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' PUCCINI '... ELEGANT AND CHARMING APARTMENT IN THE HEART OF LUCCA

Giovanna and Francesco

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People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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' PUCCINI '... ELEGANT AND CHARMING APARTMENT IN THE HEART OF LUCCA

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Lucca - Apartment 'Puccini'

Elegant and comfortable apartment in the historic center of Lucca

Elegant and comfortable apartment in the historic center of Lucca only a few steps from the city walls.

It is situated on the second and final floor, the rooms of this beautiful 'period' apartment open like a flower: the noble 'Tessieri' pavements act as a union between the connecting rooms: the Kitchen, the dining room and the living room for the time shared together; three bedrooms and two bathrooms where you can relax.

There is 120 sqm filled with light, and a beautiful view towards the gardens of the internal courtyard. It's spectacular to open the windows in the springtime and enjoy the pink colours of the tree in bloom.... to walk downstairs on the walls of the city shaded by the 'century old ' trees of which the colours change season after season .... will be a true pleasure! The walls of Lucca, our special and unique garden surrounding the town for 4.5km, are at 100m. Shopping facilities, museums, bars and restaurants are within 2-3min walking.

Apartment description:: The apartment consists : of an entrance hall, a dining room with a table seating up to 6 persons, a fully equipped kitchen with window, a salon, 2 double bedrooms, one twin bedroom, one bathroom with tub and shower, one bath with basin and wc.

Further details:: Lucca is an ideal location for a winter break. The climate is often dry and cold in the winter which makes it a pleasant time for sight-seeing ,and the popular sights in Florence and Pisa are far less crowded than in the summer. Lucca is lovely before Christmas and good for shopping, both in town and at the various designer outlets 40 - 60 minutes from Lucca. Viareggio, only 20 minutes by train or car from Lucca, plays host to the second largest carnival celebrations in Italy. This is usually in February/March over four weekends and well worth seeing.

Visit the markets: antique and arts and crafts, the 3rd and 4th weekend of every month, the traveling market every Wednesday and Saturday

“La Strada del Vino” (the “wine tasting” road): the road for food and wine tasting connoisseurship for agricultural businesses of Lucca’s hills, local wine and oil tasting.

Further activities:: Opera: Giacomo Puccini was born right here! There are many opportunities and occasions during the year to listen to the masterpieces of the famous musician.

Summer Festival: A summer release of live concerts of international artists in the historic Napoleon Square.

The” Lucca” September: a month of cultural events, both religious and folklore. The 13th of September is not be missed: the entire city accompanies the “Saint Volto” in an atmospheric and charming procession along the streets of the historic centre.

Murabilia: a market/exhibition of mostly rare plants and flowers, held annually in the month of September on one of the most beautiful bulwark of the cities walls. Enriched by presentations, closer examinations and competitions regarding interesting themes in this sector.

Comics: the 2008 edition of the Internal release of the comic, of animated films and illustrations and games marked more than 100 000 passionate fans: not to be missed! Held in October/November.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Giovanna and Francesco (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 22 holidaymaker reviews

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' Puccini '... elegant and charming apartment in the heart of Lucca
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 22 reviews
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' Puccini '... elegant and charming apartment in the heart of Lucca
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p415217
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
Tiptree, Essex, England
5

Lovely apartment in wonderful Lucca

  • 5 out of 5
We are so pleased we chose this lovely apartment. We had a wonderful warm welcome from Giovanna & Francesco, they even met us from the bus station and took us to the apartment. It is in a wonderful location, a good size, very clean and pretty.

We enjoyed sitting around the big dining table (6 adults) in the large open plan kitchen/diner. The beds were very comfortable, the linen was very good quality. The weather turned cold, but there were plenty of bed covers to keep us warm. Heating was extra, but the owners were fair and took meter readings and invited us to look at the meter.

Around the corner is a bread shop, there is little shop selling cheese, water, wine etc across the road.
We recommend you hire bicycles, ride around the wall. We also found a busy and very reasonably priced local restaurant, 5 minute walk, Trattoria da Leo, near Piazza Del Salvatore, plenty of atmosphere. We found Lucca to be one of the nicest places we have visited in Italy and we have been to quite a few cities. It is very clean and hospitable. We hope to return one day and would stay in this super apartment. Thank you Giovanna & Francesco.
  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2009
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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' Puccini '... elegant and charming apartment in the heart of Lucca
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p415217
+39 -(0) 338 7668938
Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Outstanding!

