This detached stone cottage is a newly restored barn with beamed ceilings throughout, traditional style flooring, and hand made windows and doors.A great deal of care has been invested in this romantic 3 bedroom house and whilst the traditional has been preserved, moder …see more
This quality light and airy accommodation boasts beamed ceilings throughout, along with traditional style flooring, good quality furniture, fireplace, and well equipped kitchen….There is a romantic feel to this villa, with the master bedroom (with en-suite) leading ou …see more
“Absolutely stunning view - could not fault the house either!”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2015
We stayed for a week middle of July in the middle of a heat wave! The welcome from the family who owned the house was lovely and there was a small welcome basket provided too. Internet connection was … More
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review, which always helps others when looking for their holidays. We are glad you enjoyed this beautiful house and the stunning scenery!
“The photos don't do it justice!”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2011
This villa is beautiful in a fabulous location. The villa was spotless on our arrival and very comfortably furnished with every possible piece of equipment you would need on holiday - although we d… More
Reviewed 10 Sep 2015
We stayed here as a family of 4 with 2 young children for a week in Aug 2015. Upon arrival we were greeted by the owners who live on site and their son who spoke good English. They were so welcoming a… More
Thank you for your review and we are really happy you enjoyed your stay!
The Olives' Terrace a apartment forming part of an ancient Villa dating 1500 in the charming village of Benabbio set amid olive groves and chestnut woods of the Val di Lima, a few km from Bagni di Lucca, which is renowned for its thermal waters and the old Casino, …see more
Fully recommended. It's very far removed from a typical package holiday and it suited myself and two young children very well. The villa is surrounded by woodland and rivers making it the largest outd… More
Casina Collemandina is a pretty stone cottage (110sqm) with private pool, set in a tiny hamlet, 1 hour north of Lucca.This rustic cottage was built in the 1800's and was originally inhabited by local contadini (farm workers) .The house retains much of its olde worl …see more
Charming apartment with terrace and atmosphere in the heart of Lucca.
It consists of kitchen / dining room, living room, bedroom, bathroom with shower.
Large balcony with table and chairs.
A few meters from the most important tourist destinations,churches,museum and sho …see more
Substantial tradtitional Italian 5 bed, 2 1/2 bathroom villa with 4 reception rooms, 2 outdoor dining areas, beautiful garden and private pool.This 5 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom house with 4 reception rooms and 2 garden areas is ideal for large families, with enormous rooms …see more
My family and I visited Villa Alfredo between August 6th and August 19th 2015. All I can say is this villa is fantastic, coupled with Piero (villa owner) made this holiday truly fantastic. The house, … More
Thank you for your review. This was the first year that Alfredo was opened as a holiday let and it is great that guests loved this spacious villa, and felt so well looked after by the brilliant owner Piero!
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
Girasole is one apartment of six inside Villa Maria Vittoria. It is located at 10 km. from the wall of Lucca in a place sourraunded of the most beautifull Villas with secular trees. The Villa was built on 1500 and from here you have an easy access to the high way and it …see more
Tucked away in a charming valley nestled in the heart of Tuscany, this luxurious country home will exceed your expectations and give your family memories to last a lifetime. A Parino is a beautifully restored historical chestnut mill just minutes away from the famed me …see more
Romantic stone cottage, on site of old mill, converted into one bedroom apartment. Private facilities, shared pool. WIFI . Sleeps 2 plus 2.Cottage style accommodation, situated beside stream cascade on site of a former will. Large private outdoor area, and BBQ. Romantic …see more
Open and airy one bedroom/one bath: sleeps four people (double bed/ sleeper sofa). Restored in traditional style in 2007, this third floor flat has beamed ceilings, terracotta floors, white Carrara marble kitchen and convenient comforts: WIFI internet, CNN and BBC, DVD …see more
Everything you could want in a holiday apartment has been thoughtfully provided and to a very high standard. It's very comfortable, clean and a delightful place to stay, as we did, for over a week. W… More
Paolo met my daughter and I at the train station, accompanied us to his apartment, and welcomed us with flowers and Tuscan food/wine. He took time to orient us to the apartment and Lucca and made us … More
“Amazing apartment...loved it...will be going back and telling all our friends!”
Reviewed 26 Nov 2012
We stayed in this apartment on our recent trip to Italy...I don't have enough words for this place. It's perfect! We stayed in Rome and Florence along with Lucca...within 2 hours of being in Lucca, … More
This 5 bedroom 4 bathroom (one en-suite) villa is ideal for larger groups, with accommodation spanning 3 floors and including 3 living areas (one of which is a suite off the main bedroom), 2 kitchens (one leading to outdoor eating area and another leading to pool area), …see more
We stayed here for two weeks with our extended family and have never had a better holiday rental.This is a real family home full of beautiful things, immaculately presented and spotlessly clean. The o… More
We are so happy this is your best villa rental ever! Rita sends her very best wishes and hopes to welcome you again. Lorraine at tuscan-retreats
“What a hidden gem !!”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2015
Was looking for a decent sized villa for 2 x couples, in rural Garfagagna region of Northern Tuscany. Typed in" Lucca region" in search engine, and many hundreds of properties came up.
