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17 06, 2016

Discover California History in Coloma and Placerville, California

Villa Florentina is located right in the heart of beautiful and Historic Coloma valley.  When staying at Villa Florentina, you are only a short walk away from Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, where you can step back in time to [...]

20 03, 2016

Spring run off is here!!

Spring brings a new vitality to everything, the hills are blanketed with green grass and wild flowers, tress are budding and life seems to be springing up everywhere.  The heavy snows of the winter are slowly melting away with the [...]

7 03, 2016

International writer Graham Boynton visits Villa Florentina.

One of the perks of being a bed and breakfast host is meeting interesting people from all over the world.  This last week, I got a call from Jody Franklin from the El Dorado County's Visitors Authority asking if we [...]

28 02, 2016

Who doesn’t love a sunny day in the middle of winter?

Last night I got a call from Jeremiah at Adventure Connection asking if I can help out with a winter rafting trip.  I thought about all the chores I had to do, looked at the weather forecast and said, "sure, I'd love [...]

23 02, 2016

Why You Should Have Your Next Board Meeting At Villa Florentina

  Hosting a board meeting can be stressful.  If you are going to pull people away from work for a meeting, you want to make sure your people feel it was time well spent.  You want it to be impactful, [...]

3 02, 2016

First Look

The image of a bride as she is getting ready for her big event is priceless. There's something about her excitement, energy and the hope and joy she radiates. It's a happy time of preparation shared with close family and [...]

30 01, 2016

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner

Hey everyone Valentine's Day is coming up. What are you doing for your Valentine? How about a night away with your sweetheart at the Villa? Spend a night in one of our Luxurious rooms complete with a full breakfast - [...]

29 01, 2016

Upcoming event in Coloma

The 2nd Annual Wild and Scenic On Tour Coloma – The Sierra Foothills is the birthplace of the Wild and Scenic Film Festival hosted each year in January in Nevada City and Grass Valley. This film festival draws thousands of [...]

25 01, 2016

The 5 most popular things our guests like to do

The 5 most popular things our bed and breakfast guests like to do while visiting El Dorado County. Coming to El Dorado County for an event like a wedding is why most people stay with us at Villa Florentina, but [...]

24 01, 2016

Pick. Press. Pour.

This past fall we harvested our first batch of Villa Florentina olive oil. Friends and family came out to pick and rake the olives and at the end of the day we had over 900 pounds of produce. The olives [...]

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