Holiday in the midst of nature,
undiscovered Casentino

The idyllic hamlet of „Doccione di Sotto” which consists of three former farm houses, is located in a quite remote are at 850 m s.l., at the end of the Vallesanta valley. The property is situated on the border of the Casentino National Park (www.parcoforestecasentinesi.it) in the midst of woods and fields.

The Casentino lies between the upper valley of the Arno and Tiber rivers and is a picturesque area rich with Roman and Etruscan churches and. Spiritual places that already served Dante as inspiration for the enchanting landscapes described in his „Divine Comedy”. It is a green oasis on the edge of the Apennines, well known for its traditional trade such as iron, wood and stone work and the production of wool. The tourism develops slowly here, so that this area is still quite quiet. The capital of the province, Arezzo, once was founded by the Etruscans and is famous for its gold manufacture.

In our sparsely populated area, you will have wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. While enjoying the nature and silence hiking or bike riding you can discover the abundant flora and fauna. The surrounding consists of mainly oak, beech or chestnut forest, bordered with tilled and fallow fields. The rivers with their refreshing water invite for swimming.