Many appeare… More
Thank you for your review! We are glad you loved this non touristy unspoilt area, and also the property itself. We have passed on your thanks to Rita. Lorraine
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 cottage - on an ancient estate with a lovely garden surrounded by olive groves - is ideally situated in the verdant hills of Torre, between Lucca (4 miles) and the coast (with the sandy beaches of Versilia, Forte dei Marmi's shops and nightlife, and Pietrasanta …see more
With spacious rooms and private pool, this is a good opportunity to experience a summer holiday in one of the loveliest villages in Tuscany. Casa Massimo is set just above the medieval walled village of Castiglione. There is a view of the ancient Castello from the edge …see more
We have stayed at Casa Massimo many times and always have a fantastic holiday. Massimo and his family are very friendly and hospitable hosts and you are welcomed with a glass or two of his own wine. … More
One of two newly refurbished apartments, with brand new pool, within walking distance of restaurant/bar/gelateria, train station and basic shop.A newly refurbished house, split into two one bedroom apartments, with pool. Giardino sleeps 2 plus 2. The apartment is light …see more
Hag a great family holiday here with our two grown up kids. We took both apartments and they were able to have their own living area and be relatively independent.
The villa is well away from the roa… More
Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a great time! There is no pool heating but it isnt usually required. Unfortunately we had the coolest July for 100 yrs so it was a bit chilly - usually it is a welcome relief! For the advice of future guests, do note that the owners English is very very limited but we are always on hand to translate or assist by phone if required.
Gromignana is a rustic style traditional 3 bedroom cottage, full of character, and situated in the small village of Gromignana. The apartment has the benefit of an extensive garden and a private out of ground pool, with beautiful mountain views. Ideal for children, with …see more
Pianacci is a newly restored traditional style Tuscan property, set on the edge of a small village, with stunning views of the open countryside and mountains beyond.
With chestnut beamed ceilings throughout, and chestnut windows and doors, along with original style floo …see more
Le Capanne is an old farmhouse complex transformed into 4 beautiful apartments at 600 meters altitude. It's in Garfaganana, at 15 minutes from the wonderful city of Barga and 50 km far from the famous walls of Lucca. From the pool, set in a large garden, you can re …see more
Le Capanne exceeded our expectations. This lovely mountain retreat was very comfortable and nice and quiet. We hiked directly from the lodging to a couple of nearby villages, through forests of chestn… More
Thank you Nancy! The trip to Trassilico from Le Capanne is really beautiful and it was the first time for me too. I remember you playing the 300 years ald "organo" in the Church! Hope to see you again in the future. David
“Everything I hoped Italy would be!”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2012
Our first trip to Italy and the weather was about as bad as could be. We arrived at Pisa Airport to a tremendous storm and that set the theme for about the next four days. We had one good morning of w… More
Beautifully situated in a panoramic position in the heart of the Garfagnana, 1 hr 15 mins north of Lucca, Rustico Chiozza is a newly renovated house with its own pool, which is fenced and gated for safety
The house which is on 3 floors, has been sympathetically restor …see more
This three bedroom house in the Tuscan hills is ideally situated for activities, relaxing or a mixture of both. The village of Vico Pancellorum is located only 20 minutes from the historic spa town of Bagni di Lucca. The village is car free, as the cobbled streets are …see more
My husband and i had the pleasure of staying at 29 Via Guna for 4 nights. It is not an easy place to get to and does require some steep walking, however once you arrive the views that you have make th… More
“Best Vacation EVER!”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2015
We really cannot say enough about this vacation rental. As frequent travelers, we have to say that the location, house, views, pool, and near by activities were the best yet! The town is magical, peac… More
So happy you enjoyed it :) I look forward to you coming back soon
“Hidden treasure in Tuscan mountains”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2012
Fantastic. House hidden up in the mountains in a lovely village. Breathtaking scenery, House is wonderfully rustic but with all mod cons. Be prepared to walk loads, up and down cobbled lanes. The… More
Looking for a Tuscan holiday rental property for Christmas and New Year? Villa Rossa is close to various ski resorts for a white winter treat, the Christmas markets for those wanting to bag a festive bargain as well as the beautiful cities of Pisa, Lucca and Florence. T …see more
As the plane door opened in Pisa my little girl (who's ears were blocked from the flight) shouted back at me "Look Mom it's Summertime!", and it was. We were so lucky to leave Rainy Ireland behind in… More
Wow is all we can say to this lovely review and thank you. When we received feedback like this it makes all our hard work worth while. We are so pleased you and your family loved the property and the area. As you said in your review it is large enough for family groups to have their own space, and yet retain that home from home feel. The location makes it ideal for visiting Florence and Lucca and the transport links are good to most areas. We were sad to see you go and please tell your little girl the red house would love to welcome her back again! Take care all of you hope to see you again in the future. Until then Ciao for now. Joanna, Antonio and Massimiliano
“bella villa rosa”
Reviewed 10 May 2012
A superb Villa rental. It was like home from home, we had everything we needed for a fantastic holiday and more. The weather was cool some days however, the central heating and log fire was a real plu… More
Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased you loved Villa Rossa and the location. As you said you found it was ideal as a base for seeing Tuscany and you enjoyed travelling on the local transport links to Florence and Lucca. The days you took the opportunity to explore the area, with our personal walking tours around the villages and the wine tasting were also a real treat for you and your group. You loved the whole experience so much, you have already expressed an interest in coming again next year. We can't wait to see you all again soon. Until then take care all of you. kind regards.
