The Montesenario Convent

The monumental architectural complex of Montesenario, belongs to the order of the servants of Mary, and is situated on the Summit of the mountain at about 800 m above sea level. In 1233, seven noble Florentines retreated to this place to a hermit’s life, taking the name of the servants

The Grand Prix of Mugello

The Mugello circuit is a racing and Italian motorcycle Grand Prix. Is located in Tuscany, North of Florence, in the commune of Scarperia and San Piero, and is owned by Ferrari. The layout of the track is 5,245 metres long, and winds through 15 curves. Not far from the present

The Bivigliano villa

Bivigliano is a locality in the municipality of Vaglia near Florence, which takes its name from a member of the Medici family, a contemporary of Lorenzo the magnificent. Here lies the magnificent Villa di Bivigliano. The villa was built probably designed by Bernardo Buontalenti, who at the time was working

History of the structure Casabella

Casabella had been built by the monks of the sanctuary of Montesenario in 1796 because in those days the pilgrims to reach the shrine from Florence employed over one day walk, so they needed a place to stay. For this they had built this building where in the lower left

Fiesole, a small etruscan town

Very close to town but with a personality all its own is Fiesole, on the hill overlooking Florence, in a splendid panoramic position. Fiesole has an Etruscan Foundation and preserves important evidences at the wide Archaeological Area. Of great historical value also the Romanesque cathedral of St. Romulus, with its

The Barberino Outlet

For everyone is simply the Barberino Outlet Village, located in the magnificent setting of Mugello a few kilometres from Florence. Barberino Designer Outlet is an enchanting Citadel shopping shopping in complete relax, immersed in the Tuscan landscape of the Valley of the Sieve. The Barberino Designer Outlet is one of

Scarperia, a village to discover

Scarperia is one of the most beautiful villages of Tuscany, just 30 km from Florence. It is one of the ideal destinations to make a trip to Tuscany less trivial and more culturally diverse. Scarperia represented historically for Florence a kind of outpost on the Via Bolognese. Surrounded by walls

A tour in the beautiful Chianti area

The Chianti area of Tuscany is a magical place to spend your holidays, because nothing is missing: art, culture, nature and good food. But mostly good wine. From Florence Country Residence you can easily reach the famous hills of Chianti and Sienese. And you’ll be amazed to discover that no

The Mugello motoGP of May 22, 2016

Last year the MotoGP race at Mugello was one of the most beautiful ever. A podium dominated by Lorenzo riding his Yamaha, Ibanez with Ducati and Valentino Rossi third our that after winning the next week appears to be one of the Favorites, along with Marquez, Lorenzo and Pedrosa. Will