Valerie Wilson Travel

Villa La Massa

Majestically sitting on the banks of the Arno River, in the heart of Chianti-Rufina wine region, and just a few kilometers from Florence’s city center.

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Welcome arrival transfer pick up from Florence airport or Santa Maria Novella train station

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The Property

Sitting majestically on the banks of the Arno River, Villa La Massa is a bucolic oasis, located only 15 minutes from Florence and close to the Chianti wine region. The hotel is linked to the city centre by a courtesy shuttle and it offers exactly the right balance for those looking to combine culture and relaxation. The hotel features 51 rooms, divided between five historic buildings: the Villa Nobile, the Mill, the Villino, the Casa Colonica and the Limonaia. The spirit of the Renaissance is still palpable in the first two villas decorated with sublime canopied beds, frescoes and tapestries, silks and brocades, while the other three are beautifully furnished in a more contemporary Florentine style. The Arno Spa features two treatment rooms and the “Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella” cosmetic line inspired by the hotel's stunning Iris gardens. An outdoor swimming pool and fitness room are available on property, with tennis and golf courses nearby.

Via della Massa, 24, 50012 Candeli FI, Italy

Travel Tip

Villa La Massa's location is a perfect one for travelers who want to enjoy both the best of Florence and the Tuscan countryside. Only property outside of the city centre to be located on the Arno River's banks, the hotel is a 15-20mn drive away from the Ponte Vecchio - using the complimentary shuttle service - and 20mn drive away from some of the most noted Tuscan wineries and famed countryside. It is ideal for couples and families alike, offering a peaceful and restful resort-like environment only minutes from the hustle and bustle of Florence .