“A memorable holiday”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
Bagni is a wonderfully unspoilt Tuscan market town set in lovely countryside. Villa Rossa is spacious and comfortable and sits on a hill overlooking the town surrounded by great views. Jo and Antonio … More
Thank you for your review it was a joy to have you and your family stay with us. We are so pleased you loved our day trips. These we offer to clients as an added option. The villa itself is in a lovely position close to transport links so, if like yourselves people don't wish to hire a car, getting around is easy. As you you found out when your daughter headed up to Venice for a couple of days and you enjoyed nearby Lucca and Florence. It was a joy meeting you all keep in touch. kind regards Joanna and Antonio
Beautifully restored classic stone built Casa Colonnica, with private pool, Franchi provides spacious accommodation for large groups. Renovated with love and care, this gorgeous house boasts traditional Tuscan Arches, beamed ceilings, exposed stonework, traditional floo …see more
Quality, traditional romantic site with stunning pool and hydromassage - sleeping 8 + 1 (2 bathrooms)
High quality stunningly finished property with 4 romantic well furnished bedrooms and shared pool.
This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom property has been finished to a high stan …see more
Close to Castelnuovo di Garfagnana the capital of the Garfagnana valley, Sillico is a delightful medieval village dating back as far as 1500's when it was home to one of the most notorious bandits of the region, Il Moro. The village sits 700 meters above sea level and o …see more
Our family group of 4 had a great fortnight at Casa Laura. The villa is well equipped and laid out over two floors, each area functions well for cooking, DVD viewing, relaxing etc. extras included the… More
“A beautiful house in a perfect setting”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2012
The views from the house are absolutely breathtaking.Sillico is a lovely village with a Shop/Bar/Restaurant about 50 yards from the house. There are plenty of signposted walks in the vicinity. The hou… More
“Bees, birds and goats' bells”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2012
We have just returned from a glorious stay in Casa Laura, perched on the edge of Sillico, a beautiful village high up in the clean air and with stunning views. Endless blue skies and sunshine added t… More
What a setting! Newly converted traditional stone house, on site of old mill. Private garden and eating area, shared extensive grounds and gated pool. WIFI . 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.Wonderful conversion set beside stream in the midst of chestnut and beech woods, wit …see more
We travelled a family of 3 initially, on a 3 week holiday. The scenery and location of the property was so stunning, that we invited both family and friends to join us!
The house is newly refurbished… More
This traditional family house is in the beautiful Garfagnana region of Northern Tuscany, set in a valley between the Appenine and Apuane Mountains.With 3 bedrooms and spectacular mountain views from the garden and surrounding meadow, this newly renovated, atmospheric ol …see more
Mimosa is an apartment located in San Pancrazio, an amazing village at the foot of the 'Noble Hills' just 7 Km (4,5mi) from the walled city of Lucca with its various shops and antique market, 30 km (19mi) from the beaches of Versilia (golf), 45 km (28mi) from …see more
This delightful 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom 16th-century mill house (circa 180sqm), with private pool, is surrounded by gentle wooded slopes, with orchards running down to the nearby river and has beautiful mountain views. 'Il Mulino' is peaceful, private, and has b …see more
What a fantastic location. Beautiful outdoor area with pool, big patio, fully equipped outdoor kitchen with pizza oven and barbecue.
Graziano was a wonderful host!
Thank you!… More
Thank you for your review. We are glad you liked this lovely stone house, with its fantastic outdoor facilities!
“More than we expected”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2015
Very relaxing with the sound of a little waterfall in the backyard. Ideal for visitors who need to wind down. We spent all time at the gorgeous pool area or the outdoor kitchen under the gazebo. Very … More
“An excellent holiday house”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2014
Very quiet and private. Well equipped and with an attentive and helpful owner.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.… 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, simple and flexible accommodation within beautiful flat grounds, and with a good quality pool complete with a stunni …see more