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December 7, 2017

Mugello machines

A turn around the La Marzocco coffee machine factory, tucked away on an unassuming industrial block due west of Borgo San Lorenzo, is like a tour of the Willy Wonka factory. No golden ticket needed: in fact it’s free.       Currently celebrating its ninetieth anniversary, nothing can prepare you for the intricacy behind […]
April 24, 2017

Huge development planned for Medici villa in Mugello

170 million euro from Lowenstein family, Marzocco Investment & Development
December 2, 2016

Merry Mugello

Every year at Christmas, the Mugello turns on the lights and lights up the fireplaces in every house. Advent brings charming Christmas markets to the Alto Mugello, where the snow turns Marradi and Palazzuolo into magical places. In particular, the town of Palazzuolo sul Senio, bordering Romagna, looks like a nativity scene come to life […]
July 15, 2016

Where to cool off in the Mugello

The Mugello area is northwest of Florence, about 35 minutes away by car. It’s a historic land: the Medici family originated here. This season, though, visitors are more drawn in by the cuisine and cool summer breeze. Green and family-friendly, the Mugello offers well-equipped areas for picnics, outdoor activities or simply relaxing in a woodsy […]
July 16, 2015
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Insider tips from the Mugello area

Editor's note: In the premier issue of The Tuscan Times, an exciting new supplement to The Florentine (read more about it here), our contributors shared their insider knowledge of their home bases with us. Amy Gulick of The Bittersweet Gourmet is our go-to source in the Mugello, so
May 8, 2014
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Albergo Diffuso in the Mugello

Are you sometimes fatigued with your hectic lifestyle in Florence? Stay for a short break at the weekend or during the week. It’s just 67 km away (by car or train). Escape to the medieval village of Palazzuolo sul Senio in the Mugello. Try something different during the
April 26, 2012

Formula One comes to the Mugello

Just two weeks after the Bahrain Grand Prix, which made international headlines due to the political protests that occurred during the event in the Middle Eastern country, all 12 Formula One World Championship teams will be at Tuscany's Mugello circuit for three days of tests, from May 1 to
June 1, 2011

Mugello goes organic

A natural oasis nestled in the mountains of the Alto Mugello characterized by organic farming, a clean, renewable energy system and breathtaking views: this is the new organic park that was recently opened in the Mugello.   Managed by the national farmer's association Coldiretti and the national environmental association
January 13, 2011

Mugello’s new grandstand

Just in time for the 2011 Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix, officials at the Mugello racetrack opened a new central grandstand that can seat up to 4,000 people. According to officials, the covered and permanent structure will have an exclusive view on the main straight leading to the start and finish lines.   The new grandstand […]
December 10, 2009

Mugello marred

The Tuscan landscape has been devastated during the construction of the controversial high-speed train (TAV) tunnel in the Mugello area. Local prosecutors recently launched a probe to determine who is responsible.   Approximately 150 billion liters of water have gone to waste, 70 natural springs and 38 wells have