Majestically sitting on the banks of the Arno River, in the heart of Chianti wine region, Villa La Massa is just a short ride away from Florence’s city center. This five-star hotel, an architectural gem of the Medicean era, is a world away, an oasis of peace and serenity immersed in a 25-acre park. The Tuscan countryside extends all around as far as the eye can see: olive trees vineyards, and cypresses fill the landscape with their unique colors and scents. Featuring 51 rooms, each distinct and uniquely designed, divided into 5 classical Tuscan-style buildings: Noble, Villa, The Mill, Villino, Casa Colonica and La Limonaia.

Key Selling Points

  • Only 6 miles from the historic center of Florence, immersed in the heart of Tuscany.
  • Boutique hotel with 51 rooms and suites, each superbly furnished in the traditional Florentine style with outstanding views of the Arno and the countryside.
  • Gourmet Restaurant “II Verrocchio” with a unique terrace offering the best in Italian and Mediterranean cuisine paired with exceptional wines
  • Lunch is served at the brand new “L’Oliveto” Bistrot where guests can enjoy traditional Tuscan dishes in an informal atmosphere by the pool
  • Arno Spa in an original Tuscan atmosphere, combining heritage with luxurious comfort.
  • Courtesy daily shuttle to and from Ponte Vecchio every 15 minutes.
  • The Villino and the newly renovated Casa Colonica can be rented exclusively for those seeking ultimate privacy or a home away from home.
  • The Limonaia Villa which features 10 brand new luxury accommodations which includes 8 Prestige Double Rooms and 2 Suites




The Essential Details

Villa La Massa

Via della Massa, 24
50012 Candeli, Florence Italy

Tel: +39 055 626 11
GDS Code: LW

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  • 40 minutes from Florence Peretola Airport, and 1 hour from Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport


  • Only 20 minutes from Florence railway station

Services and Amenities

  • 51 rooms and suites including the Villino and Casa Colonica, which can be rented out in its entirety.
  • 1 restaurant, 1 bar and 1 bistrot
  • XV century cellar for wine and olive oil tastings, also available for small private lunches or dinners.
  • Beautiful heated outdoor swimming pool.
  • Small Pets Allowed.
  • Courtesy daily shuttle service to and from Ponte Vecchio every 15 minutes.
  • Horse riding, tennis, jogging, and mountain biking are available upon request.
  • Cooking Lessons and Wine Tastings available for guests, and tours of the Chef’s gardens.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Small Chapel for Weddings.
  • Private transportation and car rentals, private outdoor car parking
  • Guided Tours of Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Siena, Chianti Wine Region, and other towns.