Where to stay around Fosciandora?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 507 holiday lettings near Fosciandora. From 155 villas to 134 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fosciandora is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fosciandora?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fosciandora. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Villa Borbone delle Pianore: 5,521 holiday lettings
  • Bagni di Lucca Thermal Spa: 4,977 holiday lettings
  • Ponte della Maddalena: 5,755 holiday lettings
  • Hospital Presidio Piana di Lucca: 6,178 holiday lettings
  • Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park: 726 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fosciandora listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent villas in Fosciandora?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 155 villas in Fosciandora. Our other popular types of Fosciandora holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 134 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 122 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 27 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chateaus and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fosciandora?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 379 holiday homes with pool available in Fosciandora. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or farmhouse in Fosciandora, Italy your home away from home

    Fosciandora is a 15th century town located on the border of Tuscany and Emilia, situated in the Lucca Province. The municipality of Fosciandora contains a number of villages and hamlets, meaning that by visiting one place you will get to see many others, without having to make long journeys to do so. Holiday rental accommodation choices include idealistic Tuscan villas and secluded stone cottages.

    Things to do in Fosciandora, Italy

    The small centre of the town has a medieval castle, church and tower, and one of the most important monuments in the area, in the form of the Santuario della Madonna della Stella, which has be standing since 1662. The area is also home to several fortifications, including the Fortress of Ceserana.

    Heading for the outlying areas of the town is rewarded with an excellent scenic drive (or walk). The road climbs gently uphill, past the castles of Palleroso, Perpoli and Fiatonne, and into the surrounding countryside of olive groves, chestnut woods and roaming fields. If you have ever dreamed of a true Tuscan experience, then this is it. Make sure you take a bottle of local wine to enjoy when you stop to relax and take in the views.

    Summer is a great time to visit, and there are a number of festivals that take place during this period. These include the festival of the ‘emigrant tourist’ in the Moscardini Villa, and the pilgrimage to the shrine of the Stella of Migliano.

    Places to visit on holiday in Fosciandora, Italy

    Just a few kilometres down the road is the historic town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana – which hosts a popular produce market, and is the gateway to the Parc Naturale nature reserve, which offers a wide range of climbing, hiking, walking and fishing opportunities. There are also a number of other small medieval towns and villages within just a short drive from Fosciandora, many of which are untouched by tourism. Fosciandora is also just 40km north of Lucca, a city famous for its Renaissance city walls and its Academy of Science, which has been operating since the 16th century.

    Weather in Fosciandora, Italy

    Summer is the most popular time to visit Fosciandora, when temperatures reach above 25C on the majority of days. Winter temperatures drop below the 10C mark, and can be lower during December and January. Rainfall can be quite high during the region, especially towards the end of the year, but a holiday rental in Fosciandora can still be enjoyed at any time of year.

    Flights to Fosciandora, Italy

    The best option to getting from the UK to your self-catering accommodation in Fosciandora is to fly to Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport (PIS). A number of airlines make this trip on a daily basis, and the airport lies 47km from your destination. Florence Airport (FLR) is an alternative option, but will add another hour onto the second leg of your journey.

    Activities and attractions in Fosciandora

    Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Fosciandora has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Parco del Levigliese (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Parco Avventura Selva del Buffardello (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
    • Val di Luce (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Bagni di Lucca Thermal Spa (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
    • Pietro Pellegrini Botanical Garden (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
    • The Pond Of The Suspension Bridge (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Fosciandora

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Fosciandora is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Grotta del Vento (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
    • Monte Cimone (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
    • Pietro Pellegrini Botanical Garden (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
    • Caves of Equi Terme (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
    • Corno alle Scale (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)