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  • CONVENT<br/>OF MONTESENARIO

    CONVENT
    OF MONTESENARIO

    DISCOVER MONTESENARIO
    AND ITS HISTORICAL BEAUTY

  • FLORENCE

    FLORENCE

    ART AND HISTORY 30 MINUTES
    FROM THE POGGIO DEGLI UCCELLINI CAMPSITE

  • MUGELLO

    MUGELLO

    THE COUNTRYSIDE OF THE MUGELLO IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL
    IN ITALY

  • AUTODROMO DEL MUGELLO

    AUTODROMO DEL MUGELLO

    VERY CLOSE TO THE POGGIO
    DEGLI UCCELLINI CAMPSITE

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Autodromo del Mugello

The circuit of the Mugello is located 15 minutes from the Poggio degli Uccellini Campsite. It is a facility with advanced technologies where cars and motorcycles command the scene almost every weekend. Throughout the year, it hosts more than 20 events, equally divided between cars and motorcycles. The most important event, and definitely the most famous, is the Grand Prix of GP Motors, where the most famous pilots of today compete. Over the past few years, very significant investments have been made, which have allowed the Autodromo del Mugello to host and organize private events with a maximum of 350 invitees. Staying in our campsite during the events would be your ideal method of getting in.
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Mugello

The Mugello is a historical area of Tuscany which is located northeast of Florence. It is characterized by a variety of mountains and hills that offer ideal surroundings for those who love the typical Tuscan landscapes. But the Mugello is not just full of greenery, it has among its fauna animals such as deer, roe deer, wild boar and mouflon rams. The Mugello is comprised of four forest complexes that are part of the Agricultural and forestry Heritage of the Tuscan region: il Giogo-Casaglia, la Calvana, l’Alto Senio and l’Alpe.
An ideal territory for camping!

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Convento di Monte Senario

One of the places of interest is Montesenario with its namesake shrine. The convent of Montesenario is a structure that dates back to 1200, when it was built by seven Florentine nobles, who were also the founders of the Servites of Mary order, called the Seven Holy Founders. The convent is a sort of panoramic Tower over a wooded valley, but it is also a place of art and history. The Cappella del Santissimo, an important work by Foggini, the Cappella dei Sette Santi, which houses the remains of the seven founding fathers, the Chancel, with its eighteenth-century carved Walnut stalls, the convent, with the fifteenth-century cloister and the Medicean cisterns are a must-see. You can reach Montesenario in only 6 minutes by car from Poggio degli Uccellini Camping, or if you love walking, you will arrive there in about a half-hour of walking among the green and nature.

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Firenze

Florence is the capital of Tuscany and, without a doubt, one of the most important artistic jewels in Italy, thanks to its countless artworks that have filled the city with history over the course of years. This beautiful city has been, over the centuries, the home of artists and celebrities, such as Dante Alighieri, the father of the Italian language. The list of artists does not end at the latter, here have lived the likes of Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, with his David still admired by people from all over the world at the Galleria dell’Accademia, as well as the great Brunelleschi, Botticelli and Donatello. With the passing of the centuries, Florence has become increasingly important, so much so that it was the capital of Italy from 1864 until 1871. Around Florence, you can visit Fiesole, Empoli, Montelupo Fiorentino, Vinci, Bagno a Ripoli, Pontassieve, and Borgo San Lorenzo. The hills around the city are filled with villas, churches, and convents, which give the area an atmosphere that is among the most beautiful of Italy. The Campsite Poggio degli uccellini is just 18 Km away.

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Villa Demidoff

Is one of is one of the biggest parks in Tuscany, filled with its trees, ponds and woodlands. The name “Villa Demidoff” comes from the name of the family who bought the Villa, which is located inside the Park. Entrance to the Park is free for all visitors, who can admire a variety of trees such as Oaks, chestnut trees and Cedars. Despite the fact that many original monuments have been removed, the Park still has many really magnificent monuments: the Fountain of Jupiter (La Fonte di Giove), the Fountain of Mugnone (La Fonte di Mugnone), the Fishpond of the Mask (La Peschiera della Maschera), Cupid’s Grotto, and more notably the Colossus of the Apennines. The Park of Villa Demidoff is located in Pratolino (Florence), approximately a 15 minute drive from the Campsite Poggio degli Uccellini.

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Parco Avventura Firenze

For sports enthusiasts, a few kilometres from the Campsite Poggio degli Uccellini, you can spend a unique day trying your hand at the challenging obstacle courses in the trees, which are close to the beautiful park of Villa Demidoff. The famous Adventure Park is a popular destination by our guests, and it is fun for all ages.

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Shopping Outlet Barberino

If you love shopping, you can’t miss Barberino Designer Outlet Shopping. You can buy quality products while saving money in over 100 outlet stores. It is one of the most popular outlets in Tuscany, with many brands available. The Barberino Designer Outlet was designed and built to resemble a Renaissance village, where shopping becomes a pleasant and relaxing walk outdoors, discovering the showcases. It is just 20 minutes from the campgrounds of Poggio degli Uccellini.

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Villa di Bivigliano

The Villa di Bivigliano is an ancient residence filled with sixteenth-century history. It was built according to a project of Bernardo Buontalenti, who took the castle of the Ginori family and built this beautiful masterpiece over it The Villa is surrounded by 12 acres of Woods, which were requested by the Ginori, specifically from Federico Ginori to use as his hunting grounds. Today the Villa is used for important receptions and weddings, and, thanks to an exclusive catering service, you can organize your event in the best of ways. The Villa di Bivigliano is 15 km from Florence and only 900 metres from our Campsite Poggio degli Uccellini.

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Infiorata Scarperia - Maggio

Scarperia, an old medieval village, houses its most important event in May, the Flower Festival (l’Infiorata). This floral event brings together many of the citizens and puts their own artistic abilities to the test, in order to create true works of art using only the flowers belonging to the area. This event makes the atmosphere of Scarperia very alluring, because the streets are filled with marvelous colours and scents. It is 20 minutes from Camping Florence Poggio degli Uccellini.

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Lago di Bilancino

The Bilancino Lake is the most popular summer destination among the residents of the Mugello. Bilancino is the largest artificial lake in Tuscany. There are also beaches equipped with parasols and deck chairs, just like a real seaside resort. It is possible to practice sports, such as wind surfing, as if you were at sea. You can get there easily by car from our Camping Florence Poggio degli Uccellini in 15 minutes.

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Via degli Dei - Mugello

The Sentiero degli Dei, otherwise known as Via Degli Dei (The Gods ‘ Path/Way) is a hiking path that connects the city of Bologna to Florence. The path takes its name from some mountains that cross the path, such as Mount Venus in Monzuno. The path was reconstructed in the 90 ‘s, giving hikers captivating views along 2000 year old tracts of roads. You can reach this location in 20 minutes from our Camping Florence Poggio degli Uccellini.

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