Where to stay around Barga?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,063 holiday lettings near Barga. From 333 houses to 278 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Barga for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Barga?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Barga:

  • San Lorenzo a Vaccoli: 67 holiday homes
  • Santa Maria del Giudice: 28 holiday homes
  • Monte San Quirico: 315 holiday homes
  • Ex Campo d'Aviazione: 100 holiday homes
  • Massa Macinaia: 39 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Barga Fornaci di Barga Station: 5,570 holiday lettings
  • Barga Castelvecchio Station: 5,163 holiday lettings
  • Giovanni Pascoli House Museum: 5,206 holiday lettings
  • Museo Civico del Territorio di Barga: 5,298 holiday lettings
  • Collegiate Church of San Cristoforo: 5,293 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Barga 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 houses in Barga?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 333 houses in Barga. Our other popular types of Barga holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 278 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 244 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 60 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 Barga?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 700 holiday homes with pool available in Barga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or accommodation in Barga, Italy your home away from home

    Nestled in the mountains of Garfagnana is the beautiful walled city of Barga, Tuscany. Surrounded by some of the most unspoilt countryside in Italy, Barga is a compact centre of history, culture and art located on a rocky escarpment. Despite its distinctly rural setting, Barga is a cultural hot bed with artists and performers reaching Barga on tour on a regular basis. Regularly cited as the prettiest of Tuscan towns, accommodation in Barga is hugely sought after by those hoping for a relaxing holiday in staggering countryside.

    Things to do on holiday in Barga, Italy

    There are so many reasons to rent accommodation in Barga. The town itself is awash with historic monuments found among the narrow, twisted streets which make up the town. When you first arrive at your Barga accommodation, walk to the 12th Century Cathedral which dominates the skyline. From the top of the bell tower you have an unprecedented panorama over the Serchio Valley and Apuan Alps. Within the town walls are a great range of restaurants, shops and cafes which act as a base for the numerous folklore events and traditional music festivals including the Barga Summer Festival, Barga Jazz Festival and Opera Barga. Any Barga tour should take in the Cathedral or Duome, the famous Caffe Capretz and Barga Castello as well as visiting the beautiful Barga Theatre for a performance, concert or an opera.

    Outside the town, walkers find themselves in the cradle of nature. The forested peaks of the Apuan Alps and Apennines are teeming with wildlife found among the deep gorges, and dark forests which carpet much of the landscape which surrounds Barga, Tuscany. Marked trails can be found throughout the area, taking you to some of the best view points and finest attractions including the dramatic Barga Duome. The countryside surrounding Barga is accessible on foot, horseback, mountain bike and in some parts, canoe, equipment for all of which are available from the town. Eagles and other birds of prey are regularly spotted circling the town.

    The gastronomy of Barga is quite unique and absolutely delicious. Known for its wild mushrooms and berries, chestnuts and sheep’s cheese, cooking in self catering Barga accommodation is a real treat, and you can find ingredients, recipes and hints from almost anywhere in the town, as the locals love to talk food! There are also a range of courses you can take during your Barga tour.

    Places to visit on holiday in Barga, Italy

    Just a few miles by road from accommodation in Barga is the thermal spa resort of Bagni di Lucca. Known for its healing properties since the Roman era, the Bagni di Lucca spas attract visitors from around Europe. Bagni di Lucca is also the best place to explore the Orrido di Botri Nature Reserve.

    Weather in Barga, Italy

    Summers in Barga are an absolute delight as temperatures average 26˚C during July and August, boasting remarkably long, warm evenings, perfect conditions for enjoying a meal on the balcony overlooking the Serchio Valley. Walking, riding and mountain biking holidays are best taken in the spring and autumn when temperatures remain in the mid 20’s (˚C).

    Travel to Barga, Italy

    Pisa International Airport (PSA) is located 60km from any of the accommodation in Barga, Tuscany. It is easiest to rent a hire car from the airport and drive to Barga, although there are other alternatives if you would prefer not to drive during your holiday.

    Activities and attractions in and around Barga

    Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Barga a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bagni di Lucca Thermal Spa (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Parco del Levigliese (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Val di Luce (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
    • Parco Avventura Selva del Buffardello (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • Parco Avventura Sospeso nel Verde (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
    • The Pond Of The Suspension Bridge (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Barga

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Barga. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Grotta del Vento (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
    • Monte Cimone (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
    • Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
    • Pietro Pellegrini Botanical Garden (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
    • Corno alle Scale (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
    • Oak Tree of Pinocchio (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)