On June 8th, 1991 was born the 1st Olive Oil Resort in the world. Today Villa Campestri celebrates its first 20 years of the new activity! During this period, our Resort has grown with you, always trying to put the focus of the care of your needs and quality of service, so to give you an unforgettable stay. So we’ve decided to celebrate the 20th birthday involving all those who have been part of these wonderful years, launching the photo contest: “Villa Campestri: 20 years in one click“.The competition is open to all those who have spent a holiday with us, from that distant June 8, 1991 and up to all this season: simply choose to participate and send us a photo that you consider the most beautiful or meaningful of your holiday at Villa Campestri. The contest is also open to those who have participated in our events and activities or simply to those who came to dinner in our Restaurant.
The photo should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Villa Campestri: 20 years in one click” and writing in the mail with your name, surname, the title of the picture and the year.
The photos will be included in a special album that we will create on our Facebook fan page: each picture indicate the name, surname, the title and year! Each of our fans will have the opportunity to vote for favorite photos, simply clicking on “I like” under the photo. Win the photo with the largest number of “I like”.
The winner will get a special prize: a two-night stay for two people, including a dinner at our Restaurant The Olivaia. In addition, the winning photo will be printed, framed and has pride of place in the Villa.
The sending of photos is from today until November 15th, 2011. The voting will continue until December,15th instead. The winner will be proclaimed on 16th December.
The photo contest will be an opportunity to relive together these 20 years and thus reciprocate the confidence you have given! We are waiting for your photos!
Autumn, mostly in Mugello, is a magical season for Tuscany: nature is painted in a thousand colors, the air becomes warmer and the light takes on golden shades. An ideal period for a holiday, where nature and history are the protagonists, and where it is possible to practice outdoor sports.
In Italy, food is cult and, depending on the region, traditional dishes can vary, from typical pasta dishes, such as tagliatelle lasagne and gnocchi, to specialties such as cheeses and desserts up to the infamous Tuscan recipe for wild boar ragù.
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”.