Enjoy genuine produces on flowered balconies, let your breath take away by the valleys and majestic peaks, feel a few meters from the sky, forget the hectic pace of everyday life, the rediscovery of simple things: I do not know exactly what it is, but living the mountain, between relaxing walks, mountain biking and new experiences, it has something magical, capable of regenerating mind and body. A maso, typical farm building of Trentino South Tyrol, is the ideal place to enjoy a holiday like this, in a family and truly authentic atmosphere. We have selected 11 of them, all sustainable, for your next holiday.
An ancient Maso surrounded by woods in the Mocheni valley (Trentino)
Surrounded by woods and pristine nature, 1200 meters above sea level, Odomi is an amazing mountain hut. The original building has been restored with attention to the bio-architecture. The building has natural wood floors and stunning views of the Val dei Mocheni woods. A large fireplace, a Jacuzzi, flat screen television and children’s playground. The village of Sant’Orsola is about 2 km away. At about 18 km you will find Levico Terme, with its lakes, Christmas markets, shops and thermal baths. The city of Trento is 22 km away.
A natural paradise overlooking the Odle Group
At an altitude of 1550 meters, the Felthunerhof Maso is the highest house in the municipality of Funes. Surrounded by green meadows and deep woods, it is a classic alpine maso where you can participate in the daily work of the farm, taste and buy agricultural produces, go on incredible hikes and fully enjoy the sublime tranquility of the alpine world.
Ride on the Gstatsch maso
The Maso Gstatschhof offers 4 attractive, fully furnished apartments, characterized by the warmth of wood, as well as a riding school with ponies and horses. Here you can learn to ride, take long horse rides but also take care of the animals, cleaning the horses and feeding them. The property is located at 1460 meters above sea level, in the south of the Siusi Alps, only 3 kilometers from the ski resort, among truly enchanting landscapes.
Total relax in the middle of nature
At 4 kilometers from the thermal baths of Comano there’s the farm Maso Caiano, obtained from the renovation of an ancient stone building of the late 1700s. The property has a garden of 15,000 square meters, an organic vegetable garden, a sauna, a whirlpool and is crossed by a characteristic mountain stream, where you can practice sport fishing.
In the alpine pearl of Moso in Passeria
Val Pusteria is among the most beautiful in South Tyrol, a place that offers wonderful landscapes and pristine nature. Here is the Steinerhof hotel, on the edge of the forest and not far from Lake Braies. The hotel is housed in an authentic maso, and it offers riding lessons for beginners, half-day or full-day outings, romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides in winter or with a horse-drawn carriage in summer.
An ancient farm just a few steps from Lake Garda
Casa Essenia is a charming organic farm, housed in an old maso of 1850, recovered in respect of history and traditions. Guests can choose from 5 comfortable rooms, enjoy a hearty breakfast with homemade cakes, fruit, yoghurt, bread and jam, discover incredible itineraries, try canyoning or simply meet up and talk in the living room of the house, around the hearth.
A farm holiday at the foot of the Adamello Brenta Nature Park
In an enchanted place where emerald meadows follow one centuries-old woods and where time seems to stand still there’s the Maso Pertener, dating back to the early 1800s and renovated in 2017 maintaining the architecture of the time. Here you can rediscover a rural life, participate in daily activities, but also relax with long walks on foot or by bike, visit medieval villages, delight the palate with typical products of the area or regenerate at the hot spring in Comano.
On the trail of the wolf
Malga Riondera is a small mountain farm that is dedicated to natural agriculture, as well as a welcoming accommodation facility ideal for discovering and experiencing the territory of the Lessinia Natural Park. The accommodation has 4 comfortable apartments with kitchen and rooms available with the bed&breakfast formula. The farm offers educational workshops on the secret life of the bees, to discover the farm animals, on the return of the wolf in the surrounding woods.
A maso in the Stelvio National Park
What was once a barn today is a cozy wooden and stone farm, surrounded by nature and mountains. Maso Coler offers the opportunity to experience a relaxing holiday, in close contact with nature. The family management ensures maximum friendliness and availability, the view on the meadows and woods gives you tranquility.
A farm where to learn how to make cheese
At Fior di Bosco, a maso located in Valfloriana, the welcome is that of a typical mountain family, sincere and warm that for years welcomes incoming guests and greets their friends when they leave. The rooms are in Tyrolean style and guarantee maximum comfort. The farm is perfect for relax and reconnecting with nature: you can take advantage of beautiful walks in nature, make cheese with the cheese maker or spend some time with the farm animals.
Hospitality in the family
The last stop is Valle del Tesino, which boasts a naturalistic heritage of enchanting beauty. Here is the B&B Ai Marchetini, housed in an old farmhouse expertly renovated. A homemade breakfast with simple and good ingredients, themed rooms equipped with every comfort and many tips for exploring the area: so, through stories, flavors and landscapes, the accommodation will allow you to discover and learn about Trentino in a new way.
Whether you are looking for a place to relax, or want to experience an active holiday, the typical farms of Trentino South Tyrol are the right place: ready to go?