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April 11, 2018

Educational Farms

The top 5 of the best farms to visit in Florence, ideal for children and more.

Fattoria di Maiano

On the hills of Fiesole, just outside Florence, you will have the opportunity to spend a day outdoors and surrounded by nature. Through guided tours that wind along the entire farm you can walk among the olive trees and closely observe many animals: ducks, geese, goats, ostriches, Amiata donkeys and limousine cows.
Open every day from 9.30am to 7.00pm. Entrance price Daily: € 7.00 adults; children under 4 years free. For the little ones there is a playground and it is possible to organize picnics or birthdays along the paths of the park.

Fattoria il Poeta

The Agriturismo Il Poeta is the ideal place for those who love animals, good food, nature and the environment. It is possible to follow riding lessons, horse trekking and daily excursions with chewing donkeys. For lovers of gourmet food, typical dishes are served taking care of every detail and using the delicious products of the farm.

Agriturismo Palazzo Vecchio

The company conducts with passion the activity of "Educational Farm", welcoming schoolchildren of all ages, summer camps or simply groups of families who want to spend a day between nature and animals and get closer to this wonderful world.
The educational farm, aims to make visitors understand the "path of milk" that is since a vitelline born until it begins to produce milk. The visit lasts about an hour and a half.
Open to all from 1 April to 31 October by reservation.

Agriturismo il Giardino

Il Giardino farm holidays is an educational farm engaged in creating an effective meeting between the farm and the new generations.
Two thematic routes are organized:
Discovering the farm animals up to 30/09 whose goal is to learn about animals by observing and caressing them, understanding their importance and the characteristics of each one. From olive tree to oil from 15/10 to 15/12. The path begins with a real olive harvest and a demonstration of the tools that are used today for this practice, then we proceed with the visit of the mill to understand how the oil production cycle takes place.

Agriturismo il Torrino

In the splendid scenery of the Florentine hills, the educational path of the Torrino Farmhouse concerns the fantastic world of bees and honey production: how the bee is made, where the bee lives and why it is so important for the ecosystem.
In addition, you can visit the farm animals, the rooster of Geppetto, the man the dog and the truffle, the workings in the farm, the vegetable garden and its vegetables and the production of extra virgin olive oil.


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