Sports and nature

Mugello offers many interesting things to see and do which will please those who love nature as well sports fans, and those interested in the artistic and cultural sides of the area.

Among the principal attractions the Mugello has to offer are:

Mugello Race Circuit - located in Scarperia, it is one of the most famous international motorcycle race circuits.
Bilancino Lake - located in Barberino di Mugello, the lake offers areas for swimming as well as for water sports such as canoeing, windsurfing and sailing.
Sport Fishing Lakes - several lakes for fishing are located across the territory.
The Mugello offers the possibility to practice many types of sports and activities out in the open air such as: hiking, cycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, and many water sports on the Bilancino Lake.

Mugello circuit

The international circuit of Mugello is one of the most striking, modern and secure on the international scene. Designed and built with all the measures resulting from racing, ensures maximum safety for drivers and public. Mugello has also uneven so specific and so high as to be ideal for rigorous testing. Designed in the '70s and then revamped, has not undergone any change in the track, which remains unchanged: is this quite unique in the international scene. Indeed the Mugello Circuit is the main circuit for tests carried out by the Ferrari team. The track stretches for over five thousand meters in the woods and in the green Tuscan hills.
Viewers can "participate" in the races with great intensity thanks to the many natural stands located along the entire ring of the track.

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The Barberino Designer Outlet is very close to the A1 Barberino di Mugello highway exit, you'll see signs as soon as you exit. There are over 100 shops of the best brands selling almost everything from clothing to cosmetics, from electrical appliances to chocolate and shoes. The most famous brands are Prada, D&G, Lacoste, Furla, Polo Ralph Laurent, Belstaff and Calvin Klein. Then there is also Puma, Adidas, Pinko, Guess, Coccinelle, Pupa, Malboro Classics Docksteps, Lagostina and Bormioli to name just a few more others. There are shops for all tastes so it is likely if you to go this outlet, you won't leave with empty hands!


The course, designed by the architect Alvise Rossi Fioravanti and by professional player Baldovino Dassù, allows four different playing routes within its 18 holes. Playing on this fascinating course, a few minutes from Florence, you can enjoy the magnificent view of the Tuscan countryside, with incomparable views of castles and ancient churches of the surrounding villages.

Poggio de Medici Golf Club offers a championship course and a cozy clubhouse, a short distance from the international airports of Florence, Bologna and Pisa.