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A day at Lago Viola in Mugello

Viola Lake in Vicchio in Mugello with Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Just 5 km from Villa Campestri, between the mighty green fauna and the hills of Vicchio, a graceful and enchanting artificial lake emerges: Lake Viola, a well-known and appreciated reality in Mugello, and beyond, due to the famous sport fishing activity possible, for the renowned Lago Viola restaurant and for the relaxation and general well-being that this place can transmit to you.

Sport fishing practiced on this pretty lake of Mugello

Fishing lovers… this is the ideal place for you!

Fishingis an activity that requires experience and knowledge and the Viola Lake in Mugello used for sport fishing, will offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in this ancient art and to catch different fish species, such as:

  • Carp
  • Trout
  • Hungarian sturgeons
  • Chubs

Every day it is possible to fish from 7.00 in the morning until 19.00 in the evening, and moreover, if you want to experience the quietness of fishing during the night phase of the day, it will be possible, upon advance request.

There will be events and initiatives dedicated to young and old fishermen.

In short, if you are looking for a day rich in hooks, lines and reels, this splendid Viola lakewill offer you everything you want and much more, always respecting what nature is offering you and the rules laid down.

The Lago Viola restaurant and its exciting lake view

The Lago Viola restaurant (formerly Locanda di Nemo), stands on the shore of the lake in a splendid terrace, which overlooks the water, in a complex of spontaneity and simplicity.

The restaurantis welcoming and quiet, the friendly and courteous staff will delight and amaze you with typical dishes of the Mugello tradition and with exquisite first and second courses based on fish, all surrounded by mugs of beer, good wine and lots of laughs.

The prices are suitable and more than accessible.

Events and themed musical evenings are organized in abundance, complete with spectacular lights, especially in the warmer seasons or when the weather permits.

A nice outing for some relaxation

Know that thislovely lake in Mugello can be reached really comfortably from Villa Campestri, in less than 10 minutes by car along a beautiful road surrounded by the shades of green that only Mugello can offer you.

Lunches and picnics among checkered tablecloths and wooden baskets are the order of the day, and everything is complemented by a very successful area set up for making tasty barbecues.

Ideal place and recommended for families with children, as well as for a day with friends or with your sweetheart.

Many ideas are being planned and will want to be realized, such as an area for horses for adventure walks in the Mugello woods.

We are waiting for you in Mugello to visit the Viola Lake!

If you are looking for a place where to find tranquility surrounded by nature and be able to quickly reach Lake Viola for exciting sport fishing trips, we are waiting for you in Mugello at Villa Campestri Resort Oil!

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