  • 5 out of 5
Charming, cozy apartment well located and convenient to everything!
Delightful owner helpful and full of great tips. The wine tour she scheduled will long be a favorite memory.
  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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' Puccini '... elegant and charming apartment in the heart of Lucca
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p415217
+39 -(0) 338 7668938
Lucca Piana di Lucca
Orange, CA, USA
5

Excellent Location, Plenty of Space

  • 5 out of 5
This place was so lovely. It is within the walls of Lucca in a great part of town. There were 4 of us women there, celebrating our 50th birthdays. The beds were comfortable, the apartment was well stocked with everything we needed, and we had room to spread out. The apartment feels very spacious with a large open dining room area where we tended to hang out. Giovanna was delightful and very willing to answer all of your questions. I would definitely stay here again without any hesitation. Enjoy this delightful town.
  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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' Puccini '... elegant and charming apartment in the heart of Lucca
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p415217
+39 -(0) 338 7668938
Lucca Piana di Lucca
4

Beautiful Lucca! Beautiful Property!

  • 4 out of 5
This is a lovely property within the walls of Lucca. Great location close to train station. Neat, clean, and spacious. Owner was very accommodating and kind. I would certainly recommend this apartment to anyone visiting this special city.
  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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' Puccini '... elegant and charming apartment in the heart of Lucca
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p415217
+39 -(0) 338 7668938
Lucca Piana di Lucca
4

The apartment is lovely and in a great location.

  • 4 out of 5
Five of us stayed in the apartment in April and were delighted with it. It is very comfortable and perfectly situated for a stay in Lucca. The description is very accurate and the apartment is well maintained. The owners provided a great service and were very helpful with information and car parking arrangements.
We would certainly recommend
  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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' Puccini '... elegant and charming apartment in the heart of Lucca
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Memory for a lifetime!

  • 5 out of 5
My family (4 adults & 2 children) stayed in this beautiful apartment for 3 weeks. The apartment is just inside the wall, walking distance from train station and to the heart of Lucca. The apartment had everything we needed for our stay & large enough for 2 families to live together comfortably.
Giovanna was a fantastic host, providing us with recommendations for places to eat, best bakery, deli etc.
We were staying in Lucca to get married so our time in Lucca was extremely special. Giovanna even help put me onto a fabulous wedding photographer. Thank you!
Lucca is the perfect base to explore Tuscany. We will be back & wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. Grazie Mille!
  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Lucca at 300 metres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

This lovely apartment is a wonderful way to experience Lucca and its surrounding areas. Lucca is still a relatively uncrowded city with many one-of-a-kind shops, good restaurants and beautiful architectural vignettes at every turn. Its spectacular walls, where everyone should have a walk at sunset, are a treasure to behold. It is a city of bicycles, the preferred mode of transportation, frequent train and bus service to Florence, Pisa and the Tuscan shore makes Lucca a very desirable base for exploring this area of Tuscany.Special car rental rates with possibility of pickup: at the airport and drive to your property. Possibility of guided tours of the town of Lucca, its villas, and special tours in the countryside. Chauffeur with a 6 seats bus available for special tours in the region.

Other Activities: Bagni di Lucca spa, thermal baths

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Lucca, Piana di Lucca

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Low Season
3 Nov 2014 - 23 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
€420
for 3 nights
€980
 
 
High Season
24 Dec 2014 - 6 Jan 2015
4 night minimum stay
€646
for 4 nights
€1,130
 
 
Low Season
7 Jan 2015 - 27 Mar 2015
3 night minimum stay
€420
for 3 nights
€980
 
 
High Season
28 Mar 2015 - 15 May 2015
4 night minimum stay
€646
for 4 nights
€1,130
 
 
High Season
16 May 2015 - 2 Oct 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,130
for 7 nights
€1,130
 
 
Low Season
3 Oct 2015 - 27 Oct 2015
3 night minimum stay
€420
for 3 nights
€980
 
 
Low Season
2 Nov 2015 - 22 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
€420
for 3 nights
€980
 
 
High Season
23 Dec 2015 - 6 Jan 2016
4 night minimum stay
€646
for 4 nights
€1,130
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes A security deposit against damages of 400 Euro is to be paid in cash upon arrival. It will be given back upon departure.
The price does not include: heating, daily cleaning and daily change of linen.
For a definite booking is requested a down payment of 30% of the total. The remaining amount should be paid at the moment of the arrival, please in cash. It's possible to cancel the reservation until 45 days before check-in, in this case we return the deposit. The deposit is not refundable from (and within) 45 days before check-in.

No Smoking, No Animals

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Lucca in Piana di Lucca

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • The large bathroom has a double sink, toilet, bidet, shower enclosure and tub with shower. This bathroom has specially designed with marble tiles and attention to detail. The second bathroom has a toilet and a sink with mirror.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Nearby there is a parking where the guests can park one car (good price for the guests).
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