Park Hotel Ripaverde is in the perfect location to visit Mugello. Here you can discover the first Medici family residences, which origins are from Mugello, proof of this past you can admire the Trebbio Castle that was the first Medici family residence, and the Cafaggiolo Castle that it was built as their hunting manor, both were restructured by architect Michelozzo in VX century.
Also the Bosco ai Frati convent, founded by the Ubaldini on VI century, after it was left in 1349 for a plague, it was later restructured by Michelozzo in 1420 on behalf of Cosimo de'Medici.
Inside there is a crucifix attributed to be made by Donatello, keeping on the famous native artists of Mugello, at Vespignano there is the house of Giotto da Bondone and at Vicchio there is the Beato Angelico Museum.
In Borgo San Lorenzo is possible to visit the “Museum of Chini” where there are exposed the Chini's potteries, grès vases and ornaments, also yu can see a very rare stained-glass windows to proof the high level of the Liberty style got by Chini; the visit of “Villa Pecori Giraldi” includes also wall paintings by Chini's family, other two helical fireplaces.
For a full immersion in all Mugello countryside wonders, bike and horsing guided tour are available on request.
Finally, just 30 minutes away from the Hotel,by Bus and Trains links, there is Florence with all its masterpieces well known worldwide, guided tours are available on request.