Once again Policleto agritourism in Bagno a Ripoli will open its doors to anyone who want to discover the scents and flavours of their excellent extra virgin olive oil. It is a certified organic extra virgin olive oil that has been selected by the Slow Food Guide.
You can taste the oil made by Policleto agritourism directly at the farm, and while you’re there you’ll have the chance to take advantage of the warm hospitality of Giada and Riccardo and stay at the villa they rent their guests.
Book an oil tasting experience and a short break at Policleto agritourism.
This is also the best time to visit the wineries scattered around this area, in the Florentine countryside, and which produce an excellent Chianti.
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Autumn is the harvest season, of picking apples and chestnuts, and harvesting olives. A full season of great crops and much more. It will be wonderful spend time in the calm surroundings of Policleto agritourism where you can relax in the very heart of the Florentine countryside.
But if you want to nourish your artistic self why not take the opportunity and visit one of the exhibitions held in Florence these days?
The first proposal is an exhibition on a genius of modern painting: Picasso. Until 25th January 2015 many of his works will be exhibited at the Palazzo Strozzi in an event that sees his art compared to one of other important 20th century Spanish artists.
For those interested in sacred art, until 2nd November it will be possible to visit the exhibition “Sacri Splendori” at Palazzo Pitti were the treasure of the Relics Chapel is shown. The treasure consisted of hundreds of precious sacred and secular artefacts of exquisite appearance and inestimable value collected by the Medici family since the beginning of the 17th century. In this exhibition will be shown some of the relics and works of art that just for the occasion will return to Palazzo Pitti.
The fourteenth edition of the Archeology Nights has just started and for the whole month of July you can access museums and sites of historical relevance at night. There will be evening shows at sites of extraordinary beauty, guided tours and many workshops. There will be guided walks such as the one proposed by the Osservatorio Polifunzionale del Chianti on 11th July, there will be the chance to go in a trekking tour through the hills and to visit medieval churches. Or again you can experience an Etruscan dinner on Saturday 12th July at the Museo Archeologico Comprensoriale di Dicomano, These and many more initiatives are proposed for your enjoyment.
So why not combine the ancient beauty of the museums and archaeological sites with that timeless Florentine basuty of the countryside that surrounds Policleto Agritourism. Located a few kilometers from the city will be the perfect retreat where you can relax after a night spent discovering the treasures of ancient times.
For more information on the events in Florence and surroundings: