Il Casale degli Ulivi is a renovated farmhouse, is located in a quiet area surrounded by greenery, about 2.5 km from the center of Barga (one of the 100 most beautiful villages in Italy just outside the Garfagnana). The property consists of a 6 hectares of land with for …see more
“Perfect location for wonderful holidays in Tuscany”
Reviewed 2 Feb 2015
In june we spent a two weeks vacation in the appartment Main House in Villa Maria Doria. The Villa ist located in the middle of Pozzi, a small village near Forte dei Marmi. Bakery, pizzeria and a typi… More
I stayed here recently. This little Apartment is very well appointed indeed. Just what I wanted and absolutely in the right place. Really well located and appointed.… More
Reviewed 1 Aug 2015
A clean and modern apartment located in a quiet part of Lucca but close enough to cafes and restaurants. Extremely gracious hosts who were helpful on arrival.… More
“Perfect month in Lucca”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2015
The apartment is really good! complete with all of you need to to enjoy Lucca City in the better way. Good location, close of the walls, restaurants, shops, easy access and you can park your the car i… More
it's been such a pleasure for me to have you as our guest! I really hope to see you again in october.
Charming, renovated practical and funcional apartment located on the first floor of a gorgeous building in the heart of Lucca.The apartment has all the comforts you need. It is composed of two double bedrooms with bed linen included, a bathroom with shower, hair dryer …see more
Well furnished modern and clean apartment, in good location, surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants and of course the historic old buildings of Lucca. Has all you need - air con and wifi kept the f… More
“Beautiful apartment in beautiful Lucca”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2014
This beautiful apartment was equipped to the highest standard and was a joy to come back to after a days sightseeing in beautiful Tuscany .
It was situated in a very central but quiet street whic… More
The cozy apartment for 4 people located in a renovated farm house with 11 other apartments. From here you have a magnificent view to the sea. On hot days, you can relax in the large communal pool. Meals can be enjoyed outside on the terrace. The sea in Viareggio is only …see more
Quiet apartment with every comfort in the city center just opposite the Tower Guinigi. Two bedrooms, one very large with double bed and one with bunk beds, two bathrooms, large living room, kitchen and laundry. Possibility of a fifth bed. Decorated in a modern style wit …see more
This apartment in Lucca is just fabulous. The main bedroom is huge with it's own ensuite.
The second bedroom is close to the main bathroom which caters for a family. The apartment is very homely w… More
Thank you Michelle
It was great having you as guest.
As I told in my previous mail the apartment was very clean and tidy
I am happy to know that everything was good for you.
I hope to see you again here in Lucca
All the best
Reviewed 24 Mar 2014
Our stay at Francesca's apartment has been absolutely perfect.
It is very well located, just a few steps from Piazza Anfiteatro and in front of Torre Guinigui.
The apartment is very nice, spacious, … More
Thank you Carol.
It was great having you as guests.
You left the apartment very clean.
I am happy to know that everything was fine for you.
All the best
“Beautiful classic appartment, spacious and well appointed, fantastic position in centre of this lovely city.”
Reviewed 16 Apr 2015
We (family, older son) booked this property for its location right by the Torre Guinigi. The photos looked pleasant but the reality exceeded our expectations: it is a very spacious and well designed a… More
My experience with Claire and her family was very good.
The house was left in excellent condition which made me very happy.
Thank you for choosing my apartment.
All the best
Casa Magnolia is a spacious Well equiped clean house with a Nice garden and swimming pool . The environment is wonderfull and quiet and yet very close to Lucca.
Many thanks to signora Claudia and s… More
Thanks you very much. I wait you with a lot of pleasure !!! Claudia
“Lovely complete house, very clean,”
Reviewed 12 May 2015
Good beds, excellent wifi !
A marvellous view and a beautiful garden with a swimming pool!
And last but not least: very kind hosts!… More
Thanks you very much. I wait you with a lot of pleasure !!! Claudia
The house has a very modern, well equipped kitchen and extensive indoor and outdoor dining facilities suitable for a large group.The four bedrooms, 2 doubles and two twins, are en-suite and two have access to a balcony. There is a large sitting room and an additional ba …see more
I am so glad that we decided to book this villa it has everything one could hope for, breathtaking views, well appointed accommodation with good sized rooms and enough bathrooms always a plus when you… More
“Beautiful, friendly and stunning views...”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2013
sorry it has taken so long but I thought you might find some feedback of interest (and if you wish to use any of it as a testimonial, please do) from our visit to Monte Rotondo, Montiperpoli , Castel… More
Cottage Vallecchia is a beautifully located traditional style stone farmhouse split into two apartments sharing one large pool and extensive grounds, but with all private facilities including private eating area and BBQ:
Laura boasts a large shaded loggia for eating an …see more
This was our third time here and we all still love it. Easy to get to Pisa, Florence and even Siena for the day and then get back and relax by the gorgeous pool. Of course the friendly locals make you… More
“Peace, tranquility and stunning views in Garfagnana”
Reviewed 1 Dec 2015
Our family have been regular visitors to Garfagnana for many years and this was our fourth stay at Cottage Vallecchia (Laura).
The cottage itself is fully self-contained on the ground floor and offer… More
Thank you for your review. We are glad you have enjoyed your various stays at this beautifully located property and that you loved the views. The pizza nights and Italian food evenings always go down well when booked and almost everyone says it is a highlight of their stay...
We hope to see you again soon.
Thanks again, Lorraine at tuscan-retreats
The apartment ( 1 floor) is located inside a country house, about 2.5 km from the center of Barga (one of the 100 most beautiful villages in Italy). The apartment is surrounded by a fairy tale landscape, where the gaze loses itself over the gentle contours of the hills …see more
“Fantastic views, luxurious apartment, friendly hosts, well situated.”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2013
We stayed for a week in August and loved it. It is set in the Tuscan hils, totally private with breathtaking views. Our hosts brought us fresh veg from their gardens which were lovely. It is nicel… More
Villa Cesare is an independent house with 1000sqm garden, with plenty of outdoor spaces, this villa will enrich your summer between a fully equipped relaxing garden, a sunny beach at walking distance and convenient services at just a few steps on foot.This yellow house …see more
Spacious traditional style stone house converted into 4 apartments - two sleeping 4+2, one sleeping 4, and one sleeping 2 +2 (some interconnecting if required) with own pool. Less than 10 minute walk to river for alternative swimming!Laurel - 2 bedroom apartment sleep …see more
The 2 bedroom cottage and 1 bedroom barn (only let together) have been lovingly restored with a great deal of care and personal attention by the owners who are keen to share their house with other families when they are not in residence.The properties retain most of the …see more
Marco and Simonetta were the most helpful hosts we have ever met. Nothing was too much trouble, and we had a fantastic holiday.… More
“Magnificent Mengarino - a bit hit with all the family !”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2015
My family and I stayed in Mengarino for a week in August. It was so much better than we had anticipated. The rustic farmhouse had everything we needed to make our stay very enjoyable. The farmho… More
Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at this farmhouse. We have also partaked of Simonetta and Marco's pizzas - amazing!
Lorraine at Tuscan-retreats.
“This is a beautiful place to stay in Italy”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2015
You wind your way up the hills to Mengarino which is situated high up above Barga. Simonetta was there to meet us having kept in touch during our approach and showed us around the farmhouse and second… More
Thank you for your review, and we are really happy you appreciated the house, views and the care given to you by the owners!
Apartment "Arco" in the heart of Lucca is located inside a medieval wall-gatedescribed in the tourist guides.The characteristic apartment, located on the 2nd floor of an antique XIII century building, has rooms full of atmosphere with stone walls and vaulted r …see more
“A wonderful apartment in the historic Tuscany town of Lucca.”
Reviewed 14 Oct 2013
The Arco apartment is in a superb location at the top of the main shopping street in Lucca. It adjoins a main square with an excellent delicatessen, cycle hire, restaurants, bars and a Tourist informa… More
“Charming, elegant, very convenient”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2013
I had the pleasure of staying at this charming and elegantly furnished apartment recently. It is centrally located and within minutes of walking distances to all amenities, like shops, cafes, restaur… More
Casa Zola is a comfortable and stylish place to spend some quality time in Italy. It blends a high standard of modern day comfort and functionality with the original “Stile Liberty” design of the 1930s. You will enjoy spectacular views of the Lima valley and the sur …see more
it is difficult to come up with different superlatives that haven't been use for this
exquisite villa. From beginning to end our holiday was fabulous and the villa sublime....John was a gorgeous re… More
What a pleasure for us that you had a lovely time. It is a nice place to be and soak in the Italian way of life. Cheers. John
“Amazing villa in a fantastic location.”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2015
The villa was incredible. The terrace and the pool meant that we were able to eat all meals outside with a view to die for. The furnishings were excellent and the villa is extremely well stocked. The … More
How kind of you to write such a nice review. Delighted that you and your family enjoyed Casa Zola. Certainly the place to relax and get away from it all. Hope to see you there again some day?
“Magnificent Fully Equip Villa”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2016
Owners couldn't do enough for us. The views are breathtaking with a wonderful friendly restaurant just walking distance from villa. Pool is a added bonus, especially exploring the city all day. Great … More
It's certainly a fun place to be. We love it. Glad you did too.
This self catering rental apartment looks over the Piazza Anfiteatro, and the famous walls surrounding the ancient centre of Lucca are only a few minutes walk away - here you can walk, cycle or simply sit and enjoy the splendid views. Lucca's main shopping street, …see more
Having your own apartment, buying food from the local independent shops and endlessly getting lost in the maze of streets is a great way to experience Lucca. This apartment is in a good central locat… More
“A real gem in Lucca”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2012
We had a great 4 night stay at Anfiteatro Daisy only downside was it wasn't longer! The appartment is ideally located for all tourist attractions, the best part is the fantastic view of the piazza, i… More
“lovely stay in fabulous apartment”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2012
We have just returned from 4 nights in Lucca. The town is fantastic, and the apartment made it even better - so well-located, right on the most picturesque piazza in the town, with great views (once y… More
A stunning newly-restored detached house on the outskirts of the most beautiful village in the region, offering views across chestnut forests to the mountains beyond.
Tereglio has to be seen to be believed, with store, café and restaurant within the village. It boasts …see more
ITALY TUSCANY Vacation Home Rentals with pool in Tuscany. On the private hill of Monte d'Oro,170 mt high,is our home. There you will be transported worlds away by sweeping ocean views that extend from Livorno to Poets Gulf,and onwards to dramatic sunsets on the Pacific …see more
Il Visconte is a lovely first floor Tuscan villa with a fantastic balcony overlooking the back garden and pool area of the property. Part of the balcony is covered by an arched loggia making it a perfect place to dine al fresco. It is furnished with a table and chairs f …see more
This beautiful stylish house and its 3 apartments are becoming our home in Italy. Two summers now, we have loved the Dama and Visconte holiday homes. Each perfectly equiped, so we could do only what w… More
“wonderful holiday in Tuscany!”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2014
Wonderful place for holiday with big pool and lovely house. At walk distance you have restaurants and shops. Parking is secure, free and easy to find.… More
This property lies at 500 meters from the village of Villa Collemandina in a beautiful hilly area of Tuscany (50 Kms northern of Lucca). The location on an altitude of approximately 550m, grants a not too warm climate in the summertime (the temperature during the night …see more
Gemma apt is composed by a living with kitchen, a bathroom, 1 double room +1 double with french bed (1,40cm)In the common garden of the hamlet there is a swimming pool 1.40 metres deep. The garden, 550 square metres wide, is equipped with sun umbrellas, deck chairs and …see more
