Casa Al Fontana
About the home
Lovely apartment located few km away from Lucca city walls.
The apartment was recently restored maintaining most of its Tuscan features such as the beamed ceilings. Very well furnished with taste and style, it offers one doubble bedroom, and a sofa bed; one bathroom with bath tub, a nice equipped kitchen and a large garden perfect for "al fresco" dining.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedroom|
|Nearest beach:||Viareggio, 18km|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
Nearest amenities: 2km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV|
|Standard:||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||1 Bedroom, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Tuscany / Lucca Province region
Preserved by its marvelous ring of walls, built for the first time by the Roman, and then enlarged in the middle- age and during the Renaissance, Lucca is undoubtedly one of Tuscany’s most beautiful town.
It lies in a plan surrounded by sweet green hills covered in olive trees and vineyards; its characteristic centre is something to explore on foot or by bike thanks to its flat narrow lanes!
2000 years of history will catch your eyes walking around Lucca’s squares and streets. It is home to splendid Romanesque churches, museums, monuments, and birth place of Giacomo Puccini (1858) one of Italy most famous composer.
The marvellous square, now known as Piazza dell’anfiteatro (amphitheatre), maintains the old II century shape and offers a spectacular architecture of houses built in the 19th century by the local architect Lorenzo Nottolini.
Underneath its antique veil Lucca is a lively, dynamic town, sprinkled with cafès , restaurants and shopping areas set amongst its majestic palaces
During the summer Lucca welcomes some of the most famous singers of the world for the “Summer Festival”’s concerts, held in the major squares of the town.
While in the brand new open air theatre on the Massaciuccoli lake, in Torre del Lago Puccini, 20 km from Lucca city centre, right in front of the villa where Puccini wrote some of its best pieces, the Puccini festival takes place. From june till august, the composer’s most popular operas are performed in a spectacular scenario ..
For the entire month of September, the town celebrates the “Volto Santo”, the holy face, a marvelous cross kept in the cathedral “Saint Martin”, Is this a very special time to come and visit, as Lucca shows its best side!
Going out of the city, the splendid hills and country side of Lucca are perfect for those who are seeking peace and rest. Wonderful old farm houses and historical villas , wisely restored and adapted for nowadays needs, will welcome you, your family and friends, during your vacations!
Amusements are endless; Trekking, bicycling, horse riding and every kind of entertainments are possible. The lovely sandy beaches of the Versilia cost line, are only 20 mins away, famous for the beautiful “Bagni” (bathing establishments), and the sparkling night life!
Enjoy a glass of the local wines, “delle colline Lucchesi” (Lucchese hills), rosso (red) made from Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Cilegiolo, Colourino grapes, and a dry delicate bianco (white) made from Trebbiano, Greco, Grenchetto, Vermentino and Malvasia grapes.
Along with some of Lucca’s specialities like Tortelli, zuppa alla frantoiana or zuppa di farro, dressed with the delicious olive oil produced on the surrounding hills (extra vergine), one of the best olive oil in the world
The Lucca / Pieve San Paolo area
Pieve San Paolo is a small village located only 2 km away from the city centre of Lucca . Perfect place for those who wants to experience both the city and the country side !
Very close to the highway that leads to the beaches of Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi.
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Activities near Lucca
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|low||26 Apr 12||16 Jun 12||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|high||16 Jun 12||2 Sep 12||£ 683||-||-||1 Week|
|low||2 Sep 12||16 Jun 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Deposit: 200 Euro
Included: towels, bed linen, electricity, and the final cleaning.
Heating not includedEnquire now
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