Villa La Massa is situated about 50 minutes drive east of Villa La Massa is in a Casentino historical south-facing valley. The setting is one of a ‘natural amphitheatre’ with wonderful views across olive groves to ancient terraced hillsides. We are about 7 km from Poppi, considered to be one of the finest examples of a hill town.
The immediate area is considered to be and is classified to be outstanding in the following ways:
- Outstanding natural beauty
- Outstanding Historical interest
- Outstanding geological interest
- Outstanding scientific interest.
There are beautiful country walks through the wooded Tuscan countryside, many hill villages to explore and atmospheric towns to visit. Florence, Arezzo, Cortona and Siena can easily be visited in a day. Our local village, Castel San Niccolo’ is fascinating with its ancient market piazza, beautiful castle, boulder-strewn river and narrow winding streets which hold a wide variety of shops.
We are convenient for the ‘Strada del Vino’ wine tour.