500 mt. above sea level,
it was born around the year 1000 AD as a bastion of Spoleto; Messenano is today a delightful rural village, surrounded by the quiet and soothing Umbrian hills.
About 40 inhabitants,
a small Romanesque church with a bell tower, an ancient tower in memory of the fortification walls that surrounded it, and small stone houses with delicious views…
It rises near the lake of Firenzuola, also called the dam of Arezzo, a splendid artificial basin set among the hills that face towards the ridge of the Martani mountains, an ideal place for fishing, walking and sunbathing enthusiasts!