Florence Medicean Villa | Tuscany
“An elegant yet imposing Medicean villa in a fairy tale setting, the rolling hills of the Mugello Valley, north of Florence”.
This beautiful country villa has a long history, dating back to the 15th century. For centuries it was inhabited by various illustrious Tuscan nobles, closely connected to the Medici circle. Today the villa has been transformed into a luxury resort. It is equipped with the most modern of comforts and boasts a timeless atmosphere.
Frescoed galleries, oil paintings, majestic staircases, precious chandeliers and lavish canopy beds: the villa can meet the needs of the most demanding of travellers. It has several lounges, a large dining room and a games room, complete with billiard table. The large and fully equipped traditional Tuscan kitchen is perfect for cooking classes.
The villa sleeps up to 32 people in 11 bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, phone, sat tv, safe and a complementary bathrobe set.
This luxury resort also boasts a newly restored spa with wellness center, steam room, Swedish sauna, special sensation showers, jacuzzi, massage rooms and relax area. A professional staff of masseurs and beauticians will offer you the best of personalized treatments.
The villa stands in a parkland of 10000 sqm where 400 old cedar trees grow. The swimming pool with solarium is located in front of the villa and offers ravishing views of the Mugello valley.
The park surrounding the villa is a true corner of paradise. Here you can admire many species of birds, such as falcons, eagles, kestrels and owls. Centenarian trees and blooming flowers make the garden charming. On the premises you will also find horse stables, a romantic church and an organic vegetable garden.
The villa is located among the rolling hills of the Mugello Valley, north of Florence, close to the little town of Vicchio del Mugello. An ideal location for nature lovers, but also for those who wish to discover the artistic beauties of Florence. The landscape of this green valley is full of forests, rivers and wildlife (wild boar, roe deer, foxes). A rich food and wine tradition makes this area one of the most desirable destinations in Tuscany.
Guests of the villa can enjoy the most diverse activities, from visiting the Florentine countryside on horseback or by carriage, to falconry flight shows. The horses in the villa’s stables are available should guests wish to visit the main centers of Mugello on horseback or by carriage. The villa’s private spa is ideal for those in search of relaxation. Wine lovers can organize wine tastings in the cellars of the area, while the gourmands can take part in cooking classes with the master chef of the villa. Guests can also visit the famous Mugello car route, organize mountain bike tours, truffle huntings, painting classes and trekking excursions. At 10 km from the resort, there is a beautiful golf course (18 holes, par 73). Guided tours of Florence, Siena and Pisa are also available.