via di Paterno, 12, Vicchio 50039 Vicchio (Florence) Code
The farm of Attulaio overlooks the valley of Mugello, backs on to the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines and is surrounded by woods of oak and chestnut trees, interrupted here and there by little allotments of vegetable garden and olive trees.
The old farmhouse has been brought back to its original structure and the apartments have kept the typical rural characteristics of the hilly district of Mugello, at the same time offering all modern comforts.
Coccodrillo: The “Coccodrillo” apartment is 90 square metres. It consists of two bedrooms, one bathroom, one large living – room with a bright kitchen and a lounge area. Outside the apartment there is a garden where you can eat in the open air. All windows are in front of the valley of Mugello.
Il caminetto: The “Caminetto” apartment is 45 square metres. It consists of one bedroom, one bathroom and a little breakfast-room, where you can find everything you need to cook by yourself.
Outside the apartment there is an arbour. You can eat under it in the open air, enjoying at the same time the wonderful view on the valley.
Le scalette: The “Scalette” apartment is 75 square metres. It consists of two bedrooms, one large bathroom and a little breakfast-room, where you can find everything you need to cook by yourself. Outside the apartment there is a terrace with an arbour, where you can eat and relax, enjoying your privacy. From the windows you can behold the countless chestnut trees and the whole valley of Mugello.
The farm produces chestnuts, kitchen-garden products and extra virgin olive oil. The establishment is situated 600 meters above sea level and enjoys a panoramic view. It’s only 8 km away from Vicchio di Mugello, an old village enclosed by walls dating back to the fourteenth century. Vicchio is the native town of renowned artists such as Giotto and Beato Angelico.
The Attulaio farm promotes and produces the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) chestnut. Besides that, all its products are excusively Traditional products: very fresh eggs, excellent potatoes, high-quality olive oil, peculiar chestnuts, delightful aubergines, abounding salads, bright peppers, natural peas, juicy tomatoes, genuine beans and marrows and a little bit of strawberries, too. With little good will you can set out in search of products spontaneously offered by the woods and the country-side all around the farm: the delicious and very rare little wild strawberries, blackberries, figs, apples, cherries, pears and, above all, mushrooms.
Attulaio farm is the ideal place to visit, alone or with friends, for a peaceful and relaxing holiday, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The garden is organized so that it is possible to relax in privacy or with the other guests. There are plenty of footpaths for those keen on walking, mountain biking and trekking.
A little swimming pool will refresh your hot days here und will amuse your children. Other facilities, such as a private football ground, a ping-pong table and a room, where you can play drums or use some fitness tools, are put at your disposal for a total relax.
In our farm you will be in direct touch with the nature and the peasants’ everyday life of the hilly district of Mugello. If you are interested in knowing more about the products of our land, you could also directly join the landlady on the field, trying to get acquainted with the tricks of the trade.
With its natural beauty, including woodland, valleys and typical cultivations, and with its temperate climate Mugello is one of the loveliest areas to visit on the outskirts of Florence, which can be easily reached by car, in only 50 minutes, or comfortably by train (1 hour).
Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.
Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.
Please to meet you, my name is Rosanna and I am 71 years old.
I have been managing Attulaio since 2001 with my husband.
As well as we welcome the guests, we take care of the crops, we rear the animals.
It was a desire to to live in nature which led me to run an agriturismo.
Our guests' favourite thing about Attulaio is the warm family welcome.
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