There is a small bar in nearby Pieve di Monti di Villa, which is run by a local family. It has a small shop and an outdoor seating area. 5 minutes further on by car, is another restaurant in Granaiola. This has a wider menu and is popular within the local area with residents and tourists alike. They also provide a pizza take away service.
Bagni di Lucca offers a host of bars and restaurants, which is approximately 10 minutes down the hill. There is a night club in Chifenti, which is open during the weekend and hosts musical events as well as the usual night club scene. Also in Chifenti there is a fantastic ice cream bar with numerous and wonderful flavours available.
Approximately 15 minutes up the mountain Orrido di Bottri, the local nature reserve can be found. Here you can: take a tour and explore the gorge by walking up the river bed, marvel at the wonderful wildlife - maybe spot a golden eagle or see some rare plant life, or simply have a lovely picnic and enjoy the peace and quiet. During the summer a fiesta is held there and local produce e.g honey or cheese can be purchased. There is also a large barbecue which is a great experience to mingle with the local residents and soak up the Italian lifestyle.
Throughout the summer months many mountain villages in the area host their own fiestas, providing foods indicative of their area. A marvelous and exciting way to see and experience the real Tuscan life.
Borgo A Mozzano is approximately 20 minutes away, by car, and has the famous bridge Ponte della Maddelena. Also known as The Devil's Bridge. The city of Lucca is 30 minutes away and a magnet for Puccini fans. There is a museum dedicated to him and open air concerts are regularly held to celebrate his works.
A deposit of £250.00 will be required on booking and the remainder is to be received 8 weeks prior to the date of your arrival. An additional security deposit of £250.00 will be required with your balance and this will be refunded within 10 days of your return home, provided that there are no breakages.
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