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A few more reasons to visit us ...


MUGELLO

It is the birthplace of GIOTTO, but it is renowned for its old-fashioned workshops where cobblers, knife grinders and potters are still popular and in full activity just outside the woodland area where people jealously maintain the traditions of the country civilisation as well as the extraordinary natural beauty of the area.
Places to see include Borgo San Lorenzo and the Manufacturing Museum belonging to the Chini family, the Wine and Vineyard Museum in Rufina, the Museum of Country Life in Sant’Agata, as well as the medieval hamlet of Scarperia.


RIDING, HIKING AND MOUNTAIN BIKE TOURS

The area surrounding Firenzuola is a starting point for several riding, mountain bike and hiking tours with routes suiting all levels of difficulty. Authorised guides are also available for excursions.


MUGELLO CIRCUIT AND VINTAGE CAR RACES

The Mugello circuit hosts some of the most important motorcycling and car racing competitions (F1, Motorbike World Championship, Ferrari Challenge, etc.) and is also open to racing enthusiasts who wish to test their skills.
The winding roads surrounding the circuit provide the setting for historic revivals of important car races such as the Mille Miglia and the Antica Corsa, held yearly.


LAKE BILANCINO

The area offers more than just mountains! Sunbathe, swim and practise your favourite water sports on lake Bilancino and in its natural reserve.


DESIGNER SHOPPING

The McArthur-Glen Designer Outlet in Barberino: designed to resemble a real Renaissance village, it comprises more than 100 shops all of leading brands offering reduced prices.


WINE AND FOOD

The many sagre - food feasts held in the area - will tempt your palate all year round thanks to local food tradition including tortelli - ringlets of pasta filled with potatoes -, truffle, mushrooms, wild boar, chestnuts etc.


... During the whole length of your stay we will be glad to suggest more excursions and visits to the many places of interest this land has to offer.

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