After a whirlwind 8 days of travel my wife and I chose this perfect resting stop to close out our trip. My wife was able to join a cooking class led by Silvia where they made a sumptuous dinner. I provided the heavy work by consuming this culinary treat! Fiesole was a simple 10 minute drive and we found a farmers market there as well as a hike suggested by our hosts with fabulous views and good villa peaking. It's steep though! Our bed and shower were the best I've ever had on a trip. Oversized shower head ideal for a big guy. Lovely breakfast with local treats. Run, don't walk, to this heaven.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Villa di Campolungo is the manor-house of a farming estate, surrounded by olive trees, whose origins go far back in time, so much so, that already in 1427 mention was made of it as an "elegant residence". The compound is structured as a tiny hamlet overlooking the gentle Tuscan countryside. It is situated on a hill in the heart of the Mugnone Valley, in the Municipality of Fiesole, a place of uncontaminated beauty, which falls under certain landscape and environmental constraints but which is also strategically near the centre of Florence. The Villa is owned by an Italo-Norwegian family that has devoted itself with great passion and enthusiasm to the refurbishment of the buildings, employing traditional materials and to the re-organization of the farm, which is now once again starting to produce small quantities of the most prestigious extra-virgin olive oil and wine grapes.Six charming rooms, all refurbished with the greatest of care so as not to forego the taste for local traditions, have been derived from the ancient farmhouse and orciaia. Their interiors are decorated in country style, reconciling contemporary taste with period furniture, hand made cotto and fabrics and upholstery of the Tuscan tradition. Guests are welcomed with the warmth and kindness that is normally reserved to family friends and may enjoy all the comforts of a modern accommodation while immersing themselves in nature. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Villa Di Campolungo Agriturismo Fiesole, Province Of Florence, Italy