature is one of the watchwords of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort . This is why we practice in our Resort actions to promote energy conservation and reduction of pollutant emissions: a philosophy that also involves the companies we work with, beginning with the Fattoria di Belcanto, which provides our soaps.

Owned by brothers Filippo and Francesco Carlà Campa, the Fattoria di Belcanto produces our courtesy set, products that are complimentary to your arrival at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort and part of the decor in the bathrooms of our rooms: in addition to soaps, cortesy set includes bath soap, shampoo and body lotion with hawthorn.

Soaps are made with natural ingredients only, ie without dyes or synthetic thickeners often used for products of modern industry and that can irritate sensitive skin. Moreover, the techniques are entirely handmade.

The soap, basis of their product line, is obtained by faithfully following the traditional method of saponification craft, which is the vaporization of pure fatty acids of olive oil: soap is “cooked” for several days in big pots with the use of Only natural raw materials.

In addition, the Fattoria di Belcanto has patented the brand Re-Soap, the re-filling system for empty bottles: once you cfinished the products tou can go to stores to refilling the bottle, paying a lower price than initial price. Each dealer also affix a sticker with the lot number and expiration date. In this way, you can save on costs and not increased the volume of waste.

In addition to test the products of the Fattoria di Belcanto you will also have the opportunity to buy their products to take home: in our Reception was set up a shopping point.

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Sleep surrounded by the magic of the Renaissance at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

If you love history, Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort offers you the possibility of a holiday in the heart of the Renaissance. La Villa, in fact, has maintained the charm of its ancient history, beginning with its 25 rooms, which meet the location of the Renaissance. (more…)

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Oasis Gabbianello: the home of migratory birds on Lake Bilancino

Perhaps not everyone knows that in the Mugello valley there is one of the WWF Oasis in Tuscany, the Oasis of Gabbianello. Located about 20 km from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort in the municipality of Barberino di Mugello, on the north-east shore of Lake Bilancino, the Oasis was created on one of the areas of birds migration in Tuscany and thus allows to observe several types of Birds beginning with the ducks, such as Mallard, Teal and Wigeon, who come here to winter. (more…)

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Don Milani: at Villa Campestri presentation of the book about the founder of the School of Barbiana and typical Mugello dinner

Among the historical figures associated with the Mugello, stands the figure of Don Lorenzo Milani, the parson who in 50 years created the School of Barbiana, an experience that animated the debate on the education of children.

Mugello and Nature: the crafted soap by Fattoria di Belcanto at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Respect for nature is one of the watchwords of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort . This is why we practice in our Resort actions to promote energy conservation and reduction of pollutant emissions: a philosophy that also involves the companies we work with, beginning with the Fattoria di Belcanto, which provides our soaps.

Sleep surrounded by the magic of the Renaissance at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

If you love history, Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort offers you the possibility of a holiday in the heart of the Renaissance. La Villa, in fact, has maintained the charm of its ancient history, beginning with its 25 rooms, which meet the location of the Renaissance.

Oasis Gabbianello: the home of migratory birds on Lake Bilancino

Perhaps not everyone knows that in the Mugello valley there is one of the WWF Oasis in Tuscany, the Oasis of Gabbianello. Located about 20 km from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort in the municipality of Barberino di Mugello, on the north-east shore of Lake Bilancino, the Oasis was created on one of the areas of birds migration in Tuscany and thus allows to observe several types of Birds beginning with the ducks, such as Mallard, Teal and Wigeon, who come here to winter.

The specialties of Villa Campestri: Cheesecake with oil base and warm pear sauce

Here we come to the appointment of the recipe of the month for Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort: this time the choice of our chef Roberto Zanieri fell on the “Cheesecake with boil base and warm pear sauce”:

Dream wedding in the hills of Florence at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Only a few weeks before the wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton: if you’re looking for an historical mansion where set your wedding, we recommend you to come to Tuscany, where you’ll find breathtaking scenery and ancient Renaissance villas: among these is Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort!

Scarperia: the museum of knives

At about twenty kilometers from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort is the village of Scarperia, the historic town of Mugello. Founded in 1306, under the name Castel S. Barnaba, Scarperia was named because it was “the shoe” at the foot of the Apennines. The village is known since the Middle Ages, as well as the historic Palazzo dei Vicari, especially for the production of the famous knives.

At Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort petsitting service is active for your pets

Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resortloves nature and all animals: we think that going on vacation should not be a problem for those who have a pet as best friend! In our Villa, in the heart of Mugello, your pets are always welcome: they will have huge spaces to enjoy a holiday with you, in the […]