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Vicolo del Duomo

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 13 reviews

Vicolo del Duomo: white house at center, under the Duomo.

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Classic Tuscan villa in the gracious hill town of Barga, a lively center of the arts with celebrated jazz and opera festivals, extraordinary restaurants, caffes and shops. The villa is set in a private compound, surrounded by an enormous terrace and walled garden planted in grapes, olives and fruit trees, with stunning views over the Lucca countryside and the marbled Apuan Alps.

Inside, Vicolo del Duomo's terrace level offers a spacious living area with terracotta floors, divided into a comfortably appointed living room, kitchen and dining room. A full bathroom is located off a foyer to the rear. The second story of the house offers three bedrooms, (two double-bedded, one single) and a second full bath. All of the rooms have wood parquet floors, and much of the furnishing is in antique local chestnut.

Equipment includes a laundry room, a fully-outfitted kitchen with stainless steel range (five high-power gas burners and electric convection oven), dining service, ironing facilities, towels and linens. Si parla italiano. On parle francais.

A separate 16th century Annex and 800-year-old Medieval convent with four-meter-high arched windows also stand in the compound. For parties of up to seven, 2-3 additional guests can be accommodated in a two-room suite with separate wc in the Annex.

Available from 4 days to one month.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Viareggio 50 km
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Pisa 70 km, Nearest railway: Barga-Gallicano 4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden

The Tuscany region

The real Tuscany, landmarked by scores of echanging towns and villages, and a history that reaches back more than 3,000 years.

Barga

You won't find a friendlier town, better food or a more spectacular landscape, anywhere in Mediterranean Europe.

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15 Jul 2014

5/5

"Experience lovely accommodations, authentic Italian life, and breathtaking views at Vicolo del Duomo!"

We (my sister and I) enjoyed every moment of our stay in this personable home. Frank, a fascinating historian and our host, is warm, welcoming, and so very helpful. He has wonderful suggestions of whe… More

27 Feb 2014

5/5

"Why Barga? Why Vicolo del Duomo?"

First, why Barga? Barga is a charming and wonderful city tucked away in the mountains of northwestern Tuscany. It is a place to get away, relax, sightsee, soak in beautiful vistas, dine, enjoy the w… More

24 Jan 2014

5/5

"Second time, and again I'm charmed by Barga"

This was my second stay at Vicolo del Duomo and it was as enjoyable and entertaining as my first visit four years ago. Frank is a gracious host and knowledgeable about the local area and activities. … More

17 Nov 2013

5/5

"Perfect In Every Way"

Vicolo Del Duomo fulfilled our every dream. When we arrived for our month-long stay in Italy we felt that we had landed in heaven. It was all there: the deck, shaded by an arbor covered with grape vi… More

15 Nov 2013

5/5

"good accommodation in a great location."

The apartment is spacious and generally well- equipped. The kitchen is small but functional. The large balcony enjoys the best views in Barga, a wonderful place to sit and watch the sun set, with a gl… More

14 Nov 2013

5/5

"Friendly village, friendly knowledgable host"

I spent a very enjoyable week in Barga with my husband and some friends in late September at Vicolo del Duomo. For a bit of quiet time in a Tuscan town, away from the hordes of tourists, with some gre… More

11 Nov 2013

5/5

"Vicolo del Duomo, location, location location!"

This wonderful house will capture your heart. Situated centrally in the old town just below the Cities Duomo or "Cathedral" Vicolo del Duomo looks across the terracotta rooftops of Barga to… More

11 Nov 2013

5/5

"A view from the terrace that you'll never tire of."

We have spent the last ten summers staying at the Vicolo del Duomo. Great location in Barga Vecchia, fantastic views from the vine covered terrace, garden is a relaxing place to sit among the apricot,… More

11 Nov 2013

5/5

"Gorgeous village hilltop retreat in the lush mountains of Tuscany."

We stayed a week in this lovely house with a group of 5 friends. There was plenty of room for all, with gorgeous views over the town and across the valley to impressive mountain peaks. The grapevine-c… More

10 Nov 2013

5/5

"Gracious Host! Beautiful Home! Amazing View!"

Staying in Barga and in Frank's home was the highlight of mytrip to Italy. He was a very knowledgeable and gracious host, and our accomodations were beautiful, clean and well-tended. His recomme… More

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Calendar last updated:25 Mar 2014

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Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

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