Walking through Villa Bibbiani

Walking through Villa Bibbiani

Villa Bibbiani park was the setting for a walk held Sunday, September 15 th that was organized by Toscana hiking Experience, in collaboration with the committee Uisp Empoli-valdelsa, the town of Capraia and Limite, the Pro Loco di Capraia e Limite, the Unique...
The imprint of Cosimo Ridolfi

The imprint of Cosimo Ridolfi

Philanthropist, agronomist and nurseryman, Cosimo Ridolfi in the first half of the 19th century represented the enlightened man of lively Florence, in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany first and of the Kingdom of Italy then. When he was very young, he translated his passion...
An ancient hidden icebox

An ancient hidden icebox

The Villa Bibbiani park hides a true microcosm for the livelihood of the villa and its inhabitants, all within an unparalleled natural environment. Spectacular trees have been planted on the north-west side: a giant plane tree, an incense cedar, Laricio pine of...
The cedar of Lebanon at Bibbiani

The cedar of Lebanon at Bibbiani

Villa Bibbiani represents the history of Italian garden art. The park was conceived and developed in the first half of the 19th century, at the time when it became common practice in the West to set up some greenery with exotic plants for agricultural and ornamental...
An Entire Collection of Camelias

An Entire Collection of Camelias

In 1830, Cosimo Ridolfi, nurseryman and agronomist, had Villa Bibbiani set up a camellia garden that reached 195 between different species and varieties. We imagine it was a place of exceptional beauty, of which, unfortunately, only the memory remains. In the area...