The charming and rarely-visited territory of Mugello lies above Florence in the northernmost part of the Tuscany region in Italy. With its open plains, rolling hills, and gentle mountains in the distance, the nature of this area offers a Tuscan “dolcezza”, or sweetness, that calms your worries and rejuvinates your spirit!
This hidden place is only about an hour's drive from Florence, and the crowd is about 90% local Italians, so you can avoid mass tourism and truly feel the genuine culture. Welcome to the Middle Ages!
There’s a common misconception that Tuscany, Italy has been overrun by tourists and there are no hidden gems left to be found! For certain areas of Tuscany there may be some truth to this. But the majority of the region still holds many secrets waiting to charm its more adventurous visitors...
At Creative Edge Travel, we take pride in the way we go beyond the basics of travel in Italy to truly connect you with the culture and its people. Today we're giving you a closer look at the story behind Andrea, the man behind the wheel for our small group tours and immersive experiences in Mugello, Tuscany. Read on to meet Andrea!
One of the many things I love about Oltrarno is that it is still full of hidden artisan studios where, with the right insider know-how, you can discover ancient techniques still in use today to create timeless masterpieces.