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Make a holiday villa in Sarzana your home away from home

This picturesque, small town in northern Italy has a long history that stretches back more than 1,000 years. Sarzana’s first mention in the records was towards the end of the 10th century. Many ancient buildings survive to this day in the historic centre including towers, forts and churches. As well as admiring well-preserved architecture, visitors to Sarzana can enjoy the local boutiques and restaurants, nearby beaches and the ruins of an important Roman city.

With a choice of town centre, countryside and beach locations, HomeAway offers a good selection of affordable holiday villas in Sarzana. These well-sized holiday properties can accommodate large groups of people and are equipped with private gardens, pools and fireplaces. Some even offer free Wi-Fi. Also available are fully furnished Sarzana holiday apartments in the heart of the historic centre, close to the ancient sites and restaurants. There are more historic attractions in the hilltop town of Arcola where HomeAway also has holiday properties. The town's origins date back to 639 BC.

Things to do

-Historic monuments: Among Sarzana’s best known attractions are its two fortresses. The Cittadella or Firmafede Fortress has been a significant Sarzana landmark since its construction in 1249. Over the centuries the stronghold has been used as a defensive structure, prison and shelter for citizens after WW2. Today it hosts many cultural events. Sarzanello Castle is situated in the countryside overlooking Sarzana.

-Religious buildings: Sarzana’s cathedral is a Romanesque-Gothic structure with a white marble façade and was built between 1204 and 1474. Inside are important religious paintings by Francesco Solimena and Domenico Fiasella. The oldest religious building in the town is the Parish of St. Andrew built during the 10th and 11th centuries.

-Food and drink: Travellers who stay in holiday villas in Sarzana have an array of fine restaurants on their doorstep that serve regional dishes. These include rabbit stew, fried tripe and salt cod. Focaccia, the flat, Italian oven-baked bread is a favourite, particularly when served with olive oil and salt.

-Family activities: Sarzana is less than ten kilometres from the sandy beaches of Marinella di Sarzana. The frequent strong winds make them popular with windsurfers and sailing enthusiasts. On Sarzana’s outskirts are the ancient ruins of Luni, once a Roman city. Among the notable points of interest are the Temple of Luna, the amphitheatre and the Archaeological Museum.

Weather in Sarzana

Sarzana enjoys a Mediterranean climate that is mild for most of the year. The summers are dry and hot with temperatures reaching 30ºC during July and August. The average annual temperature is 14.6ºC. October, November and January are the wettest months.

Travel to Sarzana

The nearest airport to Sarzana is Pisa, 70 kilometres away. There are good road and rail connections from the airport. Trains on the Florence to Milan route stop at Sarzana. Many people with Sarzana holiday apartments opt to hire a car during their stay, especially when they want to explore some of the outlying areas.

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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                            The most incredible view I've ever seen

                                                                                            5 of 5
                                                                                            Had the most fantastic stay at this charming accommodation in Paghezzana. Beautiful kitchen and living areas maintained in the authentic style. Very peaceful with the forest behind and the most incredible view overlooking the seaside and Sarzana. I hope to be back!
                                                                                            • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2016
                                                                                            • Date of Stay: Jul 2015

                                                                                            Des vacances ravissantes !

                                                                                            5 of 5
                                                                                            Une très jolie maison, spacieuse, avec tout le confort nécessaire, décorée avec goût . Le jardin est grand et très bien entretenu, on peut en profiter comme on veut. La maison est bien située , à proximité des commerces , de la plage et des principaux sites touristiques (Lerici, Portovenere, Pise...) Les propriétaires sont très accueillants et font tout pour rendre le séjour agréable. C'est vraiment une belle propriété pour passer des vacances en famille, au calme et profiter de la région !
                                                                                            • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2015
                                                                                            • Date of Stay: Aug 2015

                                                                                            Beautiful accommodation in a lovely location

                                                                                            5 of 5
                                                                                            We had a lovely stay in the La Merla apartment (23rd to 27th August 2015). The apartment was finished to a high standard - as seen in the pictures. The village of Caniparola was a great location, a short drive to Sanzana and with excellent restaurants on the doorstep. Everyone we met and organised the stay with was friendly and helpful and we are already planning to come back next year to explore the area further.
                                                                                            • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2015
                                                                                            • Date of Stay: Sep 2015