A nice little flat on the first floor in an ancient edifice (of 1500). Red bricks and river stones, wooden beam ceiling, a wooden floor for rooms full of atmosphere. The particularitity of this house is that it is much luminous the thick wall of stone maintain the rooms in natural way cool and fresh. In the house, two couples can stay comfortably, being the separated rooms, also there are only 12 steps to reach the upper floor, so the house is accessible to old persons too.
The house is in the heart of the historical city centre, near the most important works of art.
This delightful house is comprehensive of an entrance, living room with sofa-bed, double bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and terrace where two persons can eat.
This house is furnished with TV, DVD, microwave/oven, washing-machine, dish-washer, hair-dryer, iron, children cot and toys for your children, push chair.
If you prefer quiet and silence typical of the historical city centre, if you love a family atmosphere and you enjoy walking, visiting museums, churches, elegant shops, parks... this is your home! We are waiting for you! See you soon!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio 12 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 20 km, Nearest railway: Lucca|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details outdoors|
There is a little terrace where two people can eat.
English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
You will find typical product of Tuscany
Lucca is in the North of Tuscany.
Outdide Lucca you can plunge into a deep and shadowy greenery of the most beautiful Villa’s parks of Lucchesia. Especially in springtime evrrything is a “triumph” of flowers: very well kept flowerbeds, camellias alleys, centuries-old trees and very rare plants.
You can easily reach other historic cities as Pisa (20 km) or Florence (65 km), but also the beach of Viareggio (24 km) or Natural Parks as Migliarino-San Rossore or Alpi Apuane (30 km).
Cooking and food are very important elements of a population culture and their ingredients are rightly part of the landscape were smells and flavours survive in the memories as essential elements of a split of civilization.
Wheat, maize, wine, oil, chestnuts are the basis of traditional recipes enriched with farmyard animal meats or some fishes. And more bacon fat from Colonnata, chicks peas, beans and lentils, the home made pasta, delicate cheese and spelt in its typical preparations not only are great rediscoveries but also exploitation of poor foods full of history and meanings.
Lucca deserves to be seen and admired not only for the works of art in encloses, but also for being a rare and precious example of an almost intact historic centre.
The urban structure is has remained typically Roman-medieval.
In Lucca there are many hidden corner to discover.
The house is near San Donato door, one of the most ancient doors in the historical, beautiful walls, characteristic of the city.
You can easily reach the house walking from Piazzale Verdi (200 m, bus station). The railway station is 800 m away.
Near the house, you can find a small Tuscan restaurant with typical cuisine where you can appreciate “tastes of old times”.
The walls are close to the house. You can walk over, or rent a bike for the tour (4 km. long). You can take a rest in a green environment of Baluardo S.Croce or in the funfair park of Piazza San Donato.
The historic centre of Lucca is interdicted to the cars and car parking are paying. Free car parks are outside walls.
The city centre can be easily crossed by foot. You can appreciate the little medieval streets full of artisan shops and monuments as Torre Guinigi, Torre delle Ore, Piazza Anfiteatro, Palazzo Orsetti, Cattedrale San Martino, Chiesa San Michele, San Frediano.