Not far from Florence, surrounded by valleys and hills and the background of the preappeninic peaks, the territory of Mugello extends, a green territory where every corner is witness of a long and fascinating history, where uncontaminated nature blends with art, fruit the ingenuity of an industrious and hospitable people. Mugello, among imposing castles, solitary convents and ancient parish churches, which speak of the Medici, of this powerful Florentine family originating in these lands, protagonist of Tuscan history from 1300 to the beginning of 1700. Businessmen, rich bankers but above all men of culture, lovers of art and letters, wanted to leave in these lands the tangible and immortal sign of their political power.
The kitchen and the products of the earth, here more than in other parts, have preserved the authenticity of their traditions. Among the various specialties: recipes based on Mugello chestnuts, mushrooms, game, D.O.C meat, but also important wines, liqueurs, jams, and wild berry syrups. Art, history, nature, good food and tradition: all this is in Mugello! Many possibilities for the enjoyment of the environment and its incredible resources on the part of the visitor that include: – Nature excursions – Mountain biking, breathing deeply clean and sparkling air – Golf – Horse riding for horse lovers and long walks on easy and evocative paths and lanes – Sport Fishing – Shooting – Sailing and canoeing And many other activities to fully enjoy your free time!
Il Borgo del Poggiolo is composed of three apartments: Poggiolo 1 and 2 which are apartments obtained from the careful restoration of an old farmhouse and have available a swimming pool (6 x 12 m) with changing room and showers, as well as a pleasant equipped portico with tables and barbecue. The mill is the result of the recovery of an old mill and is furnished with antiques and where you can enjoy excellent privacy, thanks to its secluded position on the banks of a small stream that crosses the park of the manor house. It has a comfortable private pool (4 x 8 m). Small pets allowed. Parking, Sat TV and telephone. Autonomous heating. Baby cots available. On request, possibility of domestic services.
The Locanda di Alberi in ancient times belonged to the Strozzi family, it is located on the old Faentina, the first link between the cities of Florence and Faenza. The careful restoration has been carried out keeping in mind the needs of the traveler, who for short periods visits our country, preferring a comfortable accommodation surrounded by a pristine countryside. LA LOCANDA DI ALBERI: includes 5 double rooms (and possibly triple) with bathroom, equipped with every comfort (heating, satellite TV, mini fridge).