The local village of Benabbio, which is a 10 minute walk from Mura di Sopra, is a typical Tuscan hill top village with a wealth of history dating from Medieval times. It is situated on the road that goes from Bagni di lucca over the hills down to Pescia and on to Florence.

There is a Romanesque church with several notable art works. A beautiful triptych of the 15th century Florentine school, two 14th century wooden statues, and a 16th century font.
Benabbio has a lively summer club where you can sample village life and dance under the stars on Saturday night.

The village has a small shop which has all the basic provisions you will nee. There is also a newsagent. It has an excellent bar and restaurant which serves inexpensive workers' lunches and sophisticated local fare in the evening. There is also a pizzeria which serves traditional food as well as pizza to eat in or take away