The Massarosa region of Versilia, Tuscany, has a fantastic range of landscapes from the forested slopes of the Apuan Alps and the fine sands of the Tuscan coast, from the still waters of Lake Massaciuccoli to the mountain passes of Quiesa, all found in a comparatively tiny region of Tuscany!
Taking a villa in Massarosa, Italy, offers visitors a wonderful opportunity to get out into the famously beautiful Tuscan countryside. There is such a fantastic range of landscapes in the Massarosa region that horse riding holidays, walking holidays and mountain biking breaks absolutely thrive from holiday rental villas in Massarosa, Italy. Visitors can return to their self catering Massarosa villa year after year and never travel every path in the area, stumbling across wonderful viewpoints, ancient ruins and picturesque churches with staggering regularity. There are plenty of stables, bike hire centres and touring itineraries, details of which are easily accessible at the Massarosa tourist information offices. The Migliarino S.Rossore Massaciuccoli Nature Reserve is particularly worth investigating, not only due to its beautiful scenery, but also due to the number of beautiful migratory birds which call this part of Massarosa home, from white herons to black-winged stilt.
You do not have to take out your walking boots or trainers in order to have an unforgettable holiday from a villa in Massarosa, Italy. The outstanding nature, warm hospitality and glorious cuisine of the area means that pure relaxation is never far away when in Massarosa, and the many rural churches, rich farmhouses and dramatic ruins will give you a wonderful insight into the history and culture of the region. The Romanesque church of Pieve an Elici is one of the most beautiful in the area, and well worth exploration from a villa in Massarosa, Italy.
If you take a villa in Massarosa, Italy during the summer, the heat may leave you wanting for a refreshing dip in the sea. If so, you are in luck, as the delightful, traditional seaside resort of Viareggio is just a short drive from the centre of Massarosa. The resort has wonderful stretches of sand for your enjoyment, as well as every facility you could need to enjoy your well earned break in the sun.
With an average of over 270 days of sunshine every year and average summer temperatures of over 25°C, it is little wonder that Massarosa villas are in such high demand. Walking, cycling, riding and climbing holidays are ideal all year round, as even in the depths of winter, you are very unlikely to experience temperatures under 10°C during the day.
A villa in Massarosa is just 30km from Pisa International Airport (PSA), which makes taking a holiday in the area remarkably straight forward. There are frequent flights to Pisa from across the UK, largely provided by Ryanair, although there is a lot of competition from other airlines.