“Book it!” Stefano has great English and was quick to respond to any of my questions with helpful information. The home is very clean, beds fresh, nice furniture, adequately supplied with cooking utensils and even some minor supplies. The setting is an
We enjoyed a fantastic week staying at this beautiful house with our two young children, we couldn't recommend it enough. We met Stefano the owner in Castelnouvo who escorted us to the villa, his Engl… More
Thank you very much for coming to my property
You are a lovely family and meeting you was all my pleasure.
I'm glad to hear that you had a good time here in Italy and I really hope to see you again.
Let's keep in touch, I really hope to come and visit you in UK soon.
“Outstanding host, house and location”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2015
This beautiful cottage was the perfect venue for our week-long family holiday. It has all the facilities you need, but with a rustic feel that makes it very atmospheric. The swimming pool came in ve… More
Thank you all for coming to my property
It is always a pleasure meeting new people but it is more than a pleasure meeting lovely family like yours.
I'm glad to hearing from you that you spent good times here in Garfagnana and I really hope to see you again.
I'll wish you all the best
“Great Holiday Home”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2014
For the past 45 years we have rented holiday properties throughout Europe , Canada and the USA, and I can honestly state that this one was the best, the facilities were ideal, particularly the proximi… More
Thank you all for coming and thanks for the beautiful review, you are too kind.
It was a pleasure meeting you all, you really are a lovely family.
Thanks for the cake you have shared with me and for the calendar you have sent to my father. The places showed on it look amazing, I really want to come and visit you in North of England.
Let's keep in touch
Take care and thanks again
Lovingly restored detached 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom barn with pool, in a peaceful location, on the edge of the market town of Castelnuovo, within walking distance (500yds) of shops, restaurants, station, and tennis courts. …see more
“Beautiful rural location and great base for exploring Northern Tuscany” We stayed with friends and the location was excellent for visits to local countryside, mountains, lakes and handy for the railway station to get the train to Lucca (about an hour)
I was lucky enough to spend two weeks at La Sambuca Formicola with family and friends in July and August of this year. It is a perfect place to unwind. The apartments, pool, view, weather were all stu… More
It sounds like you had a great time, and enjoyed having the entire site to yourselves. We are glad that you love the area and have returned so many times! Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. Lorraine at tuscan-retreats
“Tranquility in Tuscany” Excellently appointed apartment with superb size rooms and a marvelous kitchen. The views over the valley are stupendous. Ideally situated for the walking and climbing excursions in the surrounding ranges, but with easy access
“Beautiful House and surroundings” I and my girlfriend + in-laws were very content with the house and we had no problems at all during our stay in Gragnanella. The house has a beautiful view across the Garfagnana area. We would recommend everybody to r
“Lovely house, great pool and beautiful views and located in stunning mountainous area of Tuscany”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2012
This was a great house for our family holiday in a lovely and unspoilt part of Tuscany. The pool was beautiful and the loggia great for outdoor living. Situated in a small hill town the house had wond… More
Luisa is nestled in the Garfagnana hills in a tiny hamlet one hour or so north of Lucca, and enjoys the most wonderful views over the Apuane Alps. Clean, airy flexible accommodation within beautiful flat grounds, and a large good quality pool. WIFI! …see more
“Warm welcome, fantastic views and relaxing holiday.” This is not the first time we have been to Tuscany but the first time to Santa Cristina and the Castelnuovo Di Garfagnana area. The views from Sanata Cristina are wonderful and the whole area is ve
This country villa with water-chute pool is located in the open country but at the same time it's close to the main centre of the Garfagnana: Castelnuovo (just 2 km from the house). All around the villa there is a huge property (25 acres) given in EXCLUSIVE use to …see more
Casa Mori Cristina is a brand new holiday villa on a quiet farm with a superb large swimming pool. The villa is just outside the walls of the ancient village of Gragnanella, and has recently been restored to a high standard.There is internet available<br />Surroun …see more
This beautiful house, with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms can accomodate 6 people, so it is perfect for a large group of friends. Located in Tuscany Italy, this house offers a swimming Pool, an internet Connection . …see more
grand house sleeps 14 people, so it is perfect for large families and is located in Tuscany Italy. This property is ideal if you seek a relaxing holiday. The villa offers: a swimming Pool, an internet Connection . …see more
“Perfect Tuscan retreat with fabulous views” We (me, husband and two twenty something children) had a fabulous week in this lovely, spacious house in the Tuscan mountains. We were warmly welcomed to the property by the owner who lived close by and who
“Maximum relaxation, great place for nature, walks and farniente”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2015
We stayed at "Elicriso" with a large family of 2 adults, 4 teeenagers and a 10-year old. It was a great stay in all respects.