"Loft" is a brilliant two beeded room apartment located on the second and last floor of a building facing the massive Town Walls. Thanks to its generous size, it offers entrance, separated fully equipped kitchenette, living /dining room with table set for four, master …see more
Ai Borghi Holiday House, is a house into the heart of Lucca.20 meters far and ther's medieval Via Fillungo30 meters far and there are the old walls looking out the window, the beautiful front of the church of San Leonardotwo steps for to go into the heart of the town, …see more
The house is bright,clean and slap bang in Lucca. If you have a car you can park just outside the gates,there is frre parking outside Lucca just ask Silvia where to park,we had a lovely experience sta… More
The award winning pool and views from La Collina del Sole are like something from a film set. Situated in the stunningly beautiful Garfagnana region of Tuscany north of Lucca, La Collina del Sole is a fabulous family home for relaxed summer living. The property is the m …see more
The villa and pool were both extremely well maintained. The house was very well equipped and the bedrooms very comfortable. Despite the August heat the house stayed cool and comfortable. The pool wa… More
It was a real pleasure to look after you, I am so happy you found all you wanted at the villa and even managed to do a great Pizza bake off :-)
The team loved looking after you, sorry about the mosquitoes this year they were particularly persistent and once they find a openning through the moskito net canopies ... We look foward to welcoming you back I am finding out new and wonderful walks in the chestunut woods around us and mountain trails in the Carrara marble hills that you see from the villa. See you soon ! Chrissie
“Beautiful, restful place”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2015
We stayed two weeks this time (our second trip), and we are still enchanted with the place. Beautiful place, view and people. The staff is very helpful and charming, although we may have to learn a fe… More
Thank you for returning to La Collina del Sole, the team loved seeign you all again and meetign the new family member! It was great that you had a proper chance to enjoy the great weather and have a good rest. I will check out the Modena trip places, and am also checking out a few really fun "must see" places to experience and restaurants to visit, in order to have a new list of enticing choices for yoru next visit, see you soon.
“Stunning views from a tranquil and comfortable setting.”
Reviewed 13 Sep 2015
We had an amazing week at Collina Del Sole - couldnt have asked for a better place to be. The views of the surrounding tuscan hillside are breathtaking - the huge pool and surrounding terraces are a p… More
It was a privilege to welcome you to La Collina del Sole, the team loved looking after you and I loved helping out with suggestions of the best restaurants near us and the best places of interest taking into account the time of year. So glad the infinity pool was such a welcome relaxing part of the day. We very much look forward to welcoming you back and helping you plan a new itinerary making the most of the beautfiul walks around the area, A presto Chrissie
Casa Sarita is a peaceful well equipped 2 bedroom property sleeping 5, with a large private pool boasting amazing mountain views.Set in extensive mature gardens of 10 acres, with olive terraces, fruit trees and vines, this is the perfect place for a relaxing break.Fulle …see more
Casa Dei Tigli is a completely restored stone home of 3 floors located in the lovely old village of Sant' Andrea di Compito, near the walled city of Lucca. The house has a complete kitchen, dining area and lounge on the first floor...the second level consists of a …see more
We experienced all the charm of Tuscan living in this darling rental cottage in Sant' Andrea. The owners have done a great job of renovating and modernizing the interior while keeping all of its orig… More
Welcoming apartment located in the heart of Lucca, within the walled town centre , within the old roman Amphiteatre . With an average size of 55 square meters it offers entrance on living room, open plan kitchen , master bedroom and bathroom with shower . In the living …see more
This spacious and airy property has been renovated with a great deal of care, and boasts original chestnut beams, hand made chestnut windows (some of which are traditional tuscan style arched windows) and exposed stonework.
Modern comforts have not been forgotten and …see more
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 hillsid… More
“A Family Celebration at Orbaci”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2011
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