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The Villa Macia

Macia Villa stands on the ruins of the old palace of the Scali, dismantled by the Ghibellines in 1260. The impressive main fa├žade points towards the Val di Marina and majestically stands on the foothills of Calvana. The property of the villa literally married Arrighetti and Pitti families, to arrive then to the Dufour Berte Landucci family who currently owns it.

Surrounded by Beautiful Art Cities

The Macia Farm is 7 km far from the center of Prato and 16 km from Florence’s central station, which are both easily reached by train from the closest station of Calenzano. The farm is located nearby a highway connetting to the most important cities of Tuscany: Florence 16 km, Pistoia to 25 Km, Lucca 65 Km, Pisa at 90 Km, Siena 80 Km, and Arezzo at 90 Km.

Visit Mugello

 For a trip in the neighbourhoos we recommend a visit to Borgo San Lorenzo, Scarperia, to see the famous knives or the famous Ferrari racetrack , or take a picnic on the banks of Bilancino Lake where you can swim with the comfort of some establishments equipped with bar, beach umbrellas, beach chairs, surf and canoe rental.


Girarrosto Gli Alberi Restaurant

To eat the typical Florentine steak, but also other typical Tuscan dishes such as ribollita, grilled vegetables, mushrooms and meat, in a very special 60’s style place.

Cocciopesto Restaurant

About 1 km far from the farm, with a short walk down along our avenue of cypresses. You can eat very well, comfortable and well cared for.

Travalle Restaurant

300 meters far from the farm, easily reached on foot along the historical avenue of cypresses.

Il Portico Restaurant

The restaurant “Il Portico” offers, in a modern atmosphere, a mix between the traditional Tuscan cuisine and fresh fish dishes, with a wide selection of both.

to visit


Le Pavoniere Golf Club

Ugolino Golf Club

Montelupo Golf Club

Montecatini Golf Club

Barberino Designer Outlet

Twenty minutes far from our farm, where you will find shops of all brands


Asmana Wellness World

Five minutes far from our farm


hills of Tuscany, with their famous estates, villas and villages that seem almost cities, in most moving existing countryside

Fernand Braudel


Calenzano Oil Fair

Calenzano’s farms new production of extra virgin olive oil is proposed in this show that takes place in November.


Calenzano Cavalli

Equestrian Exhibition which takes place in July in Carraia (Calenzano).


Medieval Carnival

It takes place in the ancient part of Calenzano, between February and March.


Historical Museum of Figure

Located in the beautiful Calenzano’s Castle, it is open all year long.


Museum of Industrial Design

Founded in 2005, it has a collection that consists of more than 150 pieces in continuous development, thanks to new acquisitions and loans