The location is beautiful: on the way to a small hamlet (Prunecchio), its… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to submit such a detailed review. We are glad you loved this stunning area and Angela's house, which she looks after so well. We hope to welcome you another time.
You come and spend your vacation in this locality of Garfagnana where you can find relaxation and enjoy our typical products, farro soup and beans,chestnut flour. cheeses, wine, mushrooms. Here you will find everything you need to relax and spend holidays to live intens …see more
“Fantastic place, lovely owners” We stayed three weeks at Orbaci together with friends and family and had a wonderful time! The place is clean and very well kept. The estate feels spacious and is lovely situated in the Tuscan hillside, very private. Th
Orbaci was the perfect villa for a relaxing celebration for our large family. The villa itself is fitted out to a very high standard and very well equiped. It's situation is beautiful, with stunning v… More
“Fantastic villa in beautiful position”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2011
We had a party of 9 staying 2 weeks in this wonderfully converted and updated villa. It was spacious and very comfortable. Everything you would have wanted was available in the villa. The surroundings… More
“A wonderful week in a rural idyll”
Reviewed 13 Sep 2015
We just wanted to write to say just how much we enjoyed our week at Orbaci and how much we enjoyed exploring the beautiful Garfagnana region . It is a lovely relaxing property set in an idyllic locati… More
Thank you for your detailed review and we are really glad you had such a good time both at the villa for your celebrations and locally in this stunning area. Alan and Mel would love to welcome you back!
Beautifully renovated detached barn, with 4/5 bedrooms, and 5 bathrooms and stunning private infinity pool, with full width internal steps.Rural location but comfort of being 500M from a restaurant and less than a 5 minute drive into town!<br />Treat yourselves to …see more
Newly renovated villa with private infinity style pool, jaw dropping mountain views, and WIFI. 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, with one bed/bath situated in fully equipped annexe to give privacy to a couple away from the group. Be together but have privacy too!
Perfect!< …see more
“Well kept property in Wonderful location with perfect hosts” We had a lovely stay at La Piastra. The photos of the property do not do it justice. It it well equipped, clean and is in one of the lovliest locations with views across the valley from ever
We had a wonderful week in "la Piastra". Beautiful garden. House was bigger inside than I saw on the pictures. Nice patio and we enjoyed the BBQ and pizzaoven. Very private.
Pool was large and deep, … More
“Delightful place to stay”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2015
La Piastra is a comfortable house in a marvellous position with huge grounds looking out over the valley to the east and the mountains beyond. It's a delight to eat outside on the terraced lawns with … More
Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are glad you enjoyed this special place...
“Beautiful area and friendly people”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2014
We arrived to a very clean and cosy house. The garden was well kept. The house was perfect for our family, as the boys could have their own room. The garden was almost a park and we enjoyed all the fr… More
Thank you for your review and we are glad you had a great time! Apologies for the problem experienced with the pool lights - this has now been resolved. A shame also about the flies about this year. We are very lucky since we don't get mosquitoes in the area but unfortunately in 2014 with the rainiest year we have had for 100 years (we usually pray for some rain high season!) the flies and frogs all came out!
Apartment Castelnuovo is set in the heart of the market town of Castelnuovo, which is the capital of the Garfagnana area.
This pristine ground floor apartment with enclosed flat garden with part mountain backdrop, is set within walking distance of all the facilities in …see more
A tranquil and spacious apartment in a recently restored Tuscan farmhouse with stunning views of the Garfagnana valley from your private terrace. You'll see fireflies in June, look for shooting stars in August and only the birdsong will disturb your morning sleep. …see more
Luisa is nestled in the Garfagnana hills in a tiny hamlet 1 hour or so north of Lucca, & enjoys the most wonderful views over the Apuane Alps. Clean, simple & flexible accommodation within beautiful flat grounds, and with a good quality pool. WIFI!Fantastic val …see more