Mugello

Mugello is the area located a few kilometers from Florence along the axis of the river Sieve up on Tuscan- Emilian Appenines  and includes the towns of Barberino del Mugello, Borgo San Lorenzo, San Piero a Sieve, Dicomao, Vaglia and Vicchio del Mugello.


The zone offers a great natural wealth and it is an ideal destination for lovers of walking in the woods, hiking in pristine environments, including beech and chestnut forests, fallow and roe deer to visit a mountain bike or horseback riding on ancient trails Romans. 


There are a lot of evidences of  Medici's time: Villa Cafaggiolo, the Castle of Trebbi, the Park of Pratolino and Tessaia in a beautiful green valley. 


Enogastronomy fans can follow the path of the Chianti region along the Sieve River to the hills, the Chianti Rufina and Pomino are producted here and it is possible visit ancient cellars in the Castles of Trebbio, Nipozzano and Torre a Decima. Try the specialties: 'tortelli Mugellani', egg pasta stuffed with potatoes, and 'zuccherini', traditional cookies with aniseed. 


The main attraction of the place is the 'Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello' for motor racing and motorcycling. A few miles the great 'Barberino Designer Outlet' in Barberino del Mugello. Polcanto, a village of Borgo San Lorenzo, hosts the Federal motocross races and training center. 


In San Piero a Sieve a wonderful discovery is the convent of Bosco ai Frati, completely surrounded by a lush forest of beeches and oaks. It was founded before the year 1000 by Ubaldini's, the building was enhanced by the intervention of Cosimo de 'Medici and contains a wooden Christ attributed to Donatello. 


From your hotel in Mugello, you can visit Florence and the picturesque area of Mugello with the opportunity to stay in a green wilderness.

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