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Day of the Unification of Italy: 150 years of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

On 17th March, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy: it was 1861 when Vittorio Emanuele II proclaimed the unity of our Country. We are celebrating this important anniversary by reviewing the history of the last 150 years of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort. In 1861 Villa Campestri belonged to the noble Florentine family Roti Michelozzi. (more…)

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Women’s Day: Greetings to all women from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort!

Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort wishes Happy Holidays to all women, on 8th March!  In particular, for those looking for a different gift from the usual flowers, we suggest you choose a stay with us, right in the quiet of the Tuscan countryside outside Florence.  (more…)

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Vicchio: the birthplace of Giotto di Bondone

On the hills of Vespignano near Vicchio, a few miles from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, there is the birthplace of Giotto di Bondone, considered together with the master Cimabue, the most famous artist of the Italian Middle Ages. (more…)

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OliveToLive: learn how to recognize a quality oil

Some people may seem like just a motto, but for us, “Olive to Live” is a philosophy of life. In fact we chose the name “Olive Oil Resort” to witness our passion for this product. We are promoting a re-discovery of the oil that along with wine, can be considered the most typical product of Tuscany. (more…)

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Day of the Unification of Italy: 150 years of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

On 17th March, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy: it was 1861 when Vittorio Emanuele II proclaimed the unity of our Country. We are celebrating this important anniversary by reviewing the history of the last 150 years of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort. In 1861 Villa Campestri belonged to the noble Florentine family Roti Michelozzi.

Women’s Day: Greetings to all women from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort!

Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort wishes Happy Holidays to all women, on 8th March! In particular, for those looking for a different gift from the usual flowers, we suggest you choose a stay with us, right in the quiet of the Tuscan countryside outside Florence.

Vicchio: the birthplace of Giotto di Bondone

On the hills of Vespignano near Vicchio, a few miles from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, there is the birthplace of Giotto di Bondone, considered together with the master Cimabue, the most famous artist of the Italian Middle Ages.
Giotto lived between 1276 and 1337 and buried in the ancient Santa Reparata Cathedral, Florence. He painted the Majesty of the Uffizi, the Cross of Santa Maria Novella, the frescoes in the Scrovegni Chapel and the Basilica of Assisi.

OliveToLive: learn how to recognize a quality oil

Some people may seem like just a motto, but for us, “Olive to Live” is a philosophy of life. In fact we chose the name “Olive Oil Resort” to witness our passion for this product. We are promoting a re-discovery of the oil that along with wine, can be considered the most typical product of […]

“Love and a drop of olive oil”: a special gift for Women’s Day

March 8th is just around the corner: if you are tired of the usual flowers and chocolates for Women’s Day and looking for a really special gift to surprise your sweetheart, we have planned for you a special offer, our package “Love and a drop of olive oil”.

Spring in the Tuscan countryside: save 20% off the Best Flexible Rate for your stay at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Spring is coming, here among the olive trees of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort we have already started to smell it: that’s why we decided to name a very special rate with “Spring in the Tuscan Coutryside”. The offer permits to save 20% off on our rates based on a minimum stay of two nights. Caution: this offer is only valid for stays from April 1st to 17th, 2011, just during the arrival of Spring.

The Mugello Carnival is in Borgo San Lorenzo

February is Carnival time. Even the Mugello celebrate this event with a recurring appointment that takes place in Borgo San Lorenzo, not far from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort. one of the oldest celebrations of Carnival in Tuscany it’s here, in Piazza Dante.

The History of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort: from the thirteenth century to the present day

Who gets to Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort is affected not only by the beauty of nature that surrounds it but also the architecture of the villa that combines the flavor of the story to the demands of modernity. The origins of Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort lost in the mists of time: in the thirteenth century documents attest that the family Marchesi Roti Michelozzi owned the property.